Kilimanjaro climb 10 days Lemosho route 8th – 21st August 2020

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10 Days
Arusha
Kilimanjaro
LEMOSHO ROUTE 10 DAYS & 3 DAY SAFARI

 

PRICE CATEGORY

Kilimanjaro climb 8 days 7 night Lemosho route

No of PeoplePrice Per Person
 2-3pax   1690$
 4-6pax1610$
7-9pax 1580$
10-12pax1550$
13-15pax1500$
16-20pax1480$

 

Safari 3 days 2 Night

No of peoplePrice per person
2-3 pax789$
5-6 pax590$
9-15 pax525$

 

8TH August 2020 Day 1: ARRIVAL DAY

ITINERARY DESCRIPTION BY DAY

9TH August 2020 Day 2: Londorossi(Lemosho) Gate to Mti Mkubwa

 

We Depart Arusha for Londorossi (Lemosho)Gate, which takes about 4 hours, where you will complete entry formalities. Then drive to the Lemosho trailhead. Upon arrival at trailhead, we begin hiking through undisturbed forest which winds to the first camp site. Lunch on route either hot lunch or packed lunch.

Elevation: 7,742 ft to 9,498 ft

Distance: 6 km/4 miles

Hiking Time: 3-4 hours

Habitat: Rain Forest

10TH August 2020 Day 3: Mti Mkubwa to Shira 1 Camp

 

We continue on the trail leading out of the rain forest and into a savannah of tall grasses, heather and volcanic rock draped with lichen beards. As we ascend through the lush rolling hills and cross several streams, we reach the Shira Ridge before dropping gently down to Shira 1 Camp. Here we catch our first glimpse of Kibo across the plateau. Lunch on route either hot lunch or packed lunch.

Elevation: 9,498 ft to 11,500 ft

Distance: 8 km/ 5miles

Hiking Time 5-6 hours

11TH August 2020 Day 4: Shira 1 Camp to Shira 2

Habitat: Health

 

We explore the Shira Plateau for a full day. It is a gentle walk east on moorland meadows towards Shira 2 Camp. Then we divert from the main trail to Moir Hut, a little used site on the base of Lent Hills. A variety of walks are available on Lent Hills making this an excellent acclimatization opportunity. Shira Plateau is one of the highest plateaus on earth. Lunch on route either hot lunch or packed lunch.

Elevation: 11,500 ft to 13,800 ft

Distance: 11 km/ 7 miles

Hiking Time: 5-7 hours

Habitat: Heath

12TH August 2020 Day 5: Shira 2 to Lava Tower to Barranco hut.

 

Elevation: 13,800 ft to 15,190 ft

Distance: 7 km/4 miles

Hiking Time: 4-5 hours

Habitat: Alpine Desert

Lava Tower to Barranco Camp.

Elevation: 15,190 ft to 13,044 ft

Distance: 3 km/2 miles

Hiking Time: 2-3 hours

Habitat: Alpine Desert

We begin the day climbing up a ridge and then head southeast towards the Lava Tower – a 300 ft tall volcanic rock formation. Through the beautiful Senecio Forest, we descend down to Barranco Camp to an altitudinal level of 13,000 ft. Even if you begin and end your day at almost the same altitude, the time spent here is beneficial for acclimatization purposes.

13TH August 2020 Day 6: Barranco Camp to Karanga Camp

 

We’ll be climbing down a non technical but steep cliff which is nearly 900 ft long. From the top of the Wall, we descend sharply into the Karanga Valley crossing a series of hills and valleys. Another series of a steeper climb will lead us to Karanga Camp. This will be a relatively shorter day which is meant for acclimatization. Lunch on route either hot lunch or packed lunch.

Elevation: 13,044 ft to 13,106 ft

Distance: 5 km/3 miles

Hiking Time: 4-5 hours

14TH August 2020 Day 7: Karanga Camp to Barafu Camp or Cosovo Camp

Habitat: Alpine Desert

As we leave Karanga, we join the junction which will lead us to the Mweka Trail. The rocky section of the trail will lead us to Barafu Hut. At this point, you have completed the Southern Circuit, which offers views of the summit from many different angles. Camps will be set at this place where you’ll rest for the day and prepare for the upcoming summit day. You’ll also get a good view of the two peaks, Mawenzi and Kibo. Lunch on route either hot lunch or packed lunch.

Elevation: 13,106 ft to 15,331 ft

Distance: 4 km/2 miles

Hiking Time: 4-5 hours

Habitat: Alpine Desert

15TH August 2020 Day 8: Barafu Camp to Uhuru Peak.

Elevation: 15,331 ft to 19,341 ft

Distance: 5 km/3 miles

Hiking Time: 7-8 hours

Habitat: Arctic

Uhuru Peak to Mweka Camp.

Elevation: 19,341 ft to 10,065 ft

Distance: 12 km/7 miles

Hiking Time: 4-6 hours

Habitat: Rain Forest

Arguably the most demanding portion of the trek, both mentally and physically, the wind and cold at this elevation can be extreme. Taking frequent short breaks, we’ll ascend in the darkness for two, three or more hours till we reach the Stella Point which is located at an elevation of 18,900 ft. It is here at Stella Point that you’ll get to witness one of the most breathtaking sunrises you’ve ever seen in your life. Finally, after some more trekking, we’ll reach the Uhuru Peak which is the highest point in the continent of Africa.After spending time at the top, we descend from the summit into the Mweka Hut camp site, making a brief stop at Barafu for having our lunch. The Mweka campsite is located in the upper part of the forest area. Mist and moderate rain is usual during the late afternoon time. In the evening time, we’ll have our last dinner on the mountain and that’ll be it for the day.

16TH August 2020 Day 9: Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate

 

On our last day, we continue the descent to Mweka Gate and collect the summit certificates. At lower elevations, it can be wet and muddy. From the gate, we continue another hour to Mweka Village. A vehicle will meet us at Mweka Village to drive us back to the hotel in Arusha.

Dinner and overnight https://www.mvuli.co.tz.com/

17TH August Day 10: Arusha to Serengeti National Park

 

After your health breakfast at 06:00 you will drive to Serengeti national park for your day game drive, picnic lunch to be served. Afternoon you will proceed to Seronera area for Dinner and Overnight stay.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Dinner and overnight at Pimbi public Campsite

18TH August Day 11: Game drive Serengeti National Park

 

After your early breakfast around 0600am, you will enjoy your last game drive in the Serengeti national park Lunch. In late afternoon you will drive to Ngorongoro conservation area.

Meal plan: Breakfast Lunch and Dinner

Dinner and Overnight at Simba public Campsite

19TH August Day 12: Ngorongoro Crater tour to Arusha

 

After your early breakfast around 0600am you will descend down into the crater floor for game drive lunch box to be served at the picnic site hippo pool. At the late afternoon you will drive back to Arusha for Dinner and overnight stay at: Peace hotel Arusha

 

 

20TH August Day 13: Free Day and relaxation at Arusha City

You will have a time for leisure and enjoy at Arusha you can opt for Lake Duluti 2hrs to 3hrs and town tour it’s your choice. You will pay hotel on this day

21TH August Day 14: Departure Day

Depart to Kilimanjaro International Airport for flying back home, depends on flight schedule

 

What Included on Mountain Price

  • All transfers to the mountain and back to your Arusha hotel
  • 1 leader free of charge
  • Professional, experienced, mountain guides
  • Guides, Porters, Cook salaries and park fees
  • Sleeping mattress and sleeping bags
  • Quality, waterproof, four-season mountain sleeping tents (on twin sharing basis) MOUNTAIN HARDWARE
  • All 3 meals per day while on the Mountain vegetarian/ non vegetarian
  • Quality Mess tents with table and chairs
  • Large portions of fresh, healthy, nutritious food
  • Clean, purified drinking water
  • Conservation fees (part of park fees)
  • Camping or Hut fees (part of park fees)
  • Rescue fees (part of park fees)
  • 2night hotel in Arusha Arrival and the after climbing day.
  • Private toilet during trek/ we can have more than 2 depending of number of people
  • 1 porter for 2 climbers
  • VAT (18% charged by the Government)

 

What Not Included on Mountain

  • Tanzania Visa
  • Personal trekking equipment such as hiking boots, clothes, etc (available for renting)
  • Tips for the crew 50 USD PER PAX FOR CREW NOT BAD, WE PAY THEM WELL.
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.)
  • Meals not listed in the itinerary
  • Liquors, beers and bottled beverage
  • Surcharge for online payment of balance (5%

 

Package Includes:

  • – All transfers as per itinerary
  • – All Park entrance fee at Serengeti and Ngorongoro crater
  • – Camping equipments.
  • – All meals on safari based on full board arrangements, vegetarian / non vegeterian
  • -Service of an English speaking driver guide
  • – Vehicle Type (Toyota Land Cruiser, window Seat GUARANTEED)
  • -park fees for vehicle and driver
  • – Complementary bottle of Mineral water daily +
  • – Government taxes

 

Price does not include:

  • – Extras at the camping i.e. drink, telephone, laundry, Internet etc.
  • – International flight.
  • – Tips to driver Not necessary recommended (10$ per 3days)
  • Visa, Travel Insurance.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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