Kilimanjaro Lemosho Route

  • 7 Days
  • 1-15 People
  • For intermediate hikers

Enjoy the mountain's tranquility

This route is a favorite of both hikers and guides. It is the longest, but also one of the least busy routes up the mountain. The tranquil trails offer a captivating scenery with the possibility of wildlife spotting on the first day. You will be trekking over the Shira plateau, the oldest of Kilimanjaro’s volcanic cones. Trekking from the south-west of Kilimanjaro, this tour will provide you with is known for its fantastic panoramas.

The fourth day of this tour will be your acclimatization day. It will help you adjust to the high altitude and ultimately helps you to avoid altitude sickness. On this day you will hike up to the Lava Tower and your guide will explain the Kilimanjaro’s volcanic history while taking a rest.

This route is recommended for the slightly more trained hiker as the trail is longer and slightly more difficult. However, this route also has an amazingly high success rate due to it’s long acclimatization to the altitude, which makes this the highly favored route among hikers and guides.

1 Person
$2050
2 to 3 Persons
$1950/each
4 to 5 Persons
$1900/each
6 and more Persons
$1800/each

Our package includes

Included

  • Transport to/from park gate
  • Park, rescue and camping fees
  • Regular health checks and blood-oxygen checks
  • Emergency First Aid Kit & Oxygen
  • Professional English speaking guide(s); porters & cook
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Water, and tea and coffee with meals
  • Kilimanjaro National Park certificate for your successful hike

Not Included

  • Tips for the guide, chef and porters
  • Travel insurance
  • Transport to/from the airport
  • Hotel before/after your hike
  • Personal items
  • Hiking clothes, boots, and sticks
  • Soda and alcoholic beverages

We happily arrange your airport-pickup, accommodation, hiking-gear, and further personal equipment for and with you.

Trip Itinerary

Day one: Londorossi Gate (2100m) – Mti Mkubwa Camp (2 820m)
Hiking time: 4 hours
Distance: Approximately 7 km
Environment: Montane forest
Day two: Mti Mkubwa Camp (2 820m) – Shira camp 1 (3550m)
Hiking time: 4 to 6 hours
Distance: Approximately 6 km
Environment: Moorland
Day three: Shira camp 1 (3550m) – Shira Camp 2 (3,840m)
Hiking time: 4 hours
Distance: 8 km
Environment: moorland
Day four: Acclimatization day – Shira camp 2 (3840m) to Lava Tower (4640m) to Barranco camp (3980m)
Hiking time: 6 to 7 hours
Distance: Approximately 5,5 km ascent/ 5 km descent
Environment: Semi desert
Day five: Barranco camp (3980m) – Barafu camp (4680m)
Hiking time: 7 to 8 hours
Distance: Approximately 9 km
Environment: Alpine desert
Day six: Barafu camp (4680m) - Uhuru Peak (5895m) - Mweka Camp (3090m)
Hiking time: 7 to 8 hours to reach Uhuru Peak, 6 to 8 hours to descend to Mweka Camp
Distance: Approximately 4,5 km ascent and 12 km descent
Environment: Stone scree and ice-capped summit
Day seven: Mweka Camp (3090m) – Mweka Gate (1640m)
Hiking time: 6 to 8 hours
Distance: Approximately 9 km
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