Lemosho Route 8 Days
Lemosho Route 8 Days - Climbing Kilimanjaro
Due to low traffic, Lemosho route is mainly said to be one of the most preferred routes in Mt.Kilimanjaro. At the same time, you will get a chance to witness various views that strikes large to some extent for sure. If you are looking for this great experience, then visit us and start to enjoy the fun. Hope the day wise activities mentioned here would be helpful.
Itinerary for Lemosho Route 8 Days
Day 1: Arrive in Tanzania
You will be picked to hotel in Moshi from Kilimanjaro International Airport and get to meet your guide who will explain you everything about your trek. Also, make sure to check whether you will have the required mountain gear.
Day 2: Lemosho Glades
After breakfast, you will pick from hotel and move to Lemosho gate 2100m/6889ft which is located at the Kilimanjaro western side. Once the registration process is completed, we will start our climbing towards the Lemosho glades in order to reach Big Tree camp 2650/8,694ft for spending your night over there, distance 6km/4miles, 2-3hrs walking, Habitat- Rain Forest Zone.
Day 3: Big Tree Camp to Shira One Camp
Today, it’s our turn to trek across plateau of heather scattered along with volcanic rock formations. Also, the target for today is going to be the Shira one Camp 3550m/11,646ft where you can get to view Kibo peak. However, we will also be getting a chance of experiencing altitude, distance 8km/5miles, 6-7hrs walking, Habitat- Heather and Moorland Zone.
Day 4: Shira 1 Camp to Shira 2 camp
On day 4, you will have a chance to witness Northern Icefields along with great views of Kibo. Now, our climbing over the moorland will be also helpful with adaptation and get to experience the panoramic views. And, today our destination is where you need to reach Shira 2 camp 3840m/ 12,598ft. Later, you will have your dinner and overnight stay, Distance 8km/5miles, 4-5hrs walking, Habitat- Heather and Moorland zone.
Day 5: Shira 2 camp to Barranco Camp
Now, your journey will be getting started with great panoramic views where you can also experience the chance by having a path towards the upland desert as well as over the lava ridges. We will now reach the Lava tower 4550m/ 14,927ft which is said to be the great place where we are going to have lunch now. Later, in the noon, we will move down to camp for night stay which is located in the base of Great Barranco Valley 3900m/ 12,795ft, distance 11km/6mile, 5-7hrs walking, Habitat- Alpine desert zone.
Day 6: Barranco Camp to Karanga Camp
On day 6, we will move down to Great Barranco. Now, we will exit to the Great Barranco wall. However, you will be going to climb over the rock which is going to be the long as well as tiring for sure. Now, we move towards Karanga Valley and take a path to night’s camp at Karanga camp 4100m/13,451ft for night stay, distance 5km/3miles, 4-5hrs walking, Habitat- Alpine desert zone.
Day 7: Karanga Camp to Barafu Camp
After your breakfast, we start our walk towards Barafu camp. Now, we will be experiencing the tough steep walk. Once arrived at Barafu camp 4600m/15,091ft, we spend our afternoon time with lunch and take a rest for a long night as well. Then, we will have dinner very earlier and take a sleep that in order to wake up between 11 pm and 12 pm for starting the climb towards the summit, distance 4km/2mile, 3-4hrs walking, Habitat- Alpine desert.
Day 8: Barafu Camp to Uhuru Peak
Take our path towards summit glaciers and get to experience the great height after 5 to 6 hours. Here, you can witness the great views for sure. Now, we will be over the crater rim which is located at Stella point 5735m/ 18,815ft. And, then the ice cliffs in the crater will be started surround us. After a couple of hours walking, we will be reaching to the summit, Uhuru Peak 5895m/19,340ft. Now, we move down to Stella Point then get back to Barafu Camp for your breakfast and after a short rest continue your descent to mweka camp 3100m/10,170ft, distance 13km/8miles, 11-14hrs walking, Habitat- Summit zone.
Day 9: Mweka Camp to Mweka Exit Gate
Now, take a trip towards Mweka Gate 1650/ 5,413ft where we complete all the formalities and get certificates. And, then we will be getting back to the hotel in Moshi as per the instruction. Finally, the 8 days Lemosho route journey has come to an end.
Day 10: Transfer Back to Airport
Pick your deal
As per your convenience, you can choose your package at your budget from Kilimanjaro boundthat whenever you want. Also, without experiencing any difficulties, you can make your deal and start your journey for this vacation.
Important Information About Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro
- Accommodations the night before and the night after the trek two nights in Moshi
- Quality, waterproof, four-season private mountain sleeping tents
- Professional, experienced, mountain guides
- All Park fees
- Entry fees, Rescue fees, camping fees or hut fees
- All meals while on the Mountain
- Arrival and Departure transfers
- Guides, Porters, cook salaries and park fees
- Quality Mess tents with table and chairs
- Transport to the gate on starting day and after the trek
- Clean, purified drinking water
- Private, portable chemical flush toilets
- Fair and ethical treatment of porters
- Portable Summit Emergency Oxygen
- Kilimanjaro National park certificate for successful summit attempt
- Flying Doctor Service
- Tanzania Visa: $50 per person on arrival
- Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.)
- Meals not listed above
- Optional Tours (short safari before or after your climb, marangu village day tour, day trip to lake challa, etc)
- Tips and any items of personal nature
- Health requirements (Yellow Fever – only compulsory if you travel to Tanzania via a Yellow Fever infected country, Meningitis & Hepatitis A remains optional, but comes recommended)
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