Experience the ultimate adventure with the Kilimanjaro Umbwe Route, a thrilling 6-day journey that unveils the raw magnificence of Africa’s tallest peak. This route offers an unparalleled trekking experience, combining challenging terrains, remarkable landscapes, and the chance to conquer Mount Kilimanjaro’s towering summit.

The Kilimanjaro Umbwe Route is for the intrepid, characterized by its steep inclines and rugged trails. Traversing through dense forests and unique ecosystems, you’ll witness the untamed beauty of Kilimanjaro as you ascend.

With its concise 6-day duration, the Kilimanjaro Umbwe Route is a test of physical and mental endurance. As you navigate through its demanding paths, camaraderie among fellow trekkers and the guidance of experienced local guides become your companions.

The 6-day trek ensures effective acclimatization, essential for summit success. The route presents a formidable challenge, rewarding those who dare to embark with unparalleled views and a profound sense of accomplishment.

Approaching the summit day, the anticipation heightens. The ascent to Uhuru Peak, towering at 5,895 meters (19,341 feet), stands as a testament to your courage and determination.

Standing atop Uhuru Peak, a breathtaking panorama unfolds. The sunrise casts a gentle glow on the African plains below, encapsulating the significance of your achievement.

Guided by skilled experts and supported by a dedicated team, your journey along the Kilimanjaro Umbwe Route transforms into an unforgettable adventure etched in memory.

Opting for the Kilimanjaro Umbwe Route for a 6-day odyssey grants you the privilege to uncover the untamed beauty of Kilimanjaro’s remote corners. It’s an invitation to be part of an exclusive narrative, leaving an indelible mark on the trail less traveled.

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Budget Tour

Our affordable tour package encompasses both mountain huts and camping accommodations.

Private Tour

Your tour experience will be personalized exclusively for you, ensuring no sharing with other travelers.

Can start any day

Subject to availability, this tour is flexible and can commence on any day that suits your schedule.

Can be Customized

Your Unique Experience: Make Minor Adjustments to Accommodations and Destinations on this Tour.

Not for Solo Travelers

This exclusive tour is designed for groups and is not available for solo travelers.

Minimum age of 12 years

Feel free to make minor adjustments to the accommodations and destinations for this tour by sending your requests.






Umbwe Camp

Economical Camping Near Mt. Kilimanjaro

Full Board Meals Provided


Barranco Camp

Economical Camping Near Mt. Kilimanjaro

Full Board Meals Provided


Karanga Camp

Economical Camping Near Mt. Kilimanjaro

Full Board Meals Provided


Barafu Camp

Economical Camping Near Mt. Kilimanjaro

Full Board Meals Provided


Mweka Camp

Economical Camping Near Mt. Kilimanjaro

Full Board Meals Provided


Mweka Gate

Economical Camping Near Mt. Kilimanjaro

Full Board Meals Provided


Conclusion of Journey

(No accommodation)

Full Board Meals Provided

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Day 1: Arrival in Moshi

You arrive in Moshi, Tanzania, the starting point for your Mount Kilimanjaro trek. Here, you meet your trekking team and guides, go through a pre-trek briefing, and make final preparations for the journey ahead.

Drive to Umbwe Gate and begin trekking through the rainforest. Reach Umbwe Camp for camping. Hiking time: 4-6 hours. Distance: Approx. 11 km. Terrain: Rainforest.

Continue ascent through forest and moorland. Arrive at Barranco Camp in a valley. Hiking time: 5-7 hours. Distance: Approx. 6 km. Terrain: Moorland.

Ascend Barranco Wall, traverse alpine desert. Arrive at Karanga Camp for the night. Hiking time: 4-5 hours. Distance: Approx. 5 km. Terrain: Alpine desert, rocky areas.

Trek to Barafu Camp, base for summit attempt. Rest and prepare. Hiking time: 3-4 hours. Distance: Approx. 4 km. Terrain: Alpine desert.

Begin summit push around midnight. Reach Uhuru Peak by sunrise. Descend to Mweka Camp. Hiking time (ascent): 6-8 hours. Hiking time (descent): 5-7 hours. Distance (ascent): Approx. 5 km. Distance (descent): Approx. 12 km. Terrain: Glacial and rocky sections.

Descend through rainforest to Mweka Gate. Collect summit certificates. Transfer back to hotel. Hiking time: 3-4 hours. Distance: Approx. 10 km. Terrain: Rainforest.

Please note that while this itinerary provides a summary of each day, climbing Kilimanjaro is physically demanding and requires proper preparation. Additionally, adding an extra day for acclimatization is recommended to enhance your chances of a successful summit.

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  • Porterage
  • Rescue fee
  • Park fees (For non-residents)
  • All activities (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation (Unless listed as upgrade)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinks (As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Climbing gear
  • International flights (From/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips (Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
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