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Umbwe Route

Conquer Kilimanjaro's peaks with Umbwe Route perfectly designed for every adventurer's dream climb.

The Umbwe route has a reputation for being the most challenging route on Kilimanjaro. And rightly so. It’s the shortest and steepest of the Mountain Kilimanjaro which is approaching from the south,the Umbwe route is a short, steep and direct climb.

After reaching Barranco Camp, the trail turns east and traverses underneath Kilimanjaro's Southern Ice Field on a path known as the Southern Circuit before summiting from Barafu. Descent is made via the Mweka route.

Conquer Africa's Majestic Summit

Explore Umbwe Route with our Kilimanjaro Climbing Packages and carve your path to the Uhuru Peak.

Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa's tallest peak, invites adventurers to its 19,341-foot summit. Experience diverse climates from lush rainforests to arctic conditions, all while discovering unique wildlife and breathtaking landscapes. Our expert guides ensure a safe and memorable ascent.

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Tanzania’s pride, Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest free-standing mountain worldwide, offering an exhilarating climbing experience.

Suitable for various fitness levels, with routes designed for both novice climbers and seasoned trekkers.

Our seasoned guides are trained for emergency response, ensuring your safety throughout the ascent.

Climb through five unique ecosystems, starting from equatorial forests to the snowy summit.

We offer full support on your journey, including pre-climb training tips and acclimatization advice.

Join the elite group of adventurers who have experienced the sunrise from atop Africa’s roof.

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