Mighty Mount Kilimanjaro, known as the “rooftop of Africa,” towers over the continent as the highest point in Africa. The Machame Route is the most popular route to the summit of Kilimanjaro. It is known for its incredible views and the variety of habitats that are experienced along the trek. If you choose the Machame Route, you can expect to be challenged by its long, steep trails leading to the summit. The route is best for those who have some hiking experience and are physically fit.