8 Days - The Scenic Kilimanjaro Trekking Lemosho Route

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$13,055

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Duration

9 days

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  • What's included :
    • 9x Breakfast
    • 9x Dinner
    • 9x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 2 nights
    What's excluded :

    • Day 1: Arrival in Arusha Town

      Stop At: Arusha, Arusha, Arusha Region
      As you arrive at the Airport in Tanzania (JRO). You will then be welcomed with a warm heart and greetings. After a short greeting session, the driver will load your bags in the car, ready for a drive to the lodge/hotel we have booked. With a clear sky you may be able to catch sight of the Mighty Kilimanjaro projecting from the clouds. Upon arrival, your Mountain Guide will have a few minutes to brief you and share some useful tips on Mountain trekking. You will have dinner and an early sleep as you prepare yourself for your trek the next day.
      Duration: 12 hours

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      • Lunch
      • Dinner
      Accommodation included: GRAN MELIA HOTEL

      Day 2: Londorossi Gate to Forest Camp

      Stop At: Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro Region
      Elevation: 7,800ft. – 9,500ft.

      Distance: 6 km

      Hiking Time: 3-4 hours

      As soon as you have had breakfast the adventure will start. We shall meet you at the Hotel, the porters will load you bags in the car and we set off immediately. We drive on a well tarmacked road to Boma Ng’ombe, a small town outside Moshi Town. We then leave the main road and start driving to Londorossi. Keep your camera close as there are a lot of interesting things on our way. Villagers on their corn and potato farms will most likely be everywhere. Upon arrival at the Gate we check in and drive to the trail head another hour way to the starting point. Following the trail in the middle of the forest takes us to the first camp. Dinner will be served early at the camp.
      Duration: 8 hours

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      • Lunch
      • Dinner
      No accommodation included on this day.

      Day 3: Forest Camp to Shira 1 Camp

      Stop At: Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro Region
      Elevation: 9,500ft. – 11,500ft.

      Distance: 8 km

      Hiking Time: 5-6 hours

      An early breakfast will be served. We then continue following the trail that by now leads into a grassland and rocks covered in lichens. We hike our way through several streams until we reach the second camp at around noon. We shall have lunch at the camp and rest until the evening. We shall have dinner and go to bed early.
      Duration: 8 hours

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      • Lunch
      • Dinner
      No accommodation included on this day.

      Day 4: Shira 1 Camp to Shira 2 to Moir Hut

      Stop At: Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro Region
      Elevation: 11,500ft. – 13,800 ft.

      Distance: 14 km

      Hiking Time: 5-7 hours

      We set off again after a healthy breakfast. Today we hike on the Shira Plateau. The path leads into a moorland and straight to Shira 2 camp. We continue to push our way further ahead to Moir Hut. Upon arrival at the Camp we shall have our meals and bed for a well-earned rest.
      Duration: 8 hours

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      • Lunch
      • Dinner
      No accommodation included on this day.

      Day 5: Moir Hut to Lava Tower to Barranco Camp

      Stop At: Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro Region
      Elevation: 13,800ft. – 13,000ft.

      Distance: 7 km

      Hiking Time: 4-6 hours

      From the Shira Plateau, we continue to the east up a ridge, passing the junction towards the peak of Kibo. As we continue, our direction changes to the South East towards the Lava Tower, called the “Shark’s Tooth.” Shortly after the tower, we come to the second junction which brings us up to the Arrow Glacier at an altitude of 16,000ft. We now continue down to the Barranco Hut at an altitude of 13,000ft. Here we rest, enjoy dinner, and overnight. Although you end the day at the same elevation as when you started, this day is very important for acclimatization and will help your body prepare for summit day.
      Duration: 8 hours

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      • Lunch
      • Dinner
      No accommodation included on this day.

      Day 6: Barranco Camp to Karanga Camp

      Stop At: Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro Region
      Elevation: 13,000ft. – 13,000ft.

      Distance: 5km

      Time: 4-5hrs

      We shall have a well-prepared breakfast in the morning as we have a very steep ridge to climb today. It is nicknamed ‘Breakfast’ as you come face to face with this massive ridge soon after you have had breakfast in the morning. This is where you shall meet the famous ‘Kissing Rock’. A rock that needs your hug for you to maneuver your way to the other side. As soon as you clear this giant wall you come up to an opening with breathtaking views. From here you can catch sight of the Mighty Kilimanjaro almost directly in front of you. You can also catch some interesting ‘flying photos. A cameraman lies on the ground as you jump high for them to click the picture. The result is a fantastic picture of you in the clouds. From here it is an easy hike to Karanga Camp. Dinner will be served not later than 7:30 pm
      Duration: 8 hours

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      • Lunch
      • Dinner
      No accommodation included on this day.

      Day 7: Karanga Camp to Barafu Camp

      Stop At: Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro Region
      Elevation: 13,000ft -15,300ft

      Distance: 4km

      Time: 4-5hours

      We shall have breakfast and start our hike a bit late today as we have a relatively short hike to the Barafu Camp. This day is also very vital for our summit preparation. We shall hike slowly towards Barafu. Barafu Camp lies on an elevated land. On the base of you will hike on loose pieces of rocks as you work your way to the top. Upon arrival at the camp you shall have a hot cup of coffee to warm up as it gets very cold at the camp.
      Duration: 8 hours

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      • Lunch
      • Dinner
      No accommodation included on this day.

      Day 8: Barafu Camp to Summit to Mweka Camp

      Stop At: Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro Region
      Elevation: 15,300ft-19,345-10,000

      Distance: 5km ascent/12km descent

      Time: 7-8hrs ascent/4-6hrs descent

      This is the summit attempt day. We shall wake up in the middle of the night at 11:00/12:00pm for the preparation. You shall gear up and put on some layers to protect you from the cold of the night. A hot cup of coffee will then follow immediately. We shall put on our headlamps and walk in a line following closely our guide. We shall leave the camp behind and hike in the dark. As morning approaches, it brings a much-needed relief as with the suns comes warmth. We push on to Stella point where we shall have a much-needed rest here and take some snacks. Your energy bars will come in handy. We then push on to Uhuru Peak, only an hour away. From here you shall see giant glaciers on your left. You should have your sunglasses to protect yourself from the bright light reflected by the glaciers as the sun hits them.
      Duration: 8 hours

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      • Lunch
      • Dinner
      No accommodation included on this day.

      Day 9: Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate to Town (Arusha/Moshi)

      Stop At: Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro Region
      Elevation: 10,000-5,400ft

      Distance: 10km

      Time: 3-4hours

      As we have spent the night in a rain forest, we wake up full of energy. Breakfast will be served and we soon start our descent down to Mweka Gate through the rain forest. You are advised to keep your rain coat close to you at all times. You may need walking poles as it may be slippery as the result of the rains. We then get to the Gate where we collect our Certificates and board our car to the Arusha. You shall have a hot shower at your lodge for maximum relaxation.


      Duration: 9 hours

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      • Lunch
      • Dinner
      Accommodation included: GRAN MELIA HOTEL
    • Departure Point :
      Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
      • Kilimanjaro Airport, Kilimanjaro National Park Tanzania
      Departure Time :
      8:00 AM
      Return Detail :
      -
      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Wheelchair accessible
      • Stroller accessible
      • Service animals allowed
      • Near public transportation
      • Infants must sit on laps
      • Infant seats available
      • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
      • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
      • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
      • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
      • 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
      • Face masks provided for travelers
      • 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
      • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
    • 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, English - Written, English - Audio

    Age Req.

    -

    Fitness Req.

    None

    Group Size

    14

    Organised by Zungu Tanzania Safari

    Activity ID: V-239329P3

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