8 Days Kilimanjaro Lemosho Route

Lemosho Route is one most preferred route to summit Mt. Kilimanjaro due to its panoramic views of the mountain from various side and high summit success rate.

Trails on the route are filled with the varied scenic backdrop of Mt. Kilimanjaro.

The route is less crowded as compared to other routes making it ideal from first-time trekkers. The route due to its longer schedule provides better acclimatisation for the climbers, which widens the chance of a successful summit.

Lemosho Route begins on the west side of Kilimanjaro from Londorossi Gate. After which the trek proceeds through the deep rainforest to Shira plateau over the next two days. The trail then, moves eastward of the Shira Plateau to the Lava Tower in a flat hike. The route then heads down towards Barranco Valley via the Southern Circuit before summiting from Barafu. Following which the descent is made through the Mweka route.

per adult from

$4,446

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Duration

8 days

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  • What's included :
    • 8x Breakfast
    • 8x Dinner
    • 8x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 8 nights
    • sleeping bag and dining tent, sleeping mattress, chairs and tables
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Portable Oxygen ,Pulse oxy-meter and First Aid Kit
    • Friendly and Trained Mountain Guides, porters and cook.
    • Salaries for Guides, cook and porters.
    What's excluded :
    • personal Items ,flights ,visa and laundry { available at hotel }
    • Tipping per group (not per climber):Guides $20/day/guide, Cook $15/day ,Porter: $10/day/porter

  • Day 1: Day 1: - Londorossi Gate to MtiMkumbwa(2,650 m/8,692 ft)

    Stop At: Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro Region
    Hike time: 3hrs
    Elevation Change: + 650 M/+2,132
    Estimation distance: 10 km
    Final Elevation: 2,650 m/8,694 ft
    After a 1 1/2 hour drive from Moshi check in is at the Londorossi Gate. Day 1 is fairly easy with a 3/4 hour climb to MitiMkubwa Camp.
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Mti mkubwa camp

    Day 2: MtiMkubwa (2,650 m/8,692 ft) to Shira One Camp (3,609 m/11,841 ft.)

    Stop At: Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro Region
    Hike time: 5 – 6 hrs
    Elevation change: + 950 M/+3116
    Estimation distance: 12 km
    Final Elevation: 3609 m/11,841 ft
    A few hours walk will see the end of the forest and the beginning of a climb through heather forest to the edge of the Shira Caldera. Destination is the scenic Shira One Camp
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Shira One Camp

    Day 3: Shira One Camp (3,609 m/11,841 ft.) to Shira Two Camp (3,849 m/12,628 ft.)

    Stop At: Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro Region
    Hike time: 5 - 6 hrs
    Elevation change: + 240 M/+787 ft
    Elevation distance: 5 km
    Final elevation: 3849 m/12,628 ft.
    Today is spent on a gentle hike across the Shira Plateau with possible side trips to Shira Cathedral. Camp is at the first high camp of Shira Two.
    NOTE: From Shira Two Camp the trail links with Machame Route.
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Shira Two Camp

    Day 4: Shira Two Camp (3,849 m/12,628 ft.) to Barranco Hut (3,948 m/12,956 ft.)

    Stop At: Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro Region
    Hike time: 5 hrs
    Elevation change: +100 M/+328 ft
    Estimated distance: 6 km
    Final elevation: 3948 m/12,956 ft.
    The real work of climbing Kilimanjaro begins here. Today the main feature is a slow climb to Lava Camp followed by a descent to the beautiful Barranco Camp. This is the Climb-High-Sleep-Low principal of altitude adjustment.
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Barranco Camp

    Day 5: Barranco Hut (3,900 m/12,800 ft) to Karanga Valley (3,963 m/13,000 ft)

    Stop At: Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro Region
    Hike time: 3.5 hrs
    Elevation change: +100 m/+328 ft
    Estimated distance: 4km/2.5 miles
    Final elevation: 3,963 m/13,000 ft
    After a climb of the Great Barranco Wall we continue around the southern ciruit train until we reach another sceneic location of Karanga Camp
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: karanga camp

    Day 6: Karanga Valley (3,963 m/13,000 ft) to Barafu Hut (4,600 m/15,091 ft)

    Stop At: Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro Region
    Hike time: 3.5 hrs
    Elevation change: +600 m/+1,968 ft
    Estimated distance: 4km/2.5 miles
    Final elevation: 4,600 m/15,091 ft
    The trail from Karanga to Barafu reaches the bleak high desert of Kilimanjaro. Barafu Camp is a basic camp geared towards the business of reaching the summit.
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Barafu Camp

    Day 7: Barafu Camp (4,600m/15,091 ft) to The Summit (5,896 m/19,343 ft) and then to Mweka Camp

    Stop At: Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro Region
    Elevation change: +1,300 m/+4,265 ft
    Estimated distance: 5km/3.2 miles
    Final elevation: 5,896 m/19,343 ft
    Descent time: 5 hrs
    Elevation change: -2,800 m/-9,186 ft
    Estimated distance: 12km/7.5 miles
    Final elevation: 3,100 m, 10,170 ft
    This is a midnight 'Alpine Summit' to make sure we reach the summit by dawn, in time to return to Mweka Camp for the sake of improved
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Mweka Camp

    Day 8: Mweka Hut (3,100 m/10,170 ft) to Mweka Gate (1,828 m/6,000 ft)

    Stop At: Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro Region
    Descent time: 4 hrs
    Elevation change: -1,250 m/-4,101 ft
    Estimated distance: 10km/6.21
    Final elevation: 1,828 m/6,000 ft
    Today is a short walk towards Mweka Gate and pickup. It is a short day with arrival at the Gate at about 12:00 noon. Checkout and return to Moshi.
    Meals: Breakfast & Lunch Included
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Panama Garden Resort
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    we also pick them at any hotel in moshi or arushaAirports
    • Kilimanjaro International Airport, Kilimanjaro Airport Rd, Tanzania
    Departure Time :
    12:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by African Love Birds Adventure

Activity ID: V-224988P1

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