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10 Days Kilimanjaro Lemosho Route Climb


Lemosho  is regarded as one of the prettiest route on Kilimanjaro. We begin trekking in the thick, fertile rainforest until we reach the wildflowers and shrubs of the heath ecosystem. Approaching from the west, we cross one of most beautiful areas on Kilimanjaro, the vast Shira Plateau, before traversing the mountain along the southern circuit. Kilimanjaro Climbing Lemosho Route 10 Days Itinerary this route  is for those with previous backpacking experience

Day1: Arrive in Arusha:
We stay at Ilboru Safari Lodge, which is a beautiful Hotel located on the lower slopes of Mount Meru and is a perfect place to prepare you for adventure.
We will gather in the evening at 5:30 pm for a pre-climb briefing and an equipment check.
We will also confirm you have the appropriate mandatory medical coverage and travel insurance.

Day 2: Mti Mkubwa Camp (Full board) we start our Kilimanjaro Climbing Lemosho Route 8 Days Itinerary
After breakfast at the hotel in Arusha, we drive approximately 2 hours through the rural countryside to the Londrossi Gate. For the necessary park registration formalities at the Londorossi National Park gate, we drive through varied farmland with open views over the plains to reach the Lemosho road head. We start our ascent along the forest trail we camp at Lemosho Mti Mkubwa Camp.
Londrossi Gate to  Mti Mkubwa Camp (2,650 m); 3-4 hours walking.

Day 3: Shira Camp Full board
We leave the forest behind now, the trail climbs steadily with wide views to reach the rim of the Shira Plateau. A full day trekking with slow and steady pace up to Shira Camp.
Mti Mkubwa Camp to Shira Camp (3,550 m): 6-7 hours walking.

Day 4: Shira Hut Full board
Today we follow an easy path to the summit of Shira Cathedral before reaching the next camp at Shira Hut.
As this camp is quite exposed, it can be substantially colder than the previous night, with temperatures dropping to well below freezing.
Shira Camp to Shira Hut (3,840 m): 3-5 hours walking.

Day 5: Barranco Valley Full Board
Today we walk on a gentle ascent and panoramic views.  We traverse the southwest side of Kilimanjaro, passing underneath the Lava Tower and the final section of the Western Breach and after hot lunch the bottom of the Lava Tower (4,600 m.) we descend to the bottom of the Great Barranco valley (3,900 m.).

Shira Hut to Barranco valley (3,900 m.): 5-7 hours walking.

Day 6: Karanga Camp Full Board
A steep climb up the eastern wall leads us just below the Heim Glacier, where we may have some spectacular views of Kilimanjaro. We then take a steep exit up the Great Barranco Wall, which divides us from the southeastern slopes of Kibo, the trail continues down into the alpine desert of the Karanga Valley, finally we have a steep climb up to Karanga Camp
Barranco camp to Karanga camp (4,000 m): 4-5 hours walking.

Day 7: Barafu Camp Full Board
Today we take the Traverse Route that takes up the Barafu Ridge, we walk up quite slowly to the final camp before your last ascent day to the summit.The remainder of the day is spent relaxing in preparation for the final ascent before a very early night.
Karanga Camp to Barafu Camp (4,600 m): 3-4 hours walking.

Enjoy the view of Kilimanjaro Climbing Lemosho Route 8 Days Itinerary

Day 8: Barafu Camp to Summit to Mweka Camp Full Board
Wake up before midnight in the cover of darkness. We begin a steep climb over loose volcanic scree has some well-graded zig-zags and a slow but steady pace will take us to rim of the main crater, Stella Point, at 5,735m. We will rest there for few minutes to enjoy the sunrise over Mawenzi. Those who are still feeling good can continue slowly to make the two hour round trip from here along the crater rim to main peak (5,895 m), which is the highest point in Africa. After a few minutes to appreciate your accomplishment we descend to Barafu is amazingly fast, and we stop at Barafu Camp for some refreshment, we continue to descend to reach Mweka Camp.
Barafu Camp to Summit to Mweka Camp (3100 m): 13-15 hours walking.

Day 9: Mweka Gate to Arusha Full Board
A gentle walk takes us down through the rainforest to Mweka gate successful climbers will receive their summit certificates. After lunch we drive back to Arusha at Ilboru Safari Lodge.
Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate: 3-5 hours walking.

Day 10: Departure day: 
After saying bye to our team in operation then  you need a Private departure transfer which is included from Arusha to Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) for your flight ,unless you have an option to have Safari or any other option we will discuss.


What's included

  • Hotel lodging the night before and the night after the climb (dinner and breakfast included) (double occupancy).
  • Quality, waterproof, four-season private mountain sleeping tents
  • Professional, experienced, mountain guides
  • Two nights hotel in Arusha
  • All Park fees
  • Rescue fees
  • All meals while on the Mountain
  • Arrival and Departure transfers
  • Guides, Porters, cook salaries and park fees
  • Quality Mesh tents with table and chairs
  • Large portions of  fresh, healthy, nutritious food
  • Clean, purified drinking water
  • Private, portable chemical flush toilets
  • Crisis management and safety procedures
  • Fair and ethical treatment of porters
  • Summit Emergency Oxygen
  • Pulse Oximeters
  • Walking Poles
  • Sleeping Mattress
  • Flying Doctor Service

What's not included

  • Tanzania Visa: $50 per person on arrival
  • Personal Expenses e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.
  • Meals not listed above
  • Optional Tours (short safari after climb etc)
  • Tips and any items of personal nature.

Important information

Safety - Success is what we want during our trip. We are prepared for any urgent situation and also have in place a complete evacuation procedure in case of altitude sickness. We carry first aid supplies, supplement summit oxygen and Pulse Oximeters).

Travel insurance - All customers travelling with Africa Joy Tours are required to have fully comprehensive travel insurance. The policy needs to be valid from the date that the initial order is placed so as to provide cover for a cancellation prior to departure. During travel the insurance needs to provide comprehensive medical, evacuation and repatriation cover.


Meeting point

Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO)

From EUR 2154 per group


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7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Duration:
10 days

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  • Offer type: Private
  • Fitness level: Medium

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Full refund is guaranteed if the cancellation is made 60 days prior the offer's start date. We don't apply any refund if the cancellation is made less than 60 days before offer start date.

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