9 days and 8 nights (7 days on the mountain)
Tour Name:- Remote Kilimanjaro
Route:- Lemosho

 

 

This is much more attractive and exciting wilderness route. To climb the mountain, the ascent and descent takes between five and nine days. The mountain can be climbed by any normally fit person, with the assistance of a guide and porters. The park has six hiking routes through the Kilimanjaro Forest Reserve: Marangu, Machame, Umbwe, Shira (Lemosho and Londorossi), Mweka and Rongai.

Remote Kilimanjaro
Route:- Lemosho 

Duration:- 9 days and 8 nights (7 days on the mountain)


Sample Itinerary

 

 

Day

Time

Itinerary

Accommodation

1

 

Arrive Moshi
Upon arrival you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel. Meet your climbing guide for briefing and final gear check. Overnight at the hotel.

Kilimanjaro Impala Hotel.
Bed&Breakfast

2

AM

Moshi – Mti Mkubwa camp (9,020ft/2750m)
Drive to Londorossi Park Gate then on to the Lemosho glades to the trailhead at 6,890 ft/2100m. Walk through the forest to Mti Mkubwa (big tree) campsite for dinner and overnight stay.

Mti Mkubwa camp.
Fullboard

3

AM

Mti Mkubwa - Shira plateau camp (11,480ft/3500m)
Trek across several streams in the heather zone of the mountain and cross the Shira Ridge on to the Shira Plateau where we camp for the night.

Shira plateau camp.
Fullboard

4

AM

Shira plateau - Shira hut (12,470ft/3800m)
This day’s trek is a gentle one across the plateau to Shira Hut camp on moorland meadows zone. The afternoon can be used for walks on the plateau which helps climbers to acclimatize.  

Shira hut. Fullboard

5

AM

Shira hut - Barranco campsite (12,960ft/3950m)
Head eastward to a junction where we continue to Lava Tower Campsite (14,760ft/4500m), then descend to Barranco camp thus allowing your body to adjust to altitude change. Take the day’s rest here.

Barranco camp. Full board

6

AM

Barranco camp - Barafu camp (15,090ft/4600m)
Across the Karanga Valley and ascend to Barafu campsite. Have dinner and take the day’s rest ready for the hike to the summit.
Note:
An extra day for acclimatization can be added by staying overnight at Karanga camp then proceed to Barafu camp the next day.

Barafu camp.
Full-board

7

Midnight

Barafu camp-Summit(19,340ft/5895m)-Mweka start at mid-night for the Summit (Uhuru peak) arriving at sunrise. Descend back to Barafu for breakfast then further down to Mweka Hut. Have lunch and spend the rest of the day relaxing.

Mweka hut. Full board

8

AM

Mweka hut - Moshi
After Breakfast, descend to the park gate where a vehicle awaits to transfer you to the hotel in town.

Kilimanjaro Impala Hotel.
Bed&Breakfast

9

 

Depart Moshi
Depart Moshi for onward or catch flight back home.

 

 

Price per person sharing in double occupancy  $

 

 

 

Group Size

1 Person

2 Persons

3-5 Persons

6-10 Persons

11&Above Persons

Price per person

2450

2080

2045

1915

1900

 

Extra day: USD 300 per person
Included in the price
• All meals while on climb
• Transfers to and from town
• Two nights accommodation in town at shown hotel or its equivalent
• Mountain tent accommodation
• All park fees
• Guides’ and porters’ salaries
• English speaking, professional guide
• Full briefing
Not included
• Sleeping bags and climbing gear
• Items of a personal nature
• Passport visa
Insurance
• Tips to guides and porters