Lemosho Route is a fresher route on Mount Kilimanjaro that approaches from the west. It is a tough and long route, but one that is preferred by most trustworthy Kilimanjaro outfitters due to its smaller crowds, scenic diversity and high victory rates.
Day 1: Lemosho Glades 2100m – Big Tree Camp – 7kms – 3 hours -Altitude gain700m
Pick up at the lodge and transfer to Lemosho gate to start your trek. Leave in the morning from Moshi to Londorossi village were gate located. The start of trail 2100m trek winds up through the lush forest zone on to the lower slopes of the northern side, going to Shira Plateau. Overnight at Mti Mkubwa 2650m, 4 to 5hours
Day 2: Big Tree 2800m — Shira Camp 2 – 14kms – 8 to 9hrs – Altitude gain 1050m
Trek to Shira 2 Hut walking through the fine open moorlands. Overnight at Shira 2 Hut 6 to 7hrs
Day 3: Shira Camp2 3850m->> Barranco Camp > 10kms > 6-7hrs > Altitude gain 700m, down 600m
A long trek to Barranco. This camp lies in a sheltered area below the remarkable cliffs of the Breach wall. The Breach wall, the dome of Uhuru and the edge of the Heim Glacier dominate the head of the valley. Overnight at Barranco Camp. 3900m 6 to 7hrs
Day 4: Barranco Camp 3950m — Barafu Camp
Distance 4kms – duration 7 to 8hrs – Altitude gain 650m
Day 5: Barafu Hut 4600m — UHURU PEAK 5895m — Millennium Camp
distance19kms – duration 12 to14hrs – Altitude gain 1295m down 2105m
Day 6: Millennium Camp 3730m — Mweka Gate 1800m
Distance 13kms – duration 5-6hrs – Descend 1650m. Pick up at Mweka gate and transfer to the lodge/hotel.