Kilimanjaro Climb Umbwe Route

8 Days 7 nights  Kilimanjaro Climb Umbwe Route is the most scenic but recommended route for experienced climbers. Because of the fast ascension it does provide enough time for acclimitise. It is not generally  not recommended but it has an advantage of little traffic. Its steep and strenuous and crampons and an ice axe are required if ascending via the western Breach wall


Professional instructor Park Entrance
Transport Meals
Rescue & Camp Forest Fee  Accomodation
Daily Provision of treated/boiled water  Airport Tranfers
Alcohol & Cigarette Mineral Water
Discretionary Tipping Item of personal nature
Anything not mentioned above  Laundry


Trekking cost

2pax@ $1955 per person

4pax@$1950 per person

6pax@$1860 per person

All the National park fees,Equipments, all food on the mountain, wages of cook, porters and guides, etc as below.

Please note that prices may be subject to change. In the event of any change of government taxes and National Park fees, company reserves the right to adjust these rates accordingly.


Equipments-Good equipmentsis vital for a safe enjoyable trip! You can hire a certain amount of equipment from here (e. g sleeping bags, down jackets, gloves, head covers,walking poles-telescopic e .t .c ).

Trekking Itinerary Details

Day 1: Arrival-Moshi for Dinner and overnight

Pick up from Kilimanjaro Airport after the arrival time of your flight and transfer to Moshi for D/O. Proceed with early evening pre-trekking briefing at your lodge. Dinner and overnight stay at your Hotel /lodge (Half Board).

Day 2: Moshi to Cave camp

After morning breakfast transfer to Umbwe gate while being accompanied by professional and licensed mountain guide, cook and porters. After luggage weighting and clearance with trekking formalities at Umbwe gate start leaving Umbwe gate to Cave Camp. It takes 6-7 hours trekking. Dinner and overnight at Cave Camp.

Day 3: Cave Camp to Barranco camp

After morning breakfast start leaving Umbwe Cave to Barranco Camp while accompanied with picnic lunch boxes.  Overnight  at Barranco camp.

Day 4: Barranco to  Karanga

Leave Barranco Camp to Karanga Camp after breakfast the distance which takes 3-4 hours. Overnight  at Karanga Cave Camp

Day 5: Karanga Cave camp to Barafu camp

Leave karanga Cave Camp at around 8 am after breakfast to Barafu Camp which takes between3-4 hours. Overnight at Barafu camp.

Day 6: Barafu camp to Summit

At midnight after taking a cup of Coffee and light preparations start leaving Barafu Camp to Summit the distance which takes between 6-7 hour. After some photos and singing at the highest peak of Africa you start descending to Barafu Hut for hot lunch. After some rest start descending for Dinner and Overnight at Mwika Hut.

Day 7: Mwika Hut  to Umbwe Gate

After morning breakfast start leaving Mwika Hut at 8h00am for descending to Umbwe gate for clearance and after being awarded Certificate as sign of Conquering the highest Peak in Africa then transfer to Moshi for Dinner & overnight at your hotel. Meal plan Bed & Breakfast.

Day 8: Departure

After breakfast leave the hotel for light shopping then transfer to the Kilimanjaro International Airport for departure/ Start your safari program depending on your arrangements.

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