9 Days Kilimanjaro Hiking Lemosho Route up to Uhuru Peak

9-Day Kilimanjaro Hiking Lemosho Route: Breathtaking 9-day hike, conquering heights and immersing in majestic natural beauty.

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About 9 Days Top Kilimanjaro Hiking via Lemosho Route - Hiking up to uhuru peak

Look no further! Embark on an unforgettable journey with Burigi Chato Safaris Tour Company as we take you on a 9-day hiking expedition to Mount Kilimanjaro via the scenic Lemosho Route. With its breathtaking landscapes and stunning views, this route offers an incredible adventure for both seasoned trekkers and beginners alike. Lace up your hiking boots, pack your essentials, and get ready for an extraordinary adventure in the heart of Tanzania.

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Day 1  :  Arrival in Moshi


Your journey begins as you arrive in Moshi, a vibrant town situated at the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro. You will be warmly welcomed by our experienced guides and transferred to your accommodation for some rest and relaxation. Take this time to acclimatize to the altitude and prepare yourself for the exciting days ahead.

Accommodation for day 1
  • Kilimanjaro White House Hotel
Included meals and drinks
  • Breakfast
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    Day 2  :  Lemosho Gate to Big Tree Camp


    After a hearty breakfast, we will drive to the Lemosho Gate, the starting point of our hike. Here, you will meet your expert trekking team and complete the necessary registration formalities. As we embark on our adventure, the trail will lead us through lush rainforests, offering glimpses of wildlife and exotic flora. Our first campsite, the Big Tree Camp, awaits us as we settle in for the night surrounded by nature's serenity.

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


    Our trek leads us to Shira 2 Camp, nestled beneath the majestic Shira Plateau. This day's hike offers magnificent vistas of the Shira Cathedral and the rugged terrain of Kilimanjaro. Take in the beauty of the landscape and immerse yourself in the unique atmosphere of the mountain.

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


    Our trek leads us to Shira 2 Camp, nestled beneath the majestic Shira Plateau. This day's hike offers magnificent vistas of the Shira Cathedral and the rugged terrain of Kilimanjaro. Take in the beauty of the landscape and immerse yourself in the unique atmosphere of the mountain.

    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, we venture into the Barranco Valley, known for its stunning scenery and challenging terrain. As we hike through the Barranco Wall, you'll have the opportunity to test your hiking skills and overcome thrilling obstacles. Arriving at Barranco Camp, located at an altitude of 13,000 feet (3,962 meters), you can relish the breathtaking sunset views and prepare for the adventures to come.

    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


    Our journey continues to the Karanga Camp, nestled on a picturesque ridge. This day's hike offers breathtaking views of the Southern Glaciers of Kilimanjaro, providing an awe-inspiring backdrop to our expedition. Take the time to acclimatize and savor the beauty of the surroundings.

    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


    We press on to Barafu Camp, our base camp for the final ascent. This campsite is strategically positioned at an elevation of 15,331 feet (4,673 meters), allowing us to optimize our chances of a successful summit bid. Rest and replenish your energy as we prepare for the most challenging part of the journey.

    Accommodation for day 7
    • Barafu Campsite
    Included meals and drinks
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Drinking water
  • Lunch
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    Day 8  :  Summit Day


    Today is the day you've been waiting for the day we make our way to the "Roof of Africa." In the early hours, we embark on a steep and demanding climb towards Uhuru Peak, the highest point of Mount Kilimanjaro at 19,341 feet (5,895 meters). The effort and determination required to reach the summit will be rewarded with an unparalleled sense of accomplishment and breathtaking views stretching as far as the eye can see. After celebrating our triumph, we begin our descent to Mweka Camp.

    Accommodation for day 8
    • Mweka Campsite
    Included meals and drinks
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Drinking water
  • Lunch
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    Day 9  :  Descent and Departure


    The final leg of our adventure involves descending through the lush rainforest to Mweka Gate. As we make our way down, the vibrant flora and occasional wildlife sightings will accompany us, creating lasting memories of this extraordinary journey. Upon reaching the gate, we bid farewell to our guides and porters and celebrate our successful ascent. From here, you will be transferred back to Moshi, where you can reflect on your remarkable achievement and rest before your onward journey.

    Accommodation for day 9
    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 9 Days Kilimanjaro Hiking Lemosho Route up to Uhuru Peak

    Is hiking Mount Kilimanjaro via the Lemosho Route suitable for beginners?

    Absolutely! The Lemosho Route is known for its gradual ascent, allowing trekkers to acclimatize properly. It is suitable for beginners with a good level of fitness.

    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 June to October and from December to February.

    How physically demanding is the hike?

    The hike is physically demanding, requiring a good level of fitness. Regular exercise and preparation beforehand are essential.

    What is the maximum group size for the hike?

    The maximum group size for the hike is typically around 10 individuals. This ensures personalized attention and a better overall experience.

    What kind of accommodation is provided during the trek?

    Accommodation during the trek includes tents and camping facilities. Our team will ensure your comfort throughout the journey.

    Is hiking Mount Kilimanjaro via the Lemosho Route suitable for beginners?

    Absolutely! The Lemosho Route is known for its gradual ascent, allowing trekkers to acclimatize properly. It is suitable for beginners with a good level of fitness.

    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 June to October and from December to February.

    How physically demanding is the hike?

    The hike is physically demanding, requiring a good level of fitness. Regular exercise and preparation beforehand are essential.

    What is the maximum group size for the hike?

    The maximum group size for the hike is typically around 10 individuals. This ensures personalized attention and a better overall experience.

    What kind of accommodation is provided during the trek?

    Accommodation during the trek includes tents and camping facilities. Our team will ensure your comfort throughout the journey.

    Do I need any special equipment for the hike?

    Yes, it is important to have proper hiking gear, including sturdy hiking boots, warm clothing, a sleeping bag, and a daypack. We provide a detailed packing list to help you prepare.

    Are porters available to carry our belongings?

    Yes, porters will be available to carry the majority of your equipment and supplies, allowing you to focus on the hike without excessive weight on your back.

    What kind of meals are provided during the trek?

    Our experienced chefs will prepare delicious and nutritious meals throughout the trek, including breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks. Special dietary requirements can be accommodated with prior notice.

    Is altitude sickness a concern during the hike?

    Altitude sickness can affect trekkers at high altitudes. Our itinerary is designed to allow for proper acclimatization, reducing the risk of altitude-related issues. Our guides are trained to recognize symptoms and provide necessary assistance.

    Are there any age restrictions for the hike?

    While there is no strict age restriction, hikers should be in good physical health and able to endure the challenges of the trek. It is advisable to consult with a medical professional before undertaking the journey, especially for elderly individuals or those with pre-existing medical conditions.

    Can I extend my stay in Tanzania after the hike?

    Absolutely! Tanzania offers a wealth of natural beauty and cultural experiences. You can explore national parks, visit Zanzibar's pristine beaches, or embark on a safari adventure to witness the incredible wildlife.

    How do I book the Kilimanjaro hike via the Lemosho Route?

    To book your Kilimanjaro hike via the Lemosho Route with Burigi Chato Safaris Tour Company, visit our website or contact our dedicated team. We will guide you through the booking process and answer any additional questions you may have.