9 Days Kilimanjaro Majestic Climbing Tour Lemosho Route

9-Day Kilimanjaro Climbing Lemosho Route: Incredible 9-day expedition, conquering the summit and embracing breathtaking views.

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About 9 Days Top Kilimanjaro Majestic Climbing Tour via the Lemosho Route

Are you an adventure enthusiast seeking an exhilarating experience? Embarking on a 9-day Kilimanjaro climbing trip via the Lemosho Route offers an incredible opportunity to conquer the highest peak in Africa. This article provides a comprehensive itinerary for your journey, ensuring a memorable and safe adventure. Join us as we explore the wonders of Mount Kilimanjaro and discover the breathtaking beauty of the Lemosho Route.

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Arrival Day  :  Arrival in Moshi


Upon your arrival in Moshi, a vibrant town situated at the base of Mount Kilimanjaro, you will be greeted by your experienced guide from Burigi Chato Safaris Tour Company. They will provide you with a briefing, ensure you have the necessary gear, 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  :  Trek from Lemosho Gate to Big Tree Camp


    The adventure begins as you drive to the Lemosho Gate, the starting point of the Lemosho Route. After completing the necessary registration procedures, you will commence your trek through lush rainforests. The trail gradually ascends, and after approximately 4-5 hours of trekking, you will reach Big Tree 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  :  Big Tree Camp to Shira 1 Camp


    As the sun rises, you will continue your journey towards Shira 1 Camp. The trail takes you through moorland, offering stunning views of the surrounding landscapes. After approximately 6-7 hours of trekking, you will reach Shira 1 Camp, situated at an altitude of approximately 3,500 meters (11,483 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 Moir Hut


    On this day, you will leave the moorland behind and ascend towards the alpine desert zone. The trail takes you to Moir Hut, located at an elevation of approximately 4,200 meters (13,780 feet). The hike takes around 5-6 hours and provides incredible panoramas of the mountain and its neighboring peaks.

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


    As you continue your climb, you will encounter various terrains and witness the dramatic change in landscapes. Today's trek takes you to Barranco Camp, situated in the renowned Barranco Valley. This campsite offers breathtaking views of the Barranco Wall, a challenging but thrilling obstacle on the journey.

    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 conquering the Barranco Wall, you will proceed towards Karanga Camp. The trail takes you through scenic valleys and ridges, providing ample opportunities to capture memorable photographs. The trek takes approximately 4-5 hours, and upon arrival at Karanga Camp, you can rest and prepare for the next day's ascent.

    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 trek from Karanga Camp to Barafu Camp. This campsite, located at an altitude of approximately 4,600 meters (15,091 feet), serves as the base for the summit attempt. Rest and proper acclimatization are crucial at this stage, as you prepare for the challenging summit day ahead.

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


    The long-awaited summit day has arrived. You will wake up before midnight to begin the final ascent to Uhuru Peak, the highest point of Mount Kilimanjaro. The journey is physically demanding but incredibly rewarding. As you reach the summit, you will be greeted by a breathtaking sunrise and a sense of triumph. Summit Day and descent to Mweka Camp

    Accommodation for day 8
    • Barafu Campsite
    Included meals and drinks
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Drinking water
  • Lunch
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    Day 8  :  Summit Day and descent to Mweka Camp


    The journey is physically demanding but incredibly rewarding. As you reach the summit, you will be greeted by a breathtaking sunrise and a sense of triumph. After spending some time at the peak, you will begin the descent to Mweka Camp, where you will spend the night.

    Accommodation for day 9
    • Mweka Campsite
    Included meals and drinks
  • Breakfast
  • Drinking water
  • Lunch
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    Day 9  :  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 10
    Included meals and drinks

  • 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 Majestic Climbing Tour Lemosho Route

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

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

    Is prior climbing experience required for the Lemosho Route?

    While prior climbing experience is beneficial, the Lemosho Route is suitable for beginners who are physically fit and willing to undergo proper training.

    What should I pack for the Kilimanjaro climb?

    Essential items include proper hiking boots, warm clothing layers, a sleeping bag, sunscreen, a headlamp, and a water bottle, among others. Consult with your tour operator for a detailed packing list.

    Are there any age restrictions for climbing Kilimanjaro?

    Most tour operators require climbers to be at least 10-12 years old. However, age restrictions may vary, so it's essential to check with your chosen tour operator.

    Is altitude sickness a concern on the Lemosho Route?

    Yes, altitude sickness can be a concern during the Kilimanjaro climb. The Lemosho Route allows for better acclimatization, which reduces the risk. However, it is crucial to listen to your body, stay hydrated, and follow your guide's instructions to minimize the effects of altitude sickness.

    Are there restroom facilities along the Lemosho Route?

    Restroom facilities, in the form of basic long-drop toilets, are available at the campsites along the Lemosho Route. It's important to note that the facilities are minimal, and proper hygiene practices should be followed.

    Can I climb Kilimanjaro solo or do I need a guide?

    It is mandatory to climb Kilimanjaro with a licensed guide. Guides are experienced in navigating the mountain, ensuring your safety, and providing valuable support throughout the journey.

    What type of accommodation is provided during the climb?

    Accommodation during the climb is in tents at designated campsites along the route. The tents are typically shared, and the tour operator will provide all necessary camping equipment.

    Are vegetarian or special dietary options available during the climb?

    Are vegetarian or special dietary options available during the climb? Most tour operators can accommodate special dietary requirements, including vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free meals. It's important to inform your tour operator in advance to ensure they can make the necessary arrangements.

    How many climbers are usually in a group on the Lemosho Route?

    Group sizes can vary, but typically there are 6-10 climbers per group. This allows for a manageable group dynamic and personalized attention from the guides.

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

    Yes, you can book a Kilimanjaro climb directly with Burigi Chato Safaris Tour Company. They have experienced guides, excellent safety records, and can tailor the itinerary to meet your specific needs and preferences.