Lemosho route is the most dramatic and beautiful route up to Kilimanjaro. It is the most remote and getting popularity now days which traverse some of Kilimanjaro most striking and least traveled landscapes, including the base of Kibo Peak’s and dramatic south-facing glaciers ... More info ›
Lemosho route is the most dramatic and beautiful route up to Kilimanjaro. It is the most remote and getting popularity now days which traverse some of Kilimanjaro most striking and least traveled landscapes, including the base of Kibo Peak’s and dramatic south-facing glaciers. This route has added benefits of trekking across the Shira Plateau a World Heritage Site trekking 180 degrees around Kilimanjaro and also this route allowed plenty of time to acclimatize to the high altitude and this is the key to your safety, comfort, enjoyment and success while trekking mountain Kilimanjaro. Lemosho route can be climb for 6 days, 7 days and 8 days; we strongly recommend 8 days for more time of acclimatization and get use to the altitude before summit.
Day 1: You will meet Eastland Adventures representative who will pick you and drive to your chosen hotel in Moshi to Meet your Kilimanjaro expert office ( Guide ) For gear checking and briefing, dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Hike to Mti Mkubwa 9100ft/2650m
After breakfast we will drive you to Lemosho gate for registration and at this point you will meet your Kilimanjaro crew, The hiking to Mti Mkubwa camp it will take 2 to 3 hours for distances of 4.5miles/ 7km
Day 3: Hike to Shira 1 camp 11,500feet/3650m
Today you will hikes for about 6 to 7 hours including lunch stop to cover distance of 4.5 miles / 7km and you will get to Moorland zones
Day 4: Hike to Moir Hut 13,800feet/4200m
Today you will hike for about 4 to 6 hours to cover the distance of 5.6 miles/ 9Km to our camp located at the base of a massive lava flow.
Day 5: Hike to Barranco Camp 13,044feet/3940m
Today, you will keep walking in Alpine desert for 5.6 miles/ 9Kilometers for about 6 to 8 hours to crossing lava tower for lunch before descending to Baranco campsite for dinner and overnight.
Day 6: Hike to Karanga Camp 13,106feet/3995m
Today is a short day walking for 4 to 6 hours to cover the distance of 3.7 miles / 5km through crossing the Baranco wall, last water point then arrive at Karanga campsite for lunch, evening walk dinner and overnight.
Day 7: Hike to Barafu Camp 15,330feet/4600m
Today you will have another walking of 2.5 miles/ 4Km for 3 to 5 hours heading to alpine desert, you will get to your camp for lunch, rest before wake up for very earlier dinner and sleep again to wait for the summit hours.
Day 8: Summit to Uhuru (19,340feet/5895m) and descend to Mweka hut 10,065feet/3100m
You will wake up around 11:00pm for tea and snacks, around 12:00am you will start summit with steep rocks for about 4 hours to Stella point 18800feet/ 5657m. You will walk for 1 hour from Stella point to Uhuru peak 19340ft/5895M for pictures and descend to Barafu campsite for rest and brunch, distances from the base camp to the summit is 6.2miles/ 10Kilometers round trip.
Day 9: Descend from Mweka Hut to Mweka Gate 5,380feet/1640m
Today after breakfast, you will meet your Eastland Adventures Kilimanjaro crew for group pictures and Kilimanjaro songs. Afterward, you will start descending down via rain forest for about 3 to 4 hours to cover the distance of 6.2 miles/ 10Kilometers to Mweka Gate, you will sign out in Kilimanjaro National Park log book and the guide will collect a certificate for those who manage successful summit and then drive you to your hotel in Moshi for a hot shower and Kilimanjaro beer.
Day 10: Departures day/Join us for Safaris