6 Day Kilimanjaro Climbing Umbwe Route Down Mweka.
African Home Adventure Ltd has led several groups on an expedition up Mt. Kilimanjaro with clients of different ages and level of experience and if you are interested in climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro with us and would like assistance in acquiring group rates if travelling in a group, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Our sales team will get back to you with a more detailed programs and price quote.
DAY 1: Arusha- First Cave.
Pick up from your hotel at 8.00 am and drive to Machame gate, then drive to Umbwe village where the climbing start at the gate forest cave / first cave (2900m) where you will have dinner and overnight.
DAY 2: First Cave – Barranco Camp
A 4 hrs hike will take you to Barranco Camp all meals and overnight at Barranco Camp at 3950m, this is where you can acclimatize your body.
DAY 3: Barranco Camp – Karanga Valley Camp
This is another day for acclimatization, after breakfast continue with the hiking through a steep rocky Barranco walls then ups and down until you come to Karanga valley about 3 hours. All meals and overnight at Karanga valley.
DAY 4: Karanga Valley Camp – Barrafu Camp
Breakfast then continue with the walk up and down along the stone and sand till you reach Barafu camp in about 3 hours, as soon as you arrive at the campsite make sure you try to rest a lot and prepare all the staff you brought for the mountain, because you will start the last point around 1:00am.all meals and overnight at Barafu camp.
DAY 5: Barrafu Camp – Uhuru Peak – Mweka Camp .
Very early breakfast, then start for the summit at 1:00am first to Stella point and then to Uhuru peak (5895m ). It is recommended to take few minutes for Photo, then descend to Mweka camp for dinner and overnight
DAY6: Mweka CampP - Mweka Gate – Moshi or Arusha
Breakfast then descend down wards to Mweka gate for 3-4hrs , collect your diploma if you make to the summit then transfer back to Arusha in 2hrs or Moshi in 30minutes
- Park entrance fee
- Full board accommodation on the mountain in tents or huts
- Service of our English speaking mountain guide
- Return transport to the mountain
- Any applicable taxes
- All mountain rescue fees
- International flight
- Sleeping bag where applicable
- Visa entry into Kenya or Tanzania
- Tips to /cooks porters and guides
- All your climbing gears