8 Days Lemosho Route

Day 0: Arrival in Moshi

  • Arrive in Moshi, Tanzania, a vibrant town located near Mount Kilimanjaro.
  • Meet with Mr Andrew or Our representative for a briefing and equipment check.
  • Spend the day resting, exploring Moshi, and preparing for your trek.
  • Overnight stay in a hotel or lodge in Moshi.

Day 1: Lemosho Gate to Mti Mkubwa Camp

  • Drive to the Lemosho Gate (2-3 hours) for registration and permits.
  • Begin the trek through lush rainforest, spotting wildlife along the way.
  • Reach Mti Mkubwa Camp (2,750m/9,022ft) for dinner and overnight camping

Day 2: Mti Mkubwa Camp to Shira 1 Camp

  • Trek through the rainforest, ascending to the heath zone.
  • Enter the Shira Plateau and enjoy scenic views of the surrounding landscape.
  • Reach Shira 1 Camp (3,505m/11,499ft) for dinner and overnight camping.

Day 3: Shira 1 Camp to Shira 2 Camp

  • Continue trekking across the Shira Plateau, with gradual elevation gain.
  • Pass through moorland and volcanic rock formations.
  • Arrive at Shira 2 Camp (3,850m/12,631ft) for dinner and overnight camping.

Day 4: Shira 2 Camp to Barranco Camp via Lava Tower

  • Ascend to Lava Tower (4,630m/15,190ft), a significant altitude gain for acclimatization.
  • Descend to Barranco Camp (3,950m/12,960ft), passing through the scenic Barranco Wall.
  • Enjoy dinner and overnight camping at Barranco Camp.
Day 5: Barranco Camp to Karanga Camp
  • Trek through the Karanga Valley, with stunning views of the glaciers on Kibo’s southern face.
  • Ascend to Karanga Camp (3,995m/13,107ft) for dinner and overnight camping.
Day 6: Karanga Camp to Barafu Camp
  • Trek through alpine desert terrain towards Barafu Camp.
  • Arrive at Barafu Camp (4,600m/15,091ft), the base camp for the summit attempt.
  • Rest, hydrate, and prepare for the summit push.
  • Early dinner and rest before the summit attempt.
Day 7: Summit Attempt - Barafu Camp to Uhuru Peak to Mweka Camp
  • Begin the summit attempt around midnight, ascending steep scree slopes.
  • Reach Stella Point (5,685m/18,652ft) on the crater rim at dawn.
  • Continue to Uhuru Peak (5,895m/19,341ft), the highest point in Africa.
  • Descend back to Barafu Camp for a short rest and brunch.
  • Continue descending to Mweka Camp (3,100m/10,170ft) for dinner and overnight camping.
Day 8: Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate
  • Descend through lush rainforest
  • Arrive at Mweka Gate (1,640 meters)
  • Sign out with park authorities
  • Receive summit certificates
  • Transfer back to Moshi or Arusha
  • Trekking duration: 3-4 hours
  • End of the trek
People in Group Price per Person
1-2 Pax Usd $2,290
3-5 People Usd $2,190
6-8 People Usd $2,000
9 and Above Usd $1,900
  • Private transport from Kilimanjaro International Airport to your accommodations in Moshi.
  • Private transport to Kilimanjaro International Airport after trek to catch your flight back home
  • 2 nights of accommodation in Moshi before and after trek
  • Transportation to & from the Kilimanjaro gate
  • Park entry fees,
  • Hut fees
  • Team Kilimanjaro Rescue fees
  • 18% VAT on tour fees & services
  • Friendly and professional mountain guides, cook and porters
  • 3 hot meals daily while on the mountain
  • Enough treated & filtered drinking water throughout the trek
  • Hot water for washing
  • Fair wages for the mountain crew as approved by the Kilimanjaro National Park Authority (KINAPA), Kilimanjaro Association of Tour Operators (KIATO)
  • Government taxes
  • Portable oxygen tanks & ox meter
  • Emergency first-aid kit
  • Lunches, dinners and drinks at your hotel before and after climb.
  • Travel insurance
  • Portable flush toilet with a toilet tent is available for extra charges $ 100 for the entire trek to be shared in a group.
  • Flights
  • Laundry (Available at hotel)
  • Personal items and toiletries
  • Tips for guides, porters and cook (this is a guide to tipping on the mountain Tipping on Kilimanjaro from the trekking group (not per climber):
  • Guides: $20/day/guide
  • Cook: $15/day
  • Porter: $10/day/porter

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