Nine Days Umbwe Route

Durations9 Days

Tour TypeTanzania Safari

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Tour Schedule Details

Overnight AMEG LODGE (Bed & breakfast)

Transfer from hotel to Kilimanjaro National Park Gate at Umbwe. From here you trek a narrow ridge between Lonzo and Umbwe rivers to reach Bivouac No. 1 (also called Forest Camp). Stay overnight at BIVOUAC No. 1 CAMP

Leaving the forest, the path continues to follow the ridge, passing through heather and open moorlands to reach Barranco Camp. Overnight stay at BARRANCO CAMP

Instead of travelling direct to Barafu, you split the climb to overnight at the Karanga Valley. The Karanga valley is a little deeper than those you have crossed during today’s climb, but smaller than the Barranco valley. Stay overnight at KARANGA CAMP

Extra day for acclimatization. The day spent at Karanga Valley. Overnight camp KARANGA VALLEY – (OPTIONAL- Extra Charge applicable)

From here the path turns north to reach Barafu Camp. Overnight stay at BARAFU CAMP.

A long day and an early start to reach the crater rim at Stella Point in time for sunrise. Then continue on to Uhuru Peak (19,341ft./5,895m), the highest point in Africa. After a short jubilant moments you will descend to Barranco and down on to Mweka. Overnight stay at MWEKA CAMP

Descend to Mweka Park Gate. You are then transferred back to/for overnight stay at AMEG LODGE (Bed & breakfast)

Breakfast. End of your tour