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Lemosho/Shira Route - Itinerary

8 Day Trip
Single Trekker    £1,817 +LP $500
2 – 4 people       £1,681 per person +LP $500
5 – 10 people     £1,636 per person +LP $500

9 day Trip 
add an extra £180 per person
Approximate length in kilometers:  56km
The Lemosho route is offered as a 8 or 9 day trip
Please chose your own departure date for this trip

The Lemosho route begins to the west of Kilimanjaro in the rainforest and moorland before ascending to the Shira Plateau.  The route takes in some of the most beautiful and famous features on Kilimanjaro including the Lava Tower and the Barranco Wall.  The Lemosho route joins with the Machame route and ascends Kilimanjaro via Barfu Camp and Stella Point.  Descent is via Mweka Route with a camp at either Millennium or Mweka camp during the descent. 

Itinerary  

Day 1: Airport, transfer your hotel in Moshi
Day 2: Transfer from Moshi to trail head and Mt Mkubwa Campsite
(highest altitude 2750 meters) (trekking time 2/4 hours)
Day 3: Mt Mkubwa Campsite to Shira Camp
(highest altitude 3500 meters) (trekking time 3/5 hours)
Day 4: Shira Camp to Baranco
(highest altitude 3800 meters) (trekking time 3/5 hours)
Day 5: Barranco Hut to Karanga Valley
(highest altitude 4100 meters) (trekking time 4/5 hours)
 9 day expedition only  
Barranco Hut to Karanga Camp, before re-joining 7 day itinerary.
(Highest altitude 4400 meters)  (trekking time 3/4 hours)
Day 6: Karanga Valley to Barafu Hut
(highest altitude 4600 meters) (trekking time 6/8 hours)
Day 7:  Barafu Hut to Uhuru Peak to Mweka Camp
(highest altitude 5895 meters) (trekking time 10/14 hours)
Day 8: Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate to hotel or airport
(highest altitude 3100 meters) (trekking time 3/5 hours)

We do not include the last night hotel in the trip. If we will need we can book a hotel in Arusha or Moshi ranging from $US50 per person per night.

 

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