7 Days Popular Kilimanjaro Climb - Lemosho Route

7-Day Kilimanjaro Climbing Lemosho Route: Rewarding 7-day climb, conquering heights and immersing in stunning landscapes.

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Embarking on a 7-day Kilimanjaro climbing adventure via the Lemosho Route offers an exhilarating experience of conquering the highest peak in Africa. This article provides a detailed itinerary for your journey, ensuring a safe and memorable expedition. Join us as we explore the breathtaking beauty of Mount Kilimanjaro and the challenges and rewards of the Lemosho Route.

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Day 1  :  Lemosho Gate to Mti Mkubwa Camp


After a nourishing breakfast, you will be driven to the Lemosho Gate, the starting point of the Lemosho Route. The trek begins through lush rainforests, and as you ascend, you will witness the captivating flora and fauna. After approximately 3-4 hours of trekking, you will reach Mti Mkubwa Camp, where you will spend the night.

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 1 Camp


    As the sun rises, you will continue your climb through the heath and moorland zone. The trail offers spectacular views of the surrounding landscapes. After 5-7 hours of trekking, you will reach Shira 1 Camp, located at an altitude of approximately 3,500 meters (11,483 feet).

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


    Today's trek takes you through the high desert plateau of Shira. As you navigate the rocky terrain, you will be rewarded with panoramic views of Kilimanjaro. After 6-8 hours of trekking, you will arrive at Barranco Camp, situated at an altitude of approximately 3,950 meters (12,959 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


    Leaving Barranco Camp, you will conquer the famous Barranco Wall, a thrilling and challenging section of the route. Once you conquer the wall, you will traverse through scenic valleys and ridges, providing breathtaking views. After 4-5 hours of trekking, you will reach Karanga Camp, nestled at an elevation of approximately 3,995 meters (13,107 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


    As you near the summit, the landscape transitions into an arctic desert. Your trek from Karanga Camp to Barafu Camp will take you through rocky and rugged terrain. After 3-4 hours of trekking, you will reach Barafu Camp, located at an altitude of approximately 4,673 meters (15,331 feet).

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


    The summit day begins in the early hours of the morning. Equipped with headlamps and warm layers, you will commence the final ascent to Uhuru Peak. The climb is challenging but immensely rewarding. As the sun rises, you will reach the peak,

    Accommodation for day 6
    • Mweka Campsite
    Included meals and drinks
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Drinking water
  • Lunch
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    Day 7  :  Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate


    Standing on the roof of Africa. After celebrating your accomplishment, you will begin the Trip from Mweka camp to Mweka Gate, where you will receive your well-deserved certificate of completion.

    Accommodation for day 7
    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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    Frequently Asked Questions for 7 Days Popular Kilimanjaro Climb - 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 there 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.

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

    The average group size for Kilimanjaro climbs via the Lemosho Route is typically around 6-10 climbers. This allows for a manageable group dynamic, personalized attention from the guides, and a sense of camaraderie among fellow climbers.

    What should I pack for the Kilimanjaro climb?

    Packing for the Kilimanjaro climb is crucial to ensure you have the necessary gear and supplies. Some essential items to pack include sturdy hiking boots, warm layers of clothing, waterproof and windproof outerwear, a comfortable backpack, a sleeping bag suitable for cold temperatures, a headlamp, trekking poles, sunglasses, sunscreen, a refillable water bottle, and personal toiletries. It is advisable to consult with Burigi Chato Safaris Tour Company for a comprehensive packing list tailored to your specific needs

    How do I book a Kilimanjaro climb with Burigi Chato Safaris Tour Company?

    Booking a Kilimanjaro climb with Burigi Chato Safaris Tour Company is straightforward. You can visit their website or contact them directly via email or phone to inquire about availability and discuss your requirements. Their team will guide you through the booking process and provide all necessary information to ensure a smooth and memorable climb.