6 Days Umbwe Rute | Kilimanjaro Budget Climb

Umbwe Route 6 Days Kilimanjaro Trek for US$1395/Person

Umbwe route is more challenging route compared to other routes. Although is more challenging is very unique.The lush forest, great view of the mountain is enough to say this is amazing route. As it is more challenging, less tourists.

Trek Itinerary

Day 0: Pick up at Kilimanjaro airport and drive to Panama Inn Hotel in Moshi town hour drive. Overnight based on bed and breakfast.

Day 1: Morning after breakfast with packed picnic lunch, drive to Machame park gate 45 minutes. Get permit and continues driving to Umbwe gate one hour. After registration start walking to Umbwe cave camp. This is more challenging route. Huge rainforest and spectacular view of Mount Kilimanjaro makes this route unique. The walk today takes about 5-6 hours. Overnight stay at Umbwe cave campsite 2,900m. Full board basis.

Day 2: Morning after breakfast with packed picnic lunch, continue walking to Baranco camp. Today you will be walking on heather and moorland zone. This is challenging day as you will climb at the some places. The walk to Baranco camp takes about 4-5 hours. Dinner and overnight at Baranco camp site 3,900.

Day 3:Morning after breakfast start walking to Karanga camp. Soon after start the hike, enjoy climbing the baranco wall. This wall has a nickname from Porters know as Breakfast. This means once you start to climb, you must get warm as has a bit areas where you climb. After this wall, continue walking to Karanga. The walk takes about 3-4hours to Karanga camp. You will get hot lunch at Karanga camp. Overnight stay at Karanga camp 3,950m based on bed and breakfast.

Day 4: Morning after breakfast with packed picnic lunch; continue walking to Barafu camp 2-3 hours. Today you are walking on Alpine desert. Enjoy the best view of Mountain. Overnight stay at Barafu camp 4,673m full board basis.

Day 5: After refreshing tea with cookies, starts walking for summit. The day is tough and looking to make your dream come true. The walk to the summit takes about 6-7hrs. After arriving at the summit of UHURU PEAK 5,895m, take photos for about 20 minutes. After photos descends to Mweka camp via barafu camp. The walk down takes about 3 hours to Barafu camp. Relax for about 1 hour. Get breakfast. After breakfast continue walking down 3-4 hours to Mweka camp. Overnight stay at Mweka campsite 3,100m full board basis.

Day 6: Morning after breakfast descends to Mweka Park gate 3-4hrs. Meet and transfer to Panama Inn Hotel in Moshi town, 1 hour drive.

Included in the price:

  • -- 2 Airport Transfers, from/to JRO Kilimanjaro International Airport
  • -- 2 nights hotel at Panama Inn Hotel in Moshi town on Bed and Breakfast basis, Double or Triple Occupancy
  • -- 3 Delicious meals a days, boiled and filtered drinking water while on the mountain.
    -- All park entrance, camping and rescue fees
  • -- Warm water for washing to be provided every morning and evening.
  • -- Oxygen Cylinder - only for emergency
  • -- English Speaking Guides (Wilderness First Responder certified), cook and porters
  • -- Staff salaries and fees.
  • -- Transport to/from national park gates.
  • -- First aid kit and pulse oximeter.
  • -- Emergency telephone between the guides and our office in Moshi town.
  • -- 3 litres of bottled drinking water to be provided on the first day your hike, on the mountain porters will fetch water from the streams to be boiled and filtered for you..


Not included in the price:

  • -- Prices do not include sleeping bags
  • -- Gratuities
  • -- Soda/alcohol unless otherwise noted
  • -- Health insurance
  • -- Visa fees
  • -- International airfare
  • -- Laundry
  • -- All Meals and drinks in Moshi town


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