6 days /5 night
Tour Type
Kilimanjaro climbing
6 days Lemosho Route Kilimanjaro climbing
Kilimanjaro National park

Best 6 days Lemosho Route Kilimanjaro climbing

Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa and one of the most famous mountains in the world. It is located in Tanzania, East Africa. Kilimanjaro stands at a towering height of 5,895 meters (19,341 feet) above sea level. It is a dormant volcano composed of three distinct volcanic cones: Kibo, Mawenzi.

The Lemosho route is the most dramatic and beautiful route up to Kilimanjaro. It is the most remote and is gaining popularity now that it traverses some of Kilimanjaro’s most striking and least traveled landscapes, including the base of Kibo Peak and dramatic south-facing glaciers. 6 Days Kilimanjaro climb Lemosho Route has the added benefit of trekking across the Shira Plateau, a World Heritage Site, and trekking 180 degrees around Kilimanjaro. This route also allowed plenty of time to acclimatize to the high altitude, and this is key to your safety, comfort, enjoyment, and success while trekking Mount Kilimanjaro. The Lemosho route can be climbed for 6 days, 6 days, or 8 days, depending on your time and budget.

The best 6 days Kilimanjaro climbing via Lemosho route price

The best price for 6 days of Kilimanjaro hiking via Lemosho route is from $ 1300 to $ 2800 per climber with a successful summit at 5895 meters, depending on luxury services, mid-range services, budget services, and accommodation before and after the tour. This 6 days of Lemosho route Kilimanjaro climbing fees and cost enables you to reach the snow-capped rooftop of Kilimanjaro.

The best 6-day Kilimanjaro Lemosho route success rate

The best successful Kilimanjaro summit rate of the 6 days Lemosho route is from 93% to 95% reaching at 5,895-meter Africa’s peak and descending back. This higher summit success rate of the 6-day Lemosho route is due to enough acclimatization time that enables climbers adapt to higher altitude increasing the summit success rates. The 8 days Kilimanjaro Lemosho route is favorable to solo hikers, group joining hikers, and families with children.

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The best full detailed itinenary for the best 8-day Kilimanjaro climbing via Lemosho route: Day 1: Londorossi Gate (7,800 ft) to Forest Camp (9,500ft) | 3-4 hours | 6 km; Day 2: Forest Camp (9,500 ft) to Shira Camp 1 (11,500 ft) | 5-6 hours | 8 km; Day 3: Shira Camp 1 (11,500 ft) to Moir Camp (13,800 ft) | 5-7 hours | 14 km; Day 4: Moir Camp (13,800 ft) to Lava Tower to Barranco Camp (13,000 ft) | 4-6 hours | 7 km; Day 5: Barranco Camp (13,000 ft) to Karanga Camp (13,100 ft) | 4-5 hours | 5 km; Day 6: Karanga Camp (13,100 ft) to Barafu Camp (15,300 ft) | 4-5 hours | 4 km; Day 7: Barafu Camp (15,300 ft) to Summit (19,341 ft) to Mweka Camp (10,000 ft) | 7-8 hours ascent / 4-6 hours descent | 5 km ascent / 12 km descent; Day 8: Mweka Camp (10,000 ft) to Mweka Gate (5,400 ft) | 3-4 hours | 10 km.

Start: Lemosho Gate (2385 m) Finish: Big Tree Camp (2780 m) Walking Time: 2-3 hours The path follows through the forest on a clear path with a moderate incline. You might see monkeys.
Start: Big Tree Camp (2780 m) Finish: Shira Camp 2 (3900 m) Walking Time: 7-8hour A long day. The path is up and down until you ascend out of the rainforest section. On a sunny day, you should have clear views of the Shira Ridge and the Kibo Summit.
Start: Shira Camp 2 (3900 m) Finish: Barranco Camp (3960 m) Altitude: 740m 680 m Walking Time: 6-7hour This day should help with acclimatization as you will ‘walk high, sleep low’. A long trek through the shrubs of the heath and moorland zone to reach the Lava Tower rocks.
Start: Barranco Camp (3960 m) Finish: Karanga Camp (4035 m) Walking Time: 3-4hour The imposing Barranco Wall lies ahead today, but it is not as bad as it looks. It is a steep climb, but the views of Kibo’s southern glacier are breathtaking.
Start: Karanga Camp (4035 m) Finish: Barafu Camp (4640 m) Walking Time: 3-4hour A relative easy day through a desolate moonscape
Start: Barafu Camp (4640 m) Finish: Uhuru Peak (5895 m) – Mweka Camp (3080 m) Walking Time: 10-14hour Summit day starts off in the dark. You will first go to Stella Point on the crater’s rim. Another few hours to reach Uhuru Peak before the early sunrise You will ‘feel’ the altitude. After a few minutes at the summit, the descent is steep and long.
Start: Mweka Camp (3080 m) Finish: Mweka Gate (1630 m) Walking Time: 2-3hour Congratulations from the crew as they sing a traditional song and dance after breakfast. A relative short and easy descent through the green forest.

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