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Mt.Kilimanjaro Climbing via Lemosho Route - 7days & 6nights

Starting from INR 150000

The Lemosho route crosses the entire Shira Plateau from west to east in a pleasant, relatively flat hike. Crowds are low until the route joins the Machame route near Lava Tower. Then the route traverses underneath Kilimanjaro's Southern Ice Field on a path known as the Southern Circuit before summiting from Barafu.

 

  • Duration
    7 days
  • Group Size
    1 to 25
  • Difficulty
    Moderate
  • Season
    January - December
Mt.Kilimanjaro Climbing via Lemosho Route - 7days & 6nights

The Lemosho route crosses the entire Shira Plateau from west to east in a pleasant, relatively flat hike. Crowds are low until the route joins the Machame route near Lava Tower. Then the route traverses underneath Kilimanjaro's Southern Ice Field on a path known as the Southern Circuit before summiting from Barafu.

TIPS ON WHAT TO BRING :

Walking Boots, Training shoes, Water proof Jacket, Pants, Shirts, Trousers, Skirts, Socks, Gloves, Sun Hat,  Balaclava / Woolen Hat, Gaiters, Thermal Underwear, Towel, Toiletries, Toilet Paper, Sun Glasses, Snow  Goggles, Water Bottle, Walking Pole, Crampons, Torch / Flash light, lip salve, Whistle, Emergency  Blanket or Four season Sleeping Bag, Heavy Duty plastic Bags, water Purification Kit and First Aid Kit.

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
Whats included in this tour Items that are covered in the cost of tour price.
  • TRANSFERS TO/ FROM THE GATE
  • PARK FEES
  • HUT/CAMPING FEES 
  • RESCUE
  • 2NIGHTS ACCOMMODATION IN ARUSHA { HB }
  • FEES, MEALS, TEA, COFFEE
  • TOUR LEADER
  • SINGLE SUPPLEMENT
  • GAS SLIDER
  • GUIDES, TENT, PORTERS AND TENT. 

 

Whats not included in this tour Items that are covered in the cost of tour price.
  • TIPS
  • DRINKS
  • PERSONAL INSURANCE
  • CLIMBING GEARS
  • SLEEPING BAGS AND  ALL ITEMS OF PERSONAL USE. 

 

  1. Day 1: Day of arrival in Arusha at Kilimanjaro International Airport

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    We will arrange a private transfer from Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) to Arusha where the rest of the day is at leisure.  

    We will gather in the hotel where you’ll have an overnight for a pre-climb briefing and equipment check. 

    We will also confirm that you have the appropriate mandatory medical coverage and travel insurance. 

    Dinner & Overnight at Mount Meru Hotel FB

     

  2. Day 2: Hotel in Arusha - Londorossi Gate (2360m) - Mti Mkubwa Camp (2810m)

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    Your day starts early with breakfast from the hotel, followed by a 2 hours drive from the hotel  (910m) to Londorossi Park Gate (2100m). Registration, preparation and packing of your  supplies and equipment will be done by the guides and porters at the park’s gate. This day will  be complete by trekking though the heavy rainforest and meeting your destination at our first  camp where you will find a tent and your personal belongings inside. 

    ⮚ Walking distance: 6 km, 3-4 hr 

    ⮚ All meals are included 

     

  3. Day 3: Mti Mkubwa camp (2810m) - Shira 2 camp (3505m)

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    You will depart from Mti Mkubwa to the second camp through heath and Moorland zone,  following the Shira ridge you will enter a vast high altitude desert plateau where the first view  of Mount Kilimanjaro unfold one of its horizon. 

    ⮚ Walking Distance: 8 km, 6-8 hrs. 

    ⮚ All meals are included

  4. Day 4: Shira camp 2 (3505m) -Barranco camp(3950m)

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    The route now turns east into a semi desert and rocky landscape surrounding Lava Tower. We  leave from Shira to Moir camp which is nested near enormous beds of volcanic rock and  surrounded by rocky hills and cliffs. We test our acclimatization with a trek to the base of 

    Lava tower at 4500m, then descent through senecio forest passing waterfalls that usher us into  the Barranco camp. The camp is set in the shadow of the massive Barranco wall with easterly  breezes often carrying misty clouds from the Barranco Valley.  

    ⮚ Trekking time: 7 - 9 hrs 

    ⮚ All meals are included 

     

  5. Day 5: Barranco camp (3995m) - Barafu Camp (4600m)

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    After breakfast with picnic lunch en route, the morning trek is slow and steady uphill hike as  we enter the Arctic zone. The temperatures becomes noticeably cooler, however excitement  fills our camp as we take final preparations for the summit day ahead. 

    ⮚ Walking distance: 3-5hrs, 4km 

    ⮚ All meals are included 

     

  6. Day 6: Summit attempt, Barafu Camp (4600m) - Uhuru Peak (5895m) - Mweka Camp (3100m).

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    Today we face our greatest challenge and meet the most rewarding point. An early wakeup  call for preparation and light breakfast before starting the summit around 01.00hrs.  Spectacular view coupled with the sunrise will warm the soul and strengthen the spirit as the  iconic Uhuru peak is now on sight. After the elevation of a well-earned summit we descend  back to Barafu camp for a nice break and celebration before continuing to Mweka camp.

    ⮚ Walking Distance: 12-14hrs, 21km 

    ⮚ All meals are included 

     

  7. Day 7: Mweka Camp (3100m) - Mweka gate

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    Descend from Mweka camp to the park gate where you are transferred back to your hotel for a  well-deserved shower. 

    ⮚ Walking Distance: 3-4hrs, 10km 

    ⮚ All meals included 

    ⮚ Accommodation: Mount Meru Hotel

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Accomodation

  • Mweka Camp
  • Barafu Camp
  • Shira camp

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Essential

  • Trekking Backpacks Or Trekking Bags
  • Trekking Shoes
  • A pair of gloves
  • A cap, hat or headband
  • Sunglasses suitable for trekking: category 3-4 or SPF 50
  • Sun cream
  • A picnic and/or some cereal or dry fruit bars as when taking breaks
  • Water-free soap

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