Kilimanjaro Mountain via Umbwe route itinerary
With great pleasure we would like to welcome to Umbwe route| 7 days Kilimanjaro Climbing operators 2022-2023 to Kilimanjaro National Park via Umbwe route
• Rising (ft): 5,905ft /1,800m to 9,190ft /2,800m
• Stretch: 8 km
• Hiking time: 5-7 hours
• Climatic habitat: Rain Forest
Breakfast will be provided early, there you will have a briefing from your guide at 9 am our staff will take you on the hour-long drive from your hotel in Moshi to the Umbwe village where your guides and porters will prepare your equipment and supplies. When registration to enter to Kilimanjaro Park will be completed you will also receive your lunch pack. After registration, you will begin your ascent from the Umbwe gate and continue on a small vehicle path until you reach the signage notifying you have reached the Umbwe Trail. You will then climb for 5-6 hours through dense rain forest. It is impossible to miss the giant fig trees and rubber trees as in some places, their roots have overtaken the path. Although, sometimes slippery themselves they can make for good footholds when the path becomes sloppy with mud after a rain. Inside the forest you will first stop at umbwe camp. When you arrive, you will find your camp and tent is already set up by the porters who ran ahead. They will bring you boiled drinking water and washing water in preparation for dinner.