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8 Days Lemosho route

8 Days Lemosho route

Embark on an unforgettable 8-Day Lemosho route expedition, one of the most remote and scenic routes to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro. This route takes you through beautiful forests, moorlands, and the Shira Plateau, providing stunning views of the Southern Ice fields and the three peaks of Kilimanjaro (Shira, Mawenzi, and the Kibo peak where the summit is).

Itinerary

Embark on an exhilarating 8-Day Lemosho route expedition, one of the most remote and scenic routes to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro. This route takes you through beautiful forests, moorlands, and the Shira Plateau, providing stunning views of the Southern Ice fields and the three peaks of Kilimanjaro (Shira, Mawenzi, and the Kibo peak where the summit is).

Arrival Day at Kilimanjaro International Airport:
Upon arrival, you’ll be picked up from the airport and transferred to your accommodation in Arusha. Meet your Kilimanjaro Guide, who will ensure you have all the required gear for the hike.

Day 1 of 8 – Mti Mkumbwa (Big Tree Camps) 2750m:
Drive to Londorossi Gate, complete registration, and start the trek through dense rainforest to Mti Mkubwa (big tree) campsite, situated at 2750m.

Day 2 of 8 – Shira One Camp (3500m):
Hike through forest trails to Shira One Camp at 3500m, passing through the Shira Plateau with panoramic views.

Day 3 of 8 – Shira Two Camp (3840m):
Continue the journey to Shira Two Camp, enjoying views of Shira Peak and the Shira Plateau. A great place for acclimatization.

Day 4 of 8 – Barranco Camp (3950m):
Hike through rocky paths to Lava Tower, descend to Barranco Camp, and experience a change in atmosphere. A highlight for many trekkers.

Day 5 of 8 – Baranko to Karanga Camp:
Scramble up the Great Barranco Wall, traverse scree and ridges to Karanga Camp. Acclimatization walk in the evening.

Day 6 of 8 – Barafu Base Camp (4600m):
Hike to Barafu Base Camp, located in the alpine desert. Early dinner and rest before the midnight hike to Uhuru Peak.

Day 7 of 8 – Barafu Camp to Uhuru Peak (5895m) and Mweka Camp:
Midnight hike to Uhuru Peak through Stella Point. Descend to Barafu Camp and further down to Mweka Camp at 3100m.

Day 8 of 8 – Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate and Departure:
Descend through the forest to Mweka Gate, receive certificates, and drive back to Arusha. Departure from Kilimanjaro International Airport.

Embark on this challenging yet rewarding Lemosho route, immersing yourself in diverse landscapes and conquering the summit of Africa’s highest peak.

Pricing

Number of Pax 2-3 pax 4-6 pax 7-14 pax
Price Per Person $2,630 $2,480 $2,330
Included
Ground transport for all the above days
Accommodation (two nights in Arusha Before and after the trekking) and all the night at Kilimanjaro
All park fees
Rescue fees
Guides, porters and cooks salaries
Three meals a day
Excuded
All other items of a personal nature
Tips to your guide
Soft drinks other than the mineral water
Alcoholic beverages
Person mountain gears such as sleeping bags, Rain gears( see list below)

WHAT TO PACK

Below is the recommended packing list for a multi-day safari. Items numbered with a “+” can be adjusted upwards based on the number of safari days on your itinerary. Neutral colors are recommended to avoid attracting tsetse flies.

Technical Clothing
1 – Waterproof Jacket, breathable with hood
1 – Soft Jacket, fleece or soft-shell, for cold temperatures at night
1+ Long Sleeve Shirt, for protection from the sun
1+ Short Sleeve Shirt, light-weight, moisture-wicking fabric
1+ Hiking Pants
1 – Shorts (optional)
1 – Bathing suit (optional)
1 – Bathing suit (optional)
2+ Underwear, moisture-wicking fabric recommended
Headwear
1 – Brimmed Hat, for sun protection
1 – Bandana, Buff or Dust Mask, for face coverage for dust and sweat (optional)
Footwear
1 – Hiking Boots or Shoes
1 – Sandals or Flip-Flops (optional)
2+ Socks, wool or synthetic,
Accessories
1 – Sunglasses
1 – Neck Pillow, for napping in the vehicle (optional)
1 – Daypack, small
Other
Toiletries
Prescriptions
Sunscreen
Lip Balm
Insect Repellent, containing DEET
Face Mask (REQUIRED)
Hand Sanitizer (REQUIRED)
Snacks (optional)
Headlamp or Flashlight
Camera, with zoom lens of 300mm or more (optional)
Binoculars (optional)
Electrical Outlet Adapter
Paperwork
Trip Receipt
Passport
Visa (available at JRO)
Immunization Papers
Insurance Documents

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