Lemosho route kilimanjaro climbing trip prices

Price cost to climb kilimanjaro through Lemosho route is how much?

How much does it cost to book and trek kilimanjaro through Lemosho route 7 days?

Answers are quite simple for professional kilimanjaro trek organizers. Price cost to climb mount kilimanjaro vary for several factors such as how many people in a party and standard of hotel you sleep before start hiking Kilimanjaro.

Lemosho route

Lemosho route is among superb choice for climbing Kilimanjaro, this is because tourists get enough time for acclimatization. It meets with Machame on day 4 at Baranco hut.

Furthermore Lemosho route is favorite Kilimanjaro route because has most scenic beauty natural environment. Less people use Lemosho route and hence Lemosho route is best choice for people who seek privacy and avoid crowd tourists on Marangu or Rongai.

Lemosho route climbing and hiking guide include stop stations for meals and overnights via the Mti Mkubwa, Shira 2, Barranco,Karangu valley, Crater,  Barafu, Millenium camp, Mweka camps and Mweka gate.This Kilimanjaro route is suitable for rock climbing and is Remote, spectacular, dramatic gorges and views of west Kilimanjaro on shira plateau.

Hiking day to day itinerary for Lemosho 7 days.

  1. 00.-Drive from Moshi or Arusha to Londorossi Park Gate (2,250 metres (7,380 ft), 2 hours). From here a forest track requiring a four wheel drive vehicle leads to Lemosho Glades (2,100 metres (6,900 ft), 11 kilometres (6.8 mi), 45 minutes) and a possible campsite (park fees are not paid to camp here). Walk along forest trails to Mti Mkubwa (big tree) campsite, ((2,750 metres (9,020 ft), 3 hours).

 

2.00 -The trail gradually steepens and enters the giant heather moorland zone. Several streams are crossed then it gains the Shira Ridge at about (3,600 metres (11,800 ft) and drops gently down to Shira 1 camp located by a stream on the Shira Plateau ((3,500 metres (11,500 ft), 7 hours). This campsite could be omitted.

 

3.00 -A gentle walk across the plateau leads to Shira 2 camp on moorland meadows by a stream ((3,850 metres (12,630 ft), 4 hours). A variety of walks are available on the plateau making this an excellent acclimatization day.

 

4.00 - Continue east towards Kibo passing the junction, then east towards the Lava Tower. Shortly after this, you descend to Barranco hut ((3,940 metres (12,930 ft), 6 hours).

 

5.00 -A short scramble to the top of the Great Barranco and then a traverse over scree and ridges to the Karanga Valley ((4,000 metres (13,000 ft), 3 hours), beneath the icefalls of the Heim, Kersten, and Decken Glaciers. After climbing out of the Karanga Valley, the trail ascends a ridge to the Barafu Hut, a bleak location with little vegetation at (4,600 metres (15,100 ft), (3 hours walking).

 

6.00 - An early start for the ascent to the rim of the Kibo Crater between the Rebmann and Ratzel Glaciers, (6 hours). The last section before the rim can sometimes be snow-covered and an ice-axe or ski stick is useful for balance. At the rim, Stella point is reached (18,652 feet (5,685 m)). From here, a further hour leads to Uhuru Peak, from where there are often fine views of Meru to the west and the jagged peak of Mawenzi to the east. Descend to the Barafu Hut (3 hours) for a rest and lunch before continuing on past Millenium camp down to camp at Mweka Hut in the giant heather zone on the forest edge (4 hours). Those with energy on the summit may wish to descend to the Reutsh Crater and visit the ice pinnacles of the Eastern Icefields.

 

7.00 - A 3-4 hour descent through forest brings you to the park gate.

 

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