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Kilimanjaro Expeditions Private Trek Lemosho Route - 7 Days

Kilimanjaro Expeditions Lemosho Route
Kilimanjaro Expeditions Private Trek Lemosho Route

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Lemosho route 7 days is another exciting adventure Kilimanjaro climbing on western side. Lemosho trail is remote and most beautiful Kilimanjaro route among all Kilimanjaro routes. In third day is when you see real adventure Kilimanjaro trip and Kilimanjaro scenery from shira plateau. This is private Kilimanjaro expedition, with quality and 99% percent expectations. Our ambassadors who know our services is an American University students from Brigham Young University- BYU, in Utah. The students have ecotourism adventure expeditions on Kilimanjaro each year.

Arrival date we count is 0 days of mountain climbing and it is travel time, preparations and briefing before Kilimanjaro trekking begin.

DAY 1: MTI MKUBWA CAMP (FULL BOARD)

After breakfast at the hotel in Moshi, 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.

DAY2: 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 3: 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 Camp to Barranco Camp (3,900 m.): 5-7 hours walking.

DAY 4: 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 5: 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.

DAY 6: 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 the rim of the main crater, Stella Point, at 5735m. We will rest there for a 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 7: 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 Moshi town. Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate: 3-5 hours walking.

The prices include all services:

  • Airport transfers from Kilimanjaro Airport
  • Transport from Hotel to Kilimanjaro Machame gate,
  • All park fees,
  • Salaries of guides/porters/cook,
  • All meals on the mountain,
  • clean safe drinking water,
  • Accommodation equipment,
  • Government tax,
  • Certificate of climbing,
  • First aid,
  • Rescue, EMERGENCY evacuation flights such as AMREF or Kilimanjaro rescue helicopters
  • Transfer to Moshi.

 Services not included:

  • Flight to Tanzania,
  • Entry VISA,
  • hotel in Moshi,
  • Climbing gears (available for rent),
  • tips to guides, porters, coordinator
  • items of a personal nature.

Note: Hotel in Moshi on Arrival is not included so that you can have chance to choose best suitable option.

A – Budget Category: Kilimanjaro Safari Hotel or Moshi Leopard Hotel = 70 $ Double or Twin room on B/B

B - Medium Class Tourist Hotel = Park View Inn = 90 US $ on B/B (Double/Twin)

C- Sali Salnero Hotel/Pink Flamingo Hotel= Double room – 120 US $ Double/Twin room on B/B

D – Kilimanjaro Wonders Hotel/Panama Garden Resort – 140 US $

There are most affordable hostels and hotels in Moshi with comfortable stay and leisure, ranging from 10 to 20 US $ per person/night.

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