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9 Days Kilimanjaro Climbing
Lemosho Route

09 Days
Climbing Route: LEMOSHO (9 DAYS)
  • Route Overview

    Kilimanjaro climbing 7 Days Lemosho route will be whereby after reaching the Barrance camp the Barafu will be broken up into two days of which allowing for a short day Just before the summit endeavor , Kilimanjaro climbing 7 Days Lemosho route has an import thing because summiting day will begin on the midnight while other hikers on this trip of Kilimanjaro climbing 7 Days Lemosho trekking are still a sleep leaving them disadvantaged going into the toughest day on the mountain by having a short day before hand, climbers can have enough time to rest so to increase the summit reaching success whilst taking Kilimanjaro 7 Days Lemosho.

  • Day 1 Arriral Kilimanjaro Airport

    You will be met on arrival usually at Kilimanjaro Airport if you arrive by international flight or if in Arusha is you arrive by internal flight or if you arrive by shuttle bus from Nairobi or likewise. You will be escorted to waiting vehicle by our transferring driver who will then drive you to Moshi. For the rest of the day your trek will start the next day morning. Depending on your arrival time our mountain guide will meet you at the hotel or airport for briefing on the next Kilimanjaro trek. Accommodation: Salinero Hotel Moshi or Planet lodge Arusha. Meals Plan: {D}

  • Day 2: Moshi - Hike Lundorossi Gate 2,250 M – Mti Mkubwa camp 2,800 M

    After breakfast at the Moshi hotel you will be taken to the Kilimanjaro National park gate 2,250, an approximate 21/2 hrs drive from Moshi. Here you will be registered by the national park authorities and porters will weigh the luggage. Then you will drive an approximate 15 km on a bumpy track that will take you into the dense rainforest to the drop – off point where your trek will start. You will follow a moderately steep track, which leads you through an amazing and unspoilt natural forest to the Mti Mkubwa camp 2,800m. This camp is about 21/2 hrs away and it’s your destination for this first day. The Lemosho route is also home to wild animals, you will be accompanied by our armed ranger during the first 2 days of your trek. Accommodation: Mti Mkubwa camp. Meals Plan: {B, L, D}

  • Day 3: Hike Mti Mkubwa camp 2,800 M – Shira camp 3,900 M

    Today’s long trek starts on a small trail that passes through the rainforest. As one climbs, the forest gradually thins out and the landscape changes into heath and moorland where plants like Ericas and Lobelia start to dominate the landscape. You will cross the Shira Ridge and after 4 – 5 hrs. of trekking, you will reach the Shira camp 1. Here you will stop for lunch, relax a bit and the rift valley for the last part of the climb (approximately 3 hrs.) you will climb another 400m in altitude. The landscape will change again and at Shira camp 2, you will camp for the night and with a little luck, enjoy the wonderful view of the Kibo summit at sunset. Accommodation: Shira 2 camp. Meals Plan: {B, L, D}

  • Day 4: Hike shira 2 camp 3,900 M, Lava tower 4,600 M to Barranco camp 2,960 M

    Today you will climb approximately 740m but you will spend the night at an elevation only slightly higher than the previous night, this will allow your body to acclimatize as a height of over 4,600m will be reached before descending again. In doing so you will be able to see how your body reacts to such an altitude. The trek begins with a long ascent above the Shira Plateau in the direction of the Lava Tower (4,640 m). The vegetation becomes sparser as the landscape changes to alpine sececio plants. The climb passes through the wide Barraco valley with its lobelia and giant senecio plants. After 6 -7 hrs walking you will arrive at the Barranco camp the most beautiful camp on Kilimanjaro. Accommodation: Barranco camp. Meals Plan: {B, L, D}

  • Day 5: Hike Barranco camp 3,960 M – Kranga camp 4,035 M

    Today’s trekking leg has many ascends and descends and shortly after the start, you will tackle the steepest part of the entire route the Barranco wall. Every now and then you may need your hands to hold on as there are no climbing “paths” safety is paramount and your guides will assist you whenever necessary. After reaching the top of Barranco wall, you will walk along the mountain ridge. From here you will have fantastic views of the southern glacier of Kibo as well as of the Kibo summit. You will get to Karanga camp around lunch time. Accommodation: Karanga camp. Meals Plan: {B, L, D}

  • Day 6: Hike Karanga camp 4,035 M – Barafu camp 4,640 M

    After breakfast you will walk along a trail that passes through an alpine desert area until you reach the destination of today The Barafu Camp. This Camp is situated at an altitude of 4,640m and will be reached in about 3 – 4hrs. in the afternoon you can relax and stretch your legs in preparation of the upcoming summit night. You will have dinner early in order to catch a few hours’ sleep, before you will be woken up at around midnight. Accommodation: Barafu camp. Meals Plan: {B, L, D}

  • Day 7: Hike Barafu camp 4,640 M to Uhuru peak 5,895 M (the summit) to Mweka camp 3,080 M

    After some hot tea and a light snack the climb begins at around midnight. Torch light you will start walking on the Lava ash that is still frozen. After 5 -7 hrs you will arrive at Stella point, the crater rim of Mt. Kilimanjaro. Another 1-2 hrs Climb along the crater ridge will lead you to the summit of Uhuru peak (5,895m). From “Africa’s roof”, you will be able to see the surrounding landscape being lit up by the rising sun – a truly liberating experience. After a short break and taking photos you will return to Barafu camp Just before midday where the rest of the crew will be waiting for you. You will have a warm lunch and ret for about 1 -2 hrs before you make your way down to the Mweka camp ( 3,080m) about 3hrs away. Accommodation: Mweka camp. Meals Plan: {B, L, D}

  • Day 8: Hike Mweka camp 3,080 M, to Mweka Gate 1,630 M to Moshi or Arusha.

    The final hike of your wonderful 7 day Lemosho route trekking begins after breakfast with a traditional farewell ceremony from the mountain crew then a moderate 2 hrs walk through the rainforest continues to Mweka Gate where you will meet by a transferring driver. At the gate you will sign out and obtain your Kilimanjaro certificate then you will drive back to Moshi or Arusha where you will have a long and warm shower after a tiring mountain trekking the rest of the day is free to rest. Accommodation: Salinero Hotel Moshi or Planet lodge Arusha. Meals Plan: {B, L, D}

  • Day 9: Departure

    After breakfast, you will be transferred to Kilimanjaro Airport or to shuttle bus to Nairobi or to your next destination After breakfast you will be transferred to Kilimanjaro Airport or to shuttle bus to Nairobi or to your next destination. Meals Plan: {B}

  • Tour inclusions

    • Arrival and departure airport transfers
    • 2 night’s hotel in Moshi one before and one after trekking
    • Professional, experienced, mountain guides
    • Quality, waterproof, four-season private mountain sleeping tents
    • Kilimanjaro entry fees
    • All meals while on the Mountain
    • Camping ( hut) fees
    • Rescue fees
    • Certified, experienced, English speaking guides
    • Guides, Porters, cook salaries and park fees
    • Quality Mess tents with table and chairs
    • Large portions of fresh, healthy, nutritious food
    • Clean, purified drinking water
    • Crisis management and safety procedures
    • Fair and ethical treatment of porters
    • Sleeping Mattress
    • Emergency Evacuation by Flying Doctor Society of Africa
    Tour Excludes
    • Tips for guides and support staff
    • Sleeping bag and personal items
    • Personal expenses ( Visas, airport taxes etc)
    • Extra activities and optional Tours not listed above (short safari after your climb etc)
    • Extra nights
    • Meals not listed above

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