7/9 Days Lemosho Route

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7 - 9 Days
Availability : All Year Round
Moshi Town
Londrosi Gate - Mt Kilimanjaro
Min Age : 12+
Tour Details
The route starts from the west of Mount Kilimanjaro. It has many offers from wild animals such as buffalos, eland, Dick dick and monkeys with a view of Shira plateau and cathedral peak. This route is less crowded in regards to other routes. It crosses from Shira ridge to Shira 2 campsite, it comes to join with Machame route on day 4 before reaching lava tower, Barranco , Karanga and barafu campsite which is known as the southern circuit. The minimum number of days on this route are seven 7 to eight days, we highly advise our clients/friends to take the eight days 8 trek so as to make them acclimatize and enjoy the scenario which is unforgettable and spectacular.
9 Days Exception- Kibo crater;
The 9 days option gives you a day time ascent to Kibo crater into the caldera up to crater camp. We then spend an afternoon of relaxing with short walks with the guide, the next day in the morning we walk  From the crater camp we go to the summit and descend  down to Mweka campsite after viewing the sunrise . 

Departure & Return Location

Moshi Town

Departure Time

7am to 9am 

Price Includes

  • Transport to and from
  • Allowance for the crew
  • First aid kit and oxygen tank for an emergency
  • Park fees / VAT
  • Rescue car
  • Two nights accommodation in the hotel
  • Pick and drop off at the airport
  • Sleeping tent
  • Table and chairs
  • Three delicious meals a day
  • Morning call before wake up
  • Ginger tea for the summit day
  • Hot water for wash served on the small basin

Price Excludes

  • Drinks at the hotel
  • Personal belongings
  • Tips for the crew
  • Taxi service
  • Health insurance
  • Flight tickets

Day 1Moshi - Londrosi Gate - Big Tree ( Mti mkubwa) Camp

Elevation 800m – 1800 m – 2650m
Distance: 7 km 
Hiking time: 3-4 hours 
Habitat: montane forest 
We start at your hotel and drive up to Londrosi gate for registration, from there we drive up to Lemosho starting point. We will pass through montane forest and black and white colobus monkeys up to camp for dinner briefing and rest. 

Day 2Big Tree Campsite - Shira One Campsite

Elevation: 2650m to 3600m
Distance: 10km 
Hiking time: 5-6 hours 
Habitat: Moorland and heather land.
This is an acclimatizing trek of 960m  across valleys outside Shira caldera rim . Here you will view Shira plateau and walk on it with a vegetation of a high altitude desert. Shira is among the three peaks and oldest which erupted in Kilimanjaro many years ago. We camp at Shira one campsite.

Day 3Shira One Campsite - Shira Two Campsite

Elevation: 3600m – 3850m 
Distance: 10 Km 
Hiking time: 5-6 hours 
Habitat: Moorland and rocky. 
Breakfast is served early before we cross Shira plateau to Shira two campsite which is situated on moorland meadows next to a stream. Lunch will be served at Shira two campsite and a short rest will follow. In the evening you will take a short walk for acclimatization and a view of Mount Meru before returning for cup of tea and popcorn while dinner is prepared. 

Day 4Shira Two Campsite - Lava Tower - Baranco Campsite.

Elevation: 3850m – 4600m – 3900m
Distance:10 Km 
Hiking time: 6-7 hours 
Habitat: Moorland and Alpine desert. 
We will have an early breakfast before starting a long acclimatization day which will take us east to the junction leading to Lava tower rock 4600m high. Lunch will be served at lava tower rock before we descend to Baranco campsite. 

Day 5Baranco Camp - Karanga Campsite

Elevation: 3900m – 4200m – 3995m
Distance 6 km 
Hiking time 4-5 hours 
Habitat: moorland 
On this morning we will climb Barranco wall 4200m for acclimatization and cross ridges and valleys to Karanga campsite where will have a lunch after lunch if your trek is for 7 days you will continue to Barafu campsite where you will be served an early dinner at 1700hours and a briefing about the summit ( peak) . For those are on (8) days trek will rest and overnight at this point campsite. 

Day 6Karanga Campsite - Barafu Campsite

Elevation 3995m – 4673m 
Distance: 4 Km 
Hiking time: 3-4 hours 
Habitat: alpine desert. 
From Karanga campsite the trek is tough to Barafu campsite due to altitude. The distance is short but steep the pace is slow. Here you will be served lunch and get briefing before taking a nap. Dinner will be served early then you will take a rest before midnight when will start our final climb to the highest peak of Africa ( Uhuru peak) 

Day 7Barafu Hut Campsite/ Uhuru Peak/ Mweka Campsite

Elevation: 4673m – 5895m – 3100am 
Distance: 17.5km 
Hiking time 10-12 hours 
Habitat: alpine desert and glacier 
Here we wake up at midnight you are served a light breakfast before we start for the summit. The aim of starting at midnight before dawn is to make you be able to climb to the summit because the trail is steep up to Stella point 5756m , at this point you will start to view the glacier, crater and sunrise before reaching uhuru peak which will take us almost an hours walk. We will have a moment of taking pictures depending on the weather and physical conditions. After this it’s our descending back to barafu campsite for a short nap followed with lunch and getting ready to go down to Mweka campsite. At Mweka camp you will be provided with a small basin of hot water and delicious meals before sleeping.

Day 8Mweka Campsite - Mweka Gate

Elevation: 3100m – 1800m 
Distance: 10km 
Descending time 3- 4 hours 
Habitat: mountain forest
On this morning we have a moment of celebrating after breakfast. The crew sing and dance to the guests/ friends traditional African songs/ Jambo songs to commemorate the trek. Here you will have the chance to give tips to the guide, porter and cook for their service. After that we descend to the gate where you will sign out and given your certificates then we will head directly to the hotel where you will take a long hot shower and a good rest.

Supplements and Prices




We offer the following addons to your gear

  • Private Toilet – USD 150
  • Private Tent – USD 5 per day
  • Thicker sleeping mattress – USD 10 per mattress
  • Thermarest – USD 15 per thermarest

Our packages by default include a foam sleeping mattress of 2 inch thickness, if you want a thicker alternative you can opt a 4 inch foam mattress with above mentioned extra cost.


We offer the following transfer options

  • Kilimanjaro Airport (JRO) to Moshi (one way) – USD 50 per vehicle
  • Moshi to Kilimanjaro Airport (JRO) (one way) – USD 50 per vehicle
  • Arusha to Moshi (one way) – USD 100 per vehicle
  • Moshi to Arusha (one way) – USD 100 per vehicle

Private Trek

Prices for a Private Trek

Please find below the prices for organizing a private trek. The prices are based on your group size.


2250 USD

2 -5

2230 USD


2200 USD


2150 USD

𝘾𝙤𝙨𝙩 𝙏𝙤 𝘾𝙡𝙞𝙢𝙗 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙎𝙖𝙛𝙖𝙧𝙞𝙨:

• Prices vary between operators you should choose with caution.

• We offer reasonable rates for food, equipment, transportation and wages for the staff.

• Our services are better than others because we regard our clients highly.

• We organize group climb of 10-20 people per group, solo clients, honeymooners, pairs and family tours. Also private climbs/ Safaris are organized every day you should reserve your booking with us as soon as possible for any dates, any climbing route or Safari with any number of participants.

• Note that we never add people to a private climb/ safari without consent of the group.

• We Offer 2 Nights hotel in Moshi with B+B make sure you book your accommodation in Moshi rather than Arusha.

𝙒𝙝𝙮 𝘾𝙝𝙤𝙤𝙨𝙚 𝙀𝙭𝙥𝙡𝙤𝙧𝙚 𝙏𝙧𝙚𝙠𝙠𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝘼𝙙𝙫𝙚𝙣𝙩𝙪𝙧𝙚;

We have a team of well experienced, competent, with proven expertise for a long period of time in this field. Our guides have communication skills with good knowledge of first aid skills, provision of Food is done by the best chefs and our porters are well behaved and ready to standout to clients. We ensure individual attention, flexibility and high safety to all. Our 4X4 WD are reliable, comfortable and ready to take to roughest, toughest wilderness.

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