Climb Mount Kilimanjaro Lemosho route: Tanzania trekking holiday

During this 8 day climb Mount Kilimanjaro Lemosho route you explore the western side with best scenery. Join this Tanzania trekking holiday with 99% summit success.

 
Activities
Trekking
Duration
8 days
Price
$1,980 to 2,290
 
 

Lemosho route is number one beautiful trail on Kilimanjaro. In third day of this Tanzania trekking holiday is when you see real adventure and Kilimanjaro scenery from Shira plateau. This is private expedition to climb Mount Kilimanjaro Lemosho route, with quality and 99% percent summit expectations.

It is better to acclimatize on Kilimanjaro, ,8 and 9-day climbing programs are recommended because of the altitude adaptation zone concept. Climbing routes and costs vary…example – It is necessary to trek with a licensed guide. There is no option to climb solo. Taking into consideration permit fees, park fees, camping and food logistics, the only realistic way to climb the mountain is with a tour operator.

Price Includes

  • Airport transfer from Kilimanjaro Airport
  • Hotel in Moshi at a 3 star hotel with swimming pool and Kilimanjaro view
  • All entry fees to Kilimanjaro park
  • Accommodation in the Mountain tents
  • Daily guiding services and monitoring of healthy/safety
  • Guides, Cook and Porters salary and fees

Price Excludes

  1. Entry VISA
  2. Tip to Guides
  3. International flights

What to expect

Lemosho route has high summit success rate with good for acclimatization, especially on the longer itineraries like 8 days trip. Lemosho is less-used, has No crowd tourists and beautiful way up to the Shira Plateau. Trekkers sometimes use it to ascend the Western Breach route or follow it with the Kibo South Circuit to ascend by the easier Barafu Route.

Remote and spectacular views, wonderful gorges and views of west Kilimanjaro
Converges with Machame on day 4 at Baranco. Each climber get private accommodation in a tent

The campsites and gates (with corresponding elevations) on this climb Mount Kilimanjaro Lemosho route itinerary are as follows:

Londorosi Gate (start of trek) 5,718 feet (1,743 m)
Mti Mkubwa 9,927 feet (3,026 m)
Shira 12,355 feet (3,766 m)
Barranco 13,066 feet (3,983 m)
Karanga
Barafu (high camp before summit) 15,239 feet (4,645 m)
Mweka (descent) 10,204 feet (3,110 m)
Mweka Gate (end of trek) 5,423 feet (1,653 m)

Acclimatization on Kilimanjaro, 7, 8 and 9-day climbing programs are recommended because of the altitude adaptation zone concept.

The concept of acclimatization zone refers to a certain altitude span, where a climber does not feel the symptoms of altitude mountain sickness.

To illustrate, for many people the first acclimatization zone is 3000 m/9842 f - 3800 m/ 12467 f. That means that having reached the lower point, and spending some time there, a person will be comfortable staying within this range. In order to ascend higher, however, this person needs to spend a night at 3700 m/12139 f in order to widen this span.

During your Tanzania trekking holiday it is most effective to spend an additional night at an intermediate altitude (3400m-4700m). This is high enough to stimulate the necessary physiological changes of acclimatization for Kilimanjaro, without overstressing the body, avoid fatique. Light walks and drinking plenty during acclimatization day is recommended.

 

Climb Mount Kilimanjaro Lemosho route: Tanzania trekking holiday: From $1,980 to $2,290 for 8 days

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