- Price per person US $1,750.
- Additional day: US $ 180
Umbwe route is the hardest but most magnificent and shortest 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 shuttle from Nairobi 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 Kilimanjaro airport and transfer to hotel in Moshi) on Bed and breakfast.
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 reaching Bivouac No. 1 (known as Forest Caves at 2850m – Camp and overnight.
Day 3 : The Path continues following 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 Trousers, tents
Note: All the above items can be hired at a reasonable price