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Mount Kilimanjaro Lemosho Route


Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania


8 Nights


From US$ 3,661 per person

Journey Overview

There are six established routes to climb Mount Kilimanjaro; Marangu Route, Machame Route, Lemosho Route, Shira Route, Rongai Route and Umbwe Route. As a newer route, it is more remote and arguably more beautiful, but a bit longer and slightly more expensive. It starts on the Western side of the mountain at the Londorossi Gate which is a further drive from town, and was introduced as an alternative to the Shira route. After beautiful forests and moorlands it crosses the Shira Plateau on day 3 to connect with the Machame Route at Lava Tower and down towards Barranco Valley via the Southern Circuit. You may be lucky enough to see buffalo, elephant and other game. Because this route can be done over a longer period of time for acclimatization, it has a higher success rate of summit.

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Meet the Team

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Born and raised in Arusha, Joyce is deeply passionate about sharing the splendour of her homeland with the world. In 2010, she established Miiso Safaris with a mission to provide unparalleled safari and hiking experiences. Located at the base of the majestic Mount Meru nearby Kilimanjaro, Arusha offers an ideal starting point for exploring Tanzania's famed Northern Safari Circuit. Joyce takes pride in residing just a short drive away from Africa's most remarkable parks, including the Serengeti plains, renowned for hosting the awe-inspiring annual migration famously known as "the greatest show on earth." Additionally, her proximity to the Ngorongoro Crater, the world's largest inactive caldera, and Lake Manyara National Park, home to vibrant pink flamingos and iconic tree-climbing lions, further enhances the adventure-filled experiences awaiting travelers with Miiso Safaris.


Day 1: Arrival/ Kilimanjaro International Airport

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Day 2: Londrossi Gate/ Mount Mkubwa Camp

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Day 3: Mount Mkubwa Camp/ Shira 1 Camp

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Day 4: Shira 1 Camp/ Shira 2 Camp

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Day 5: Shira Hut/ Lava Tower, Barranco Camp

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Day 6: Barranco Camp/ Karanga Camp

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Day 7: Karanga Camp / Barafu Camp

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Day 8: Barafu Camp / Summit Mweka Camp

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Day 9: Departure / Kilimanjaro International Airport

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Dates & Prices

All of our Journeys are tailor made for our clients. Dates are guidelines for our experts to start crafting your journey!

Available Dates: 1 January - 31 December 2024


Prices do not include international airfare to/from your destination. All prices and fares are quoted in U.S. Dollars per person sharing a double room, a single room supplement may apply. Prices are subject to availability and seasonal rate changes. See our Terms and Conditions for more information.

What does the price include?

What's Included

The following is included in the cost of this trip:

  • Kilimanjaro trekking according to the itinerary
  • Professional, English-speaking
  • Proper Ration of Mountain crew (Cook and Porters)
  • Pre and Post accommodations (2 nights Bed and Breakfast)
  • Airport Transfers
  • Meals according to the itinerary
  • Drinking water and Full Board Meals
  • All National Park and Crew Permits and VAT
  • Fair and Sustainable Salary Crew Wages
  • Gate Transfers
  • Complimentary Oxygen Cylinder

What's Not Included

The following is NOT included in the cost of this trip:

  • Flights
  • Visa fees
  • Travel or Medical Insurance is required and you should ask for Recommendation
  • Gamow Bag
  • Medication
  • Tips for mountain crew
  • Energy food and beverages, alcoholic and soft drinks
  • Personal hire gear such as trekking poles, sleeping bags, etc.
  • Additional lodge nights if early descent from the mountain $150 per room