10 Days Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing Lemosho Route

Duration: 10 days

Overview

Breathtaking Kilimanjaro Safaris and Trekking

Experience a breathtaking climb up to the summit of magnificent Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania! Exciting Africa Holidays will help you prepare your trek via Lemosho route. If you are looking for an adventure where you will be rewarded with beautiful landscapes and scenery throughout your whole trip, this is definitely a must for you! This route offers some of the most spectacular views while on the mountain.


Highlights

  • 2 breakfasts in Arusha
  • 3 daily meals whilst on the mountain
  • 9 nights accommodation
  • All applicable park and camping fees
  • Certificate of achievement
  • Tents
  • Transportation from and to Mountain Kilimanjaro from Nairobi or Arusha
  • Trek on Kilimanjaro
  • Services of professional mountain guides, cooks, and porters

Accommodation

In this trekking, you will be staying two nights at Arusha Center Inn Hotel and seven nights at different campsite or hut.

Itinerary (8 days)

Day 1 - Nairobi to Arusha

Travel to Arusha from Nairobi in the morning by a shuttle bus via Namanga border. For participants arriving in Kilimanjaro Airport, you will be picked up and transferred to Arusha. You will spend a night at Arusha Center Inn Hotel.


Day 2 - Londorossi Gate - Lemosho Trailhead - Big Tree Camp (Mti Mkubwa) (2650 meters)

  • Walking distance: Six kilometers or 3.7 miles
  • Walking time: Two to three hours
  • Altitude gain: 550 meters or 1795 feet

Day 3 - Big Tree Camp to Shira I (3480 meters)

  • Walking distance: Eight kilometers or five miles
  • Walking time: Four to five hours
  • Altitude gain: 830 meters or 2725 feet

Day 4 - Shira I - Shira Huts (3850 meters) via Shira Cathedral

  • Walking distance: 11 kilometers or 6.8 miles
  • Walking time: Six to eight hours
  • Altitude gain: 370 meters or 1210 feet

Day 5 - Shira Huts - via Lava Tower (4640 meters or 15220 feet) - Barranco Huts (3985 meters or 13070 feet)

  • Walking distance: Nine kilometers or 5.6 miles
  • Walking time: Six to eight hours
  • Altitude gain: 135 meters or 440 feet (790 meters or 2590 feet to Lava Tower)

Day 6 - Barranco Huts - Karanga Camp (4040 meters or 13255 feet)

  • Walking distance: 5.5 kilometers or 3.5 miles
  • Walking time: Four to five hours
  • Altitude gain: 55 meters or 185 feet

Day 7 - Karanga Camp - Barafu Huts (4680 meters or 15360 feet)

  • Walking distance: 3.5 kilometers or 2.2 miles
  • Walking time: Four to five hours
  • Altitude gain: 640 meters or 2105 feet

Day 8 - Summit attempt via Stella Point to Uhuru Peak and descent to Millenium Camp (or to Mweka Hut)

  • Walking distance: Five kilometers or three miles ascent and 10 kilometers or 6.2 miles descent
  • Walking time: Five to six hours with one to two hours up and five to six hours down (the overall walking time may vary from 10 to 16 hours)
  • Altitude gain: 1072 meters or 3511 feet (Stella Point) or 1215 meters or 3980 feet (Uhuru Peak)
  • Descent: 2075 meters or 6810 feet

Day 9 - Millenium Camp - Lemosho Gate - Arusha

  • Walking distance: 20 kilometers or 12.5 miles
  • Walking time: Five hours
  • Descent: 1990 meters or 6530 feet

You will be gathered at the park gate and transferred to hotel in Arusha Center Inn Hotel


Day 10 - Departure

After breakfast, depart at your own pleasure for your onward journey.

    • 2 breakfasts in Arusha
    • 3 daily meals whilst on the mountain
    • 9 nights accommodation
    • All applicable park and camping fees
    • Certificate of achievement
    • Tents
    • Transportation from and to Mountain Kilimanjaro from Nairobi or Arusha
    • Trek on Kilimanjaro
    • Services of professional mountain guides, cooks, and porters

    • Airfare
    • Beverages and mineral water
    • Personal climbing gear
    • Personal expenses
    • Tips
    • Travel insurance

Best Price (USD)

$2,100.00

per person

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