Mweka Camp, Kilimanjaro

Mweka Camp, Kilimanjaro

A campsite on your descent from Uhuru Peak, Kilimanjaro.

3,100 m

About Mweka Camp, Kilimanjaro

Mweka Camp is strategically located on Mount Kilimanjaro's Mweka Route, serving as a primary descent campsite for climbers who have reached the summit via various routes. Situated at an altitude of approximately 3,100 meters (10,170 feet), it provides a much-needed resting point after the exhausting summit attempt. The camp is nestled in the upper ...

What to know

Safety & Vaccinations
The descent through Mweka Camp is generally safe, with precautions for altitude sickness still applicable. Vaccinations for Yellow Fever, Hepatitis A, and Typhoid, along with malaria prophylaxis, are recommended for travelers to Tanzania.
For more information regarding vaccinations and health notices, view the CDC’s page :
CDC Travelers' Health
CDC Travel health notices and vaccination recommendations
Getting There
Mweka Camp is accessed on the descent from Kilimanjaro's summit, following the completion of the climb via routes like Machame, Lemosho, and others that use the Mweka Route for descent.
Getting Around
Descent from Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate is on foot, with a well-defined trail leading climbers through the forest to the park's exit.
Climbers, including those descending to Mweka Camp, typically require a Tanzanian visa or an Electronic Travel Authorisation (eTA), obtainable in advance or upon arrival for many nationalities.
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