7 Days Kilimanjaro Trekking via Lemosho Route Trip

7-Day Kilimanjaro Trekking Lemosho Route: Wonders of Kilimanjaro's Lemosho Route in a 7-day trek, embracing nature's beauty and summit challenge.

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About 7 Days Kilimanjaro Honeymoon Trekking via Lemosho Route

Exhilarating adventure in the heart of Africa, a Kilimanjaro trek via the Lemosho Route is an experience of a lifetime. In just 7 days, you can conquer the highest peak on the continent, witnessing breathtaking landscapes and pushing your limits along the way. This article will provide you with a detailed itinerary for your Kilimanjaro trekking journey, ensuring you have an unforgettable and rewarding experience.


Day 1  :  Lemosho Gate to Mti Mkubwa Camp

Your Kilimanjaro trek begins at the Lemosho Gate, where you'll complete registration formalities and meet your knowledgeable guides and porters. The trail winds through a lush rainforest, where you'll encounter a variety of exotic flora and fauna. After several hours of trekking, you'll arrive at Mti Mkubwa Camp, your first overnight campsite. Take a moment to relax, enjoy a delicious meal, and absorb the tranquil atmosphere of the rainforest.

Accommodation for day 1
  • Big Tree (Mti Mkubwa) Campsite
Included meals and drinks
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Drinking water
  • Lunch
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    Arrival Day  :  Arrival in Moshi Kilimanjaro

    Upon your arrival in Moshi, a vibrant town nestled at the base of Kilimanjaro, you'll be warmly welcomed by the team from Burigi Chato Safaris, your trusted tour company for this adventure. After settling into your accommodation, you'll attend a pre-trek briefing where you'll meet your experienced guides and receive important information about the trek. Take this opportunity to ask any questions and ensure you're well-prepared for the journey ahead.

    Accommodation for day 2
    Included meals and drinks
  • Dinner
  • Drinking water
  • Lunch

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    Day 2  :  Mti Mkubwa Camp to Shira 1 Camp

    As the sun rises, you'll continue your ascent from Mti Mkubwa Camp to Shira 1 Camp. The trail gradually gains altitude, offering captivating views of the surrounding landscapes. The vegetation transitions from rainforest to heath and moorland, creating a striking contrast. Arriving at Shira 1 Camp, situated at an elevation of approximately 3,500 meters, you'll be rewarded with panoramic vistas of the Shira Plateau, a vast high-altitude desert.

    Accommodation for day 3
    • Mti Mkubwa Camp to Shira 1 Camp
    Included meals and drinks
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Drinking water
  • Lunch

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    Day 3  :  Shira 1 Camp to Barranco Camp

    Leaving Shira 1 Camp, you'll embark on a trek that takes you through diverse terrains. The trail traverses the unique ecosystem of the mountain, and you'll witness the ever-changing landscape unfold before your eyes. As you make your way to Barranco Camp, situated at around 3,950 meters, you'll encounter the famous Barranco Wall, a thrilling yet manageable climb. Enjoy the breathtaking views from the campsite as you prepare for the next leg of your journey.

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

    On this day, you'll conquer the challenges of the Barranco Wall, a highlight of the Lemosho Route. This exhilarating climb will test your agility and reward you with stunning panoramic views from the top. After descending from the wall, the trail continues to Karanga Camp, located at approximately 3,995 meters. This campsite provides a picturesque setting and serves as a crucial acclimatization point before your final push to the summit.

    Accommodation for day 5
    • 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 trek to Barafu Camp, the final base camp before your summit attempt. The trail ascends through barren and rocky terrain, gradually leading you to an elevation of approximately 4,600 meters. Upon reaching Barafu Camp, take the time to rest, hydrate, and mentally prepare for the challenging summit day ahead. Enjoy a nourishing meal and ensure you get enough rest to maximize your chances of success.

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

    Today is the day you've been waiting for—the summit day! You'll wake up before midnight and begin your ascent to Uhuru Peak, the highest point of Kilimanjaro at 5,895 meters. The trek to the summit is physically and mentally demanding, but the breathtaking sunrise and the sense of achievement make it all worthwhile. As you reach Uhuru Peak, take a moment to celebrate your accomplishment and soak in the awe-inspiring views. After capturing this unforgettable experience, you'll begin your descent to Mweka Camp for a well-deserved rest.

    Accommodation for day 7
    • Mweka Campsite
    Included meals and drinks
  • Breakfast
  • Drinking water
  • Lunch
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    Day 7  :  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 8
    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 7 Days Kilimanjaro Trekking via Lemosho Route Trip

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

    While prior trekking experience is beneficial, it is not mandatory. However, it is recommended to have a good level of fitness and undergo physical training beforehand.

    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 essential to listen to your body, follow the guidance of your guides, and stay properly hydrated.

    What kind of accommodation is provided during the trek?

    Accommodation during the trek is in tents, which are set up at designated campsites along the route. The tents are spacious and provide a comfortable resting place after a long day of trekking.

    What meals are included during the trek?

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

    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 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.

    Is it possible to rent equipment locally?

    Yes, you can rent certain trekking equipment locally in Moshi. However, it is recommended to bring your own equipment for proper fit and comfort.

    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.