6 Days Tanzania Kilimanjaro Mountain Climbing Umbwe Best Kilimanjaro Hiking Route. Are you brave enough to face your fear? Yes INDEED. Then dare to walk toward the Highest Free-standing Mountain Kilimanjaro Summit. Truly the most adventurous people defeat it within five days. How long it will take you to achieve the dream of your life by making it alive.
On top of the Northern Tanzania is the gently remarkable rolling hill. Generally speaking is the snowy summit of Mount Kilimanjaro. Indeed when you look above the clouds what you see is the glittering. Of course glittering steep slopes and glaciers of Kilimanjaro. Markedly that Moshi town is a nearby town as to where the Kilimanjaro is lies. Important to realize is that Kilimanjaro is full under protected area. Therefore the nature of the mountain is well preserved for the present and future generation’s profits.
6 Days Tanzania Kilimanjaro Mountain Climbing Umbwe Best Kilimanjaro Hiking Route. However Umbwe is the most difficult way on Mount Kilimanjaro. Impending from the south, the Umbwe path is a short, distance route. In fact it is vertical and direct hike. After arriving at Barranco Camp, the path follows the southern circuit to the Peak. Moreover the decline is done through the Mweka way. Main reason that Umbwe course considered to be very hard is its sharpness. Indeed in the first two days and its short time of adjustment. This road is attempted by strong trekkers.
Included in your experience:
Park fees (for non-residents)
All activities (unless labeled as optional)
All accommodation as stated in the itinerary
A professional driver/guide
All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
Roundtrip airport transfer
All Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
Drinking water on all days
For Mountain climbing tours:
Ground Transportation, Airport transfers, English Speaking Guide, Meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
Not included in your experience:
nternational flights (from/to home)
Extra accommodation before and at the end of the tour
Tips (tipping guideline US$5.00 pp per day)
Individual items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
Day1 - 2
Umbwe Gate – Umbwe Camp
Altitude: 5,249 ft to 9,514 ft Distance: 11 km Trekking Time: 5-7 hours Habitation: Heath Having breakfast at your lodge/hotel, the day starts with a drive to Machame Entrance where all the paperwork for registration will be done. Following the accomplishment of all procedures we will then continue to drive to Kilimanjaro National Park entry at Umbwe for starting the ascent. From this point the trek goes within the forest over a narrow ridge amidst Umbwe and Lonzo’s rivers arriving at Bivouac No. 1 (known as Forest Caves at 2850m – Camp and our overnight. Umbwe Camp which is will be perched between trees and thick vegetation
Day2 - 3
Forest Camp – Barranco Camp
Elevation: 9,514 ft. to 13,044 ft. Distance: 6 km Trekking Time: 4-5 hours Habitation: Heath This day our route keeps going on by following the ridge, then detached from the forest over open heaths up to Barranco Hut at 395m. The night will be at the camp of Barranco.
Day3 - 4
Barranco Camp To Karanga Camp
Altitude: 13,044 ft to 13,106 ft Distance: 5 km Trekking Time: 4-5 hours Habitation: Alpine Desert After having scrumptious early morning breakfast, it is now time to master the Great Barranco Wall! Though it may seem hinting at first peep, climbers say that this Class 2 trek is typically much at ease than they expected. At the peak of the Wall, we will have a sight of Heim Glacier and will be above the hazes. The track then goes up and down in the Karanga Valley. This is a perfect climbing day for adaptation.
Day4 - 5
Karanga Camp To Barafu Camp
Altitude: 13,106 ft to 15,331 ft Distance: 4 km Trekking Time: 4-5 hours Habitation: Alpine Desert Having eaten breakfast, we will move from Karanga Camp (3959m). The way crosses with the Mweka Way, which is the path used to derive on the final two days. As we proceed climbing for an hour, we will arrive at Barafu Hut. This is the final water point for the porters since there is no nearby water at Barafu Camp (4550m). The word “barafu” in Swahili language means “ice” and this camp is situated on a stony, open ridge. Tents will be open to wind and pillars so it is significant for climbers to familiarize themselves with the campsite before dark. Today the climbers will have an early dinner so that they can rest before the midnight wake up as we will be attempting the summit. Our guide will brief you in detail on how to get ready for summit night.
Day5 - 6
Barafu Camp To Uhuru Peak To Mweka Camp
Altitude: 15,331 ft to 19,341 ft Distance: 5 km Trekking Time: 7-8 hours Habitation: Arctic This night our guide will wake up you about 23:30 for tea and snacks. After that will start your roof of Africa summit attempt. The way leads northwest and you will climb through the stone screen. For the duration of the slope, several climbers’ sense that this is the most mentally and physically puzzling part of the hike. In around 6 hours, you will arrive Stella Point (5685m), situated on the crater edge. After experience the superb sunrise, you will proceed arising for around 2 hours on a snow-covered path to Uhuru Summit (5895m). Conquering the roof of Africa the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro is a lifetime achievement! You will be capable to have a short time on the peak taking pictures and drinking tea before the decline to Barafu. Getting at the camp, you will relax and have a hot lunch in the sun. After eating, you will proceed downhill to Mweka Hut (3100m).
Day6 - 7
Mweka Camp To Mweka Gate
Altitude: 10,065 ft to 5,380 ft Distance: 10 km Trekking Time: 3-4 hours Habitation: Rain Forest Having a well-earned breakfast, you and our staff will have a big gala full of dancing and singing. It is right at this place of the mountain that you will be tipping your guide, assistant guides, chef(s), as well as porters. After celebrating, you will slope for 3-hours back to Mweka Entrance