Umbwe Route

The Umbwe Route has a well-deserved reputation of being the most challenging route to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro.

Approaching from the south, the Umbwe Route is a short, steep and direct climb of Mount Kilimanjaro.

After reaching Barranco Camp, the trail follows the southern circuit to the summit. The descent is done via the Mweka Route.

Umbwe is considered to be a very difficult and taxing route, one that should only be attempted by strong hikers who are also confident of their ability to acclimatize to the high altitude of Mount Kilimanjaro.

A typical Kilimanjaro Tours Umbwe Route climb itinerary can be seen here

Mount Kilimanjaro Umbwe Route


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