Umbwe Route 6 Days Kilimanjaro Climb

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Day 1: Arusha - Umbwe Gate (1800m) - Bivouac (first) camp (2940m)
After breakfast drive to Umbwe Gate at 1800m. Upon arrival at the Gate meet the guide and porters before starting the trek to Kilimanjaro peak. Dinner and overnight at Bivouac camp.

Day 2: Bivouac (first) camp (2940m) - Barranco camp (3950m)
After morning breakfast hike through the forest that starts thinning and being replaced by rocky terrain to reach Barranco Camp for dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Barranco camp (3950m) - Lava Tower (4630m) - Arrow Glacier Camp (4800m)
After breakfast start hiking toward the Lava Tower passing through steep and rocky trail toward the Western Breach and then to Arrow Glacier Camp for dinner and overnight.

Day 4: Arrow Glacier (4800m) - Crater (5700m)
After morning breakfast continues with hiking adventure to reach Crater Camp for dinner and overnight. Sometimes passing to this trail become hard especially when the snowfalls the route become icy demanding the use of ice axe or ski sticks.

Day 5: Crater Camp (5700m) - Uhuru Peak (5895m) - Mweka Camp (3100m)
Rise up around 04:00 then depart to Uhuru summit. Upon reaching to the peak take enough photos before descending down to Mweka Camp for dinner and overnight.

Day 7: Mweka camp (3100m) - Mweka Gate (1980m)
After breakfast descend down to Mweka Gate. Upon arrival to the Gate the successful climbers receive the certificate then followed with transfer to Arusha / Moshi. End of Tour