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Umbwe Route

Climb Kilimanjaro's Umbwe Route with Elite Kilimanjaro

Climb Kilimanjaro’s Umbwe Route with Elite Kilimanjaro

Umbwe Route Profile

Minimum Days: 6
Recommended Days: 7 or more
Difficulty (1-10):  Elite Kilimanjaro ranks the Umbwe Route at a 8/10.  Umbwe is very difficult because of how short and steep it is.  Suitable for strong hikers who have experience with altitude and know their bodies acclimatize well.
Scenery:  Scenery is very good on the Umbwe route and is varied since it uses different ascend and descent trails.
Success Rate:  The success rate of Umbwe is very low because there is not appropriate time to acclimatize in the minimum duration of 6 days.
Traffic:  Traffic on the Umbwe route is very low due to its level of difficulty and lower success rate.
Comfort:  You will sleep in tents on the Umbwe route.  Your comfort is really determined by your level of tolerance for camping.

Umbwe Route Detailed Descriptions & Itineraries

Umbwe Route 6-Day Itinerary
Umbwe Route 7-Day Itinerary
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