Treks Mount Kilimanjaro 6 Days Umbwe route is that the least used, the least crowded path on the mountain. Treks for the right purpose, it’s also the toughest route on the mountain. Umbwe may be steep, steady.
The Umbwe Route is that the least used, least crowded route on the mountain. permanently reason, it’s also the foremost difficult route on the mountain. Umbwe may be a steep, constant, straight climb to the highest. Below may be a map of the Umbwe route on Kilimanjaro.
Treks the Umbwe route starts its approach to the summit from the south. the whole route may be a short, steep, and direct climb.
After reaching Barranco Camp, the trail turns east and takes trekkers below Kilimanjaro’s Southern ice mass on a path referred to as the Southern Circuit.
The Umbwe Route is widely considered the toughest trail, a troublesome vertical slog through the jungle, in places using the tree roots as makeshift rungs on a ladder. due to the high risks involved in sleeping at Arrow Glacier camp and summiting via the Western Breach, all our Umbwe route hikes are re-routed, to hitch with the Machame route from night 2 on the mountain.
On special request, we will assist with Umbwe route hikes attempting to summit using the Western Breach/ Arrow Glacier path and overnight at the Crater camp. Please note this will only be arranged through our higher quality Standard packages and a supplement rate will apply. the most itinerary difference between the Umbwe 6 day and 7-day routes is that the additional acclimatization day at Barranco camp.
Approaching from the south, the Umbwe route may be a short, steep, and direct climb. After reaching Barranco Camp, the trail turns east and traverses underneath Kilimanjaro’s Southern ice mass on a path referred to as the Southern Circuit before summiting from Barafu. The descent is formed via the Mweka route.
- Kilimanjaro Mountain Climbing
- Steep, short route
- Very remote and quiet
- Fully catered camping only
- Kilimanjaro hiking
Kilimanjaro hiking Umbwe Route of all the routes, Umbwe is far and away from the foremost scenic albeit steeper route up the mountain.