Kilimanjaro Lemosho 8D / 7N

About this trip

The Lemosho Route is one of the newer routes on Mt. Kilimanjaro starting on the

western side of the mountain just beneath the Shira Route.

Although it is one of the longer routes, it is also one of the most scenic and highly

recommended for good acclimatization. There is also the option to include an overnight

stay in Kibo Crater – a popular choice for adventurers who have the budget and time.

Climbs can take seven to eight days; however, we always advise choosing the longer

route for the best chance of acclimatization and reaching the summit.

What’s included

  • All park fees
    Entry, camping, forest department and rescue fees
  • Full board meals
  • Camping equipment
    Tent, mattresses, mess tent
  • Guide, assistant guide
  • Cook and porters
  • Transport to & from gate
  • Drinking water
  • Oxygen cylinder
    And oxygen meter
  • Visas
  • Alcoholic beverages
    including soft drinks
  • Personal gear
    Personal mountain climbing gear and equipment
  • Tips
  • Travel insurance


Day 1
Lemosho Trailhead (2,000m/6,600ft) to Mti Mkubwa Camp (2,800m/9,100ft)

Elevation Gain: 800 metres / 2,500 feet

Hiking Time: Approximately 3 to 4 hours

Habitat: Rainforest

After breakfast, you’ll be picked up from your hostel/hotel and driven to Londrosi Gate (which is approximately 3 hours from Moshi). After registration, you will then drive a further 12km on a forest track that leads to the Lemosho starting point. From here you will enter the beautiful and undisturbed rainforest to begin your ascent up the mountain. This is by no means a difficult trek, but it will give you plenty of time to adjust and witness some of Tanzania’s wildlife. Sightings of Black and White Colobus monkeys and small antelopes are quite common, and you may even be lucky enough to spot buffaloes and elephants too. After 3 to 4 hours of trekking, you will arrive at Mti Mkubwa Camp, also known as Big Tree Camp because of the large conifer trees that provide shade over the campsite.

Your Organizer

Nyange Adventures
Nyange Adventures Ltd. is a locally owned tour operator with industry experience since 2011 and an established reputation for providing travelers with unforgettable travel experiences. We pride ourselves on the fair and ethical treatment of our employees and on creating job opportunities which help reduce poverty within the local community. We believe in strong corporate social responsibility and support many community development projects.