Kilimanjaro Lemosho Route 8 Days

8 day

E-Ticket

Instant Confirmation

Day Trip

Pickup Service

Group Tour

Itinerary

Day 1: Lemosho Glades (2385m) to Big Tree Camp (2780m)

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
Hiking time: 4 hours

Distance: Approximately 7km / 4.3mi

Habitat: Montane Forest – Moorland

You will be picked up at your hotel at around 08:00am and transferred to the Lemosho route at Londorosi gate which is located at western side of Kilimanjaro. After the registration process you will still start our climb steadily through the...
Itinerary

Day 1: Lemosho Glades (2385m) to Big Tree Camp (2780m)

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
Hiking time: 4 hours

Distance: Approximately 7km / 4.3mi

Habitat: Montane Forest – Moorland

You will be picked up at your hotel at around 08:00am and transferred to the Lemosho route at Londorosi gate which is located at western side of Kilimanjaro. After the registration process you will still start our climb steadily through the forests of the Lemosho glades to reach Big Tree camp where you will be spending the night.

Duration: 4 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Mti Mkubwa campsite, sleeping in tents.

Day 2: Big Tree Camp (2780m) to Shira 1 Camp (3500m)

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
Hiking time: 7 Hours

Distance: Approximately 8.5km / 5.3mi

Habitat: Montane Forest – Moorland

Today you will trek across a plateau of grassy moorland and heather scattered with volcanic rock formations. Our destination for today is the Shira 1 Camp from where there are often views of Kibo Peak floating on the clouds. We gain a reasonable amount of altitude today and parts of the route are fairly steep.

Duration: 7 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Shira 1 campsite, sleeping in tents.

Day 3: Shira 1 Camp (3500m) to Shira 2 Camp (3900m)

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
Hiking time: 5 Hours

Distance: Approximately 8km / 5mi

Habitat: Montane Forest – Moorland

Today you will get the chance to view the Northern Ice fields from the western side of the mountain with some unusual views of Kibo. Our steady climb across the moorland of the Shira Plateau will help with acclimatization and we enjoy great panoramic views. Our destination today is the Shira 2 Camp. In the afternoon you will take an acclimatization walk then head back to camp for dinner and overnight.

Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Shira 2 Campsite, sleeping in tent.

Day 4: Shira 2 Camp (3900m) to Barranco Camp (3960m)

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
Hiking time: 7 Hours

Distance: Approximately 10km / 6.2mi

Habitat: Alpine desert

Your trek starts with an ascent with far-reaching panoramic views, walking in to the climatic zone of the upland desert and on the lava ridges beneath the glaciers of the Western Breach. You will reach the distinct pinnacle of the Lava Tower (4640 m), our high point for the day and a great place to enjoy your lunch. In the afternoon we make a steep descent to our camp for the night, located in the base of the Great Barranco Valley (3960 m), sheltered by towering cliffs but with extensive views of the plains below.

Duration: 7 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Barranco Camp Campsite, sleeping in tent.

Day 5: Barranco Camp (3960m) to Karanga Camp (3963m)

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
Hiking time: 5 hours

Distance: Approximately 5.5km / 3.4mi

Habitat: Stone scree and ice-capped summit

Our day starts by descending into the start of the Great Barranco, a huge ravine. We then exit steeply, up the Great Barranco Wall, which divides us from the southeastern slopes of Kibo. It’s a climb over rock, not technical but long and tiring. Passing underneath the Heim and Kersten glaciers, we head towards the Karanga valley. From here we have a steep climb up from Karanga valley to our night’s camp at Karanga camp, set at 3963m. For those feeling strong we will go for a mid-afternoon acclimatization trek up to around 4200m before descending back to camp for the night.

Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Karanga Campsite, sleeping in tent.

Day 6: Karanga Camp (3963) to Barafu Camp (4640m)

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
Hiking time: 3 Hours

Distance: Approximately 3km / 1.9mi

Habitat:Alpine Desert

After a good night’s rest and breakfast, we set off on our walk to Barafu camp at 4640m. The climb will take us across desolate scree slopes with no vegetation around us at all. It’s a tough steep walk made more difficult by the altitude. On arriving at camp we eat and spend the afternoon resting as we prepare for a long night and day ahead. It is important to keep hydrated and warm. We have an early dinner and then try to get some sleep as we will be getting up at between 11pm and 12pm to start the climb to the summit.

Duration: 3 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Barafu campsite, sleeping in tents.

Day 7: Barafu Camp (4640m) to Uhuru Peak (5895m) to Mweka Camp (3100m)

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
Hiking time: 13hours – 15hours

Distance: Approximately 16.4km / 9.6mi

Habitat:Alpine Desert

We start off at around midnight, and walk steeply upwards to the summit glaciers. We will be climbing scree for 4 to 5 hours but gain incredible height over a short distance. The views are spectacular. We should be on the crater rim at Stella Point (5739m) as the first rays of the sun hit us. Spectacular ice cliffs within the crater surround us and the views to jagged Mawenzi peak and beyond are breathtaking. Another hour’s walking takes us to the summit, Uhuru Peak (5895m). We begin our descent by returning to Stella Point and then descending on scree slope and track back to Barafu Camp for breakfast, before finally heading down to Mweka Camp for a long well-earned rest.

Duration: 14 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: vernight at Mweka campsite, sleeping in tents.

Day 8: Trek Mweka Camp (3100m) to Mweka Gate (1630m)

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
Hiking time: 6hours

Distance: Approximately 9.1km / 7.5mi

Habitat:Stone Scree, ice capped summit, Alpine desert

A gentle trek takes us down through the rainforest to Mweka Gate, where we complete park formalities and receive certificates, which you can hang up with pride! We are then met by our vehicles and return to the hotel in Moshi, where you can treat yourself to a welcome shower then celebrate with cold drinks. Overnight at your arranged Hotel

Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: An overnight at your previous hotel.
Kilimanjaro Lemosho Route 8 Days photo 1 Kilimanjaro Lemosho Route 8 Days photo 2 Kilimanjaro Lemosho Route 8 Days photo 3 Kilimanjaro Lemosho Route 8 Days photo 4
Lowest Price Guaranteed
If you find a better price, we'll match it - just send the details to dollar-support@placepass.com.
Lowest Price Guaranteed
If you find a better price, we'll match it - just send the details to dollar-support@placepass.com.

Important Details

Included
  • All meals while on the Mountain
  • Hot water for washing every day
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Kilimanjaro
  • Clean, purified drinking water
  • 8x Lunch
  • All Park entrance fees
  • 8x Breakfast
  • Large portions of fresh, healthy and nutritious foods
  • Transfers from Airport and return
  • Government Tax
  • Fair and ethical treatment of porters
  • Summit Emergency Oxygen
  • Accommodation included: 8 nights
  • Rescue fees in mountain
  • Portable personal flash toilet
  • Salaries to the guides, cooks and porters
  • Water proof tents on climbing, Mess tent, Crew tents and Toilet tents
  • Professional & experienced mountain guides
  • All transportation in destination location
  • 2 Nights Accommodations; One before and after the trek in a good hotel
  • Crisis management and safety procedures
  • Emergency Oxygen tanks
  • High-Altitude Medical evacuation With Kilimanjaro SAR
  • Camping gear
  • Pulse Oximeter
  • 7x Dinner
Not Included
  • Tanzania Visa on arrival
  • Optional Tours
  • International flights
  • Any Personal Expenses
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips
  • Personal Climbing gears
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Arrive in Tanzania via Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA – JRO) where by Tupo Travel staff will be holding a Tupo Travel placard who will transfer you to Moshi town, for you to spend the first night at a hotel. Those who will arrive through Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA – NBO) in Kenya, will be picked by Shuttle bus to Moshi.

Airports

  • Kilimanjaro Airport, Kilimanjaro National Park Tanzania
  • Jomo Kenyatta Intl Airport, Nairobi Kenya


12:00 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

View Less

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.