9 Days Kilimanjaro Trekking via Lemosho Route Tour Trip

9-Day Kilimanjaro Trekking Lemosho Route: Mesmerizing 9-day trek, conquering heights and embracing stunning landscapes.

Operator: BURIGI CHATO SAFARIS CO LTD
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About 9 Days Lemosho Trip Expedition,Kilimanjaro\'s Unforgettable Trekking Adventure

Are you an adventure enthusiast seeking an unforgettable trekking experience? Look no further than the majestic Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa. Embark on a thrilling 9-day trekking journey via the Lemosho Route, which offers breathtaking landscapes and a challenging yet rewarding experience. In this article, we will provide you with a detailed itinerary for your Kilimanjaro trekking adventure, highlighting the key attractions and essential information to make your trip truly remarkable.

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Day 1  :  Arrival in Moshi


Upon your arrival in Moshi, a vibrant town situated at the base of Mount Kilimanjaro, you will be greeted by the friendly team from Burigi Chato Safaris, your trusted tour company for this adventure. After settling into your accommodation, you will have a pre-trek briefing to discuss the details of the upcoming journey. Take this opportunity to ask any questions and ensure you are well-prepared for the trek.

Accommodation for day 1
  • Kilimanjaro White House Hotel
Included meals and drinks
  • Breakfast
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    Day 2  :  Lemosho Glades to Mti Mkubwa Camp


    Your trek begins at the Lemosho Glades, where you will complete the necessary registration and meet your experienced guides and porters. The trail winds through the lush rainforest, offering glimpses of exotic flora and fauna. After a few hours of trekking, you will arrive at Mti Mkubwa Camp, your first overnight campsite. Take some time to relax, enjoy a hearty meal, and immerse yourself in the natural beauty surrounding you.

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


    As the sun rises, continue your journey towards Shira 1 Camp. The trail gradually gains altitude, providing stunning views of the surrounding landscapes. You will pass through the heath and moorland zones, characterized by unique vegetation and an otherworldly atmosphere. Arriving at Shira 1 Camp, located at an elevation of approximately 3,500 meters, you will witness the magnificence of the Shira Plateau, a vast high-altitude desert.

    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 Moir Camp


    Today's trek takes you from Shira 1 Camp to Moir Camp, situated at an elevation of around 4,200 meters. The trail offers a dramatic change in scenery as you enter the alpine desert zone. Keep an eye out for the endemic and resilient plants that thrive in this harsh environment. Moir Camp provides a serene setting, with panoramic views of the rugged terrain and distant peaks.

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


    Leaving Moir Camp, you will descend into the Barranco Valley, known as the "Garden of Senecios." The trail descends into a lush and picturesque valley, where giant senecio plants dot the landscape. As you approach Barranco Camp, you will encounter the famous Barranco Wall, a thrilling yet manageable scramble that adds an exciting element to the trek. Enjoy a well-deserved rest at Barranco Camp, nestled in the shadow of towering cliffs.

    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


    Today's trek takes you from Barranco Camp to Karanga Camp, located at an elevation of approximately 4,000 meters. The trail traverses several ridges and valleys, offering breathtaking views of the glaciers and expansive plains below. Karanga Camp provides a serene and peaceful atmosphere, allowing you to acclimatize 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


    As you leave Karanga Camp, the landscape transforms into a rocky and barren terrain. The trail gradually ascends towards Barafu Camp, the final base camp before the summit attempt. At an elevation of approximately 4,600 meters, the campsite offers incredible views of the summit and surrounding peaks. Take this opportunity to rest, hydrate, and mentally 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 8  :  Summit Day! Barafu Camp to Uhuru Peak to Mweka Camp


    Today is the most challenging and rewarding day of your trekking adventure. You will wake up before midnight and begin the arduous ascent to Uhuru Peak, the highest point on Mount Kilimanjaro at 5,895 meters. The trek is physically demanding but accompanied by the awe-inspiring beauty of the starry night sky. As the sun rises, you will reach the summit, where a sense of triumph and awe awaits. After celebrating this remarkable achievement, you will descend to Mweka Camp for a well-deserved rest.

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


    On your final day, you will descend from Mweka Camp through the lush rainforest, retracing your steps back to the trailhead. Once you reach the Mweka Gate, you will receive a well-earned certificate of accomplishment and bid farewell to your guides and porters. Take a moment to reflect on the incredible journey you have undertaken and the memories that will last a lifetime.

    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 Trekking via Lemosho Route Tour Trip

    Is prior trekking experience required for Kilimanjaro via Lemosho Route?

    No prior trekking experience is required, but it's recommended to have a good level of fitness and undergo physical training beforehand.

    What type of accommodation is provided during the trek?

    Accommodation during the trek is in tents, with sleeping bags and sleeping pads provided for your comfort.

    Are there restroom facilities along the trail?

    Yes, there are basic restroom facilities at designated campsites along the trail.

    What is the difficulty level of the Lemosho Route?

    The Lemosho Route is considered a challenging trek, suitable for experienced hikers. It involves long trekking days and significant changes in altitude.

    Is altitude sickness a concern during the trek?

    Altitude sickness can affect trekkers at high altitudes. It's important to acclimatize properly, stay hydrated, and listen to your body. The gradual ascent of the Lemosho Route helps reduce the risk.

    What kind of meals are provided during the trek?

    Nutritious meals are provided throughout the trek, including breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Special dietary requirements can be accommodated with prior notice.

    What equipment should I bring for the Kilimanjaro trek?

    Essential items include a comfortable backpack, sturdy hiking boots, warm clothing, a headlamp, a water bottle, sunscreen, and personal medications. A detailed equipment list will be provided by the tour company.

    What type of accommodation is provided during the trek?

    Accommodation during the trek is in tents, with sleeping bags and sleeping pads provided for your comfort.

    Are there restroom facilities along the trail?

    Yes, there are basic restroom facilities at designated campsites along the trail.

    What is the difficulty level of the Lemosho Route?

    The Lemosho Route is considered a challenging trek, suitable for experienced hikers. It involves long trekking days and significant changes in altitude.

    Is altitude sickness a concern during the trek?

    Altitude sickness can affect trekkers at high altitudes. It's important to acclimatize properly, stay hydrated, and listen to your body. The gradual ascent of the Lemosho Route helps reduce the risk.

    What kind of meals are provided during the trek?

    Nutritious meals are provided throughout the trek, including breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Special dietary requirements can be accommodated with prior notice.

    What equipment should I bring for the Kilimanjaro trek?

    Essential items include a comfortable backpack, sturdy hiking boots, warm clothing, a headlamp, a water bottle, sunscreen, and personal medications. A detailed equipment list will be provided by the tour company.