8 Days Hiking Mountain Kilimanjaro- Lemosho Route

You will enjoy and experience nature, wildlife, habit and habitat of the fauna and flora in the natural areas

Day 1: Arrival
On arrival you will be met at the airport and be transferred to the lodge in Moshi for dinner and overnight stay

Day 2: Shira Camp 1
Breakfast and then begin hiking. This trail enters the giant heather moorland zone, then crosses the Shira Ridge at 3,600 m and drops gently to Shira Camp 1 located by a stream on the Shira Plateau. Dinner and overnight at Shira camp

Day 3: Shira camp 2
Breakfast and then hike to Shira camp 2, the route meadows by a stream. Dinner and overnight at Shira Camp 2

Day 4: Barranco Camp
After breakfast, you will hike east. After several hours, you walk through a rocky landscape to reach the prominent landmark called Lava Tower at 4,630 m. After lunch stop near Lava Tower, descend for 2 hours below the lower cliffs of the Western Breach and Breach Wall to Barranco Camp at 3,950 m. Dinner and overnight at Barranco Camp

Day 5: Karanga Camp
After breakfast, proceed to steep ridge to the great Barranco Wall. You will view Kibo’s glaciers soaring overhead; you descend into the lush Karanga Valley to the Karanga Valley campsite. From here you will have clear views of Mawenzi peaks. Dinner and overnight at the lodge

Day 6: Barafu hut
After breakfast you will join the Mweka Route and descend for 1 hour to Barafu Hut where you will have lunch. You will go through the Karanga Valley. Dinner and overnight at Barafu hut

Day 7: Mweka camp
Today you will climb for 6 hours climb northwest up through the Rebmann and Ratzel glaciers to Stella Point on the crater rim. Stella Point is 5,685 m. At Stella Point you join the top part of the Marangu Route, and then proceed to Uhuru Peak. Later descend for 3 hours to Barafu Camp, and then to Mweka Camp 3,100 m. This camp is in the upper forest, so you can expect mist or rain in the late afternoon. Dinner and overnight at Mweka camp

Day 8: Moshi
Descend to the park gate, proceed to Moshi town by car and later get your flight back home


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