Umbwe Trekking

The shortest, the most precipitous and challenging route for your Kilimanjaro hike.

  1. Challenging and Adventurous: Umbwe Trekking is known for its challenging nature, offering an exhilarating adventure for experienced trekkers seeking a thrilling climb on Mount Kilimanjaro.

  2. Pristine and Untouched: The route is less crowded and less frequented by tourists, providing a sense of solitude and allowing trekkers to experience the untouched beauty of the mountain.

  3. Steep and Direct: Umbwe Trekking follows a steep and direct ascent route, providing trekkers with a more direct path to the summit, offering a shorter but more challenging climb.

Day-by-Day Itinerary

Umbwe Trekking

Umbwe route is one of the shortest routes to the Southern Glaciers and the Western Breach

6 days & 7 days hiking are available

Umbwe Map
Umbwe Trekking

Why Umbwe Trekking?

Umbwe Trekking is a highly adventurous and demanding route for those seeking a thrilling and authentic Mount Kilimanjaro experience. Known for its steep ascent and rugged terrain, Umbwe Trekking offers a true wilderness adventure through dense forests, where trekkers can witness the untouched beauty of the natural surroundings. While it is a challenging route, the reward is an unparalleled sense of seclusion and solitude, with fewer crowds compared to other popular routes.

Essentials points

Umbwe Trekking Expedition

The key features of Umbwe Trekking expedition are the following:

July-September is the best time to trek the Umbwe Route, as the weather is most stable during this period and encountering rain is less likely. That said, since it is close to the equator it is possible to climb the mountain at any time of the year. April and May is the rainy season so this period is best avoided.