8-Day Kilimanjaro Adventure-Lemosho Route

Kilimanjaro 8 Days Lemosho Route is a very special itinerary designed for those wishing to make the ascent to the summit in the daylight hours as well as with sun rise. You will pass by Kibo crater rim, and trek to the top of the inner Reusch crater and cross the Shira Plateau. It takes us through magnificent scenery with views of the Great Rift Valley, Mt Meru and Longido. Some wildlife can be seen during trekking. The route is more scenic compared to other Kilimanjaro Routes.

per adult from

$3,007

NZD

Duration

8 days

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Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 7x Breakfast
    • 8x Dinner
    • 8x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 8 nights
    • Kilimanjaro Climb Equipments
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Private transportation
    • Meal as indicated on itinerary
    • Entry/Admission - Mount Kilimanjaro
    What's excluded :
    • International flights (From/to home)Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.
    • Tips for guides and porters

  • Day 1: Drive to Londorossi Park Gate

    Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
    Drive to Londorossi Park Gate (2,385m). Register at the gate office, and start the hike with a gradual ascent and a slight descent into the Lemosho Glades. Enter the lush rainforest and listen to the sounds of many exotic birds. Spot monkeys such as the black and white colobus - these monkeys are black with a long ‘cape’ of white hair and a flowing white tail. Spend the day in the gorgeous and fascinating forested slopes of Mt Kilimanjaro, most of which is considered to be a rainforest zone. End the day at the Mti Mkubwa (Big Tree) Campsite, within the upper reaches of the montane forest zone.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Mti Mkubwa (Big Tree) Campsite,

    Day 2: Climbing from Mti Mkubwa Camp to Shira Camp 1

    Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
    Wake up early in the morning and tackle a steep climb to head out of the montane forest zone and into the moorland zone. Admire trees such as the Giant Heather and Erica. Embark on a challenging hiking day with a trek over the Shira ridge at 3,500m (11,483 ft), where, on a clear day, have direct views of Kibo, the peak and ultimate goal of the adventure. From there, descend to the Shira plateau and set up at Shira 1 Camp, located next to a stream
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Shira 1 Camp

    Day 3: Shira1 to Shira 2 Camp

    Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
    Travel across the Shira plateau, with time for short acclimatization walks. Because the hiking time is only about 3 hours today, use the free time to take a number of short acclimatization walks around and above the Shira 2 Camp. This camp is more exposed than the previous night's camp. It may be windier and colder, with temperatures dropping to below freezing especially during winter
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Shira 2 Camp

    Day 4: Shira 2 camp-Lava Tower-Barabco Camp

    Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
    Climb slowly through the rocky terrain to the Lava Tower (4600m, 15,092 ft) from the Shira 2 Camp. The route becomes increasingly challenging and steep. Some hikers might start to feel weak or short of breath from the altitude so go slowly— “pole pole” as they say in Swahili—to avoid exasperating the symptoms. Then descend from the Lava Tower 650m (2133 ft) to the Great Barranco Valley. Hike about 2 hours to reach the valley, acclimate to the elevation and take in the view of the Western Breach and Breach Wall along the way. Reach the Barranco Camp and enjoy the beautiful landscape as a reward for the day’s difficult hike. The Breach Wall surrounds the Camp on three sides and the area has an amazing view of hanging glaciers and the Kibo massif.
    Duration: 7 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Baranco Campsite

    Day 5: Baranco Camp to Karanga Camp

    Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
    This is the great day for your Kilimanjaro Climb. Start the steady hike up the eastern side of the Great Barranco Wall. On the way to the Karanga Camp (4100m, 13,451 ft), pass below the Heim Glacier and through the alpine desert of the Karanga Valley. Depending on the weather, enjoy the fantastic view of Mt. Kilimanjaro from the Heim Glacier
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Karanga Valley Campsite

    Day 6: Karanga Camp to Barafu Camp

    Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
    Climb through the Karanga Valley to the Barafu Camp at 4600m (15,092ft). The trail through the alpine desert is dry, barren, and temperatures will get colder after leaving the valley camp. The Barafu Camp is on a narrow ridge with no barriers from the wind, but with a beautiful view of the Kibo and Mawenzi peaks. Take some time before dark to get familiar with the camp area to avoid any accidents later.
    Duration: 5 hours

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

    Day 7: Climbing to Uhuru Peak

    Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
    Wake up call today is at 11pm in order to reach Stella Point (5756m, 18,885 ft) in time for the spectacular view of the sunrise (depending on weather). Enjoy a snack and warm drink and get ready for the ascent in the dark up the northwest scree. Go slowly as the terrain is rocky and difficult, pass between the Rebmann and Ratzel glaciers before arriving at Stella Point. Start the 1 hour, gradual ascent to Uhuru peak (5895m, 19341 ft) along the snow-covered trail. Temperatures near the summit can range from -23° C (-9°f) in the morning to just below freezing overnight. Arrive at the summit at last! Take a deep breath and celebrate a successful climb. Hiking hours 7-8 hours and distance 5 Km or 3 miles, then descend through Barafu for short rest and continue to to Mweka Camp (3,060 meters or 10,065 feet) 4-6 hours with distance 12 Km or 7 miles.
    Duration: 11 hours

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

    Day 8: Descend to Mweka Gate-Moshi

    Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
    Descend to Mweka Gate. Enjoy the lower altitude and the view of the forested slopes of Mt Kilimanjaro. The route can be muddy underfoot so take care. From the Mweka Gate you will continue down into the Mweka village for lunch, normally a muddy 1 hour hike. Hiking hours 3-4 hours. Distance 4 Km or 2 miles to Mweka gate. Transfer to a hotel for certificate and summit party ceremony.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Kilimanjaro Wonders Hotel
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We shall pick you up from any hotel of your choice in Moshi and Arusha
    Departure Time :
    8:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • 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

12

Organised by KLM Safaris

Activity ID: V-127144P8

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