Lemosho Route

Lemosho Route is viewed as outstanding amongst other route for your Kilimanjaro climb. It isn’t just the most agreeable and beautiful trail for trekking on Kilimanjaro yet additionally extraordinary compared to other acclimatization profile with one of the better fruitful summit rate.

The following are a few facts about Lemosho route.

  • Distance:  The Lemosho route is 70 kilometers.
  • Area:  The trail starts with a long drive from Moshi or Arusha to Londorossi Gate, which can takes around three to four hours. Londorossi Gate is arranged in the western base of the mountain.
  • Height:  The Lemosho route arrives at the summit of Kilimanjaro at the Uhuru crest, arriving at a tallness of 5,895 meters (19,341 feet).
  • Trail conditions:  The underlying section of the trail clears its path through the verdant rainforest to arrive at the Shira Plateau, and later goes through icefields and high snow capped deserts.


Overnight AMEG Lodge (Bed & breakfast)
After breakfast, we head out on a 5-hour drive to the Londorossi Park Gate at 2,200m. After completing park formalities, we drive for a further 11km to the Lemosho Glades. From here, we trek about 3 hours to the camp site. Dinner and overnight at Mti Mkubwa Camp.
After breaking camp, we begin the hike up towards Shira Camp 1. located near a stream. We head through moorland shrub taking in view of Mt Meru in the distance. Overnight Shira 1 Camp
Today we head out on a relatively easy day across the plateau that leads to Shira Camp 2 on moorland meadows by a stream. A variety of walks are available on the plateau making this an excellent acclimatization day. Overnight Shira 2 CAMP
After breakfast, you will quickly leave the moorland scrub behind and enter into a moonscape of the semi-alpine desert, while you hike constantly upwards toward Lava Tower. At around 4,200m, you may start to feel the effects of altitude with shortness of breath and irritability, assuming it had not taken effect earlier on the climb. After Lava Tower, your route will head down by almost 680m to the BARANCO camp. This is the day where you will follow the principle of climb high and sleep low. Overnight BARANCO CAMP
Extra day for acclimatization. You will stay overnight at KARANGA VALLEY (3,950m) – (OPTIONAL- Extra Charge applicable)
The path climbs up steeply out of the Barranco Valley, crosses the turning North to reach BARAFU CAMP dinner and overnight (15,500ft./4,600m.).
A long day and an early start to reach the crater rim at Stella Point in time for sunrise. Then continue to Uhuru Peak (19,340ft./5,896m)THE HIGHEST POINT IN AFRICA. Afterward, descend to Barafu and on down to MWEKA CAMP and overnight (10,300ft/3,100m).
The day spent in descending down to Mweka Park Gate from where you will be transferred to Weruweru River Lodge for dinner and overnight (Bed & breakfast)
After breakfast we transfer you to the airport.
End of your tour
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