8 Days Kilimanjaro Majestic Climbing Tour Lemosho Route

8-Day Kilimanjaro Climbing Lemosho Route: Thrilling 8-day climb through diverse terrain, reaching the summit for awe-inspiring panoramas.

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About 8 Days Top Kilimanjaro Majestic Kilimanjaro Climbing Tour via Lemosho Route

Embarking on an 8-day Kilimanjaro climbing adventure via the Lemosho Route is an incredible opportunity to conquer Africa's highest peak. This article provides a detailed itinerary for your journey, ensuring a safe and memorable experience. Join us as we explore the breathtaking beauty of Mount Kilimanjaro and the challenges and rewards of the Lemosho Route.

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Arrival Day  :  Arrival in Moshi


Your adventure begins with your arrival in Moshi, a vibrant town located at the base of Kilimanjaro. You will be warmly welcomed by the team from Burigi Chato Safaris Tour Company, who will provide a detailed briefing, ensure you have the necessary equipment, and answer any questions you may have.

Accommodation for day 1
  • Kilimanjaro White House Hotel
Included meals and drinks
  • Breakfast
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    Day 1  :  Lemosho Gate to Mti Mkubwa Camp


    After a hearty breakfast, you will embark on a scenic drive to the Lemosho Gate, the starting point of the Lemosho Route. From here, your trek begins through lush rainforests filled with exotic flora and fauna. After approximately 4-6 hours of trekking, you will reach Mti Mkubwa Camp, where you will spend the night.

    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 1 Camp


    As the sun rises, you will continue your ascent through the rainforest, gradually transitioning into the heath and moorland zone. The trail offers stunning panoramic views of the surrounding landscapes. After 5-7 hours of trekking, you will reach Shira 1 Camp, situated at an altitude of approximately 3,505 meters (11,499 feet).

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


    Today's trek takes you across the expansive Shira Plateau, offering breathtaking views of the mountain and its neighboring peaks. As you ascend, the air becomes crisper, and the landscape transforms into an alpine desert. After 4-6 hours of trekking, you will arrive at Shira 2 Camp, located at an elevation of approximately 3,900 meters (12,795 feet).

    Accommodation for day 4
    • Shira 2 Campsite
    Included meals and drinks
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Drinking water
  • Lunch
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    Day 4  :  Shira 2 Camp to Barranco Camp


    Leaving Shira 2 Camp, you will continue your climb toward Barranco Camp. The trail takes you through the alpine desert zone, offering awe-inspiring vistas. As you reach the Barranco Valley, you will be greeted by the iconic Barranco Wall, a thrilling but manageable ascent. After 5-7 hours of trekking, you will reach Barranco Camp, nestled at an altitude of approximately 3,960 meters (12,992 feet).

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


    After a good night's rest, you will tackle the challenging Barranco Wall, utilizing both hands and feet to navigate its steep sections. Once you conquer the wall, the trail levels out as you traverse the mountain's southern circuit. After 4-5 hours of trekking, you will arrive at Karanga Camp, situated at an elevation of approximately 4,035 meters (13,238 feet).

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


    As you near the final stages of your climb, you will make your way from Karanga Camp to Barafu Camp, the base for the summit attempt. The trail traverses rocky terrain, and as you ascend, you will feel the effects of the altitude more prominently. After 3-4 hours of trekking, you will reach Barafu Camp, situated at an altitude of approximately 4,640 meters (15,223 feet).

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


    The summit day begins in the early hours before dawn. Equipped with headlamps, warm layers, and a determined spirit, you will embark on the final ascent to Uhuru Peak, the highest point of Kilimanjaro. As the sun begins to rise, you will witness breathtaking vistas. After celebrating your accomplishment at the summit, you will begin the descent to Mweka Camp, located at an elevation of approximately 3,100 meters (10,170 feet).

    Accommodation for day 8
    • Mweka Campsite
    Included meals and drinks
  • Breakfast
  • Drinking water
  • Lunch
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    Day 8  :  Descend to Mweka Gate and Departure


    On the final day of your adventure, you will descend from Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate. The descent takes approximately 3-4 hours and offers an opportunity to reflect on your remarkable achievement. Upon reaching the gate, you will receive your well-deserved certificate of completion and bid farewell to the mountain. Burigi Chato Safaris Tour Company will transport you back to Moshi, where you can celebrate your accomplishment.

    Accommodation for day 9
    Included meals and drinks
  • Breakfast
  • 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 8 Days Kilimanjaro Majestic Climbing Tour Lemosho Route

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

    While prior climbing experience is beneficial, the Lemosho Route is suitable for climbers with good physical fitness and a willingness to undergo proper training.

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

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

    Are there restroom facilities available along the Lemosho Route?

    Yes, 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 spacious, 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. Proper acclimatization techniques, hydration, and listening to your body are essential.

    Are vegetarian or special dietary options available during the climb?

    Yes, Burigi Chato Safaris Tour Company can accommodate vegetarian and special dietary requirements during the Kilimanjaro climb. It's important to inform them in advance so they can make the necessary arrangements and provide suitable meals for your needs.

    Is it possible to climb Kilimanjaro solo or do I need to join a group?

    It is possible to climb Kilimanjaro solo, but it is highly recommended to join a guided group. Climbing with a group provides safety, support, and the expertise of experienced guides who can navigate the mountain's challenges effectively.

    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 ensures a manageable group dynamic, personalized attention from the guides, and a cohesive team spirit.

    What should I pack for the Kilimanjaro climb?

    Essential items to pack for the Kilimanjaro climb include sturdy hiking boots, warm and waterproof clothing layers, a comfortable backpack, a sleeping bag, a headlamp, trekking poles, sunglasses, sunscreen, and a refillable water bottle. It's advisable to consult with your tour operator for a detailed packing list.

    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 prior to the climb. It's important to be prepared for long hours of trekking and challenging terrain.

    How safe is the Kilimanjaro climb via the Lemosho Route?

    Climbing Kilimanjaro via the Lemosho Route is generally safe when proper safety measures are followed. Experienced guides from Burigi Chato Safaris Tour Company ensure the well-being of climbers and monitor their health and acclimatization throughout the journey.

    Can I book a Kilimanjaro climb directly with Burigi Chato Safaris Tour Company?

    Absolutely! You can book a Kilimanjaro climb directly with Burigi Chato Safaris Tour Company. They have a team of experienced guides, offer tailored itineraries, and provide personalized support to make your climbing experience memorable and safe





    Reviews for 8 Days Top Kilimanjaro Majestic Kilimanjaro Climbing Tour via Lemosho Route

    A truly memorable trip with the best company.
    ★★★★★ 5/5

    By
    Benjamini Bernadi
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    Visited: April 2023

    Our trip to Mount Kilimanjaro using the amazing lemosho route was Fabolous. our tour guide was super great and had wonderful communication skills. He knew everything about the mountain. he was safety sensuous and checked our health from time to time. Everything on the way was well explained and we had a great time. He made us his friends and he was the main reason this trip turned out excellent.

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