Umbwe Route Trekking: Overview

Why Choose Umbwe Route?

The Umbwe Route is a direct route, very steep, very tough route compared to other routes. This route meets Machame route near the Barranco Camp on the trails of the next day and this shows how steep the routeis. On your Mount Kilimanjaro Hike,you should try this beautiful route!

Umbwe Route Highlights

The Umbwe Route is preferred by most experienced hikers and not for the fresh hikers. This is the route that is not used much during the Mount Kilimanjaro Hike. The traffic on the route at the beginning is low but pick up as the trekkers join Machame hikers at Barranco Camp. The altitude level is high here and the experienced ones who are well adapted to the altitude can make to the summit with this route....

  • The Umbwe route has a reputation for being the most challenging route on Kilimanjaro and our Umbwe Route Guides will help you to conquer this route with ease.
  • It’s the shortest and steepest of the Kilimanjaro routes and accordingly has a poor acclimatization profile.
  • The entire route is a short, steep, and direct hike.
  • The trail descends the mountain via the Mweka route.
  • The Umbwe Route Cost for 6-Days trek starts from US$1750.
  • It provides 80% Success Rate
  • No Of People Hiking - 25,000 Per Year
  • Ascent Distance - 40.16 Km
  • Descent Distance - 20.6 Km
  • The route is very crowded as well.

What is the best package we offer for Umbwe Route?

The Umbwe Route has the good reputation of the most challenging route, once reaching the Barranco camp the trail turns east and traverses underneath Kilimanjaro’s Southern Ice field on a path. This route doesn’t give much time to adjust to the altitude. Hence the success rate is very low. The duration of the route is 5 to 6 days. The Umbwe Route 6 Days package is highly recommended. This is due to the high Umbwe Route Success Rate that it offers.

Hike with Serac Adventures on the Umbwe Route

Serac Adventures  provides you with the Kilimanjaro Packing List that will help you carry every item of necessity and never miss a thing. On the hike, our Kilimanjaro Porters carry your luggage to the peak and provided dedicated support from mounting the camps to preparing Kilimanjaro Food and warm water to the hikers daily and much more. Therefore Kilimanjaro Tipping to these devoted staff and crew is customary and a sign of gratitude. We recommend our clients to offer them some tips in the form of cash or gifts to raise the morales of these porters.

You must be excited to hike Kilimanjaro on this gorgeous route. Call us now and start exploring our packages and itinerary or customize your travel plan with our tailor-made packages today!

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