Climb Kilimanjaro: Lemosho Route, 9 Days

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5 Based on 6 Reviews
  • duration 9 days
  • tour type Private
  • age requirement 12-69 yrs
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Maximum altitude 5895 meters
  • Trek difficulty Easy
  • Tour Code BM-676
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  • Starts Moshi, Tanzania
  • Ends Moshi, Tanzania
  • Trek Mount Kilimanjaro via the beautiful Lemosho Route
  • See the famed Barranco Wall and ascend to Uhuru Peak
  • Get a selfie at the summit of Africa's highest mountain
  • Reenergize and enjoy hot dinners at the tented camps
Lemosho is our personal first favorite! It is widely considered to be the most picturesque route on Kilimanjaro, and we hold the same opinion. The trek starts from the heath and moorland at 3,500 m, passes through alpine meadow, and finishes in the Arctic zone with the Peak Uhuru. High-altitude drop-off makes the climb less steep and, therefore, less physically challenging. Two very short treks on Day 1 and Day 2 involve little physical activity and you barely trek uphill, which means you need less oxygen and your body can spare resources.

Success rates on 7-day Lemosho are 94-95%.
  • Day 1: Arrival
  • Day 2: From Londorossi Gate to Shira 1 Camp
  • Day 3: From Shira 1 Camp to Shira 2 Camp
  • Day 4: From Shira 2 Camp to Lava Tower and down to Barranco
  • Day 5: From Barranco Camp to Karanga Camp
  • Day 6: From Karanga Camp to Barafu Camp
  • Day 7: From Barafu Camp to Uhuru Peak and down to Millennium
  • Day 8: From Millennium Camp to Mweka Gate
  • Day 9: Departure
  • Meeting at Kilimanjaro International Airport and transfer to Aishi Machame Hotel
  • Accommodation at Aishi Machame Hotel prior to the climb (sharing a twin/double room, including breakfast)
  • Transfer to a trailhead
  • Professional mountain crew. All guides have "Wilderness First Responder" and "Wilderness First Aid" certificates, along with over 7 years of experience in climbing
  • 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
  • Camping/hut fees
  • 3 square meals daily during the climb. The menu includes different soups, garnishes, several types of fish and meat, fresh fruit and vegetables; vegetarian, non-lactose, gluten-free options available
  • Oxygen systems and pulse oximeters
  • First aid kit
  • Modern The North Face VE-25 tents (2 climbers share 1 tent)
  • Warm and comfortable sleeping pads (4 inches thick)
  • Group equipment (dining tent, table, chairs, crockery and cutlery)
  • Meeting the group at the National Park exit and transfer to the hotel
  • Accommodation after the climb at Aishi Machame Hotel (sharing a twin/double* room, including breakfast)
  • International certificates for a successful ascent
  • Return transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport
OPTIONAL ADDONS (Available during check-out)
  • Portable toilet
  • Portable shower
  • Private tent
  • Personal Porter Services
  • Extended meal plan
  • VIP Lounge at JRO (arrival)
  • VIP Lounge at JRO (departure)
  • Airline tickets
  • Visa fees
  • Lunch and dinner at the hotel (before and after the climb)
  • Personal gear
  • Support team tips 200-250 USD per climber
  • Mountaineering insurance. You'll need special insurance for climbing Kilimanjaro which covers high-altitude trekking up to 6000 m
5 - Excellent
Based on 6 reviews
  • Paul White
  • From Spain
  • On May 19 2021
5 - Excellent
Safari and Kilimanjaro
The tour company handled all of our needs perfectly when we visited Tanzania. I came for a climb and my wife and daughter joined me for a pre-climb safari. The safari vehicle, guide, and lodgings were perfect and a great value.... Read more
  • Robert McDonald
  • From USA
  • On May 19 2021
5 - Excellent
Just WOW!
Our tour operator could not have been more organized, helpful, accommodating and professional. Albert was our lead guide (Top Notch!) with our greatest cheerleader JoJo and Philomen to make sure we kept the right pace. I have to... Read more
  • Alex
  • From Belgium
  • On May 05 2021
5 - Excellent
Thanks to our local travel operator for a wonderful organization of our journey to the highest point in Africa. Everything was perfect.
  • Jodie Tom
  • From Canada
  • On Apr 29 2021
5 - Excellent
Kilimanjaro and Safari with Altezza
This tour operator was a great price and the porters and guides were AMAZING. The accommodations both on and off the mountain were better than I expected and the lodges and hotel were especially nice. All of the food was great... Read more
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Other Practical InformationAltezza recommends this program for the novices and amateurs.
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about this tour.
  • When is the great wildebeest migration?

    The great wildebeest migration starts anytime between late April and early June. And if you are interested in seeing the grand spectacle of wildebeest crossing the Grumeti or Mara Rivers, you should plan your trip around late July or early August. However, it is important to note that the timing of herd movements can vary.

  • Is Tanzania a family-friendly safari destination?

    Tanzania is an excellent safari destination for families. The country has one of the most diverse wildlife populations in Africa, and there are countries with action-packed game drives that your children might enjoy. Furthermore, many of the destinations are quite affordable for family safari holidays. The only caveat is that Tanzania falls under Africa's malaria belt. Thus, traveling with children under six years of age is not recommended. Many safaris have age restrictions due to safety concerns.

  • Do I need a visa and passport to travel to Tanzania?

    You must present a passport that is valid for at least six months beyond the date of visa issuance to gain entry into Tanzania. The immigration officers would also require you to present a roundtrip ticket and show proof that you have enough money to cover the duration of your stay.

  • What is the best month to visit Tanzania?

    The peak tourist season in Tanzania is from June to September, and any of these months would be suitable to enjoy all the beauty on offer. You can read our article on the best time to visit Tanzania to learn more about what each season offers.

  • What are Tanzania's best birding spots?

    With more than 1,000 avian species, Tanzania is one of the best countries in the world for bird watching. Mount Kilimanjaro, Ruaha National Park, Serengeti National Park, and Ngorongoro Conservation Area all promise an unforgettable bird-watching experience.

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