10Days Mount Kilimanjaro Trekking - Lemosho Route

Arusha, Tanzania

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10Days Lemosho Route – Kilimanjaro Trek

10 Days & 9 Nights

Kilimanjaro Trekking - Lemosho Route

Safari Highlights

Embark on a 10-day trekking adventure along the iconic Lemosho Route to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa. Traverse diverse ecosystems, from lush rainforests to barren alpine deserts, as you ascend toward the snow-capped summit. Encounter breathtaking landscapes, including the Shira Plateau and the Barranco Valley, while overcoming challenges such as the Barranco Wall and the steep ascent to Uhuru Peak.

Get ready for thrilling game drives where you’ll encounter Africa’s iconic wildlife up close

10Days Lemosho Route – Kilimanjaro Trek

Detailed Itinerary

This 10-day trekking adventure along the iconic Lemosho Route to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa. Traverse diverse ecosystems, from lush rainforests to barren alpine deserts, as you ascend toward the snow-capped summit. Encounter breathtaking landscapes, including the Shira Plateau and the Barranco Valley, while overcoming challenges such as the Barranco Wall and the steep ascent to Uhuru Peak. Finally, stand atop Uhuru Peak, the highest point on the continent, and revel in the sense of accomplishment before descending back to civilization. This unforgettable journey promises not only stunning natural beauty but also personal growth and unforgettable experiences.

Day 1: Arrival in Moshi

Arrive in Moshi, Tanzania, and transfer to your hotel or lodge.
Meet with your trekking guide for a briefing and equipment check.
Rest and relax to prepare for the adventure ahead.

Day 2: Moshi to Marangu Gate to Mandara Hut

After breakfast, drive from Moshi to the Marangu Gate (1,860 meters).
Complete park formalities and begin the trek.
Hike through the rainforest to Mandara Hut (2,700 meters).
Overnight stay at Mandara Hut.

Day 3: Mandara Hut to Horombo Hut

Leave Mandara Hut after breakfast.
Trek through the rainforest, then into the heath and moorland zones.
Arrive at Horombo Hut (3,720 meters).
Overnight stay at Horombo Hut.

Day 4: Acclimatization Day at Horombo Hut

Spend a day at Horombo Hut for acclimatization.
Optional day hike to Zebra Rocks or Mawenzi Hut.
Rest and hydrate to prepare for higher altitudes.

Day 5: Horombo Hut to Kibo Hut

Leave Horombo Hut and trek towards the Saddle.
Ascend to Kibo Hut (4,703 meters), situated at the base of the Kibo summit cone.
Prepare for the summit attempt.
Early dinner and rest at Kibo Hut.

Day 6: Summit Day – Kibo Hut to Uhuru Peak to Horombo Hut

Wake up around midnight for a hot drink and a light snack.
Begin the summit attempt, ascending steeply to Gilman’s Point (5,681 meters).
Continue along the crater rim to Uhuru Peak (5,895 meters), the highest point in Africa.
Descend back to Kibo Hut for a short rest.
Continue descending to Horombo Hut for overnight rest.

Day 7: Horombo Hut to Marangu Gate

Descend from Horombo Hut through the rainforest.
Arrive at the Marangu Gate and sign out.
Transfer back to Moshi.
Celebratory dinner and overnight stay in Moshi.

Day 8: Departure

Breakfast at your hotel or lodge.
Transfer to the airport for departure or continue your onward journey.

WHATS INCLUDED?

  • Pick up and drop off at Kilimanjaro
  • International Airport (JRO)*
    2 nights hotel accommodation in Moshi (before & after the climb)
  • Breakfast is included at the hotel*
    1 Post-climb celebratory drink (beer, juice, or soda) on us*
  • Group transport to and from Moshi to ALL Kilimanjaro park gates*
  • No additional transport fees will be charged to the Northern or Western route gates*
  • Kilimanjaro National Park permits
  • Camping/Hut fees
  • Mountain rescue fees
  • Guides/Porters salaries
  • Private toilet for the party on all climbs (except for Marangu)*
  • All season mountain tents
  • Foam sleeping pad (unless you opt to bring your own instead)
  • Mess tents, tables, chairs for parties of two or more
  • All meals on the mountain
  • No small party supplement fees will be charged
  • No single supplement fees for Private Climbs will be charged

WHATS EXCLUDED?

  • Airfare
  • Personal Gear
  • Tips for porters & Guides
  • Tanzania Visa: $50 per person on arrival
  • Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.)
  • Optional Tours (short safari after your climb etc)
  • Tips and any items of personal nature.

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Note:

  • We can arrange domestic flight to Zanzibar
  • We do hotel booking and excursions in Zanzibar upon request
  • Also, we do cultural tourism and visit Lake Natron excursion.
  • We do Kilimanjaro climbing all routes
  • Meru Trekking
  • Lake Manyara night game drive
  • Treetop Lake Manyara Canoe

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