6 Days Lemosho Route - Moshi

Overview

Lemosho route approaches Mount kilimanjaro from the west. It crosses from Shira Ridge to Shira 2 camp offering the hikers a pleasant hike. Till it joins the Machame route, the visitors would experience the low traffic. Then both the route take the same track while passing some of the southern circuit splendors like the Lava Tower, Barranco and Barafu. The minimum days to trek in this route is 7, but 8 days is recommended as it will give more chance to acclimatize and achieve the summit.Lemosho is considered to be one of the most scenic routes to Kilimanjaro. The spectacular sights of the rain forest, Shira Plateau and all the other view points of the southern circuit add to its scenic views. Lemosho has low crowds until it combines with Machame. Lemosho is highly recommended and it has an abundance of wildlife such as elephant, buffalo, eland and lion which come over to forage during dry season from Longido game controlled area.

Details about this tour

Itinerary
Day 1: Transfer from Kilimanjaro Airport to Moshi
Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
Pick up from Kilimanjaro Airport and transfer to Moshi town for overnight at your designated hotel.
Duration: 1 day
Meals included:
Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.
Day 2: Londorossi Gate and Starting Point to Mti Mkubwa
Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
Leave in the morning from Moshi to Londorossi village were gate located. The start of trail 2100m trek winds up through the lush forest zone onto the lower slopes of the northern side, going to Shira Plateau. Overnight at Mti Mkubwa 2650m, 4 to 5 hours.
Duration: 1 day
Meals included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
No accommodation included on this day.
Day 3: Mti Mkubwa to Shira 2 Camp
Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
Trek to Shira 2 Hut walking through the fine open moorlands. Overnight at Shira 2 Hut 6 to 7 hours.
Duration: 1 day
Meals included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
No accommodation included on this day.
Day 4: Shira 2 Camp to Barranco Camp
Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
Today you would take a long trek to Barranco camp that lies in a sheltered area below the remarkable cliffs of the Breach wall. The valley is dominated by the Breach wall, the dome of Uhuru and the edge of the Heim Glacier. Make your overnight stay at Barranco Camp (3900m) which can be completed within a 6 to 7 hours of trek.
Duration: 1 day
Meals included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
No accommodation included on this day.
Day 5: Barranco Camp to Barafu Camp
Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
After breakfast begin trekking from Barranco to Barafu for overnight. Distance 4kms, duration 7 to 8hours, and altitude gain 650m.
Duration: 1 day
Meals included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
No accommodation included on this day.
Day 6: Barafu Camp to Uhuru Peak (Summit) to Mweka Camp
Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
Distance19kms, duration 12 to14 hours and altitude gain 1295m down 2105m
Duration: 1 day
Meals included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
No accommodation included on this day.
Day 7: Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate to Moshi
Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
Distance 13kms, duration 5-6 hours and descend 1650m. Pick up at Mweka gate and transfer to the lodge or hotel
Duration: 1 day
Meals included:
Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

Inclusions

  • 7x Breakfast
  • 5x Dinner
  • 5x Lunch
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Kilimanjaro
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Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Wheelchair accessible

Near public transportation

Transportation is wheelchair accessible

Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

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Cancellation Policy

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From
USD 2034
Per Person