ULTIMATE 9-DAY LEMOSHO MOUNT KILIMANJARO TREKKING ADVENTURE

ULTIMATE 9-DAY LEMOSHO MOUNT KILIMANJARO TREKKING ADVENTURE

DESCRIPTION:

Conquer Mount Kilimanjaro via the scenic 9-day Lemosho Route with Safari 56 Tours. Experience breathtaking views and the adventure of a lifetime.

ITINERARY:

DAY 1: MOSHI TO LEMOSHO FOREST CAMP

  • Hiking Time: 3-4 hours
  • Altitude: 2,650 m
  • After breakfast, you will be picked up from your hotel in Moshi and driven to Londorossi Gate for registration.
  • From there, you'll continue driving to the Lemosho trailhead.
  • Begin your trek through the lush rainforest to Lemosho Forest Camp.
  • Overnight at Lemosho Forest Camp.

DAY 2: LEMOSHO FOREST CAMP TO SHIRA ONE

  • Hiking Time: 6-7 hours
  • Altitude: 3,610 m
  • After breakfast, start your hike through the forest and into the moorland zone.
  • Enjoy stunning views as you approach the Shira Plateau.
  • Arrive at Shira One Camp for overnight stay.

DAY 3: SHIRA ONE TO SHIRA HUT (SHIRA TWO)

  • Hiking Time: 4-5 hours
  • Altitude: 3,840 m
  • Continue your trek across the Shira Plateau with its scenic views and unique flora.
  • Reach Shira Hut (Shira Two) Camp where you'll spend the night.

DAY 4: EXCURSIONS FROM SHIRA HUT (SHIRA TWO)

  • Hiking Time: 4-5 hours
  • Max Altitude: 4,700 m
  • Spend the day acclimatizing with a hike to the Lava Tower (4,600 m) or another high-altitude point, then return to Shira Hut.
  • This acclimatization hike is crucial for preparing your body for higher altitudes.
  • Overnight at Shira Hut.

DAY 5: SHIRA HUT TO LAVA TOWER

  • Hiking Time: 4-5 hours
  • Altitude: 4,600 m
  • Leave Shira Hut and trek towards the Lava Tower.
  • This stage is tough but offers great acclimatization as you climb high and sleep low.
  • Overnight at Lava Tower Camp.

DAY 6: LAVA TOWER TO GREAT BARRANCO VALLEY

  • Hiking Time: 2-3 hours
  • Altitude: 3,800 m
  • Descend from Lava Tower to the Great Barranco Valley.
  • Enjoy stunning views of the Western Breach and the towering Barranco Wall.
  • Overnight at Barranco Camp.

DAY 7: GREAT BARRANCO VALLEY TO KARANGA CAMP

  • Hiking Time: 4-5 hours
  • Altitude: 4,035 m
  • Begin the day with a challenging climb up the Barranco Wall.
  • Once at the top, traverse ridges and valleys to Karanga Camp.
  • Overnight at Karanga Camp.

DAY 8: KARANGA TO BARAFU CAMP TO SUMMIT TO MWEKA CAMP

  • Hiking Time: 10-14 hours
  • Altitude: 4,650 m (Barafu Camp) to 5,895 m (Uhuru Peak) to 3,100 m (Mweka Camp)
  • Start early from Karanga to Barafu Camp.
  • After a short rest at Barafu, commence your summit attempt around midnight.
  • Reach Uhuru Peak at sunrise, the highest point in Africa.
  • Descend back to Barafu Camp for a rest and then continue down to Mweka Camp.
  • Overnight at Mweka Camp.

DAY 9: MWEKA CAMP TO MWEKA GATE AND RETURN TO MOSHI/ARUSHA

  • Hiking Time: 3-4 hours
  • Altitude: 3,100 m to 1,640 m
  • After breakfast, continue your descent through the rainforest to Mweka Gate.
  • At the gate, receive your summit certificates.
  • Enjoy a farewell celebration with fruits and drinks.
  • Transfer back to your hotel in Moshi or Arusha for a well-deserved rest.

TREKKING RATES:

  • 1 Person: $2,700
  • More Than 1 Person: $2,600 per person

Note: Child rate is 50% of adult rate(5-15yrs old) and Below 5 is Free

INCLUDED:

  1. Professional, English-speaking guide
  2. Well-equipped mountain crew
  3. Pre and post accommodations
  4. Meals and drinking water
  5. National Park fees and permits
  6. Airport transfers
  7. Gate transfers

EXCLUDED:

  1. Flights
  2. Visa fees
  3. Travel or Medical Insurance
  4. Personal spending money
  5. Tips for porters and crew
  6. Personal hire gear
  7. Join us for an unforgettable trekking experience on Mount Kilimanjaro! 

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