6-Day Umbwe

The Best of the Shorter Routes

On our most efficient trek you will avoid the crowds on Marangu and Machame, take in better views than Rongai, and experience a nighttime summit bid.

A Thomson Safaris trekker climbs the Umbwe Route on Kilimanjaro

6-Day Umbwe Route

The Best of the Shorter Routes

Traverse across rocky ridges and prepare for steady incline.  This challenging trek packs it all in with invigorating mist-shrouded views and volcanic cones.

from
$4,490
per person
10 days
door-to-door
Start of the Kilimanjaro Umbwe Trek

6-Day Umbwe Route & 5-Day Safari

The Best of the Shorter Routes

This trek offers both a challenging climb and world-class wildlife viewing.  After rocky terrain and breathtaking glaciers, switch gears and prepare for the vast plains and teeming wildlife of Africa’s badlands.

from
$7,580
per person
15 days
door-to-door
Mawenzi Peak on Mount Kilimanjaro

6-Day Umbwe Route & 7-Day Safari

The Best of the Shorter Routes

Combine the challenges of trekking Africa’s highest peak with the adventure of world-class wildlife viewing.  Climbers have the opportunity to traverse steep rocky terrain and journey past towering glaciers before continuing on to experience Africa’s expansive plains and teeming wildlife.

from
$8,580
per person
17 days
door-to-door