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Route Overview :

The Lemosho Route is widely considered to be the best route on Mount Kilimanjaro. Not too long ago, there were only two main routes used to climb Kilimanjaro – the Marangu (Coca Cola) route and the Machame (Whiskey) route. But as Tanzania’s tourism industry flourished, the Kilimanjaro park authority created more trails to African’s highest peak. Lemosho, a relatively new route, is preferred by reputable operators due to its beauty, remoteness and success rate. In short, it maximizes the chances that a climber will reach the summit, and enjoy the experience overall.
The Lemosho route can be done in as little as six days (five nights) on the mountain. However, it is ideally tackled over eight days (seven nights) for a better altitude acclimatization schedule. The trek begins at Londorossi Gate, located in the western base of mountain, within its lush, fertile rainforest. The route heads across the Shira Plateau, before circling along the southern circuit halfway around the mountain, exposing the climber to great views from all angles. The approach to the summit is made from the east, and the descent follows the Mweka trail.

Trekking Itinerary :

Route Map :

Price Includes :

Pre & Post Trek accommodation
Professional guides, cooks and porters
Transportation to & from the mountain gate
Park fees, camping fees & rescue fees
VAT fees and Charges
Double layered Sleeping Mats
3 meals daily while on the mountain
Filtered water throughout the trek
Portable toilets and toilets tents
Hot Water For Washing Purpose
Pick up and drop off at the airport
Fair wages for the mountain crew

Price does not Include :

International flights
Tip to the driver guide and hoteliers
Insurance fees
Cost of Tanzania Visa.
Bank charges
Personal Expenses

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