1 Day Best 1-Day Kilimanjaro Trekking via Lemosho Route

1-Day Kilimanjaro Trekking Lemosho Route: Thrill of a day-long trek, capturing Kilimanjaro's natural wonders and embarking on a memorable adventure.

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About 1 Day 1-Day Kilimanjaro Trekking via Lemosho Route Experience

If you have limited time but still want to experience the majesty of Mount Kilimanjaro, a 1-day trek via the Lemosho Route is the perfect choice. This adventure-packed journey will allow you to witness the breathtaking beauty of Kilimanjaro and challenge yourself on a short but memorable trek. In this article, we provide a detailed itinerary for your 1-day Kilimanjaro trekking experience, trek via the Lemosho Route offers a glimpse of the mountain's beauty.


Day 1  :  Trek to Shira Camp 1 and Return

Your 1-day Kilimanjaro trek starts early in the morning. After meeting your experienced guides from Burigi Chato Safaris, you'll head to the Lemosho Gate, the starting point of the trek. Here, you'll complete the necessary registration procedures and receive a briefing on safety and trekking guidelines. The trail begins through lush rainforests, where you'll be surrounded by the sounds of nature and the rich biodiversity of Kilimanjaro. As you ascend, you'll notice the changing landscapes, from dense vegetation to more open spaces. The Lemosho Route offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains and valleys. After a few hours of trekking, you'll reach Shira Camp 1, situated at an altitude of approximately 3,500 meters. Take a moment to rest, enjoy a packed lunch provided by the tour company, and soak in the panoramic views of the mountain.

Accommodation for day 1
Included meals and drinks
  • Drinking water
  • Lunch

  • Tour activities

    Game drive tours

    Getting around/Walking

    Hotel resting


    Tour features and style

    Private tour
    You can do safari privately for solo, couple, family, or in group.

    Group tour
    Join a group with your fellow tourists through this tour.

    Budget tour
    You can compute the price for budget for the whole tour

    You can customize the itinerary, price inclusions, accommodations, and also the price.

    First aid/Rescue
    First aid and rescue during the tour is assured.

    Price inclusions

    Sleeping bag or bed linen

    Rescue fee

    Gorilla trekking permits

    Chimp trekking permits

    Park fees

    A professional driver/guide

    All activities mentioned (unless clearly labeled as optional)

    Meals (as specified in the day-by-day description)

    All accommodation mentioned (unless clearly labeled as optional upgrade)

    Roundtrip airport transfer

    Camping equipment (only sleeping bag/bed linen may be listed as excluded)

    All transportation mentioned (unless clearly labeled as optional)

    All flights during the tour

    All Taxes/VAT

    Price exclusions

    International flights to/from the start/end of the tour

    Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour

    Tips: tipping guideline

    Personal items

    Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees



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    Frequently Asked Questions for 1 Day Best 1-Day Kilimanjaro Trekking via Lemosho Route

    Is prior trekking experience required for the 1-day Kilimanjaro trek?

    No prior trekking experience is required for the 1-day Kilimanjaro trek. However, a basic level of fitness and good health is recommended.

    What is the best time to undertake the 1-day Kilimanjaro trek?

    The 1-day Kilimanjaro trek can be done throughout the year. However, it is advisable to check weather conditions beforehand and plan the trek during the dry seasons for better visibility.

    What kind of fitness level is necessary for the 1-day Kilimanjaro trek?

    While the 1-day trek is less physically demanding compared to longer treks, a moderate level of fitness is still recommended. Regular walking and light exercises can help prepare your body for the trek.

    What equipment should I bring for the 1-day Kilimanjaro trek?

    Essential items include comfortable hiking shoes, appropriate clothing layers, a daypack, sun protection, snacks, water, and a camera. A detailed checklist will be provided by Burigi Chato Safaris.

    Are meals provided during the 1-day trek?

    Yes, a packed lunch will be provided by Burigi Chato Safaris. It is important to stay hydrated and carry additional snacks if needed.

    What is the maximum group size for the 1-day Kilimanjaro trek?

    The group size may vary, but Burigi Chato Safaris maintains small group sizes to ensure personalized attention and a better trekking experience.

    Are there restroom facilities along the trail?

    Basic restroom facilities are available at the Lemosho Gate and Shira Camp 1. However, they may be basic pit toilets or natural facilities.

    Is altitude sickness a concern during the 1-day trek?

    The risk of altitude sickness is relatively low for the 1-day Kilimanjaro trek due to the limited time spent at higher altitudes. However, it is still important to stay hydrated and listen to your body.

    What are the age restrictions for the 1-day Kilimanjaro trek?

    The 1-day trek is suitable for individuals of various ages. However, it is advisable to check with the tour company regarding any specific age restrictions or recommendations.

    What safety measures are in place during the 1-day Kilimanjaro trek?

    Burigi Chato Safaris prioritizes safety and provides experienced guides who are trained in first aid. They also closely monitor the health and well-being of trekkers during the trek.

    Is travel insurance necessary for the 1-day Kilimanjaro trek?

    While travel insurance is not mandatory for the 1-day trek, it is always recommended to have appropriate travel insurance that covers medical emergencies and trip cancellations.

    Can I customize the 1-day Kilimanjaro trek itinerary?

    The 1-day Kilimanjaro trek itinerary is designed to provide a comprehensive experience within a limited time frame. However, customization options can be discussed with Burigi Chato Safaris based on availability and feasibility.