8 Days Mount Kilimanjaro Lemosho Route Climb

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Day 1: Londorosi Gate/Lemosho trail head - Big Tree Camp (Mti Mkubwa) (2650 m)

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
Walking distance: 6 km Walking time: 2-3 hrs Altitude gain: 550 m

On the first you will drive for 3 hrs to Londorossi Gate. After registration at the gate you will start walking for 2 to 3 hrs.

One the way you will see high timber fences to stop wildlife going...
Itinerary

Day 1: Londorosi Gate/Lemosho trail head - Big Tree Camp (Mti Mkubwa) (2650 m)

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
Walking distance: 6 km Walking time: 2-3 hrs Altitude gain: 550 m

On the first you will drive for 3 hrs to Londorossi Gate. After registration at the gate you will start walking for 2 to 3 hrs.

One the way you will see high timber fences to stop wildlife going to village ``water buffaloes``.

See black and white Colobus monkeys at the trees when in the dense beautifull rain forest full of small wildlife.

On this day Lemosho Route has many steep sectionsvbut it only takes two to three hours to Big Tree Camp Site or forest Camp

It's a good camp under a big tree and with many birds and monkeys around.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Mti Mkubwa Camp

Day 2: Machame Huts - New Shira Camp (3850 m)

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
Walking distance: 5.5 km Time: 4-6 hours Altitude gain: 820 m

On this day the walk is four to five hours but very steep today and many breaks.

On the first major ridge you enter the moorland as the forest ends.

Walk through giant heathers towards the Shira Plateau, Ridges having great views and a descent in the valley.

After lunch the path flattens and from the plateau below its all downhill to shira 1 camp.

Shira camp is an open area where you will rest for today and have dinner and overnight at the camp. You will be provide with a tent accommodation.
Duration: 6 hours

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

Day 3: New Shira Camp - Barranco Huts (3985 m)

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
Walking distance: 11 km Time: 6-8 hrs Altitude gain: 370 m

On this day you will treck for 6 to 8 hours the Shira Huts camps.

This is the straight route but you can also go to the southern edge of the rim ``Shira Cathedral`` summit (3720 m).

The walk is very scenic with great views all the way and acclimatization.

Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Shira Camp 2

Day 4: New Shira Camp - Barranco Huts (3985 m)

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
Walking distance: 10 km Time: 5-7 hours Altitude gain: 135 m.

In the morning you will start climbing up towards the Lava Tower, a 100 m/300 ft volcanic plug. Even the short heather disappears altogether to reveal the rocky ground of the lava ridges.

Lunch break near the Lava Tower you descend to the Barranco Valley. Sheltered by towering cliffs and is much greener.

The Barranco Camp the most spectacular campsite of this route, with fantastic views of Kibo, the Western Breach and the first of the southern glaciers.

The most spectacular camp in kilimanjaro because of the great views it has. Accommodation using tents at the camp.
Duration: 6 hours

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

Day 5: Barranco Huts - Karanga Camp (4040 m)

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
Walking distance: 5.5 km Time: 4-5 hours Altitude gain: 55 m

Early in the morning you will tackle the Barranco Wall for 1:30hrs. It is strenuous to climb and very steep.

The wall is exposed and you will use your hands to steady yourself, but you can pretty much walk all the way to the top and have a breathtaking view of kibo peak.

From there it's 2 hrs over volcanic scree to Karanga Valley Camp it is a green oasis, albeit a cold, windy one.

It is on the other side of the valley, spend the afternoon resting, exploring, the iridescent, malachite sunbirds that live there.

Duration: 6 hours

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

Day 6: Karanga Camp - Barafu Huts (4680 m)

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
Walking distance: 3.5 km Time: 4-5 hrs Altitude gain: 640 m

Today the walk is short but on steep path increasinlgy inhospitable landscape on the left will be Southern Glaciers. Lunch will be at Barafu Camp.

The advantage of the extra night at Karanga is give you plenty of time to rest, eat, acclimatise, recover and prepare for the summit attempt.

Barafu Camp is perched on a ridge in a landscape of barren and bleak.

Duration: 6 hours

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

Day 7: Summit (5895 m)

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
Walking distance: 5.5 km(up) + 15 km Time: 10hrs+

Wake up at 11.00 and 11.30 pm. Get ready with your gear and have break fast. Around midnight start the hike to the summit you will see strings of little lights for climbers ahead of you.

As steep as the slope is the path itself isn't that bad. Take all the time you need.

There are two landmarks that are resting points only minutes. Then 1:30hrs after leaving the cave rocks appear on the path a bit slippery called Jamaican Rocks. Its another 1:30hrs to reach Uhuru Peak.

Descend for Lunch at barafu camp. You have no choice but to pack up your gear and keep going 3hrs to the Millenium Camp or Mweka Huts.

Dinner and overnight at Millenium Camp or Mweka Huts.
Duration: 6 hours

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

Day 8: Horombo Huts - Marangu Gate

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
Walking distance: 20 km Time: 5 hrs

After beakfast you set continue descending down. The path is already known so its just getting down to the mweka gate.

At the gate you'll have to clear more formalities, but eventually you will say good bye to your guides and you climb into the vehicle waiting for you and be carried away to your hotel for hot showers and cold beers.

Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Arusha Tourist Inn
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Important Details

Included
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Kilimanjaro
  • 8x Dinner
  • All Park fees.
  • 8x Lunch
  • A professional guide.( English, Spanish, French)
  • All activities of treckking mount kilimanjaro
  • 8x Breakfast
  • All accommodation during hike. (camping)
  • Accommodation included: 8 nights
Not Included
  • All things of personal nature
  • Mountain gear
  • International flights
  • Tips and gratitude for driver Guide and safari cook
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered

Airports

  • Arusha Airport, Arusha Tanzania
  • Kilimanjaro Airport, Kilimanjaro National Park Tanzania


7:30 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
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