Lemosho Route 7 Days Trekking on Mount Kilimanjaro

The Lemosho Route is typically done in 8 days. This is a great option if you want a longer trek for acclimatization. It meets up with the Machame Route at Shira 2 Camp. The drive to trail head is about 4 hours.

Day by day itineraies for 8 days climbing kilimanjaro Lemosho route

1DAY 1: Londorosi gate – Mti Mkubwa Camp
Breakfast, Drive to the gate of Londorosi for a few minute of registration and other formalities. The 4WD will take you further up to Lemosho glades, thereafter you can walk for about 4hrs to Mti Mkubwa Campsite (9,200ft) Dinner and overnight at the camp, B.L.D.
2DAY 2: Mti-Mkubwa Camp – Shira I Camp
Breakfast, leave the Mti Mkubwa campsite for Shira plateau (11,550ft), walking through the moorland steepenning track. Dinner and Overnight at the Shira I Camp, B.L.D.
3DAY 3: Shira I Camp – Shira II Camp
Breakfast, hike across the high desert to Shira II camp (12,220ft) with significant acclimatization effect as we goes up the mountain. B, L, D.
4DAY 4: Shira II Camp – Baranco Hut
After breakfast, we leave Shira II for Baranco hut (13,100ft). We will pass through the last water drop at Karanga valley on the way up. Overnight Baranco hut, B, L, D.
5DAY 5: Baranco Hut – Barafu Hut
After breakfast, we leave Baranco hut for Barafu hut (14,910ft). We will pass through the last water drop at Karanga valley on the way up. Overnight Barafu hut, B, L, D.
6DAY 6: Barafu Hut – Stell Point – Uhuru Peak – Mweka Hut
Wake up at midnight, and after a small snack, start ascending to Uhuru Peak through the Stella point (18,640ft), then after reaching the summit, we will head down to Mweka hut (10,100ft) for dinner and overnight, B, L, D.
7Day 7: Mweka Hut – Mweka gate
After breakfast, we will head down to Mweka gate with picnic lunch box, and our representative will be waiting for clearance from park authority and thereafter transfer you to a hotel in Moshi B, L.


Lemosho route – 7 days climbPrice in US$Extra Day
1 pax – 2 pax$1,800$216
3 pax – 5 pax$1,750$206
6 pax onwards (group rate)$1,600$186

2 transfers from Moshi to Lemosho park gate -return

3 meals per day while trekking – Vegetarian/Non-Vegetarian

7 days Kilimanjaro trek – Lemosho

4 nights accomodation in camps while trekking Lemosho

First and Last night accommodations at a designated hotel / lodge – Bed and Breakfast

All park entrance fees and government levies

English speaking mountain Guide and assistant guides

Porters- a maximum of 4 per client


Gloves, sun glasses, hats, rain gear, jackets, etc…

Camping gear like sleeping bags and tents (but these can be hired at a reasonable price)

Guides: $18 per guide per day

Assistant Guide: $15 per guide per day

Porters: $ 8 per porter per day

Cook: $12 per cook per day