9 Days Lemosho Route Kilimanjaro Climbing up to the peak of Mount Kilimanjaro,This route is still known as one of the most beautiful and untouched ones as it is less frequented. As there is two different ways for the climb up and down you will come across different scenery, each having its own attraction.
Arrive at Kilimanjaro international Airport, transfer to accommodation in Arusha , Planet Lodge.
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.
Breakfast, leave the MtiMkubwa campsite for Shira plateau (11,550ft), walking through the moorland steepening track. Dinner and overnight at the Shira I, camp, B.L.D.
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.
After breakfast, we leave Shira II for Baranco camp (13,100ft) overnight Baranco camp. B.L.D.
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.D
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
After breakfast, we will head down to Mweka gate with lunch packet, and the waiting vehicle will take you to Planet Lodge. B.L.D
Day 9.Transfer to the airport for your return flight, B
|Londorosi – MtiMkubwa||3-4 hours|
|MtiMkubwa -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|
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 Mountain Hardware.
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.
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.