The Lemosho route crosses Shira Plateau from west to east in a pleasant, relatively flat hike. Crowds are low from the starting point till you joins the Machame route near Lava Tower. Then continuous to Barranco, Karanga Camp before summiting from base Camp Barafu.
Elevation: 2385m to 2780m
Distance: 7 kms
Hiking Time: 3-4 hours
Habitat: Mountain Forest
LONDOROSI GATE TO MTI MKUBWA FOREST CAMP
Drive from your Hotel towards the western side of Kilimanjaro where we sign in at Londorosi Gate and get a permit to start our climb. We will drive again for 45minutes (11KM), to the trail ahead where we will find our climbing crew ready and waiting to start our climbing. Our cook will prepare a hot lunch for you before we start our ascent along the Forest Trail to Mti Mkubwa (Big Tree Campsite).