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8 Days Tanzania Mount Kilimanjaro Lemosho Route

8 Days Tanzania Mount Kilimanjaro Lemosho Route

8 Days Tanzania Mount Kilimanjaro Lemosho Route
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Embark on an exhilarating journey to conquer Kilimanjaro with Berngo Safaris' exclusive 8-day Lemosho Route climb. Our meticulously crafted adventure tour package ensures an unforgettable experience, blending breathtaking landscapes with unparalleled hospitality.

Included in our package is accommodation in shared twin rooms. For those seeking solitary comfort, single bed accommodations are available upon request with a minimum notice of 2 weeks before the tour commencement.

During the climb, camaraderie and shared experiences come alive as you share tents with 1-2 fellow climbers, fostering a sense of community amidst the awe-inspiring wilderness of Kilimanjaro.

Day 1: Arrival in Tanzania

Upon your arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, our dedicated team will be there to warmly welcome you to Tanzania. You'll be seamlessly transferred to your hotel in the vibrant town of Moshi, where your adventure begins.

Here, you'll have the pleasure of meeting your experienced guide, who will provide you with a comprehensive briefing on the thrilling trek that lies ahead. Together, you'll conduct an equipment check to ensure you're fully prepared with all the necessary mountain gear. Any missing items can be conveniently rented on this day, ensuring your comfort and safety throughout the journey.

Relax and unwind in the comfort of your hotel, soaking in the anticipation of the adventure that awaits. As evening falls, indulge in a delicious meal, savoring the flavors of Tanzania as you prepare for the exhilarating days ahead.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included

Day 2: Lemosho Gate (2385m) to Big Tree Camp (2780m)

Your exhilarating journey to conquer Mount Kilimanjaro commences today. After a refreshing breakfast at your hotel, our team will pick you up around 09:30am and transport you to the Lemosho Gate, situated on the western slopes of Kilimanjaro.

Upon arrival, you'll undergo the necessary registration procedures, ensuring a seamless start to your adventure. With formalities complete, the ascent begins, guiding you steadily through the lush forests of the Lemosho glades.

Immerse yourself in the serene beauty of the surroundings as you trek towards your first campsite. The trail unfolds amidst towering trees and vibrant flora, offering glimpses of the majestic peak in the distance.

As the day draws to a close, you'll reach Big Tree Camp, your haven for the night. Nestled amidst the wilderness, this tranquil oasis provides a peaceful retreat where you can rest and rejuvenate, preparing for the challenges and triumphs that lie ahead.

Distance covered: 7km / 4.3mi Approx. time taken: 4 hours

Day 3: Big Tree Camp (2780m) to Shira 1 Camp (3500m)

Embrace the vast expanse of Kilimanjaro's grassy moorland as you embark on today's journey. Trekking across a plateau adorned with heather and volcanic rock formations, you'll be immersed in the untamed beauty of the landscape.

Our destination for the day is the picturesque Shira 1 Camp, where the horizon often reveals glimpses of Kibo Peak, shrouded in ethereal clouds. Throughout the day, expect to ascend gradually, navigating sections of the trail that may present moderate steepness.

As you traverse the undulating terrain, take moments to pause and absorb the magnificence of your surroundings. The ever-changing vistas and the sense of solitude amidst nature's grandeur create an unforgettable experience.

Upon reaching Shira 1 Camp, nestled in the heart of the wilderness, you'll be greeted by the warmth of campfire and camaraderie. Here, beneath the expansive African sky, you'll find solace and serenity, preparing you for the adventures that lie ahead.

Distance covered: 8.5km / 5.3mi Approx. time taken: 7 hours

Day 4: Shira 1 Camp (3500m) to Shira 2 Camp (3900m) - Embrace the Majesty of Shira Plateau

Embark on a journey that offers a unique perspective of Mount Kilimanjaro's grandeur as you transition from Shira 1 Camp to Shira 2 Camp. Today, you'll be treated to captivating vistas of the Northern Ice fields, presenting an extraordinary backdrop against the western face of the mountain, including uncommon glimpses of Kibo.

Traverse steadily through the enchanting moorland of the Shira Plateau, a terrain that not only facilitates acclimatization but also unveils breathtaking panoramic views that will leave you in awe. Our destination, Shira 2 Camp, awaits with its serene ambiance and elevated perch at 3900 meters.

In the afternoon, indulge in an invigorating acclimatization walk, immersing yourself further in the natural wonders surrounding you. As the day draws to a close, return to camp where a hearty dinner awaits, providing sustenance for the adventures that lie ahead. Spend the night under the expansive African sky, filled with stars, a testament to the majesty of this unforgettable journey.

Distance Covered: 8km / 5mi Approximate Time Taken: 5 hours

Day 5: Shira 2 Camp (3900m) to Barranco Camp (3960m) - Embrace the Majesty of the Western Breach

Set out on an exhilarating journey from Shira 2 Camp to Barranco Camp, where you'll encounter unparalleled panoramic views and traverse through diverse climatic zones, culminating in the dramatic landscapes of the upland desert.

Your trek begins with an ascent, offering expansive vistas that stretch as far as the eye can see. As you ascend, you'll enter the climatic zone of the upland desert, navigating the rugged lava ridges beneath the imposing glaciers of the Western Breach.

A highlight of the day is the ascent to the distinctive pinnacle of the Lava Tower (4640m), a breathtaking high point where you'll pause to enjoy a well-deserved lunch amidst the awe-inspiring surroundings.

In the afternoon, embark on a thrilling descent, navigating steep slopes that lead you to the base of the Great Barranco Valley (3960m). Here, nestled amidst towering cliffs, you'll find Barranco Camp, your sanctuary for the night. Despite the sheltered location, the camp offers extensive views of the plains below, providing a captivating backdrop to your evening's rest.

Distance Covered: 10km / 6.2mi Approximate Time Taken: 7 hours

Day 6: Barranco Camp (3960m) to Karanga Camp (3963m) - Conquer the Barranco Wall

Prepare for a day of triumphs and breathtaking vistas as we journey from Barranco Camp to Karanga Camp. Our adventure commences with a descent into the formidable Great Barranco, a vast ravine that beckons us to explore its depths.

Steep and challenging, the ascent up the Great Barranco Wall awaits us, marking a defining moment on our Kilimanjaro expedition. Though not technically demanding, the climb over the rocky terrain demands endurance and determination, rewarding us with sweeping views and a sense of accomplishment as we conquer each step.

Beneath the towering Heim and Kersten glaciers, we press forward, our spirits lifted by the majestic beauty that surrounds us. The path leads us onward, guiding us through the enchanting Karanga Valley, where lush vegetation contrasts with the rugged terrain.

As the day progresses, we embark on a steep ascent from the Karanga Valley to our night's rest at Karanga Camp, perched at 3963 meters. For those seeking an extra challenge, an optional mid-afternoon acclimatization trek beckons, offering the opportunity to ascend to approximately 4200 meters before descending back to camp, where a well-deserved rest awaits.

Distance Covered: 5.5km / 3.4mi Approximate Time Taken: 5 hours

Day 7: Karanga Camp (3963m) to Barafu Camp (4640m) - Ascend to the Gateway of the Summit

Awakened by the promise of a new day, we embark on our journey from Karanga Camp to the elevated haven of Barafu Camp at 4640 meters. Energized by a restful night's sleep and a hearty breakfast, we brace ourselves for the challenges that lie ahead.

Our path leads us across desolate scree slopes, devoid of vegetation, as we ascend steadily towards our destination. The terrain is unforgiving, the incline steep, and the altitude adds an extra layer of difficulty to our ascent. Yet, with each step, we draw closer to our goal, fueled by determination and the camaraderie of our fellow adventurers.

Upon reaching Barafu Camp, we take respite from our exertions, indulging in nourishing meals and ample rest to fortify ourselves for the arduous climb ahead. Hydration and warmth become paramount, preparing us for the frigid temperatures awaiting us on the summit push.

As the afternoon wanes, we gather for an early dinner, savoring the moments of tranquility before the impending challenge. With nightfall, we retire to our tents, seeking precious moments of sleep before the climactic ascent. Anticipation fills the air as we prepare to rise between 11pm and 12am, ready to embark on the final leg of our journey towards the summit.

Distance Covered: 3km / 1.9mi Approximate Time Taken: 3 hours

Day 8: Barafu Camp (4640m) to UHURU PEAK (5895m) & down to Millennium Camp (3790m) - Conquer the Summit, Revel in Achievement

As the clock strikes midnight, we embark on the defining moment of our journey, ascending from Barafu Camp towards the towering heights of Uhuru Peak. With determined strides, we ascend steeply, navigating the rugged terrain of scree slopes that stretch before us like a daunting challenge. Over the course of 4 to 5 hours, we surmount incredible heights, propelled by the sheer will to conquer the summit.

Amidst the darkness, the landscape unfolds in a spectacle of grandeur, offering panoramic vistas that inspire awe and reverence. Each step forward brings us closer to our destination, and as dawn breaks, we find ourselves on the precipice of Stella Point (5739m), bathed in the ethereal glow of the rising sun. Before us lies a panorama of ice cliffs within the crater, with the jagged silhouette of Mawenzi Peak looming in the distance, a testament to the raw beauty of Mount Kilimanjaro.

Pressing onward, fueled by the euphoria of our achievement, we continue our ascent towards the ultimate pinnacle: Uhuru Peak (5895m). With each labored breath, we draw nearer to the summit, where the air thins and the sense of accomplishment fills our hearts.

As we stand atop Uhuru Peak, the highest point in Africa, we are enveloped in a moment of triumph, surrounded by the boundless expanse of sky and earth. It is a moment to savor, to reflect upon the journey that brought us here, and to revel in the sheer magnitude of our achievement.

But our journey is not yet complete. With exhilaration coursing through our veins, we begin the descent, retracing our steps back to Stella Point before descending further on scree slopes and tracks towards Barafu Camp. Here, amidst the rugged beauty of the mountainside, we pause to refuel with a well-deserved breakfast, nourishing our bodies and spirits for the journey ahead.

With the summit conquered and memories etched forever in our hearts, we continue our descent towards Millennium Camp, where a long-awaited rest awaits us. As we descend, we carry with us the pride of achievement, the camaraderie forged on the trail, and the indelible memories of a journey that will forever define us.

Distance Covered: 13.4km / 8.3mi Approximate Time Taken: 12 – 15 hours

Day 9: Millennium Camp (3790m) to Mweka Gate (1630m) - Embrace the Journey's End with Pride

With the triumphant echoes of Uhuru Peak still fresh in our hearts, we embark on the final leg of our Kilimanjaro adventure, descending from Millennium Camp through the enchanting rainforest towards Mweka Gate. It's a gentle trek, a serene descent that allows us to soak in the memories of our summit triumphs and the breathtaking vistas we've beheld.

As we tread softly beneath the lush canopy of the rainforest, the air is alive with the symphony of nature, a fitting accompaniment to our journey's end. Each step forward is a testament to our resilience, our determination, and the bonds of camaraderie that have carried us through the challenges of the mountain.

Upon reaching Mweka Gate, we gather to complete the park formalities, marking the official conclusion of our expedition. Here, amidst the tranquil surroundings, we receive certificates of accomplishment, tangible symbols of our perseverance and dedication, to be proudly displayed as mementos of our Kilimanjaro conquest.

With hearts brimming with pride and gratitude, we bid farewell to the mountain, knowing that its spirit will forever dwell within us. Our vehicles await to whisk us away to the comfort of our hotel in Moshi, where a well-deserved hot shower awaits, a luxurious indulgence after days spent in the embrace of nature's grandeur.

As we reflect on the journey that has brought us to this moment, we are reminded of the profound lessons learned, the friendships forged, and the boundless spirit of adventure that resides within each of us. With a sense of fulfillment and anticipation for the journeys that lie ahead, we bid adieu to Kilimanjaro, knowing that its towering peaks will forever beckon us back.

Distance Covered: 12.1km / 7.5mi Approximate Time Taken: 6 hours

Day 10: Farewell to Tanzania

Today marks the conclusion of your unforgettable Tanzanian adventure. As you bid farewell to the mesmerizing landscapes and warm hospitality, take the opportunity to reflect on the incredible memories forged during your trek. With your return flight scheduled, the day unfolds at a leisurely pace, allowing you to savor your final moments in this enchanting country.

Consider venturing into the bustling streets of Moshi town, where vibrant markets beckon with an array of cultural treasures and souvenirs. Immerse yourself in the local ambiance, perhaps indulging in a last taste of Tanzanian cuisine or exchanging stories with friendly locals.

As the day progresses, make your way to the airport, carrying with you the spirit of Tanzania etched in your heart. Though your journey homeward begins, the memories of your Tanzanian odyssey will endure, inspiring future adventures yet to unfold.

*For those with a thirst for further exploration, a multitude of safari, Zanzibar, and other enticing add-ons await, offering the opportunity to delve deeper into Tanzania's rich tapestry of experiences.

● Meals: Breakfast Included

PRICE OVERVIEW

Embarking on your Tanzanian adventure is both accessible and rewarding with our flexible pricing options tailored to accommodate varying group sizes. Below is a breakdown of our competitive rates:

1 person: USD 2190 per person

2-3 people: USD 2090 per person

4-5 people: USD 1980 per person

6-7 people: USD 1920 per person

8-9 people: USD 1870 per person

10-12 people: USD 1840 per person

Regardless of your group size, our commitment remains steadfast in delivering an unparalleled experience, ensuring every traveler embarks on a journey brimming with discovery, comfort, and adventure.

Price includes

 • Private transport to & from Kilimanjaro International Airport to your accommodations in Moshi.

 • 2 nights of accommodation in Moshi. 

• Transportation to & from the Kilimanjaro gate

 • Park entry fees, 

• Camping fees 

• Team Kilimanjaro Rescue fees

 • 18% VAT on tour fees & services 

• Mountain tents

 • Sleeping Mats 

• Friendly and professional mountain guides, cook and porters 

• 3 hot meals daily while on the mountain

 • Enough treated & filtered drinking water throughout the trek 

• Hot water for washing 

• Fair wages for the mountain crew 

• Government taxes 

• Emergency first-aid kit

Price excludes

 – Lunches, dinners and drinks at your hotel before and after climb.

 – Travel insurance 

– Portable flush toilet with a toilet tent is available for extra charges $ 80 for the entire trek.

 – Flights 

– Laundry (Available at hotel)

 – Personal items and toiletries 

– Tips for guides, porters and cook

Tipping

 Tipping on Kilimanjaro from the trekking group (not per climber):

 • Main Guide: $20/day/guide 

• Assistant Guide: $15/day/guide 

• Cook: $12/day 

• Porter: $8/day/porter

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