Lemosho is a superb choice for your climb. It is our preferred route due to its ideal balance of low crowds. Beautiful scenery and a high summit success rate. Climb and Safari Tours specializes in guiding on the 8 days lemosho Route…

9 days kilimanjaro climbing lemosho route

9 days kilimanjaro climbing lemosho route

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  • Lemosho Route

Lemosho is a superb choice for your climb. It is our preferred route due to its ideal balance of low crowds. Beautiful scenery and a high summit success rate. Climb and Safari Tours specializes in guiding on the 8 days lemosho Route Climbing Kilimanjaro Trekking & Hikes. Most of our clients climb Kilimanjaro using this route and they consistently, report that they loved it. Thus, Lemosho is highly recommended and our team will make sure you reach the top of Africa’s roof

Tour Included

  1. Professional Mountain Guide: You'll have an experienced and qualified mountain guide leading your trek, ensuring your safety and providing guidance throughout the journey.

  2. Proper Ration of Mountain Crew (Cook & Porters): A team of porters and a cook will accompany you, carrying necessary equipment, food, and supplies, allowing you to focus on the trek without the burden of heavy loads.

  3. Airport Transfers: You'll be provided with transfers to and from the airport, ensuring a seamless transition to and from your accommodation.

  4. Meals According to the Itinerary: Full board meals will be provided throughout the trek, ensuring you have the energy and nutrition needed for the demanding climb.

  5. Drinking Water and Full Board Meals: Drinking water will be provided to keep you hydrated, and full board meals will ensure you're well-fed and energized throughout the trek.

  6. All National Park & Camping Fees, Crew Permits, and VAT: All necessary fees and permits for accessing the national park and camping areas are included in the package, as well as any applicable value-added tax (VAT).

  7. Fair and Sustainable Salary Crew Wages: The crew members supporting your trek will receive fair and sustainable wages, ensuring ethical and responsible tourism practices.

  8. Gate Transfers: Transfers to and from the park gates are included, facilitating smooth entry and exit from the trekking route.

  9. Complimentary Oxygen Cylinder: For added safety, a complimentary oxygen cylinder will be provided, especially useful during the summit push at high altitudes.

  10. Portable Private Toilet and Porter: A portable private toilet and porter will be available, offering convenience and comfort during the trek.

  11. Quality Imported Equipment: High-quality imported equipment will be provided, ensuring reliability and durability throughout the trek

Tour not Included:

  1. Flights: You'll need to arrange and book your own flights to and from Tanzania, factoring in arrival and departure times that align with your itinerary.

  2. Visa Fees: Depending on your nationality, you may need to pay visa fees upon arrival in Tanzania. Be sure to check the visa requirements for your country of origin in advance.

  3. Travel or Medical Insurance: It's highly recommended to have travel or medical insurance that covers trekking at high altitudes. You should inquire with your insurance provider for recommendations on suitable coverage options.

  4. Gamow Bag: A Gamow bag, also known as a portable hyperbaric chamber, can be useful for treating altitude sickness in emergencies. It's advisable to bring or rent one for added safety during the climb.

  5. Medication: Bring any necessary medication you may require, including those for altitude sickness, pain relief, and any personal prescriptions.

  6. Tips for Porters and Mountain Crew: It's customary to tip the porters and mountain crew at the end of the trek. The industry standard recommendation is around 20% of the total trekking cost, but you may adjust this based on the level of service and your satisfaction.

  7. Personal Spending Money: Budget for personal expenses such as souvenirs, additional snacks, or any unforeseen costs during the trek.

  8. Personal Hire Gear: If you prefer to use your own trekking gear such as trekking poles, sleeping bags, or other equipment, you'll need to arrange for these items separately. Alternatively, you can often rent gear locally.


  1. Cancellation for 30 Days Free: You can cancel the tour for free if you do so at least 30 days before the scheduled start date of the tour.

  2. Cancellation for 15 Days with 15% Surcharge: If you cancel the tour between 30 and 15 days before the scheduled start date, you can still cancel, but there will be a 15% surcharge applied to the cancellation.

  3. Jump to Upcoming Days: Alternatively, instead of cancelling, you have the option to reschedule the tour to upcoming available dates without any additional charges.


  1. Deposit 40% via Online Payment or Bank Transfer: You can make a deposit of 40% of the total tour cost using either online payment methods or by initiating a bank transfer.

  2. Pay 60% on Arrival Day: The remaining 60% of the tour cost can be paid on the day of your arrival, either in cash or by credit card.


Day 1: Arrival

  • You'll be greeted by a representative from Dancing Simba Safari upon your arrival at the airport.
  • You'll be taken to your accommodation to settle in.
  • Then, you'll head to Arusha town for a tour, visiting places like the Maasai market, central market, and potentially the Culture Heritage Center.
  • After the tour, you'll be driven back to your accommodation.

Day 2: Londorossi Gate to Mti Mkubwa

  • Departure from Moshi to Londorossi Gate, completing entry formalities.
  • Drive to the Lemosho trailhead.
  • Begin hiking through the rainforest to reach Mti Mkubwa campsite.

Day 3: Mti Mkubwa to Shira 1 Camp

  • Continue hiking through a savannah landscape, crossing streams and reaching the Shira Ridge.
  • Descend to Shira 1 Camp with views of Kibo.

Day 4: Shira 1 Camp to Shira Camp 2

  • Explore the Shira Plateau, walking towards Shira 2 Camp.
  • Optional diversion to Moir Hut for acclimatization.

Day 5: Shira Camp 2 to Lava Tower

  • Climb up to Lava Tower, then descend to Barranco Camp through Senecio Forest.
  • Beneficial for acclimatization.

Day 6: Barranco Camp to Karanga Camp

  • Descend into a ravine, then climb the Barranco Wall.
  • Cross valleys and hills to Karanga Camp for acclimatization.

Day 7: Karanga Camp to Barafu Camp

  • Trek to Barafu Camp via the junction connecting with the Mweka Trail.
  • Enjoy views of Mawenzi and Kibo peaks.

Day 8: Barafu Camp to Uhuru Peak

  • Begin the summit push early in the morning, ascending in darkness towards Uhuru Peak.
  • Reach the summit and descend to Mweka Camp for overnight stay.

Day 9: Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate

  • Descend to Mweka Gate, where you'll collect summit certificates.
  • Continue to Mweka Village and then transfer to your accommodation in Moshi or Arusha for your wildlife safari.

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