Superior 7 days – Lemosho Route kilimanjaro climbing

7 days Lemosho Route kilimanjaro climbing

Best 7 days Lemosho route Kilimanjaro climbing Overview

The 7 days Lemosho route is the most dramatic and beautiful route up to Kilimanjaro. It is the most remote and is gaining popularity now that it traverses some of Kilimanjaro’s most striking and least traveled landscapes, including the base of Kibo Peak and dramatic south-facing glaciers.

7 Days Kilimanjaro climb Lemosho Route has the added benefit of trekking across the Shira Plateau, a World Heritage Site, and trekking 180 degrees around Kilimanjaro.

This route also allowed plenty of time to acclimatize to the high altitude, and this is key to your safety, comfort, enjoyment, and success while trekking Mount Kilimanjaro.

The Lemosho route can be climbed for 6 days, 7 days, or 8 days, depending on your time and budget.

7 days lemosho route kilimanjaro climbing

7 days Lemosho route price

The best price for 7 days of Kilimanjaro hiking via Lemosho route is from $ 1600 to $ 3000 per climber with a successful summit at 5895 meters, depending on luxury services, mid-range services, budget services, and accommodation before and after the tour.

This 7 days of Lemosho route Kilimanjaro climbing fees and cost enables you to reach the snow-capped rooftop of Mount Kilimanjaro.

The best 7-days Lemosho route success rate

The best successful Kilimanjaro summit rate of the 7 days Lemosho route is from 85% to 90% reaching at 5,895-meter Africa’s peak and descending back.

 This higher summit success rate of the 7-day Lemosho route is due to enough acclimatization time that enables climbers adapt to higher altitude increasing the summit at uhuru peak success rates.

The 7 days Kilimanjaro Lemosho route is favorable to solo hikers, group joining hikers, and families with children.

Package Inclusion & Exclusions

Tour Inclusions

  • Guide, Porters
  • Park Fees, Tax
  • Gate transfer
  • Crew wages
  • Environment fees
  • During the climb you will be camping throughout you climb!
  • Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinners
  • Drinking water
  • Cook

Tour Exclusions

  • Flights
  • Tipping the crew
  • Visas

 7 days Lemosho route best full detailed itinenary Kilimanjaro climbing.

The best full detailed itinenary for the  8 days Kilimanjaro climbing via Lemosho route:
Day 1: Londorossi Gate (7,800 ft) to Forest Camp (9,500ft) | 3-4 hours | 6 km;
Day 2: Forest Camp (9,500 ft) to Shira Camp 1 (11,500 ft) | 5-6 hours | 8 km;

Day 3: Shira Camp 1 (11,500 ft) to Moir Camp (13,800 ft) | 5-7 hours | 14 km;

Day 4: Moir Camp (13,800 ft) to Lava Tower to Barranco Camp (13,000 ft) | 4-6 hours | 7 km;

Day 5: Barranco Camp (13,000 ft) to Karanga Camp (13,100 ft) | 4-5 hours | 5 km;

Day 6: Karanga Camp (13,100 ft) to Barafu Camp (15,300 ft) | 4-5 hours | 4 km;

Day 7: Barafu Camp (15,300 ft) to Summit (19,341 ft) to Mweka Camp (10,000 ft) | 7-8 hours ascent / 4-6 hours descent | 5 km ascent / 12 km descent;

Day 8: Mweka Camp (10,000 ft) to Mweka Gate (5,400 ft) | 3-4 hours | 10 km.

 Day 1: Londorossi Gate to Forest Camp

Start: Lemosho Gate (2385 m) Finish: Big Tree Camp (2780 m) Walking Time: 2-3 hours

The path follows through the forest on a clear path with a moderate incline. You might see monkeys.

 Day 2: Forest Camp to Shira Camp

Start: Big Tree Camp (2780 m) Finish: Shira Camp 2 (3900 m) Walking Time: 7-8hour A long day.

The path is up and down until you ascend out of the rainforest section. On a sunny day, you should have clear views of the Shira Ridge and the Kibo Summit.

Day 3: Shira Camp 1 to Shira 2 to Moir Camp

Start: Shira Camp 2 (3900 m) Finish: Barranco Camp (3960 m) Altitude: 740m 680 m Walking Time: 6-7hour

This day should help with acclimatization as you will ‘walk high, sleep low’. A long trek through the shrubs of the heath and moorland zone to reach the Lava Tower rocks.

 Day 4: Moir Hut to Lava Tower to Barranco Camp

Start: Barranco Camp (3960 m) Finish: Karanga Camp (4035 m) Walking Time: 3-4hour The imposing Barranco Wall lies ahead today, but it is not as bad as it looks.

It is a steep climb, but the views of Kibo’s southern glacier are breathtaking.

 Day 5: Barranco Camp to Karanga Camp to Barafu Camp

Start: Karanga Camp (4035 m) Finish: Barafu Camp (4640 m) Walking Time: 3-4hour A relative easy day through a desolate moonscape

 Day 6: Barafu Camp to Summit to Mweka Camp

Start: Barafu Camp (4640 m) Finish: Uhuru Peak (5895 m) – Mweka Camp (3080 m) Walking Time: 10-14hour Summit day starts off in the dark.

You will first go to Stella Point on the crater’s rim. Another few hours to reach Uhuru Peak before the early sunrise You will ‘feel’ the altitude.

After a few minutes at the summit, the descent is steep and long.

 Day 7: Mweka Camp to Moshi

Start: Mweka Camp (3080 m) Finish: Mweka Gate (1630 m) Walking Time: 2-3hour

Congratulations from the crew as they sing a traditional song and dance after breakfast.

A relative short and easy descent through the green forest.

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