Umbwe Route

Day 1: Arusha – Lave Caves
After breakfast to Marangu gate and then to Umbwe village to start to climb for four hours through the rain forest to camp at the 2800m above the sea level.Day 2: Lava Caves – Barranco hut
After breakfast continue ascending a long a sharp ridge giving a distinct high mountain feeling then onto the moorland camp and mid after noon stay at Barranco Hut 3900m

Day 3: Barranco hut – Arrow Glancier
A four –hour walk past enormous beach wall to camp at the foot of the arrow glacier .  A leisure afternoon and evening acclimatizing at Arrow Glacier camp

Day 4: Arrow Glacier – Kilimanjaro Crater Rim
Climbing the same steep scrambling up the screens and across the frozen Lave on the tottering wall we camp on the stunning crater rim of Kilimanjaro.

Day 5: Kilimanjaro Crater Rim –  Horombo hut
You trek up the highest point in Africa Uhuru peak (5896m) descend via Gilman’s point  hut for dinner and overnight ( 3761m).

Day 6: Horombo – Marangu gate
After breakfast, descend to Marangu park gate via Mandara .
then drive to Arusha/Moshi

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