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Kilimanjaro Climbing Lemosho Route Itinerary 9 Days

 9 Day Kilimanjaro Climbing via Lemosho Route  Summary

 9 Day Kilimanjaro Climbing via Lemosho Route  is wonderful for altitude acclimatization. Suitable for those who can walk over steeper slopes with more time for adventures and need uncongested  route. However, Lemosho is also more expensive than the other routes.

Kilimanjaro Climbing via Lemosho Route Details

Day 1. Transfer to the hotel in Arusha

Arrive at Kilimanjaro international Airport, transfer to accommodation in Arusha , Planet Lodge and get briefing about the whole program

Day 2.  From Londorosi gate, drive to Lemosho glades

Breakfast, drive to the gate of Londorosi for a few minute of registration and other formalities. The 4WD will take you further up to Lemosho glades, thereafter you can walk for about 4hrs to Mti Mkubwa campsite (9,200ft) Dinner and overnight at the camp, B.L.D

Day 3. Mti Mkubwa campsite

Breakfast, leave the Mti Mkubwa campsite for Shira plateau (11,550ft), walking through the moorland steepening track. Dinner and overnight at the Shira I, camp, B.L.D

Day 4. Shira plateau (11,550ft) to shira II camp (12,220ft)

Breakfast, hike across the high desert to shira II camp (12,220ft) with significant acclimatization effect as we go up the mountain, B.L.D

Day 5. From shira II camp (12,220ft) to Baranco camp (13,100ft)

After breakfast, we leave Shira II for Baranco camp (13,100ft) overnight Baranco camp. B.L.D

Day 6. Baranco camp (13,100ft) to arafu Camp (14,910ft)

After breakfast, we leave Baranco Camp for Barafu Camp (14,910ft) will pass through the last water drop at Karanga valley on the way up overnight Barafu B.L

Day 7.  arafu Camp (14,910ft) to Uhuru peak

Wake up at midnight, and after a small snack, start ascending to Uhuru peak through the Stella point (18,640ft), then after reaching the summit, we will head down to Mweka Camp (10,100ft) for dinner and overnight, B.L.D

Day 8. Mweka Camp (10,100ft)  to Mweka gate

After breakfast, we will head down to Mweka gate with lunch packet, and the waiting vehicle will take you to Planet Lodge. B.L

Day 9. Transfer to the Airport (JRO)

Transfer to the Kilimanjaro Airport (JRO) for your return flight, B

For those who think jet lag might affect them and /or prefer to arrive a day earlier, we recommend a day trip to the nearby Arusha national park for game drive and hiking for an extra of $180/person including additional in hotel in Arusha.

distance Time(Approx.)
Londorosi – Mti Mkubwa 3-4 hours
Mti Mkubwa -Shira 5-6 hours
Shira I – Shira II 4-6 hours
Shira II- Baranco 6-7 hours
Baranco – Barafu 6-8 hours
Barafu camp – gate 3-4 hours

 Climbing Prices Terms

Price Includes

Arrival and departure Kilimanjaro Airport transfers. Also, fee bust shuttle transfer Nairobi-Arusha-Nairobi if flying to /from Nairobi

Accommodation in mountain huts or mountain tents with mattresses we use the highest quality expedition tents of Eureka and MountainHardware.

Meals as indicated (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)

All park fees, including mountain rescue fees, government taxes and all applicable fees and taxes.

Services of a professional leading guide who is medically trained, certified, licensed and English speaking.

Services of English –speaking assistant guide(s), a skilled cook, and enough numbers of porters for your luggage, food, and water, and a dining tent.

Dining tent on the trek.

Transport from your hotel to the mountain, and back to your hotel

Use of radios/phones to increase your safety.

Group average of 4-6 climbers, maximum of 10

Discount is available for group of 3 or more, booking together.


Price Excludes

Items of a person nature such as passport, visa, traveler insurance, medical evacuation insurance (a 50$value)

Tips to guides and porters

International Airfare (unless explicitly stated)

Medical Equipment which can be rented well in advance for the following costs:

$250/group for hyperbaric chamber, $210/group for an emergency Oxygen cylinder and $140/group for a stretcher.

Porter toilet: if you do not want to use public toilets which some of climbers have been complaining about being dirty, then add 110/person (or $180/group) for a portable toilet. Kindly, let us know at the time you make a booking and not afterwards.

Please not these prices include a porter to carry the equipment.


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