- Active and outdoor
- duration 9 days
- tour type Group
- minimum participants 2
- age requirement 18+ years old
- max group size 36
- guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
Featuring captivating scenic vistas, pristine wildlife, excellent acclimatization opportunities and low traffic of climbers, Lemosho is our personal first favourite for reaching the roof of Africa. All guides have "Wilderness First Responder" and "Wilderness First Aid" certificates, along with over 7 years of experience in climbing. At the end of the tour, you will receive an International certificate for a successful ascent!
Day 1: Arrival Kilimanjaro International Airport – Arusha (45km – 1hr)
Day 2: Arusha - Kilimanjaro National Park: High-altitude Drop Off Destination – Shira 1 Camp (hiking 5km – 1/2hrs)
Day 3: Shira 1 Camp / Shira 2 Camp (hiking 7km – 3/4hrs) – Lava Tower Camp / Shira 2 Camp (acclimatization Hike 2km – 1/2hrs)
Day 4: Shira 2 Camp – Lava Tower – Descent Barranco Camp (hiking 12km – 6/8hrs)
Day 5: Barranco Camp / Karanga Camp (hiking 5km – 4/5hrs) – Barafu Camp (acclimatization Hike 2.5km – 1/2hrs)
Day 6: Karanga Camp – Barafu Camp (hiking 6km – 4/5 Hrs) – Kosovo Camp (acclimatization Hike 2km – 1/2hrs)
Day 7: Ascent Uhuru Peak – Descent Millennium Camp (hiking 15km – 8/12hrs)
Day 8: Descent Millennium Camp / Mweka Gate (hiking 12km – 4/5hrs) – Arusha
Day 9: Arusha – Departure Kilimanjaro International Airport (45km – 1hr)
- 2 night’s hotel accommodation
- 6 night’s camp accommodation
- Camping/hut fees
- Modern the North Face VE-25 tents
- Group equipment (dining tent, table, chairs, crockery and cutlery)
- 3 square meals daily on the mountain
- The menu includes different soups, garnishes, several types of fish and meat, fresh fruit and vegetables; juices, hot chocolate, tea, coffee and water
- Breakfasts at the hotel before and after the ascent
- Arrival and departure shared transfer in an air-conditioning vehicle from/to Kilimanjaro International Airport
- Transfer to the trailhead
- Transfer to the hotel
- Operated with English- and German-speaking professional mountain crew
- All guides have "Wilderness First Responder" and "Wilderness First Aid" certificates, along with over 7 years of experience in climbing
- *There is no guarantee that you will be part of a group, or part of the same group during the tour. Airport transfers will be operated with English-speaking drivers
- All entrance fees and activities mentioned in the itinerary: Hike to Shira 1 Camp (Day 2); Hike to Shira 2 Camp and acclimatization hike to Lava Tower (Day 3); Hike to Lava Tower and Descent to Barranco Camp (Day 4); Hike to Karanga Camp and acclimatization hike to Barafu Camp (Day 5); Hike to Barafu Camp and acclimatization to Kosovo Camp (Day 6); Ascent to Uhuru Peak and Descent to Millenium Camp (Day 7); Descent Millenium Camp to Mweka gate (Day 8)
- Meet & Greet at Kilimanjaro International Airport
- Each participant will be provided with a porter (who can carry up to 15 kg of personal baggage)
- Kilimanjaro National Park permits
- Kilimanjaro National Park rescue fees
- Oxygen systems and pulse oximeters
- First aid kit
- Warm and comfortable sleeping pads (2 inches thick)
- Meeting the group at the National Park exit
- International certificates for a successful ascent
- Visa fees
- Domestic flights
- International flights
- Lunch and dinner at the hotel (before and after the ascent)
- Personal gear rentals
- Tips for the mountain crew
- Mountaineering and Flying Doctor insurance
- Sleeping bags
- Portable toilet and shower; available upon additional cost (optional extra)
- Optional tours (if any)
- Expenditures of a personal nature, drinks and meals or items not stated explicitly in the program
- Travel Insurance or any loss or extra cost arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as flight delays, accidents, etc.
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- Earn US$ 205+ in travel credits.
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Lemosho Route, Gold Level Premium Climb tour. You can cancel the tour up to 35 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 34 days of departure.Payment
For any tour departures within 16 June 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 16 June 2021, a deposit of 25% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 34 days before trip departure.Travel Insurance
Lemosho Route, Gold Level Premium Climb tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.Visa
For this Lemosho Route, Gold Level Premium Climb tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.COVID-19 Safety Measures
This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:
- This tour has implemented smaller group sizes than normal, allowing for more personal space on the vehicles, sights visited, hotels and restaurants.
- Hygiene protocols have been adopted on this trip. Wearing a mask, hand washing and general sanitizing has been implemented on this tour. Frequently touched surfaces are furthermore regularly disinfected.
- Distancing measures have been implemented to safeguard against COVID-19.