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..
9 Days Kilimanjaro Trekking Lemosho route
Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro on the Lemosho Route with Active Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, the Lemosho Route is considered as the best route to attempt Kilimanjaro Summit, Book 9 Days Lemosho Route Itinerary at the best prices, other hikers choose to spend 9 days for acclimatization which most of the make to the main peak so we highly recommend this longer Kilimanjaro program.
Day 1: Drive from Arusha to Londorossi National Park Gate
At 09:00am after a heavy breakfast Active Kilimanjaro guide will pick and drive to Londorossi National Park Gate. For registrations formalities then you will get into forest with a fwd. drive to starting point Lemosho Glades and hike along the forest trails to Mti Mkubwa Campsite thereafter dinner and overnight at Mti Mkubwa Camp.
Day 2: Kilimanjaro Climb Lemosho Route Mti Mkubwa Camp to Shira Camp
In your day two Kilimanjaro a hike will slowly become a bit steep while enters the moorland zone, hike passing Shira Ridge gently to Shira Camp 1 located by a stream on the Shira Plateau. After breakfast begins the hike gradually steeping and passing the giant heather moorland streams are crossed then it gains the Shira ridge then drops gently down to Shira 1 camp near by the streams on the Shira Plateau, Dinner and overnight at Shira 1 Camp.
DAY 3: Kilimanjaro Climb Lemosho Route Shira Camp to Shira Camp
After an early breakfast you will have very gradual hike passing the plateau which leads you to Shira Camp 2 on moorland meadows by a stream. Although variety hikes are available on the plateau just to make this a fantastic acclimatization easy day.
Day 4: Kilimanjaro Climb Lemosho Route Shira Camp to Lava Tower
Begins a day 4 Kilimanjaro hike after breakfast, continues trekking east to a steeping path above the vegetation toward Mount Kilimanjaro looming huge after hours of hiking you will trek through a rocky landscapes to Lava Tower. The late volcanic activity is hundred feet high, and the hike passes right below it. You will rest for acclimatization and have a lunch after a lunch you descend for about 2 hours below the lower cliffs of the Kilimanjaro Western Breach and Breach Wall to Barranco Camp; the Camp is within the valley which is below the Western Breach and the Barranco Wall, which will give your lifetime memories of scenic sunset while you wait for early dinner.
Day 5: Kilimanjaro Climb Lemosho Route Barranco Camp to Karanga Camp
Early breakfast you will hike the great Barranco Wall, you trek the magnificent obstacle which at points turns out to be easier than it look. Topping out just below the Kilimanjaro Heim Glacier, you can admit just the beauty of Mount Kilimanjaro. With a clear Kilimanjaro Kibo snow while you descend into the pretty Karanga Valley to the Karanga Valley camp. From the campsite you will look east and see the jagged Peaks of Mawenzi into the clear view. After lunch at the campsite your afternoon is spent at leisure for acclimatization. The previous 2 days was somehow long so you will have a time to rest too, dinner and overnight at Karanga Camp.
Day 6: Kilimanjaro Climb Lemosho Route Karanga Camp to Barafu Camp
Late breakfast then begins trekking east over intervening ridges and valley to join the Mweka Route, which you will be your descending Kilimanjaro route. You will turn left toward the mountain and trek up the ridge through a sparse landscape for another 1 hour to Barafu Hut. Note this is the last water point on lemosho route there is no more water stream at Barafu Camp. It’s windy and rocky your tent’s will be pitched. Arrange the gears your and warm clothing for your summit trek, we recommend you to drink a plenty of fluids. You will have early dinner you sleep a bit waiting for a midnight.
Day 7: Kilimanjaro Climb Lemosho Route Summit Day to Barafu Camp
Your guides will wake up you at the midnight and after you have hot tea and nuts you will drag your feet off into the long night. 5 to 7 hours hike northwest up through the heavy scree between the Rebmann and Ratzel glaciers to Stella Point on the crater rim is the most Kilimanjaro challenging part of the lemosho route for most hikers. You arrive at Stella Point stop for a while to rest and a chance to see a panoramic sunrise. Stella Point is where you will join hikers who are climbing using the Marangu Route, from there through the crater rim it will take one and half hour to reach uhuru peak. At the main peaks you will have to take quick pictures then you continue descending down to Barafu, for lunch a bit rest before you begins another short descend to mweka camp for overnight.
Day 8: Kilimanjaro Climb Lemosho Route Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate
After breakfast you will continue with descending to the national park gate, arrive at mweka park get you and your guide will sign certificates and celebrate a bit with your supporting team then you will catch your car to drive back to the hotel in Moshi or Arusha for overnight.
Day 9: Moshi / Arusha / Tanzania Wildlife Safari – Zanzibar
According to your Tanzania Travel schedule a driver guide will meet you in the hotel and transfer you whether to Kilimanjaro international airport / Arusha airport for a flight back home or you exceed to Tanzania Safari / Zanzibar beach holiday.
Mount Kilimanjaro Climb Includes:
• Pick up from JRO and transfer to the Hotel in Arusha / Moshi;
• 2 Nights’ accommodation at Hotel before and after;
• All Entry Park fees;
• All National Park accommodation fees;
• Three meals a day while on the Mountain;
• Clean water while on the Mountain;
• Professional English speaking Guide;
• Supporting team Porters and a Cook;
• All transfers from the park Gate to hotel;
• Camping equipment’s;
9 Days lemosho route excludes:
• Visas and Flight, Travel Insurance;
• Personal trekking gears;
• Support team Tipping;
• Personal Nature Items;
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