Climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro Using the Umbwe Route

Mount Kilimanjaro with its three volcanic cones, "Kibo", "Mawenzi", and "Shira", is a dormant volcano in Tanzania. It is the highest mountain in Africa, and rises approximately 4,900 m (16,000 ft) from its base to 5,895 metres (19,341 ft) above sea level. It takes hikers through five different ecosystems from rainforest to alpine desert to arctic snowcap. it is a beautiful attraction where you will get in touch with the heart of nature.

What's Included?

• Arrival and departure transfer
• Full board accommodation whlist on safari.
• All entrance park fees.
• Service of an English speaking.
• Transport in safari van with hatch roof.
• 4x4 Land-cruiser
• All meals (B L D) while on safari
• Services of our Professional Guide/Driver

Duration

8 days

Destination Covered

Mount Kilimanjaro

Best Suited

All
Day 1: Nairobi - Arusha
Leave Nairobi for Arusha by shuttle bus arriving in time for lunch.Afternoon spent at leisure and shopping for the provisions needed for the mountain.Dinner and overnight in an Arusha hotel.

Day 2: Arusha - Lava caves
After breakfast, transfer to Marangu gate and then to Umbwe village to start to climb. Climb for 4hrs through the main rainforest to ramp at the caves 2800m above sea level.

Day 3: Lava caves - Baarranco Hut
After breakfast, continue ascending along a sharp ridge,giving a distinct high mountain feeling, then up-to the moorland camp and mid afternoon stay at Barraco hut 3900M.

Day 4: Barraco hut - Arrow glacier
A 4hour walk past enormous breach wall to camp at the foot of the arrow glacier.A leisurely afternoon and evening acclamatizing at around 4900M.

Day 5: Arrow glacier - Kilimanjaro Crater Rim
Climbing the same steep scrambling up the screes and across the frozen lava on iM tottering wall. We camp on the stunning crater rim of Kilimanjaro.

Day 6: Kilimanjaro Crater Rim /Horombo Hut
You trek up the highest point in Africa,Uhuru peak. Descended via Gilman's point and Kobe Hut for dinner and overnight.

Day 7: Horombo / Arusha
After breakfast descended to the Marango park gate via Mandara. You will be transfered to Arusha for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 8: Arusha / Nairobi
After breakfast leave for Nairobi by morning or afternoon shuttle bus where the tour ends.
All expeditions involve an element of personal risk at times can be hazardous in nature. we are not liable for any loss, damage or injury caused to your baggage which is outside our control.All participants are advised to take an insurance policy to cover personal accidents and medical expenses.
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