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Kilimanjaro Climb: Umbwe Route (5 Days)

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 5 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 15 people
Destination(s): Tanzania  
Specialty Categories: Hiking & Trekking   Mountain/Rock Climbing  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 1200 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1400 US Dollar (USD)

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: After a pre departure briefing, depart for Umbwe gate. Begin the trek through the rain forest to the Forest caves for dinner and overnight. (13km for about 5 hours) Forest Caves (2850 m).

Day 2: After breakfast, continue your trek past the glacier streams to the Barranco Camp; this is about 5km in 4 hours. An extra day here is recommended for acclimatization. Barranco Camp (3950 m).

Day 3: Trek to the Arrow Glacier hut for a distance of 5km in 6 hours. Dinner and overnight. Arrow Glacier (5100 m).

Day 4: After midnight, begin the final ascent (3km, 6-7 hours) to Uhuru peak (5895m) - the highest point in Africa!. After a short rest descend to Mweka Camp for overnight. This will be a distance of 12km at around 6-7 hours. Mweka Camp (3100 m).

Day 5: After a good nights rest and breakfast, descend to the Mweka gate (10km, 4 hours) where you will be met and transferred to Moshi/Arusha.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

- Per person: $1400
- Per 2-5 persons: $1300
- Per 6-11 persons: $1300
- Per 12 and more persons: $1200
- Single Supplement: $70.

- Extra day on the mountain: Add $195/person/day
- Low Season: Discount $50/person April, May and November.