Mount Kilimanjaro via Umbwe Route

DAY 1 Moshi

Transfer to hotel for briefing and overnight stay.

DAY 2 Moshi – Umbwe Gate

Drive from Moshi to the Umbwe Gate commences the climb through the rain-forest with packed lunch en-route to the first encampment at 2,800metres following by dinner and overnight stay.

DAY 3 Umbwe Gate - Barranco Camp

After breakfast leave the glades of the forest and follow and ascending path on the open moorland to the Barranco encampment located at 3,900metre and overnight at Barranco campsite.

DAY 4 Barranco Camp – Karanga Valley

This is an acclimatization dat at Barranco, walking around the Greater Barranco and up to the Karanga Valley. Dinner and overnight stay at Karanga Valley campsite.

DAY 5 Karanga Valley - Summit

Depart from Karanga Valley to Barafu campsite, arriving at around 16:00hrs and camp at Barafu for a few hours before continuing to the summit at midnight.

DAY 6 Summit - Mweka Camp

Early in the morning from Barafu Camp, commence the ascent to the summit on steep and heavy scree up to Uhuru Peak (5,895m). You reach the summit by 07:00hrs. We descend from here to the Mweka Campsite for dinner and overnight.

DAY 7 Mweka Camp - Moshi

From the gate, continue another hour to Mweka Village. A vehicle will meet you at Mweka village to drive you back to hotel in Arusha or Moshi