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Lemosho route is the most dramatic and beautiful route up to Kilimanjaro. It is the most remote and getting popularity now days which traverse some of Kilimanjaro most striking and least traveled landscapes, including the base of Kibo Peak’s and dramatic south-facing glaciers. This route has added benefits of trekking across the Shira Plateau a World Heritage Site trekking 180 degrees around Kilimanjaro and also this route allowed plenty of time to acclimatize to the high altitude and this is the key to your safety, comfort, enjoyment and success while trekking mountain Kilimanjaro.Lemosho route can be climb for 6 days, 7 days and 8 days, we strongly recommend 8 days for more time of acclimatization and get use to the altitude before summit.

Lemosho climbing for 7 days provide two options for the client whether to skip Shira 1 to Shira 2 on day three or skip Karanga camp from Baranco to Barafu on day 5, but we strongly recommend to skip Shira 1to Shira 2 in order to get more time for acclimatization while your still at low elevations.

Day 1 : We will meet at Kilimanjaro international airport and drive to your hotel in Moshi rest for a while and later meet your guide for gear checking and briefing about the mountain. Also our guide will go through our group camping gear and demonstrate the use and operation of all equipment especially emergence oxygen cylinder and pulse ox meter, our guide as well will explain signs and symptoms of various mountain sicknesses which might happen while trekking.

Day 2: Hotel - Londorossi Gate (2100m) - Mti Mkubwa Camp (2650m)

Your day starts early with a breakfast from the hotel, followed by a 2-hour drive from the hotel (870m) to Londorossi Park Gate (2100m). The guides and porters prepare and pack the supplies and your equipment at the park's gate and registration. You start trekking through the rain forest until completes this day by entering to our first camp where your tent is setup with your personal belongings inside

-Walking distance: 6 km, 3-4 hrs

All meals are included (breakfast this day not included in budget package)

Day 3: Mti Mkubwa camp (2650m) - Shira 2 camp (3850m)

You depart from Mti Mkubwa to the second camp through heath and Moorland zone, following the Shira ridge we enter vast high altitude desert plateau where the first view of Mount Kilimanjaro unfold one the horizon

-Walking Distance: 8 km, 6-8 hrs

All meals are included

Day 4: Shira camp 2 (3850m) -Baranco camp(3940m)

The route now turns east into a semi desert and rocky landscape surrounding Lava Tower. We leave from Shira to Moir camp which is nested near enormous beds of volcanic rock and surrounded by rocky hills and cliffs. We test our acclimatization with a trek to the base of Lava tower at 4600m, following our rest we descent through Senecio forest passing waterfalls that usher us into the Baranco camp. The camp is set in the shadow of the massive Baranco wall with easterly breezes often carrying misty clouds from the Baranco Valley. Trekking time: 7 - 9 hrs

All meals are included

Day 5: Baranco Camp(3940m) - Karanga Camp(3995m)

Today's task will be the 150m face of the Baranco wall. Realization of how hard the porters works will be realized as this challenging scramble provides quite the balancing act for our crew. We arrive at the camp for a well deserved dinner and overnight

-Walking distance: 3-5hrs, 5km

All meals are included

Day 6: Karanga Camp(3995m) - Barafu Camp(4600m)

After breakfast with picnic lunch en route, the morning trek is slow and steady uphill hike as we enter the Arctic zone. The temperatures becomes noticeably cooler, however excitement fills our camp as we take final preparations for the summit day ahead.

-Walking distance: 3-5hrs, 4km

All meals are included

Day 7: Summit attempt, Barafu Camp (4600m) - Uhuru Peak (5895m) - Mweka Camp (3100m)

Today we face our greatest challenge, and meet the most rewarding point. An early wake up call for preparation and light breakfast before starting the summit around 01.00hrs. Spectacular view coupled with the sunrise will warm the soul and strengthen the spirit as the iconic Uhuru peak is now on sight. After the elation of a well earned summit, we descend back to Barafu camp for a nice break and brunch before continuing to Mweka camp

-Walking Distance: 12-14hrs, 21km

All meals are included

Day 8: Mweka Camp(3100m)- Mweka gate

Descend from Mweka camp to the park gate where you are transferred back to your hotel for a well deserved hot shower and beer.

-Walking Distance: 3-4hrs, 10km

Breakfast included, you will be back in Moshi by lunch time - overnight accommodation is included this night as part of the climb package.

DAY 9: Pick up from the hotel and drive to Kilimanjaro international airport for departures/ Join for Safaris.

Food: Included
Country: Tanzania
Transfer: Included
Best Deal:
Airport: Kilimanjaro international airport ( JRO)
Registered Member of Tourism board of: Yes
Testimonials (Website,TripAdvisor, etc.): Yes
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Experience Level: Moderate
Tour operator name: Eastland Adventures
Min group size: 2
Max group size: 50
Duration: 9
Provided Accommodation: Tent and Hostel/Hotel
Included in service: 3 daily meals, 8 nights’ accommodation, All government taxes, Camping equipment such as tents, chairs, tables, and mattresses, Kilimanjaro entrance, camping, and rescue fees, Private mobile toilet, Pulse ox meter and emergency oxygen cylinder, Services of an English-speaking guide, cook, and porters, Supply of potable water, Transfer from and to Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO), Transfer from and to Moshi, Trek on Mount Kilimanjaro
Not included in Service: : Airfare, Any additional activities or services, Immunization costs (yellow fever is recommended), Personal expenses, Kilimanjaro crew Tips, Travel insurance, Trekking gear rental, Visa fees (100 USD for American citizens and 50 USD for others)
Equipment to bring: • Sunhat • Water bottle • Trainers for relaxing • High factor sunscreen & lip salve • Waterproof walking boots (well broken in) • Warm sleeping bag (3/4-season) and liner • Warm hat, gloves and thermal underwear • Warm mid layer i.e. fleece • Waterproof thigh-length jacket (Gore-Tex or similar) • Trekking pole(s) • Head torch + spare batteries • Wet wipes (Biodegradable) • Water bottle(s) - minimum three liters capacity - Camelback hydration packs carried in your day packs can be useful for the first few days but are likely to freeze higher up, so should be supplemented by a couple of water bottles. • Glacier glasses (or good quality sunglasses - preferably with side shields)
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Guaranteed departure dates: Daliy depatures
Remarks: We guarantee to offer excellent services, safe and succesful climb, our summit success rate is 100%. Also our shef prepare fresh dishes daily and also we have special Menu for various allergic.
Terms and Conditions: Reservation A per person deposit of 20% of the tour price is required twelve weeks before the tour. We will send you a signed form by E-Mail confirming the advance payment immediately after receiving your payment. Cancellation Cancellations 5 weeks or earlier before the planned tour date are free. For later cancellations we keep a fee of 10 percent of the tour price. The rest of your advance payment will be refunded. Pricing Quoted tour prices include planning, handling and operational charges and are based on the current rate of exchange and tariffs. In the event of a marked change in foreign exchange rates, fuel costs or tariff rates and government Tax, tour costs are subject to revision. Such increases will be added to the client final billing. Eastland Adventures reserves the right to vary itineraries and prices, and to substitute facilities and hotels of equal or better quality if necessary. Travel Insurance Travel insurance is strongly recommended for all travelers to obtain coverage for themselves, travel companions, and family members to cover unforeseen travel issues such as cancellations, interruptions, delays, lost/stolen/damaged travel documents and personal property, medical expenses, and emergency transportation. Our Responsibility These tour programs are operated by Eastland Adventures. For certain services like transportation and hotels we contract with other companies. Eastland Adventures is not responsible for any losses or damages of personal property, injuries or unforeseen expenses incurred by any tour member. Complaints If you are not satisfied with the services provided by us or our partner companies please inform us as soon as possible during the tour or after the tour. When we learn about problems soon we are more likely to be able to fix them in a satisfying way. Health and Safety All travelers or tour member should be contact the government travel bureau for your respective country for information concerning possible dangers in Tanzania or East Africa. During the tour it is vital that you follow the advice of your guide(s). Do not attempt to climb Mount Kilimanjaro or mount Meru when you are sick. If you contract a minor illness like the common cold shortly before your climb we recommend to change plans and for example do a safari instead.
Listing created Jun 16, 2017

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