Kilimanjaro – Lemosho Trek

Visit Kilimanjaro


Available as a Self Drive or Escorted Tour holiday

9 nights from £1,595 per person.

ID: TCL-4-390

Description

We trek to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, Uhuru Peak (5895m), the highest point in Africa. Following the little-used and scenic Lemosho route we climb and descend on different paths, walking through the mountain's different climatic regions and admiring the changing plant and animal life. Highlights include the ice fields of Kibo, the daunting Barranco Wall and the breathtaking views from the summit itself.

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Package Summary
  • Lemosho Route – Climb one of the most scenic and least busy routes.
  • 8 day ascent – Maximise your summit chances and enjoyment by climbing slowly and allowing more time for acclimatisation.
  • Uhuru Peak – Marvellous 360 degree views from the roof of Africa at 5895m!
  • Shira Plateau – Traverse the wild heath and moorlands of Shira Plateau.
  • Wild Camps – Enjoy wild camping in magnificent, scenic locations.
  • Trek crew – Climb with some of the best and most experienced leaders, guides, porters and cooks on the mountain.
Summary Itinerary
  • Day 1 – Join tour Moshi
  • Day 2 – Trek from Londorossi Gate to Lemosho Glades (2780m)
  • Day 3 – Walk across grassy moorland to Shira Camp (3500m)
  • Day 4 – Walk through upland desert to Moir Hut (4175m)
  • Day 5 – Trek across lava ridges to the Lava Tower (4640m)
  • Day 6 – Trek to Karanga Camp (4035m) via the Barranco Wall
  • Day 7 – Trek across compacted scree to Barafu Camp (4640m)
  • Day 8 – Kilimanjaro summit ascent (5895m); desend to Millennium Camp (3790m)
  • Day 9 – Descend through rainforest to Mweka Gate (1630m); drive to Moshi
  • Day 10 – Optional game drive; tour ends in Moshi

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