6 Days Kilimanjaro Hiking via Lemosho Route Trip

6-Day Kilimanjaro Hiking Lemosho Route: Captivating 6-day journey, pushing limits and capturing breathtaking vistas.

Operator: BURIGI CHATO SAFARIS CO LTD
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About 6 Days Top Mount Kilimanjaro Hiking Lemosho Route Tour Operators from Moshi

Embark on an exhilarating 6-day Kilimanjaro hiking adventure via the Lemosho Route with Burigi Chato Safaris Tour Company. This carefully crafted itinerary will take you through stunning landscapes, challenge your limits, and provide an unforgettable experience on Africa's highest peak. Lace up your boots, prepare your backpack, and get ready to conquer Mount Kilimanjaro.

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Day 1  :  Lemosho Gate to Mti Mkubwa Camp


The hiking adventure begins as we drive to the Lemosho Gate, the starting point of the Lemosho Route. After completing the registration process, we embark on a trek through lush rainforests, where you may spot wildlife such as blue monkeys and colorful bird species. Our destination for the day is Mti Mkubwa Camp, where we'll set up camp and enjoy a well-deserved rest.

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


    As we ascend further, the trail transitions into the moorland zone, characterized by unique plant species and stunning panoramic views. We trek to Shira 2 Camp, situated at an elevation of approximately 12,600 feet (3,840 meters). Along the way, we'll be captivated by the ever-changing landscapes and the magnificence of Mount Kilimanjaro.

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


    Today's hike takes us through the high desert plateau, offering spectacular vistas of the Shira Cathedral and the vast expanse of the Western Breach. We descend into the Barranco Valley, known for its picturesque beauty, and navigate the challenging Barranco Wall. Our campsite for the night is Barranco Camp, nestled in the heart of this natural wonder.

    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


    Leaving Barranco Camp, we traverse through valleys, ridges, and scenic landscapes. The trail leads us to Karanga Camp, situated at an altitude of approximately 13,100 feet (3,990 meters). En route, we'll encounter stunning views of the southern glaciers and the rugged beauty of Kilimanjaro. Rest and prepare for the upcoming challenges.

    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


    Today's journey takes us closer to the summit as we hike from Karanga Camp to Barafu Camp, our base camp for the final ascent. The landscape transitions into an alpine desert, characterized by rocky terrain and sparse vegetation. At Barafu Camp, situated at approximately 15,330 feet (4,670 meters), we'll rest and prepare for the summit bid.

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


    The most challenging but rewarding day awaits as we begin the summit attempt in the early hours of the morning. Under the starry sky, we ascend to Uhuru Peak, the highest point of Mount Kilimanjaro at 19,341 feet (5,895 meters). Witnessing the breathtaking sunrise from the summit is an experience that will stay with you forever. After celebrating our achievement, we begin our descent to Mweka Camp for a well-deserved rest.

    Accommodation for day 6
    Included meals and drinks
  • Breakfast
  • Drinking water
  • Lunch

  • 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 Kilimanjaro Hiking via Lemosho Route Trip

    Is prior hiking experience necessary for the Kilimanjaro Lemosho Route trek?

    While prior hiking experience is beneficial, the Lemosho Route is suitable for both novice and experienced trekkers. However, a good level of physical fitness and mental preparation is essential.

    How physically demanding is the Lemosho Route hike?

    The Lemosho Route is considered a moderately challenging trek. It involves long days of hiking, varying terrain, and gaining altitude. Regular exercise and preparation are essential to ensure a successful and enjoyable experience.

    What is the best time of year to hike Kilimanjaro via the Lemosho Route?

    The best time to hike Kilimanjaro via the Lemosho Route is during the dry seasons, from January to mid-March and June to October. These months offer more stable weather conditions and clearer views.

    What kind of accommodation is provided during the trek?

    Accommodation during the trek consists of sturdy mountain tents with comfortable sleeping mats. Our team will set up the campsites along the route, providing a cozy and safe environment.

    What meals are provided during the trek?

    Our experienced cooks will prepare nutritious meals throughout the trek, including breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks. Special dietary requirements can be accommodated with prior notice.

    Are there toilet facilities along the trail?

    Basic toilet facilities, such as portable toilets or latrine-style facilities, are available at the campsites along the Lemosho Route. Our team ensures proper sanitation and hygiene throughout the trek.

    Is drinking water provided during the trek?

    We provide safe drinking water at each campsite to ensure you stay hydrated during the trek. It is recommended to bring a reusable water bottle that can be refilled along the way.

    What safety measures are in place during the trek?

    Your safety is our top priority. Our experienced guides are trained in first aid and mountain rescue techniques. We conduct regular health checks, monitor altitude sickness symptoms, and carry comprehensive first aid kits. Our team is well-prepared to handle any emergency situations that may arise.

    Are there age restrictions for the Lemosho Route trek?

    While there is no strict age restriction, it is important to consider the physical demands of the trek. Children under the age of 10 are generally not recommended, but each individual's fitness level and ability should be taken into account.

    What equipment do I need to bring for the trek?

    Essential equipment includes sturdy hiking boots, warm clothing, a sleeping bag, a daypack, and a headlamp. We provide a detailed packing list to ensure you are well-prepared for the trek. It is also recommended to bring items such as trekking poles, sunglasses, sunscreen, and a water bottle.

    How many guides and porters will accompany the trek?

    The number of guides and porters depends on the group size. We maintain a favorable guide-to-trekker ratio to provide personalized attention and support throughout the trek. The porters are responsible for carrying the camping equipment and supplies, allowing you to focus on the hike.

    What is the level of difficulty on the Lemosho Route?

    The Lemosho Route is considered a moderately challenging trek. It involves steep ascents, varied terrain, and high altitude. Proper physical fitness, mental preparation, and acclimatization are important for a successful and enjoyable experience.