8 Days Top Experienced Kilimanjaro Hiking Lemosho Route

8-Day Kilimanjaro Hiking Lemosho Route: Thrilling 8-day adventure, exploring diverse landscapes and reaching the summit for awe-inspiring views.

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About 8 Days Low Budget Kilimanjaro tour package 8 days Lemosho route

If you're seeking an unforgettable hiking adventure, look no further than the 8-day Kilimanjaro Hiking experience via the Lemosho Route. This incredible journey with Burigi Chato Safaris Tour Company will take you through breathtaking landscapes, challenge your limits, and reward you with stunning views from the Roof of Africa. Lace up your boots, prepare your backpack, and get ready for an unforgettable trekking experience.

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Day 1  :  Arrival in Moshi


Your expedition begins as you arrive in Moshi, a vibrant town situated at the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro. You will be greeted by our friendly team and transferred to your accommodation. Take this time to rest, acclimate to the altitude, and meet your fellow trekkers.

Accommodation for day 1
Included meals and drinks

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    Day 2  :  Lemosho Glades to Mti Mkubwa Camp


    After breakfast, we drive to the Lemosho Gate, the starting point of our trek. Here, we complete the necessary registration formalities and meet our experienced guides and porters. The hike commences through the lush rainforest of the Lemosho Glades, where you may encounter unique flora and fauna. Our camp for the night is the Mti Mkubwa Camp, surrounded by the enchanting sounds of nature.

    Accommodation for day 2
    • Big Tree (Mti Mkubwa) Campsite
    Included meals and drinks
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Drinking water
  • Lunch
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    Day 3  :  Mti Mkubwa Camp to Shira 1 Camp


    As we continue our ascent, the trail leads us through moorland terrain, characterized by heather and volcanic rock formations. We gradually gain altitude and reach the Shira Plateau, where the views open up to reveal the vastness of the landscape. Our camp for the night is the Shira 1 Camp, nestled in a picturesque setting.

    Accommodation for day 3
    • Shira 1 Campsite
    Included meals and drinks
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Drinking water
  • Lunch
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    Day 4  :  Shira 1 Camp to Shira 2 Camp


    We embark on a steady hike from Shira 1 Camp to Shira 2 Camp, situated at a higher elevation. Along the way, we pass through the stunning Shira Cathedral and enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding plains. As we settle into the camp, we prepare for the challenges and rewards that lie ahead.

    Accommodation for day 4
    • Shira 2 Campsite
    Included meals and drinks
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Drinking water
  • Lunch
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    Day 5  :  Shira 2 Camp to Barranco Camp


    Today's hike takes us through the alpine desert zone, with its vast stretches of rugged and barren landscape. We trek to Barranco Camp, located in the beautiful Barranco Valley. The highlight of the day is conquering the Barranco Wall, a thrilling section that requires some scrambling. As we reach the camp, we are treated to breathtaking views of the surroundings.

    Accommodation for day 5
    • Barranco Campsite
    Included meals and drinks
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Drinking water
  • Lunch
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    Day 6  :  Barranco Camp to Karanga Camp


    We continue our journey, traversing through the Karanga Valley, a picturesque area known for its stunning vistas. The trail gradually ascends, offering views of the Southern Glaciers of Kilimanjaro. We arrive at Karanga Camp, where we rest and prepare for the final push to the summit.

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


    Today's trek takes us to Barafu Camp, our base camp for the summit attempt. The path becomes steeper as we approach the rocky terrain. Upon reaching Barafu Camp, we rest, hydrate, and mentally prepare for the challenging summit night that awaits us.

    Accommodation for day 7
    • Barafu Campsite
    Included meals and drinks
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Drinking water
  • Lunch
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    Day 8  :  Barafu Camp to Uhuru Peak and Descent


    The summit day begins before dawn as we embark on the final ascent to Uhuru Peak, the highest point in Africa. With headlamps lighting the way, we navigate through the steep and icy sections of the mountain. As we reach the summit, we are greeted by a breathtaking sunrise and a sense of accomplishment like no other. After celebrating our success, we begin our descent back to Barafu Camp. From there, we continue down to Mweka Camp, where we spend our final night on the mountain.

    Accommodation for day 8
    • Mweka Campsite
    Included meals and drinks
  • Breakfast
  • Drinking water
  • Lunch
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    Hotel resting

    Photographs

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    First aid/Rescue
    First aid and rescue during the tour is assured.

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    Sleeping bag or bed linen

    Rescue fee

    Gorilla trekking permits

    Chimp trekking permits

    Park fees

    A professional driver/guide

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    All accommodation mentioned (unless clearly labeled as optional upgrade)

    Roundtrip airport transfer

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    Frequently Asked Questions for 8 Days Top Experienced Kilimanjaro Hiking Lemosho Route

    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 challenging is the Lemosho Route?

    The Lemosho Route is considered a challenging trek due to its duration and altitude gain. Adequate acclimatization and physical fitness are crucial for 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 are the meals like 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. During the trek, our team will set up private toilet tents for your convenience.

    Is bottled water provided during the trek?

    We recommend bringing your own reusable water bottles, as we promote responsible and eco-friendly practices. Our team will provide boiled and filtered water at the campsites for refilling your bottles.

    Are there any 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.

    Is altitude sickness a concern during the Lemosho Route trek?

    Altitude sickness can affect trekkers at high elevations. Our itinerary is designed to allow for proper acclimatization, with gradual ascent and rest days. Our experienced guides monitor participants for any signs of altitude sickness and take necessary precautions.

    Do I need to bring my own hiking gear?

    While Burigi Chato Safaris Tour Company provides certain essential equipment such as tents, it is recommended to bring your own hiking gear, including sturdy hiking boots, warm clothing, a sleeping bag, and a daypack. We provide a detailed packing list to help you prepare.

    How many guides and porters will be accompanying the trek?

    The number of guides and porters depends on the group size. We maintain a favorable guide-to-trekker ratio to ensure personalized attention and assistance. Additionally, porters are responsible for carrying camping equipment and supplies.

    What safety measures are in place during the trek?

    Safety is our top priority. Our guides are trained in first aid and have extensive knowledge of high-altitude trekking. We carry comprehensive first aid kits, monitor participants' health, and have emergency evacuation procedures in place if needed.