I like climbing the mount Kilimanjaro because it’s beautiful and it make me feel better. Also help me sort out what’s important in my life when I am at its TOP seeing the world’s nature, its very interesting.
The mountains are calling and I must go.
Yes, you can! Every year, over 30,000 people just like you come to Tanzania to climb Kilimanjaro, the world’s tallest free-standing mountain and Africa’s highest peak.The greater the number of days on the mountain, the better your chances of reaching the top.
Climbing Kilimanjaro does not require any technical skills or special equipment, just some physical fitness and determination. People from all walks of life, from a 7 year old child to an 85 year old man, have successfully summited.
There are seven established routes to climb Mount Kilimanjaro – Marangu, Machame, Lemosho, Shira, Rongai, Northern Circuit and Umbwe. The Marangu, Machame, and Umbwe routes all approach from the south of the mountain (Mweka is used only for descent). The Lemosho, Shira and Northern Circuit routes approach from the west. The Rongai route approaches from the north. Visit Our Kilimanjaro Page to get started..
Due to Mount Kilimanjaro’s proximity to the equator, this region does not experience the extremes of winter and summer weather, but rather dry and wet seasons. Therefore, the best time to climb Kilimanjaro tends to be the warmest and driest months (see Kilimanjaro weather).
At the scratch people the cheap Mount Kilimanjaro trek. You need to do some research, and then you have already found that this is not possible. And you probably have also discovered that there is a wide range of Kilimanjaro climbing prices charged for trekking MT Kilimanjaro by different operators.
Mount Kilimanjaro weather, temperatures on the mountain usually decrease as you move through Mt Kilimanjaro’s ecological zones. At the main peak known as Uhuru Point, normally at the night time temperatures can range between 20 and -20 degrees Fahrenheit -7 to -29 degrees Celsius..
7 Days Kilimanjaro Trekking Lemosho route
Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing on the Lemosho Route Itinerary in Tanzania with Active Kilimanjaro – We give the best prices for Private and groups trekking tour up to Kilimanjaro. Within 7 Days lemosho route program you will spend 5 days up and 2 days down, the advantage of choosing 7 Days Kilimanjaro Hike via the Lemosho Route is that you will get a day to acclimatize before you reach Barafu Camp which is the best Mount Kilimanjaro Base to attempt the summit.
Day 1: Drive from Arusha to Londorossi National Park Gate
A day 1 hike to Kilimanjaro will start just after breakfast Active Kilimanjaro guide will pick and drive four hours from Arusha (1400m) to Londorossi Ntional Park Gate (2100m). In the village near Londorossi Gate, you will receive a packed lunch and can buy mineral water for the climb. Then the final 50 minutes of the drive leading up to the gate will be on a bumpy forest track requiring fwd. vehicles. At the entrance National park gate, our Active Kilimanjaro guides and porters distribute the supplies and register with the Kilimanjaro National Parks. You are now ready to begin your 3-hour hike into the rain forest. Be on the lookout for black and while Colobus monkeys! Along the way, you will stop for an afternoon lunch break and arrive at Mti Mkubwa Campsite in the early evening. The porters, who arrive at the campsite before the clients, your crew will set up your tent and boil water for drinking and washing. Your chef cook will prepare a snack then dinner for the clients, mountain temperatures may drop closer to freezing point, Dinner and overnight at Mti Mkubwa Camp.
Day 2: Climbing Kilimanjaro Mti Mkubwa Camp to Shira 2 Camp
Early Breakfast, you will start a Kilimanjaro hike passing rainforest and into the heather moorland zone. You will cross many streams and hikes over a plateau that leads to Shira two Camp At this campsite; you will be next to a stream and have a panoramic view of the Mount Kilimanjaro Western Breach and its glaciers in the East. Similar to the previous night, your tents will be set up before you arriving at camp and Active Kilimanjaro porters will filter your drinking water. You will enjoy evening snacks then dinner prepared by your chef cook. Be prepared for a cold night as temperatures drop below freezing at this exposed camp, Dinner and overnight at Shira Two Camp
Day 3: Climbing Kilimanjaro Shira to Lava Tower Barranco Camp
Day three Kilimanjaro hike after breakfast you will leave the moorland entering semi desert and rocky landscapes. After 4 to 5 hours of hiking east, you will face with the Lava Tower 4630 m. with your packed lunch served at the Tower and trek have the option of hiking the massive Lava Tower but we don’t recommend, it is normal for climbers to start feeling the effects from the high altitude including headaches and shortness of breath we strongly recommend taking a lot of liquid bars. You proceed with a gentle descend from Lava Tower 4630m to the Barranco Campsite 3950m. Descent gives trekkers a huge advantage to allow their bodies to adjust to the conditions of high altitude to low altitude. A descent to camp takes around 1 to 2 hours to reach a camp, Dinner and overnight at Barranco Camp
Day 4: Climbing Kilimanjaro Barranco Camp to Karanga Camp
Short day hike on the Kilimanjaro begin after an early morning breakfast, it is now time to face the Great Barranco Wall / Breakfast! Normally it may look intimating at first point; climbers state that this Class 2 trek is usually much easier than they anticipated. At the top of the Barranco Wall, you will have a scenic view of Heim Glacier and will be clearly seen above the clouds. Continue passing up and down in the Karanga Valley up to Karanga Camp 3950m, Dinner and overnight at Karanga Camp.
Day 5: Climbing Kilimanjaro Karanga Camp to Barafu Hut
In your day 5 Kilimanjaro climb connect trail with the Mweka Route, which the trail is used to descend on the final two days, you will continue climbing for an hour and reach Barafu Hut. This is the last water point for the porters because there is no accessible water at the base Barafu Camp 4550m. Your sleeping tents will be exposed to wind and rocks so it is important for climbers to familiarize themselves with the camp before night time. Get an early dinner will be served so trekkers can get a time to rest before pushing to the summit at the same night.
Day 6: Summit Kilimanjaro Barafu Camp to Uhuru Peak descend to Mweka
At the midnight you will wake up have some hot drinks then begin your summit attempt. The hike heads northwest and you will ascend over stone loser scree, many trekkers feel that this is the most mentally and physically Kilimanjaro challenging part of the hike. About 5 to 6 hours, you will stop at Stella Point 5685m which is on the crater rim. Explore the magnificent sunrise from the Mawenzi Peak; then continue ascending for about 1 to 2 hours on a snow-covered trail to the main PEAK 5895m, reaching the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro is an unforgettable experience! On the top you will spend a short time taking photos and drinking tea before you descent to Barafu. The trek down down to Barafu Camp takes about 3 to 4 hours. Eat and have a little rest then you will continue descending down to Mweka Hut 3100m for dinner and overnight.
Day 7: Climbing Kilimanjaro Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate
Final day on Mount Kilimanjaro, you will have an early breakfast and celebrating, then you will have a gentle descend for four hours back to Mweka Park Gate, Where you will sign their names to receive certificates, then you will descend to the Mweka village for 1 hour. Your team will prepare a hot lunch after lunch you will drive back to Arusha
Lemosho Route 7 Day itinerary Includes:
• Professional, experienced, mountain guides;
• Park fees and Rescue fees;
• Three meals while on the Mountain;
• Fees for Guides, Porters, cook salaries and park;
• All Camping Equipment’s;
• Clean, purified drinking water;
• Crisis management and safety procedures;
• Airport transfers and Accommodation in Arusha;
Lemosho Route 7 Day itinerary Includes
• Visas and Flight, Travel Insurance;
• Personal trekking gears;
• Support team Tipping;
• Personal Nature Items;
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