6 Days Affordable Kilimanjaro Climbing via Lemosho Route

6-Day Kilimanjaro Climbing Lemosho Route: Captivating 6-day climb through diverse landscapes, striving for the summit and soaking in majestic views.

Operator: BURIGI CHATO SAFARIS CO LTD
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About 6 Days Majestic Kilimanjaro Climbing Tour via the Machame Route Trip

Experience on a Kilimanjaro climbing expedition is an adventure of a lifetime, and the Lemosho Route offers a stunning and less crowded path to the summit. In this 6-day itinerary, we will guide you through the challenging but rewarding journey to conquer the majestic Mount Kilimanjaro, starting at the Lemosho Gate.

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Day 1  :  Lemosho Gate to Big Tree Camp


Your Kilimanjaro climbing adventure begins at the Lemosho Gate, where you'll complete necessary registrations and meet your experienced guides and porters. The trail starts through lush rainforests, where you may spot various bird species and monkeys. Trekking for approximately 4-5 hours, you'll reach the Big Tree Camp, your first campsite on the mountain.

Accommodation for day 1
  • Big Tree (Mti Mkubwa) Campsite
Included meals and drinks
  • Dinner
  • Lunch
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    Day 2  :  Big Tree Camp to Shira 1 Camp


    Leaving the Big Tree Camp behind, you'll continue your ascent through the rainforest. As you gain altitude, the vegetation gradually changes, and the landscapes open up to reveal sweeping views of the surrounding savannah. Today's trek takes you to the Shira 1 Camp, located at an elevation of approximately 3,505 meters (11,500 feet).

    Accommodation for day 2
    • Shira 1 Campsite
    Included meals and drinks
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Drinking water
  • Lunch
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    Day 3  :  Shira 1 Camp to Barranco Camp via Lava Tower


    On this day, you'll embark on a steady climb towards the alpine desert zone. The trail takes you through rocky terrain and the captivating Senecio forest. As you approach the Lava Tower, a volcanic formation at an elevation of 4,630 meters (15,190 feet), you'll witness stunning panoramic views. After a short break, you'll descend to the Barranco Camp, situated at 3,960 meters (13,000 feet).

    Accommodation for day 3
    • Barranco Campsite
    Included meals and drinks
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Drinking water
  • Lunch
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    Day 4  :  Barranco Camp to Karanga Camp


    Today's trek starts with a challenging scramble up the Barranco Wall, which rewards you with breathtaking views of the surrounding landscapes. As you continue along the ridges and valleys, you'll enter the alpine desert zone. After crossing several streams and valleys, you'll arrive at the Karanga Camp, located at an elevation of 3,995 meters (13,106 feet).

    Accommodation for day 4
    • Karanga Campsite
    Included meals and drinks
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Drinking water
  • Lunch
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    Day 5  :  Karanga Camp to Barafu Camp


    Leaving Karanga Camp, you'll embark on a relatively short but steep climb towards Barafu Camp. The trail offers spectacular views of the southern glaciers and the rugged Mawenzi peak. Upon reaching Barafu Camp, situated at 4,673 meters (15,331 feet), you'll rest and prepare for the final push to the summit.

    Accommodation for day 5
    • Barafu Campsite
    Included meals and drinks
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Drinking water
  • Lunch
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    Day 6  :  Summit Day - Barafu Camp to Uhuru Peak and Descent to Mweka Camp


    Summit day is the ultimate challenge of your Kilimanjaro climbing expedition. Starting in the early hours of the morning, you'll begin your ascent to Uhuru Peak, the highest point in Africa, standing at 5,895 meters (19,341 feet). The trek is physically demanding but incredibly rewarding. As the sun rises, you'll reach the summit, where you'll witness breathtaking views and celebrate your achievement. After taking in the beauty of the summit, you'll descend to the Mweka Camp, located at 3,110 meters (10,204 feet), where you'll spend your final night on the mountain.

    Accommodation for day 6
    • Mweka Campsite
    Included meals and drinks
  • Breakfast
  • Drinking water
  • Lunch
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    Tour activities

    Game drive tours

    Getting around/Walking

    Hotel resting

    Photographs

    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

    Customizable
    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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    BURIGI CHATO SAFARIS CO LTD

    1032 reviews | Moshi, Tanzania |

    Website https://www.burigichatosafaris.com/

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    Frequently Asked Questions for 6 Days Affordable Kilimanjaro Climbing via Lemosho Route

    Is prior climbing experience necessary for the Kilimanjaro climb via the Lemosho Route?

    Prior climbing experience is not mandatory, but it is recommended. However, a good level of physical fitness, proper training, and mental preparedness are essential.

    What is the best time to climb Kilimanjaro via the Lemosho Route?

    The best time to climb Kilimanjaro via the Lemosho Route is during the dry seasons, which are from January to March and from June to October

    Are restroom facilities available along the Lemosho Route?

    Basic restroom facilities in the form of long-drop toilets are available at the campsites along the Lemosho Route.

    What type of accommodation is provided during the climb?

    Accommodation during the climb is in high-quality tents, shared by climbers. The tents are comfortable, and the tour operator will provide all necessary camping equipment

    Is altitude sickness a concern during the climb?

    Altitude sickness can affect climbers at higher elevations. The Lemosho Route allows for better acclimatization, reducing the risk. Adequate hydration, proper acclimatization techniques, and listening to your body are crucial.

    Are vegetarian or special dietary options available during the climb?

    Burigi Chato Safaris Tour Company can accommodate vegetarian and special dietary requirements during the climb. It's important to inform them in advance so they can make the necessary arrangements.

    What level of physical fitness is required for the Kilimanjaro climb?

    The Kilimanjaro climb via the Lemosho Route requires a good level of physical fitness. Regular exercise, including cardio and strength training, is recommended to prepare your body for the demands of the climb.

    How safe is the Kilimanjaro climb via the Lemosho Route?

    Climbing Kilimanjaro via the Lemosho Route is generally safe with experienced guides from Burigi Chato Safaris Tour Company. They ensure the well-being of climbers and monitor their health and acclimatization throughout the journey.

    Can I climb Kilimanjaro without a guide?

    Climbing Kilimanjaro without a guide is not permitted. It is a requirement to have a certified guide accompany you on the Lemosho Route for your safety and to adhere to the regulations set by the Kilimanjaro National Park.

    What happens if someone in the group cannot continue the climb?

    In the event that someone in the group cannot continue the climb due to altitude sickness or any other reason, the guide will assess the situation and take appropriate action. This may involve descending with the individual to a lower altitude where they can recover or arranging for additional assistance, such as a rescue team or evacuation if necessary

    Can I extend my stay in Moshi after the Kilimanjaro climb?

    Yes, you can extend your stay in Moshi after the Kilimanjaro climb. Burigi Chato Safaris Tour Company can assist in arranging accommodation and additional activities for you to enjoy in and around Moshi, such as cultural tours, wildlife safaris, or relaxation at nearby attractions

    What is the maximum group size for Kilimanjaro climbs via the Lemosho Route?

    The maximum group size for Kilimanjaro climbs via the Lemosho Route can vary depending on the tour operator and the logistics of the climb. However, it is generally recommended to keep the group size small to ensure personalized attention, safety, and a better overall experience