Approaching from south east of Mt. Kilimanjaro, Umbwe route is the steepest, toughest and shortest route among all Kilimanjaro routes. The summit success rate is only 75% as it is the most challenging route among the entire route. This is not the route for new and unprofessional trekkers.
The Umbwe Route being the steepest path with worst climate condition and most difficult acclimatization profile make this route most challenging of all of Mt. Kilimanjaro routes. It is recommended to take 9 days for a successful summit.
In the most common Kilimanjaro FAQ we are asked about the acclimatization profile of this route. Due to the steepest path with high altitude, you can’t get enough time for acclimatization. Our Kilimanjaro Guides will help you archive maximum summit success rate by guiding you with the right amount of time to acclimatize. The places you can take rest are Umbwe Cave Camp, Barranco Camp, Arrow Glacier, and Mweka Hut during the Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing. In the well designed Kilimanjaro Packing List that we provide, you will have the most important gears for your trek.
Gives a thrilling experience to adventurer and professional trekkers.
Lowest success rate.
Toughest and steepest path.
Worst acclimatization profile.
This audacious route is recommended for the experienced climbers who want to challenge themselves at the summit. So get ready for the most remarkable journey to the gigantic mountain of Africa with Tanzania Safari Kenya. Start planning your trip with us today!
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