DURATION

7 Days 

Lemosho Route

AREA TO VISIT

Londorossi Gate, Mti Mkubwa, Shira 2 Camp, Lava Tower, Barranco Camp, Karanga Camp, Barafu Camp,Uhuru Peak,Mweka Camp

ACCOMMODATION

Camping

TRIP HIGHLIGHT

• Mode of accommodation :Camping only

• High success rate
• Beautiful scenery
• Quieter than other routes
• Good acclimatization
• The route can be climb for 7 days but if need more time for acclimatization then will go for 8 days

The trek starts at Londorossi Gate. You climb to the summit, and descend through Mweka Gate.

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    ITINERARY IN FULL

    Day 1: LONDOROSSI GATE TO MTI MKUBWA

    DISTANCE: 6KM/4MILES

    TIME: 3-4HRS

    Arrive  at  Londorosi gate  and  drive to  for  about  one hours  inside  the  park  then  walk  through  a forest  for  about   three hours  towards   your  first  camp.

    Evening: Diner and   overnight at Mti mkubwa camp.

     

    Day 2: MTI MKUBWA TO SHIRA 2 CAMP

    DISTANCE: 8KM/5MILES

    TIME: 5-6HRS

    After  breakfast, walk  through  the  rainforest  into  the  heather  and  moorland  zone. You will  cross  many  streams  and  walk over  a  plateau heading  to  Shira  2 camp.

    Evening: Meals and overnight at Shira 2 camp.

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    Day 3: SHIRA 2 CAMP TO LAVA TOWER TO BARRANCO CAMP

    DISTANCE: 11KM/6MILES

    TIME: 7-9HRS

    This  day  will be  a long  day and  you  will  experience   a high  and  lower  altitude  at  the  same  day. It  will  be  good  for  acclimatization  for   more  chance  to get  to the  summit.  You  will  experience  high  altitude  while  hiking  from Shira 2  to  lava tower  then  descent from Lava to Barranco camp

    Evening: Diner and overnight at Barranco Camp.

     

    Day 4: BARRANCO CAMP TO KARANGA CAMP

    DISTANCE: 5KM/3MILES

    TIME: 4-5HRS

    After  an  early  breakfast,  walk  through  an  alpine  desert  and  conquer the  great  Barranco wall.  At  the  top  of the  wall  you  are  above  the  cloud  and  enjoy  the  best  vies  of the  southern  ice  fields and the  summit. You  will  trail  down  to  karanga   camp 

    Evening: Diner  and  overnight  at  the  camp.

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    Day 5: KARANGA TO BARAFU CAMP

    DISTANCE: 4KM/2MILES

    TIME: 3-4HRS

    After breakfast at the camp, hike to the last camp before summit.  The Barafu Camp, here  you  will  go  to bed  very  early   for  a midnight  woke up  ready  to  hike  to the  summit.

    Evening: Diner and overnight at Barafu camp.


    Day 6: BARAFU CAMP TO UHURU PEAK TO MWEKA CAMP

    DISTANCE: 15KM/10MILES

    TIME: 10-12HRS

    Today is a summit day! Here  we  have  two part,  one  from Barafu  Camp  to Uhuru  Peaks   the  highest  point  of the  mountain  which  takes about  7 hours  and  another  from  Uhuru  peaks  to  Mweka  camp  which  takes  around 5hours. You  will  wake  up  at  midnight, have  a cup  of  coffee  at the  camp  and  trail  for  about  six  hour  to  Stella  point  at the  crater  rim  then  trek  on the  snow  covered  trail   for  about  an hour  to reach  the  uhuru  peak! Now you are at the highest point of Africa! Take enough photos  here  before  you  descent  to  the  next  camp  that  will  take  you   about  5 hours

    Evening: Diner and overnight at Mweka Camp.

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    Day 7: MWEKA CAMP TO MWEKA GATE

    DISTANCE: 10KM/6MILES

    TIME: 3-4HRS

    This is your last day on the mountain! Trail  through  the forest  to  Mweka  gate,  here  you  will  find  your  driver  waiting  to  pick  you  up  and  drop  you  to  a close by  lodge  for  shower , a nice  hot  lunch  and  a cold  drink  in a swimming  pool.