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Lemosho route is a premium trek designed for six to eight days. Climbing through different climate zones its starts on heaths and winds further across alpine meadows to ascend to the artic zone near uhuru peak. The descent, in turn passes through rainforest. All this make this route scenic on Kilimanjaro.
Lemosho offers smoothest acclimatization and highest success rates of 85%, 90% and 95% for 6, 7 and 8 days tours respectively. The total distance covered on lemosho routes are 46 km [ 28.5 miles]

Day 0: arrival to Tanzania.

You will be picked up at the Kilimanjaro international airport and transferred to your hotel in moshi town, you will meet your guide who will brief you on your upcoming trek and do an equipment check to make sure you have all the necessary mountain gear. The missing gear can be rented on this day .
Meals: no lunch & dinner included.

Day 1: Lemosho Glades 2100m – Big Tree Camp – 7kms – 3 hours – Altitude gain 700m

Pick up at the lodge and transfer to Lemosho gate to start your trek. Leave in the morning from Moshi to Londorossi village were gate is located. The start of trail 2100m trek winds up through the lush forest zone on to the lower slopes of the northern side, going to Shira Plateau. Overnight at Mti Mkubwa 2650m, 4 to 5hrs
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included.

Day 2: Big Tree 2800m –Shira Camp 2 – 14kms – 8 to 9hrs – Altitude gain 1050m

Trek to Shira 2 Hut walking through the fine open moorlands. Overnight at Shira 2 Hut. 3480m, 6 to 7 hrs
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included.

Day 3: Shira Camp 2 3850m — Barranco Camp – 10kms – 6 to 7hrs – Altitude gain 700m, down 600m

A long trek to Barranco. This camp lies in a sheltered area below the remarkable cliffs of the Breach wall. The Breach wall, the dome of Uhuru and the edge of the Heim Glacier dominate the head of the valley. Overnight at Barranco Camp. 3900m, 6 to 7hrs
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included.

Day 4: Barranco Camp 3950m - Karanga Valley Camp - 6kms - 3-4hrs - gain 250m down 250m

Acclimatization Day. The trek continues from Baranco to Karanga valley. Overnight at Karanga camp. 3930m, 3 to 4hrs
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included.

Day 5: Karanga Camp 3963m — Barafu Camp 4kms – 3 to 4hrs – Altitude gain 650m

In the morning trek to Barafu. Huge glaciers and cliffs can be seen which mark this part of the mountain. Here is the last water point. Overnight Barafu Camp. 4600m, 3hrs
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included.

Day 6: Barafu Camp 4600m — UHURU PEAK 5895m — Millennium Camp 19km -12 to 14hrs – Altitude gain 1295m down 2105m

At midnight the trek begins up to the final steep, scree section to reach Stella Point. Walk steadily up the ridge and about the crater to reach Uhuru peak at 5895m. From the summit the trek descends to overnight at Millennium. 3100m
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included.

Day 7: Millennium Camp 3730m — Mweka Gate 1800m – 13kms – 5 to 6hrs – Descend 1650m Pick up at Mweka gate and transfer to the lodge/hotel.

Covering the last section of the mountain, the trek continues down through the forests to the gate where your vehicle will be waiting to transport you back to Moshi.
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch. Dinner Not Included.

* The climb cost includes

  • - Private transport to and from Kilimanjaro International Airport to your accommodation in Moshi town.
  • - 2 nights of accommodation in Moshi.
  • - Park entry fees.
  • - Accommodation in wooden cabins on the mountain.
  • - Camping fees.
  • - 18% VAT on tour fees and services.
  • - 4 season mountain tents.
  • - Double layered sleeping mats.
  • - Friendly and professional mountain guides, cook and porter.
  • - 3 hot meals daily while on the mountain.
  • - Enough treated and filtered drinking water throughout the trek.
  • - Hot water for washing.
  • - Fair wages for mountain crew as approved by the Kilimanjaro national park and Kilimanjaro association tour operator.
  • - Government taxes.
  • - Portable oxygen tanks and ox-meter.
  • - Emergence first aid kit.

* Not includes

  • - Lunches, dinners and drinks at your hotel before and after climb.
  • - Travel insurance.
  • - Flights.
  • - Laundry [available in hotel]
  • - Personal items at toiletries.
  • - Tips for guides, porters and cook.
  • - Portable flush toilet tents are available for extra charges $ 70 for entire trek.

    • * Tips on Mount Kilimanjaro are recommended for group sharing as following:
    • * guide $ 15-20/guide/day
    • * cook $ 10-15/day
    • * Porter $ 8-10/porter/day