Kenya Safari Adventures




6 Days- Umbwe route

This is the Shortest toughest and steepest route of all but with beautiful forest and spectacular ridge, good for acclimatisation,

Day 1: Drive to the Umbwe Gate at 1800m. trek leads through steep natural rain forested ridge first campsite Umbwe cave(2940m)6hrs walk.

Day 2: Shortly cross the forest to a spectacular ridge with superb views of the icy Breach Wall up leaving the Great Barranco gorge below. Overnight at  Barranco camp(3940m)4hrs trek..

Day 3: Ascend easily to the top of Great Barranco and cross the ridges to  Karanga Valley campsite( 4000m)3hrs.

Day 4:
The trail ascends leaving the beautiful vegetation of Karanga Valley to Barafu camp(4600m.)3hrs walk,

Day 5:
Starting just after midnight for the SUMMIT ascent via Stella Point(5725m.) continue with ascend to Uhuru Peak for sunrise. Descend to the Barafu camp for a short rest/hot lunch before continuing down to  Mweka camp(3100m), 14hrs.

Day 6:
A lovely 4 hour descent through beautiful forest brings you to the Park Gate for your certificate. Drive back to Arusha END.