8 Days Kilimanjaro Climb - Umbwe Route

Day 1: Nairobi - Arusha
Leave Nairobi for Arusha by shuttle bus arriving in time for lunch. Afternoon is spent at leisure and shopping for the provision needed for the mountain. Dinner and overnight at Arusha hotel.

Day 2: 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 3: 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 390

Day 4: 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 behind Mt. MER

Day 5: 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 6: Kilimanjaro Crater Rim  Horombo hut
You trek up the highrst point in Africa Uhuru peak (5896m) descend via Gilman’s point AND POINT Kibo hut for dinner and overnight ( 3761m).

Day 7: Horombo - Arusha
After breakfast, descend to Marangu park gate via Mandara . You will be transferred to Arusha for dinner and overnight.

Day 8: Arusha - Nairobi
After breakfast leave for Nairobi by Morning or afternoon shuttle bus where the tour ends.

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