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8 Days Lemosho Climbing Route.

Lemosho Routee Regularly Inquired Questions. The questions and answers underneath are particular to Lemosho.

How troublesome is the way to memory?

The Lemosho course is considered one of the least demanding Kilimanjaro courses because it may be a long journey permitting for superior conditioning. In any case, explorers will still have to be climb the Barranco Divider and climb steeply on crest evenings. No specialized riding is required but a great level of fitness is profoundly prescribed. You'll be able perused more almost preparing to climb Kilimanjaro with our Kilimanjaro preparing page to assist you plan legitimately.

How distant is the Lemosho Path and how numerous days does it take?

The full Hike separate for the Lemosho Course is 71km or 43 miles. The most limited number of days required for the Lemosho Course is 7 days, but with the included entry and flight days it is 10. In any case, since it is the longest course approach, it is superior to do it for 8 or 9 days. increment your victory rate.

What is the Victory Rate of the Lemosho Way Conference?

Due to its long stature, summit victory rates on the Lemosho course are one of the most elevated on the mountain. In spite of the fact that there are no official insights, the normal victory rate for all administrators is 90% for an 8-day trip and 85% for a 7-day trip. Be that as it may, we have a victory rate of more than 95% for the Lemosho course of 8 days with a 92% victory rate for the 7 day option. Read more around how numerous days it takes to climb Kilimanjaro to discover out why we prescribe the longer journey.

What? How is the scene on Lemosho Street?

The Lemosho way is considered the leading of all ways. The path takes explorers from the western side of the mountain through rainforest some time recently joining the Lemosho Path over the marvelous Shira Plain. The path takes within the west and south of the mountain and the sees are astounding, particularly from the southern circle.



After arriving in Kilimanjaro / Arusha city via Kilimanjaro International Airport, you will be met by your professional driver from Leon Expeditions Ltd and transferred to the Hotel for rest, dinner and overnight, if time permits a free city tour can be arranged . On this day you will be given climbing information at your hotel and climbing equipment to check to ensure a successful climb. a chance to see Mount Kilimanjaro and Meru in the distance.

7 Nights / 8 Days Climb


From your lodge, we will pass through the Londorosi gate on the West side of Mount Kilimanjaro (a few hours drive from Arusha). We will start our journey on Lemosho highway.

Please note that in wet/muddy conditions, sometimes vehicles cannot reach the actual location so there is an additional hike - After a picnic lunch, we will walk for about 4 hours to the forest camp.

In the forest, moss and exotic flowers delight the eye while bird calls entertain the ear. You can see Black and White Colobus monkeys as well as signs of elephants roaming the area. We will spend one night at Forest Camp.

Walking: 3-4 hours
Night Elevation ~9,498'


As we leave the Montane Forest and enter the Hagenia region, our views open up and we will catch our first view of the summit of Kibo. This is a good acclimatization run, as we climb and descend several ridges en route to our highest point of the day at 11,500' before descending to camp. Overnight at Shira 1 Camp.

Walking: 6-9 hours
Night Elevation 11,500'


We will cross the Heath area of ​​the Shira Plain and start climbing the western slopes of the Kibo Massif. On the way, we will enjoy lunch at the memorial camp of Scott Fisher (the famous Mt. Everest guide). We will continue to the high health area and Moir's camp. Depending on the weather, an increase in acclimatization can be arranged in the afternoon

Walking: 5-6 hours
Night Elevation: ~13,650′


We leave the health zone and enter the alpine zone as we hike for 4-6 hours past Lava Camp (up to about 14,300') with its volcanic landscape and then descend a bit into the scenic Barranco Valley to camp.

Walking: 4-6 hours
Night Elevation: ~13,044′


Climb the Barranco Great Wall with views of Kilimanjaro's glaciers, then hike up and down across small valleys on your way to Karanga Camp.

Walking: 3-5 hours
Night Elevation: ~13,106′


Hike about 3-5 hours to Barafu Camp, again with some ups and downs across small valleys. After settling into camp, we’ll have a demonstration on use of safety equipment such as the Gamow (hyperbolic) bag and oxygen. Early supper and rest in camp before your wake-up call to start your summit ascent around 11:00 PM or midnight.

Hiking: 3-5 hours
Overnight Altitude: ~15,100’


Summit day. We will start our ascent to the summit (19,340ft – 5,896m) around 11:00 PM or midnight the night prior. The goal for you – and numerous other climbers – is to reach the peak right at sunrise. In reality, due to differences in hiking speed, energy, and altitude acclimatization, there is a several hour span where most climbers reach the summit.

Using headlamps (bring extra lithium batteries, which last much better in cold dark conditions!) you will ascend 6-7 hours to Stella Point and then another 1-2 hours to Uhuru Peak, the summit. After a summit celebration and photo, descend to Barafu camp for lunch and then to Mweka camp to sleep overnight.

Hiking: Very variable on both the up and the down; 12-17 hours typical Summit 19,341’
Overnight Altitude: 10,448’


We make the final descent to the trailhead today, about 3-5 hours hiking. Here we will have lunch and say goodbye to our mountain crew before leaving Mount Kilimanjaro and heading back to town. Arrive at your lodge usually between 3-5 PM.

Hiking: 3-5 hours


Getting off at the airport depends on the flight schedule. You will be picked up from your hotel to
The airport is ready to get you on your way to your destination


• Mobile phones - carried by the main guide and all assistant guides, for daily communication with our Arusha base. For any emergency
• Linen (with replaceable bedding)
• Complete medical / first aid kit
• Professional mountain guides, all senior guides (at least one per trip) are currently certified by NOLS USA as WFR (Wilderness First Responder).
• A ratio of at least one guide for every three guests, to ensure personal attention.
• Cooks and porters
• Storage fees
• Camp fees
• Emergency rescue costs
• 4-season mountain tents (triple tent used as a double or single tent (extra charge), each tent equipped with a reinforced floor mat that covers both sides of the road, to allow clean and dry storage of equipment and waterproofing, mud or dust from entering the tent.
• Foam camping mat
• Large dining tent without weather, at night the tent is lit by candlelight, this tent is used for breakfast, lunch and dinner if the weather does not permit.
• Aluminum tables and chairs for all meals.
• Three meals a day, we prepare and prepare delicious and exciting meals needed for a long trip in the mountains.
• Snacks
• Tea and coffee
• Mineral water
• Transfer from the hotel to the starting point
• Transfer from the final destination to the hotel


  • Accommodation on arrival and last day
  • Mountain guide tips, recommended 15-20 per group per day
  • Porters 5 - 10$ per porter per group per day
  • Personal expenses
  • Personal items
  • Personal insurance / travel insurance
  • Personal medicine/first aid kit
  • Personal travel equipment
  • Sleeping bag

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