6 Days Kilimanjaro Trekking via Lemosho Route

6-Day Kilimanjaro Trekking Lemosho Route: Captivating 6-day trek through diverse landscapes and breathtaking views towards the summit.

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About 6 Days Top Kilimanjaro Lemosho Route - trekking up to uhuru peak

Mount Kilimanjaro, located in Tanzania, is a majestic mountain and a dream destination for adventure seekers. The Lemosho Route offers an exciting and challenging trekking experience, allowing you to witness the diverse ecosystems and breathtaking scenery of Kilimanjaro. In just 6 days, you'll embark on an unforgettable journey to reach the summit.


Arrival Day  :  Arrival in Moshi/Arusha

Upon your arrival in Moshi, a lively town situated at the base of Kilimanjaro, you'll be greeted by the friendly team from Burigi Chato Safaris, your trusted tour company for this adventure. After settling into your accommodation, you'll have a pre-trek briefing to meet your experienced guides and receive essential information about the trek. Take this opportunity to ask any questions and ensure you're well-prepared for the upcoming days.

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

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    Day 1  :  Lemosho Gate to Mti Mkubwa Camp

    Your Kilimanjaro trek begins at the Lemosho Gate, where you'll complete registration and meet your expert guides and porters. The trail takes you through lush rainforest, immersing you in the natural beauty of Kilimanjaro. After several hours of trekking, you'll arrive at Mti Mkubwa Camp, your first overnight stop. Rest, relax, and savor a delicious meal while enjoying the tranquility of the forest.

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

    As the sun rises, continue your journey from Mti Mkubwa Camp to Shira 2 Camp. The trail gradually ascends through different vegetation zones, offering stunning views of the surrounding landscapes. Reach Shira 2 Camp, located at an elevation of approximately 3,900 meters, where you'll be rewarded with awe-inspiring panoramic vistas. Take the time to acclimatize and capture the beauty of the mountain.

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

    Leaving Shira 2 Camp, you'll trek towards Barranco Camp. Along the way, you'll pass through alpine desert terrain, witnessing the unique features of Kilimanjaro's high-altitude ecosystem. The trail presents a combination of uphill and downhill sections, with breathtaking views of glaciers and rugged landscapes. Arrive at Barranco Camp, situated at an elevation of around 3,950 meters, and enjoy a well-deserved rest.

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

    Today's trek takes you from Barranco Camp to Barafu Camp, the final base camp before your summit attempt. The trail involves some steep sections and requires endurance and determination. As you ascend, the views become more awe-inspiring, showcasing the grandeur of Kilimanjaro. Reach Barafu Camp, located at approximately 4,600 meters, and prepare yourself mentally and physically for the summit day.

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

    The long-awaited summit day has arrived. You'll wake up in the middle of the night to begin the challenging ascent to Uhuru Peak, the highest point on Kilimanjaro at 5,895 meters. The journey to the summit is physically demanding but immensely rewarding. As the sun rises, you'll reach Uhuru Peak, where a sense of achievement and wonder awaits. Take in the breathtaking views before descending to Mweka Camp for a well-deserved rest.

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

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    Day 6  :  Mweka Camp to Mweka gate

    After celebrating this remarkable achievement and get a well-deserved rest, you'll transfer from Mweka Camp to Lemosho Gate with the Trekking success, passing through lush rainforest, immersing you in the natural beauty of Mount Kilimanjaro

    Accommodation for day 7
    Included meals and drinks

  • 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

    Park fees

    A professional driver/guide

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

    All accommodation mentioned (unless clearly labeled as optional upgrade)

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

    All transportation mentioned (unless clearly labeled as optional)

    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 6 Days Kilimanjaro Trekking via Lemosho Route

    Is prior trekking experience necessary for Kilimanjaro trek via Lemosho Route?

    While prior trekking experience is beneficial, it is not mandatory. However, a good level of fitness, mental preparation, and proper acclimatization are essential for a successful trek.

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

    The best time to trek Kilimanjaro via the Lemosho Route is during the dry seasons, which are January to February and June to October. These months offer favorable weather conditions and higher chances of clear views.

    Is altitude sickness a concern during the trek?

    Altitude sickness can affect trekkers at high altitudes. The Lemosho Route provides a good acclimatization profile, but it's important to listen to your body, follow the guidance of your guides, and stay properly hydrated.

    Are there restroom facilities along the trail?

    Basic toilet facilities are available at the campsites along the Lemosho Route. These are eco-friendly pit toilets designed to minimize environmental impact.

    What meals are included during the trek?

    Nutritious meals are provided throughout the trek, including breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The meals are prepared by experienced camp chefs, ensuring a balanced diet to keep you energized.

    What equipment should I bring for the trek?

    Essential items to bring include suitable hiking boots, warm clothing layers, a comfortable backpack, a headlamp, a sleeping bag, trekking poles, and a water bottle. A detailed equipment checklist will be provided by Burigi Chato Safaris.

    What is the level of physical fitness required for the trek?

    A good level of physical fitness is necessary for the Kilimanjaro trek. Regular aerobic exercises, such as hiking, jogging, or cycling, along with strength and endurance training, will help prepare your body for the physical demands of the trek.

    Are there age restrictions for the Kilimanjaro trek?

    While there is no strict age limit, it is generally recommended that trekkers be at least 18 years old. Younger participants may be considered on a case-by-case basis, considering their physical fitness and maturity.

    Is travel insurance necessary for the trek?

    Yes, travel insurance that covers medical expenses, emergency evacuation, and trip cancellation is strongly recommended. Ensure that the policy covers high-altitude trekking and provides adequate coverage for your needs.

    What safety measures are in place during the trek?

    Burigi Chato Safaris prioritizes safety and takes several measures to ensure a safe trekking experience. This includes regular health checks, monitoring of altitude sickness symptoms, and a well-trained team equipped to handle any emergencies.