Kilimanjaro Umbwe route

Quick Overview


6 - 7 days


Very difficult


For seasoned climbers

Success rate


Trek Overview

The Umbwe Route is a tough but exciting 6-7 day climb up Kilimanjaro. It’s known for being steep and having amazing views. You’ll start in thick forests and quickly go up through different landscapes, including rocky areas and open fields. This route is hard but helps your body get used to the high altitude, which is good for reaching the top. It’s best for experienced hikers who want a challenge and fewer crowds. Whether you choose 6 or 7 days, Umbwe gives you a thrilling adventure. You’ll push yourself and see some of the most beautiful sights on Kilimanjaro, ending with the big climb to Uhuru Peak at the top.

Umbwe Route Detailed Itinerary

Prices for Umbwe route

Number of People 1 pax 2 pax 3 pax 4 pax 5 pax 6 pax 7 pax 8+ pax
6 Days $1690 $1660 $1630 $1600 $1570 $1540 $1510 $1470
7 Days $1920 $1890 $1860 $1830 $1800 $1770 $1740 $1710

Kilimanjaro cost Includes and Excludes

Here is a glimpse of what our trek  price includes and excludes

  • Moshi/Arusha Stays: 2 comfy nights in a hotel before & after your climb.
  • Transport Covered: Rides to & from the mountain starting point.
  • Park Fees Included: Permits, camping/hut fees & park taxes included.
  • Expert Team: Guides, assistants, cooks & porters for support.
  • Emergency Oxygen: Available for safety (not for regular use).
  • Camping Gear: Tents, sleeping pads, shared dining area with lights.
  • Mountain Meals: Delicious & nutritious food to fuel your adventure.
  • Flights & Visas: These are separate, make a plan to arrange them yourself.
  • Meals at Hotel: Accommodation is on B&B plan, lunch and dinner are on you.
  • Personal Gear: Pack what you need for the climb. Contact us for a detailed packing list.
  • Gratitude is Golden: Tips for the crew are welcome!

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