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LEMOSHO ROUTE (8 DAYS)

Trekking Itinerary

DAY 1: LEMOSHO GATE TO MTI MKUMBWA (2,650 M/8,692 FT)

After a 1 1/2-hour drive from Moshi check in is at the Lemosho Gate. Day 1 is fairly easy with a 3/4-hour climb to Miti Mkubwa Camp.

DAY 2: MTI MKUBWA (2,650 M/8,692 FT) TO SHIRA ONE CAMP (3,609 M/11,841 FT.)

A few hours walk will see the end of the forest and the beginning of a climb through heather forest to the edge of the Shira Caldera. Destination is the scenic Shira One Camp

DAY 3: SHIRA ONE CAMP (3,609 M/11,841 FT.) TO SHIRA TWO CAMP (3,849 M/12,628 FT.)

Today is spent on a gentle hike across the Shira Plateau with possible side trips to Shira Cathedral. Camp is at the first high camp of Shira Two.

NOTE: From Shira Two Camp the trail links with Machame Route.

DAY 4: SHIRA TWO CAMP (3,849 M/12,628 FT.) TO BARRANCO HUT (3,948 M/12,956 FT.)

The real work of climbing Kilimanjaro begins here. Today the main feature is a slow climb to Lava Camp followed by a descent to the beautiful Barranco Camp. This is the Climb-High-Sleep-Low principal of altitude adjustment.

DAY 5: BARRANCO HUT (3,900 M/12,800 FT) TO KARANGA VALLEY (3,963 M/13,000 FT)

After a climb of the Great Barranco Wall we continue around the southern circuit train until we reach another scenic location of Karanga Camp.

DAY 6: KARANGA VALLEY (3,963 M/13,000 FT) TO BARAFU HUT (4,600 M/15,091 FT)

The trail from Karanga to Barafu reaches the bleak high desert of Kilimanjaro. Barafu Camp is a basic camp geared towards the business of reaching the summit.

DAY 7: BARAFU CAMP (4,600M/15,091 FT) TO THE SUMMIT (5,896 M/19,343 FT) AND THEN TO MWEKA CAMP (3,100 M/10,170 FT)

This is a midnight ‘Alpine Summit’ to make sure we reach the summit by dawn, in time to return to Mweka Camp for the sake of improved

DAY 8: MWEKA HUT (3,100 M/10,170 FT) TO MWEKA GATE (1,828 M/6,000 FT)

Today is a short walk towards Mweka Gate and pickup. It is a short day with arrival at the Gate at about 12:00 noon. checkout and return to your Hotel in Moshi town/Arusha.

Price Includes

  • 2 Airport Transfers, from JRO Kilimanjaro Airport to Moshi when you arrive, then transfer back to the Airport for your flight home.
  • 3 Delicious meals a day, boiled and filtered drinking water while on the mountain.
  • All park entrance, camping and rescue fees
  • Warm water for washing to be provided every morning and evening.
  • Oxygen Cylinder – only for emergency
  • English Speaking Guides (Wilderness First Responder certified), cook and porters
  • Staff salaries and fees.
  • Emergency telephone between the guides and our office in Moshi town.
  • Transport to/from national park gates.
  • First aid kit and pulse oximeter.

Price Excludes

  • Alcoholic beverages, sodas and items of a personal nature
  • Prices do not include sleeping bags
  • Gratuities
  • Flights
  • Health insurance
  • Visa fees
  • International airfare
  • All Meals and drinks in Moshi town
  • Tips to the driver guide. 
  • Laundry

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DEPARTURE DATES

The departure dates for trekking packages are totally flexible according to your own personal needs. Please contact us for further and more detailed information, as well as information on our photographic packages, safaris, tours, travel and other trekking packages into Tanzania.

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