Lemosho Route – 8 days Kilimanjaro hiking trip

Lemosho route/ Mount Kilimanjaro

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May 17, 2022 - Dec 31, 2032
Group size: 1 - 25
Lemosho Route – 8 days Kilimanjaro hiking trip
Lemosho route/ Mount Kilimanjaro


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May 17, 2022 - Dec 31, 2032
Group size: 1 - 25

About this trip

 The Lemosho route is considered the most scenic trail on Kilimanjaro, granting panoramic visitors on various sides of the mountain. As one of the newer routes, Lemosho is a superb choice for your climb. It is our preferred route due to its ideal balance of low crowds, beautiful scenery and a high summit success rate. Most of our clients climb Kilimanjaro using this route and they consistently report that they loved it. Thus, Lemosho is highly recommended.

The lesser-known Lemosho route begins on the western side of Mt Kilimanjaro. The first 2 days of the tour cross the thick rainforest belt which then changes into heath and moorland with many ferns and ericas along the way. The small trail sometimes has very steep passages and goes through diverse landscapes.
On the third day, the route joins the Machame Route and a long, but rewarding, road lies ahead until you reach the summit. The extra day on this 8-day trek gives you the opportunity to better acclimatise, thus increasing your chances of reaching the top. Overnights on the 8-day Lemosho Route will be in tents.

Then the route traverses underneath Kilimanjaro's Southern Ice Field on a path known as the Southern Circuit before summiting from Barafu. Descent is made via the Mweka route. 

What’s included

  • Guide
  • Park Fees
  • Gate transfer
  • Crew wages
  • Environment fees
  • sleep in Tents
  • Porters
  • Cook
  • Flights
  • Crew Tips
  • Guide Tips
  • Visas

Itinerary

DAY 1: Lemosho Gate
Lemosho-Big Tree(Lemosho Route – 8 days Kilimanjaro hiking trip

   

You will be picked up at your hotel at around 08:00am and transferred to the Lemosho gate located on the western side of Kilimanjaro. After the registration process you will still start our climb steadily through the forests of the Lemosho glades to reach Big Tree camp where you will be spending the night.

  • Distance covered: 7km
  • Time to be used: 4 hours
  • Meals: Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation: Big Tree Camp


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