Kilimanjaro Lemosho route 6 Days

Description for Kilimanjaro Lemosho route 6 Days

Kilimanjaro’s Lemosho route is considered the most magnificent walk on the mountain, with panoramic vistas from all directions. As one of the newest routes, Lemosho is an excellent choice for your climb.

It is our favorite route because to its ideal combination of minimal traffic, beautiful scenery, and a high summit success rate.


The bulk of our clients climb Kilimanjaro through the Lemosho route, and they rave about it. The Lemosho route is highly recommended by our clients. The climb begins at Londorossi Gate, at a height of 2360 meters, with a far western approach.


To the south, it encircles Kilimanjaro, passing through thick rainforest, home to some of the region’s most unique species. Shira Ridge, the mountain’s third summit, is reached by the route.

Kilimanjaro Lemosho route 6 Days

Day by Day Itinerary

DAY 0: ARRIVE IN TANZANIA

You will be picked up from Kilimanjaro International Airport and transported to your accommodation in Moshi town, where you will meet your guide who will educate you on your forthcoming trip and do an equipment check to ensure that you have all of the required mountain gear.

On this day, you may hire the missing equipment.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & are all Dinner Included

 

DAY 1: LEMOSHO GLADES (2385M) TO BIG TREE CAMP (2780M)

At 8.30am, you will be picked up from your hotel and transported to the Lemosho gate on Kilimanjaro’s western side. After completing the registration procedure, you will continue climbing gradually through the Lemosho glades woods to Big Tree camp, where you will spend the night.

  • Distance traveled: 7km
  • Time spent: 4hrs
  •  Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & are all Dinner Included

 

DAY 2: BIG TREE CAMP (2780M) TO SHIRA 2 CAMP (3900M)

As you walk over a plateau of green moorland and heather dotted with volcanic rock formations, you’ll cover a lot of distance today. We will walk past Shira 1 Camp, from where we will get frequent views of Kibo Peak floating in the clouds as we make our way to Shira 2.

As we approach Shira 1, we gain a significant amount of height, and sections of the path are very steep. As you approach Shira 2, you’ll have the opportunity to see the Northern Ice Fields from the western side of the mountain, as well as some unique Kibo vistas.

Our gradual ascent over the Shira Plateau’s moorland will aid acclimatization, and we’ll be treated to spectacular panoramic vistas.

  • Distance traveled: 16.5km
  • Time spent: 11hrs
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & are all Dinner Included

 

DAY 3: SHIRA 2 CAMP (3900M) TO BARRANCO CAMP (3960M)

Your journey begins with a steep climb with far-reaching panoramic vistas, taking you into the upland desert climatic zone and over lava ridges under the Western Breach glaciers.

You’ll reach the Lava Tower’s unique peak (4640 m), our day’s high point and a wonderful spot to have your lunch. We descend steeply in the afternoon to our overnight camp in the Great Barranco Valley (3960 m), protected by high cliffs yet with expansive views of the plains below.

  • Distance traveled: 10km
  • Time spent: 7hrs
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & are all Dinner Included

 

DAY 4: BARRANCO CAMP (3960M) TO BARAFU CAMP (4640M)

We started our hike to Barafu camp at 4640m after a nice night’s sleep and breakfast. We’ll be climbing over barren scree hills with no vegetation in sight. The altitude adds to the difficulty of the uphill trek.

We eat and relax when we get at camp in the afternoon as we prepare for a long night and day ahead. It’s critical to stay hydrated and warm. We have a late supper and then attempt to sleep since we’ll be up between 11 and 12 a.m. to begin the trek to the top.

  • Distance traveled: 3km
  • Time spent: 3hrs
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & are all Dinner Included

 

DAY 5: BARAFU CAMP (4640M) TO UHURU PEAK (5895M) & DOWN TO MILLENNIUM CAMP (3790M)

We started our hike to Barafu camp at 4640m after a nice night’s sleep and breakfast. We’ll be climbing over barren scree hills with no vegetation in sight. The altitude adds to the difficulty of the uphill trek.

We eat and relax when we get at camp in the afternoon as we prepare for a long night and day ahead. It’s critical to stay hydrated and warm. We have a late supper and then attempt to sleep since we’ll be up between 11 and 12 a.m. to begin the trek to the top.

  • Distance traveled: 13.4km
  • Time spent: 15hrs
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & are all Dinner Included

 

DAY 6: TREK MILLENNIUM CAMP (3790M) TO MWEKA GATE (1630M)

A pleasant walk through the jungle leads us to Mweka Gate, where we complete the procedures and get certificates to proudly display! After that, we’ll be greeted by our cars and taken back to the hotel in Moshi, where you may have a nice welcome shower.

  • • Distance traveled: 12.1Km
    • Time spent: 6hrs
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & are all Dinner Included

 

DAY 7: DEPART TANZANIA

After the hike, you’ll have the rest of the day free to relax before your trip home. You may tour Moshi town and pick up some souvenirs before going to the airport, depending on departure schedules.

*If you want to keep exploring Tanzania, safaris, Zanzibar, and other add-ons are available.

  • Breakfast is included in the price.

Prices For Kilimanjaro Lemosho route 6 Days

Route name1 Person2-4 People5-7 People8-10 People11 & Above
Kilimanjaro Lemosho route 6 Days$ 2,500/Person$ 1,850/Person$ 1,750/Person$ 1,600/Person$ 1,500/Person

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