10-Days Mount Kilimanjaro Climb, Lemosho Route
Our 10-Days Mount Kilimanjaro Climb, Lemosho Route Start and end in Moshi Town. Hiking Mount Kilimanjaro Lemosho Route, package taking you through the Moshi, Tanzania and other destinations in Tanzania. 10 Days Mount Kilimanjaro Climb, Lemosho Route includes accommodation in a campsite as well as an expert guide, meals and transport. Lemosho route is the technical route for experienced climbers. For this route, you need some mountain climbing skills and you need to be really fit. Kilimanjaro Lemosho Route hiking is a very special Itinerary designed for those wishing to make the ascent to the summit in the daylight hours. You spend a night in the Kibo crater and trek to the top of the inner crater. There is a stunning view of the Ash Pit, and this itinerary cross the Shira Plateau. It takes in the glades on the route as well as the drive to high altitude on the first day which takes us through magnificent scenery with views of the Great Rift Valley, Mt Meru, and Longido Game Reserves. Lets Book and Explore 10-Days Mount Kilimanjaro Climb,Lemosho Route Adventure with Us.
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Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport; meet by our knowledgeable driver-guide, after greetings and double-check your bags will transfer you to Moshi town (45 minutes’ drive). The briefing about Mount Kilimanjaro hiking will be provided by your Kilimanjaro professional and experienced guide. Your Kilimanjaro guide will also check your climbing equipment. Anything missing can be rented for you.
Our 10-Days Mount Kilimanjaro Climb, Lemosho Route will Start today. A guide and a mountain support crew will arrive at the hotel in the morning in order to meet you and hold another briefing, after which you will travel by vehicle (roughly 3-4 hours) to Kilimanjaro National Park’s western entrance: Londorossi Gate (2,200 m). After the quick formality of acquiring climbing permits and registering with the search and rescue service, the group will start trekking towards the first camp of the route: Mti Mkubwa Camp (2,780 m). Raincoats are necessary on this day in particular, as you will be walking through the rainforest. By the time you reach the camp, our professional mountain crew will prepare everything necessary, put tents and cook lunch for you. After lunch, the group will depart on an acclimatization hike towards Shira 1 Camp that features a 300-meter gain in altitude, after which you will hike back down to Mti Mkubwa Camp, where a hot dinner will be waiting.
Change in Elevation: Londorossi Gate (2,200 m) — Mti Mkubwa Camp (2,780 m)
Hiking distance: 6 km
Hiking time: 3-4 hours
Accommodation: Mti Mkubwa Camp.
An early wakeup, breakfast, and a gradual trek upwards until 3,500 meters; at that point for the first time, you will be able to see stunning views of Shira Plateau and Kibo Volcano. On the whole, the passage from Mti Mkubwa Camp to the second high-altitude Shira 1 Camp (3,505 m) is rather easy and takes about 5-6 hours. This will allow you to start the acclimatization process gradually, which is a mainstay of good trekking. When you reach the camp, your team of specialists will cook you lunch and you will have the chance to rest in your tent or walk around the nearby area.
Change in Elevation: Mti Mkubwa Camp (2,780 m) — Shira 1 Camp (3,505 m)
Hiking distance: 5 km
Hiking time: 5 – 6 hours
Accommodation: Shira One Camp
Departing from Shira 1 Camp (3,505 m) and a light trekking towards the second high altitude camp: Shira 2 Camp (3,900 m). This trek is not difficult and you will be able to enjoy spectacular views of Africa and the unique flora of Kilimanjaro and the surrounding area. Shira 2 Camp is the best place on the trip to see Mount Meru (the fifth summit of Africa), weather permitting. When you arrive at camp you will have lunch, and after a two-hour rest, everyone will complete an acclimatization hike towards Lava Tower Camp that features a 300-meter gain in altitude.
Change in Elevation: Shira 1 Camp (3,505 m) — Shira 2 Camp (3,900 m)
Hiking distance: 7 km
Hiking time: 3 – 4 hours
Accommodation: Shira Camp
After breakfast, you will leave Shira Camp (3,900 m) and start your way to the key point of the route: Lava Tower (4,630 m). This section of the route has a lot of ascents and descents that end in a camp at over 4,600 meters. It might be difficult, and you may feel some discomfort, but in order to successfully acclimate to the altitude you have to spend at least 1–2 hours here, so this is where lunch will be. Then you will descend to Barranco Camp (3,960 m). Here you can see the famous Barranco Wall, impressive in both its massive size and steepness! The next day you will be climbing it, but don’t worry: it features a very simple hiking trail.
Change in Elevation: Shira Camp (3,900 m) — Lava Tower (4,630 m) — Barranco Camp (3,960 m)
Hiking distance: 12 km
Hiking time: 6–8 hours
Accommodation: Barranco Camp.
Early wakeup, breakfast and the start of summiting Barranco Wall (we recommend you leave the camp as early as possible to avoid crowds of the other groups). Hiking up the gorge wall is not difficult and only takes around an hour. After the climb, you can have a rest and take photos in front of the Kibo volcano. Then you start a more difficult hike to Karanga Camp, which features numerous ascents and descents during the route, but don’t worry: our guides are experts at choosing an optimal pace for the group. After reaching the camp you will be offered a warm lunch. After a couple
of hours you will have to complete an acclimatization hike in the direction of Barafu Camp with a 300-meter gain in altitude, and then descent back down to the camp.
Change in Elevation: Barranco Camp (3,960 m) — Karanga Camp (4,035 m)
Hiking distance: 5 km
Hiking time: 4–5 hours
Accommodation: Karanga Camp
In the morning after breakfast, you begin your way to Barafu Summit Camp (4,640 m), the starting point for a night summiting Uhuru Peak (5,895 m). Our team will set up a camp for you ahead of time, including tents and sleeping bags, so you can relax. After regaining strength, you have to complete an acclimatization hike towards the intermediate Kosovo Summit Camp (4,800 m) and then back to Barafu Camp, where you will be served a hot dinner. It is better to spend the remainder of the day resting and sleeping before night summiting.
Change in Elevation: Karanga Camp (4,035 m) — Barafu Camp (4,640 m)
Hiking distance: 6 km
Hiking time: 4–5 hours
Accommodation: Barafu Camp
Departure from Barafu Camp (4,640 m) at night and the start of summiting Kilimanjaro: Uhuru Peak (5,895 m). Technically the climb is relatively simple; however, the most challenging part is the high altitude. Each pair of climbers will get a personal guide for the entire ascent to monitor your physical and mental conditions. After your successful ascent to Uhuru Peak, you can descend to the nearest glacier if desired. Then you will return to Barafu Camp and after a 2-hour rest continue your descent to Millennium Camp (3,820 m).
Change in Elevation: Barafu Camp (4,640 m) — Uhuru Peak (5,895 m) — Millennium Camp (3,820 m)
Hiking distance: 15 km
Hiking time: 8–12 hours
Accommodation: Millennium Camp
The camp is situated in a tropical rainforest. When you wake up, you will feel relief from the reduction of the height and the satisfaction of reaching the summit. After a warm breakfast, you will head for the park’s exit: Mweka Gate (1,640 m). After your descent the whole group will gather to congratulate you, followed by offering you a chance to share your opinions on the climb in the guestbook. Lastly, we will present you with your commemorative certificates in our office and provide you a transfer back to the hotel.
Change in Elevation: Millennium Camp (3,820 m) — Mweka Gate (1,640 m)
Hiking distance: 12 km
Hiking time: 4-5 hours
Accommodation: Kilimanjaro Wonders Hotel
Today is the End of our 10-Days Mount Kilimanjaro Climb, Lemosho route. After breakfast at your hotel today we shall have a short walk around Moshi town then transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport to connect with your flight. Goodbye!
- Transfers from the Airport.
- All Accommodation in Moshi at Kilimanjaro wonders Hotel
- Arrival and departure transfers.
- All camping equipment (excluding sleeping bags and pillows).
- Drinking water throughout the tour.
- The services of porters and cooks.
- Entrance fee to the national park.
- Rescue fees.
- All meals while on safari and mineral drinking water during the safari.
- Government taxes.
- Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.)
- Optional Tours (Wildlife Safari)
- Tips and gratuities to your safari guide and cook.
- Flight fare