7 Day: Hiking Kilimanjaro via Lemosho Route

This special hiking tour takes you to the most famous and the highest peak in Africa, Mount Kilimanjaro through the Lemosho Route. This is a lesser known route which usually begins on the western side of Mount Kilimanjaro. Lemosho route is one of the newer routes on the mountain, and a superb choice for your climb. It is our preferred route due to its ideal balance of low traffic, beautiful scenery and a high summit success rate.

per adult from

$2,879

AUD

Duration

7 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 7x Breakfast
    • 6x Dinner
    • 7x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 7 nights
    • Meals and water
    • All fees and taxes
    • Safari jeep 4*4 pop up roof top with six widow seat
    • A professional driver/guide
    • Entry/Admission - Mount Kilimanjaro
    What's excluded :
    • International flights
    • Tips form safari driver/guide and chief
    • Items Personal
    • Travel insurance, visa fees

  • Day 1: Londorossi Gate to Mkubwa Camp

    Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
    In the morning our driver will pick you at the hotel to the Londorossi Gate (2,250 m), an approximate 2 and 30 hours’ drive. After registration at Kilimanjaro National Park you will drive to a dense rainforest to the drop-off point where your trek begins. You will follow a moderately steep track, which leads you through an amazing and unspoiled natural forest to Mkubwa Camp (2,800 m).
    This camp is about 2 and 30 hours away and it’s your destination for the today. This region is home to wild some wild animals, you will be accompanied by an armed ranger during the first 2 days of your trek.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Mkubwa Camp

    Day 2: Mkubwa Camp to Shira Camp

    Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
    On this day trekking will starts on a small trail that passes through the rainforest. As you climb, the forest gradually thins out and the landscape changes into heath and moorland where plants like Erica and lobelia start to dominate the landscape. You will cross the Shira Ridge and after 4 to 5 hours of trekking, you will reach the Shira Camp 1. Here you will stop for a lunch, relax a bit and enjoy the fantastic views of Mt Meru and the Rift Valley. For the last part of the climb, you will climb another 400 m in altitude.
    The landscape will change again and at Shira Camp 2(approximately 4 hours). Shira camp 2 is the final destination for this day and you will spend your night there.

    Mkubwa Camp (2,780m) to Shira Camp 2 (3,900m).
    Duration: 7 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Shira Camp

    Day 3: Shira Camp Lava Tower to Barrranco Camp

    Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
    This day you will climb approximately 740 m but you will spend the night at an elevation only slightly higher than the previous night. This will allow your body to cope with the climatic change, as a height of over 4,600 m will be reached before descending again. The trek begins with a long ascent above the Shira Plateau in the direction of the Lava Tower (4,640 m). The climb passes through the wide Barranco Valley wich have lobelia and giant senecio plants. After 6 to 7 hours’ walking, you will arrive at the Barranco Camp; perhaps the most beautiful camp on Kilimanjaro.

    Shira Camp 2 (3,900m) to Lava Tower to Barranco Camp.
    Duration: 7 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Barranco Camp

    Day 4: Barranco Camp to Karanga Camp

    Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
    After breakfast, you will leave Barranco and continue on a steep ridge passing the Barranco Wall, to the Karanga Valley campsite. Then you will leave Karanga and hit the junction which connects with the Mweka Trail. Karanga camp is situated at an altitude of 4,035m m and will be reached in about 3 to 4 hours. In the afternoon you can relax and stretch your legs in preparation of the upcoming summit night.

    Barranco Camp (3,960m) to Karanga Camp (4,035m).
    Duration: 7 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Karanga Camp

    Day 5: Karanga Camp to Barafu Camp

    Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
    In this day you will continue up to the Barafu Hut. At this point, you have completed the South Circuit, which offers views of the summit from many different angles. You will make a camp here for the night and enjoy your dinner while preparing for the summit day. The two peaks of Mawenzi and Kibo are to be seen from this position.

    Karanga Camp (4,035m) to Barafu Camp (4,640m).
    Duration: 7 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Barafu Camp

    Day 6: Barafu Camp to Uhuru Peak to Mweka Camp

    Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
    Very early in the morning (midnight to 2am), you will continue your climb to the summit between the Rebmann and Ratzel glaciers. You will head in a north-west direction and ascend through heavy scree towards Stella Point on the crater rim. This is the most mentally and physically challenging part of the trek. At Stella Point (18,600 ft), you will stop for a short rest and will be rewarded with the most magnificent sunrise you are ever likely to see (weather permitting). From Stella Point, you may encounter snow all the way on your 1-hour ascends to the summit. At Uhuru Peak, you have reached the highest point on Mount Kilimanjaro and the continent of Africa. For those who hike fast will see the sunrise from the summit. After a short break and taking photos, you will return to Barafu Camp just before midday where the rest of the crew will be waiting for you. You will have a warm lunch and rest for about 1 to 2 hours before you make our way down to the Mweka Camp (3,080 m) about 3 hours.
    Duration: 7 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Mweka Camp

    Day 7: Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate

    Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
    After breakfast, you will descent down to the Mweka Park Gate where the whole group will gather to congratulate you and you will get a chance to share your opinion of the hiking on the guest book and receive your summit certificates. From the gate, you continue another hour to Mweka Village. A vehicle will meet you at Mweka village to drive you back to your hotel.

    Mweka Camp (3,080m) to Mweka Gate (1,630m).
    Duration: 7 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Hotel in Moshi
  • Departure Point :
    Moshi, Tanzania
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We advice our travelers to book the nearest hotel in town Airports
    • Kilimanjaro International Airport, Kilimanjaro Airport Rd, Tanzania
    • Arusha Airport, Arusha Tanzania
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • It is a private hiking tour only your group can participate.
    • Most travelers can participate.
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

6

Organised by Serengeti Camping Safari

Activity ID: V-233986P10

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