MT. KILIMANJARO VIA UMBWE ROUTE 6 Days / 5 Nights

Day 1: Arusha – Kilimanjaro National Park Gate – Umbwe – Bivouac
Leave from Arusha or Moshi and drive to Kilimanjaro National Park gate at Umbwe where the climb begins. Ascend up through the forest a long a narrow ridge between the Lonzo and Umbwe rivers to reach Bivouac No. 1 campsite (2800m) for dinner and overnight. 4 to 5 hrs walking.

Day 2: Barranco Camp.
Leave Bivouac No. 1 camp the path continues to follow the ridge, passing through Heather and open Moorland. 3 - 4 hrs walking to reach Barranco campsite (3900m) for dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Barranco Camp – Barafu Camp
The path climbs steeply out of Barranco valley, struggle up the Barraco walls, Cross the Karanga Valley, then turns north to reach Barafu campsite 6 - 7hrs walking. On midnight trek up to the Summit via Stella point.

Day 4: SUMMIT DAY Barafu Camp Full Day
Enjoying sunrise at the summit ( Uhuru peak 5896m) Photos, horizontal views, then descend to Barafu Hut for dinner and overnight.

Day 5: Barafu Camp - Mweka Camp
After breakfast in Barafu Hut descend to Mweka Campsite (3000m) for dinner and overnight.

Day 6: Mweka Gate – Depart to Arusha
Descend through the forest after breakfast, 3 - 4 hrs walking to Mweka Gate, where you will transferred Arusha.

 
 
 

Optional Activities

-Arusha National Park  
-Balloon Safari in Serengeti
-Night game viewing in Lake Manyara National Park for   about 3 hours

 
     

CONTACT US

P.O. Box 11516 Arusha, Tanzania 
Tel: +255 27 250 6776, Fax: +255 27 250 6776
After Hours, cell: +255 (0) 782 985 640
Email: journeysafrica@gmail.com
kidana@journeysafrica.com
Website: www.journeysafrica.com
Skype: kidanha

©2014 - Journeys Africa. All Rights Reserved