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6 DAYS UMBWE TREKKING ROUTE

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6 DAYS UMBWE TREKKING ROUTE

Duration :   6 Days
Total Seats :  198/200

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Adult
$1,850.00

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Trekking Overview :


You are about to embark on an incredible journey that will last for six days and will take you up the formidable Umbwe Route to reach the summit of the beautiful Mount Kilimanjaro. You will begin your tour at Umbwe Gate and travel through lush, vivid rainforests that are filled with unique animals. As you continue on your journey, you will gradually transition into the crisp, moorland zone. The rise will bring you to the famous Barranco Wall, which is an exciting climb that offers breathtaking perspectives. As you continue on your journey across the alpine desert, you will be treated to breathtaking vistas of otherworldly landscapes and glaciers. The location of Karanga Camp makes it an excellent choice for relaxing and becoming used to the surrounding environment. Your final climb to Uhuru Peak, which is the highest point in Africa, will begin at Barafu Camp, which will serve as your launchpad. In the wonderful light of the moon, you will travel throughout a landscape that resembles the moon on your way to the peak, where you will be rewarded with a sunrise across the African continent. After finishing your descent via Mweka Camp, you will say your goodbyes to the verdant rainforests at Mweka Gate, bringing an end to your incredible Kilimanjaro experience that was full of memorable memories. Make your goal of climbing Mount Kilimanjaro a reality by making your reservation as soon as possible.

 

Day 1:Umbwe Gate to Umbwe Camp

Your journey up Mount Kilimanjaro starts at Umbwe Gate, where you’ll first meet your professional guides and porters before beginning the strenuous ascent. The path winds through verdant, thriving jungles that are resonant with the calls of exotic birds and other forms of animals. As you make your way up the steep and winding trail, you will eventually emerge from the thick undergrowth and find that the air is much cooler. The first day of the hike comes to an end at Umbwe Camp, which is situated at an elevation of 2,940 metres. This location provides a good chance to adjust to the higher altitude.

Day 2:Umbwe Camp to Barranco Camp

You will continue your hike from Umbwe Camp to Barranco Camp on Day 2, which is a very fascinating section of the path. The trail will lead you into the moorland zone, which will provide you with breathtaking views of the beautiful Kilimanjaro peaks. As you go further, the difficult Barranco Wall will soon come into view. This exhilarating slope, which is steep in places, is certain to get your adrenaline racing, and the reward at the summit is a fantastic vista. You will spend the night in Barranco Camp, which is located at an elevation of 3,960 metres and is concealed under the shadow of the towering Barranco Wall.

Day 3:Barranco Camp to Karanga Camp

On Day 3, after departing from Barranco Camp, you will continue on to Karanga Camp to continue your experience. The trail windes its way across the alpine desert zone, providing amazing views of glaciers, otherworldly landscapes, and the breathtaking natural splendour of the area. Karanga Camp, which can be found at an elevation of 4,040 metres, is positioned in such a way that it is optimal for acclimatisation as well as a comfortable night’s sleep.

Day 4:Karanga Camp to Barafu Camp

On day 4, you will leave Karanga Camp in order to make your way to Barafu Camp, which will serve as the starting point for your last trek to the peak of the mountain. The path leads you through the desolate and rocky landscape of the alpine desert, providing you with an unearthly experience. You will spend the afternoon and nighttime in Barafu Camp, which is located at 4,640 metres, getting ready for the arduous push to the summit that lies ahead.

Day 5: Barafu Camp to Uhuru Peak

On day five of your adventure, you will finally begin the portion of it that you have been looking forward to the most: the last push up to Uhuru Peak, which is the highest point in Africa and stands at 5,895 metres. This last climb is accomplished under the glistening light of the moon, which bestows an additional dimension of magic over the adventure. As the scenery progresses, it takes on a more lunar appearance, with glaciers and ice fields all around you. The view of the dawn across the African continent from Uhuru Peak is a once-in-a-lifetime experience, and reaching the summit is a once-in-a-lifetime feat in and of itself. After taking in the moment in its entirety, you will start your descent, which will take you down to Barafu Camp and then farther down to Mweka Camp, where you will have a well-earned rest.

Day 6: Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate

The sixth and last day of your incredible trip on Mount Kilimanjaro has arrived. Following breakfast, you will depart Mweka Camp and make your way back through the verdant rainforests as you make your way down. As you make your way down into the forest, you will be accompanied by the rich, bright vegetation and the symphony of the woodland’s residents. At last, you will arrive at Mweka Gate, where you will be presented with a diploma in recognition of your accomplishment as you say your last goodbyes to this fantastic journey.

 

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Cancelation Policy:

The cancellation policy that we have in place is meant to be accommodating to your needs while yet being fair. Please give us as much advance notice as you can if you find it necessary to call off your trip for whatever reason. In the event that a reservation is cancelled at least ninety days before the scheduled departure date of a trip, the customer will get a full refund, less an administrative charge of ten percent. Cancellations that are made between 89 and 45 days before the trip will be subject to a cancellation charge that is equal to 50 percent of the total cost of the trip. Unfortunately, if you cancel your trip less than 44 days before departure, you will not get a refund. Having said that, we are cognizant of the fact that unanticipated events may transpire and are willing to consider the possibility of postponing the event. Please be aware that certain aspects of your trip, such as permits or accommodations, may not be refundable and/or may be subject to extra costs. This is because some providers, such as transportation and lodging, may have their own cancellation policies. We strongly suggest that you get travel insurance so that you will have extra protection in the event that you have to cancel your trip. We want to make your time spent travelling with us as relaxing and enjoyable as possible, and we are here to provide assistance at every stage of the journey.

F.A.Q

Which path up Kilimanjaro is the most difficult one to take?

The Umbwe path is a non-technical climb; nonetheless, it does provide steep ascents and requires trekkers to clamber over rocks and tree roots at several spots throughout the route. It is the most difficult and direct path up the mountain, and it even includes some exposed ridges that are unsuitable for those who are easily scared.

Who shouldn't attempt the ascent of Mount Kilimanjaro?

People Who Have Poor Physical Fitness While everyone's fitness level is different, it's crucial to remember that climbing Mount Kilimanjaro is a challenging endeavor. It demands days of climbing up the mountain in difficult weather, therefore people who are not fit enough to suffer such an experience should not attempt it. Those who are not fit enough to sustain such an experience should try something else instead.

On Kilimanjaro, is it legal to consume alcoholic beverages?

You are not permitted to consume alcoholic beverages anywhere within of Kilimanjaro National Park. The government of Tanzania is responsible for the management of the Kilimanjaro National Park. In order to safeguard climbers' well-being and preserve the natural environment, there are restrictions in effect.

What are the most common factors that lead to death on Kilimanjaro?

Altitude sickness is responsible for the majority of mortality on Mount Kilimanjaro. This includes Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS), High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE), and High Altitude Cerebral Edema (HACE).

How long does it take on average to climb Mount Kilimanjaro?

The ascent to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro and the subsequent descent to the end point each take anything from five to nine days to complete. You will grow less weary and more used to the high altitude as you spend more days on Mount Kilimanjaro, which will increase the likelihood that you will successfully reach the peak of the mountain.

How long does the trek up Kilimanjaro take each day?

On a daily basis, you may expect to trek for anything between four and six hours. On the day of the summit, however, which starts at midnight, you'll have to trek for anything between 12 and 16 hours! This is due to the fact that the trek to Uhuru Peak, which is the highest point on Kilimanjaro, typically takes between six and seven hours, but after reaching the peak, you have to descend quite a distance before arriving at your campsite for the night.

What's Included

  • 18% VAT on tour fees & services
  • 3 meals daily while on the mountain
  • Crater Fees
  • Double layered Sleeping Mats
  • Fair wages for the mountain crew as approved by the Kilimanjaro National Park Authority (KINAPA), Kilimanjaro Association of Tour Operators (KIATO)
  • Filtered water throughout the trek
  • Hot Water For Washing Purpose
  • Park fees, camping fees & rescue fees
  • Pick up and drop off at Kilimanjaro international airport.
  • Portable toilets and toilets tents
  • Pre & Post Trek accommodation
  • Professional mountain guides, cooks and porters
  • Transportation to & from the mountain gate

What's Excluded

  • Bank transfer charges & card payments processing fee
  • Cost of Visas.
  • Expenses belong to person nature e.g Drinks not included on the meal plans, personal purchases, Laundry etc.
  • Insurance fees
  • International flights
  • Tips to mountain crew

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