Mount Kilimanjaro Climb - Umbwe Route 7 Days 6 Nights
Umbwe route is the hardest but most magnificent and shortes way
to reach Uhuru Peak. A Less-frequented route, which is very
steep and suitable only for experienced trekkers.Additional days
can be added to our programme to discover or lighten up along
the route or camp in the Karanga valley.
DAY 1: Board Riverside shuttle bus or Davanu shuttle bus from
Nairobi airport or city centre at 0800 hrs and proceed to Arusha
arriving at 1300hrs. Depart for Moshi at 1400hrs arriving at
1530hrs. Dinner and overnight at a hotel in Moshi or (Pick up
from Kilimanajaro airport and transfer to hotel in Moshi)
Day 2: After breakfast drive to Kilimanjaro National Park gate
at Umbwe for starting the climb. From here hike within the
forest through a narrow ridge between Umbwe and Lonzo rivers
reachin Bivouac No. 1 (known as Forest Caves at 2850m - Camp and
Day 3 The Path continues follwoing the ridge, then leaving the
forest through open moorlands to reach Barranco Hut at 395m.
Camp oand overnight.
Day 4: This day stars off with a steep climb out of Barranco
valley crossing Karanga Valley and finally reaching Barafu Hut
at 4600m. Camp overnight.
Day 5: Early morning start to reach the crater rim at Stella
point, continuing to Uhuru Peak at 589m. Decend to Mweka Camp.
Day 6: The day is spent in descending down to the park Gates -
Overnight at hotel.
Day 7: Board shuttle bus to Nairobi or start a Tanzania safari
The price is inclusive of:-
2 shuttle transfers Nairobi-Moshi-Nairobi
2 transfers from Moshi to Umbwe park gate -return
3 meals per day while trekking - Vegetarian/Non-Vegetarian
5 days Kilimanjaro trek- Umbwe
4 nights accomodation in camps while trekking Umbwe
First and Last night accommodation at YMCA/Buffalo hotelMoshi
-Bed and Breakfast.
All park entrance fees and government levies
English speaking mountain Guide and assistant guides
Porters- a maximum of 2 per client
The Price does not include:Gloves, Sun glasses, Sleeping bag,
Hats , Rain suits, Warm Jacket, Heavy boots, Scarf's, Rain
Note: All the above items can be hired at a reasonable price