7 Days Lemosho Route Kilimanjaro Trek

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The Lemosho route is one of the newer routes on Mount Kilimanjaro. The route begins in the west and rather than simply intersecting Shira Plateau (like Machame), Lemosho crosses it from Shira Ridge to Shira Camp. Climbers encounter low traffic until the route joins the Machame route. Afterwards, Lemosho follows the same route through Lava Tower, Barranco and Barafu, known as the southern circuit. The trail begins north of Shira, also on the western side of the mountain. But unlike the Shira Route, where for the first day you walk on a wide 4 WD road, Lemosho is a narrow wilderness trail right from the beginning, passing through pristine and remote rainforest with good chances of seeing wildlife.

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Day 1: Arusha – Londross Gate

We will pick you up from your hotel in Arusha at 0800 and drive to the Londross Gate to obtain permits and clearance After registration and clearance, begin your trek trek to Forest Camp where you will have dinner and overnight (3-4 hours of trekking). (2,650 M). Meal Plan: {L, D}

Day 2: Forest Camp – Shira 1 Camp

Trek from Forest Camp to Shira 1 Camp, 4-5 hours of trekking, where you will have dinner and overnight. 3,610 M). Meal Plan: {B, L, D}

Day 3: Shira 1 Camp – Shira 2 Camp

Elevation Gain and Loss: 880 meters, 2,900 feet. Today you have a 3-4 hour trek from Shira 1 to Shira 2 Camp where you will have dinner and overnight. (3,840M). Meal Plan: {B, L, D}

Day 4: Shira 2 Camp – Barranco Camp

From Shira 2 Camps, trek about 6 hours to Barranco Camp (3,950 M) for dinner and overnight. Meal Plan: {B, L, D}

Day 5: Barranco Camp – Barafu Camp

Today you will trek from Barranco to Barafu Camp. You will have dinner and overnight at Barafu (4,550 M). Meal Plan: {B, L, D}

Day 6: Summit Climb – Uhuru Peak

You will rise shortly after midnight to begin your final ascent to the top of Kilimanjaro. You should reach the summit by sunrise after about 4 hours and then descend to Mweka Camp 3,100 M (4 hours) for dinner and overnight. Meal Plan: {B, L, D}.

Day 7: Mweka Gate – Arusha Hotel

Today it will be about 3-4 hours to reach the Mweka Gate where you receive your Summit Certificate and drive back to Arusha and your hotel. Meal Plan: {B, L}

Included:

  • Return transport from Arusha/Moshi to Mount Kilimanjaro
  • Use of our professional Mountain Guides/potters
  • Accommodation in Mountain Huts/tents where applicable
  • Three meals a day while on the mountain
  • All park entrance fees and Taxes

Excluded:

  • All your climbing gears
  • Personal insurance
  • Personal spending money
  • Tips for guide, potter and cook.

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