Tanzania Horizon

Kilimanjaro Gruppe: 8 Tage Lemosho Route

17. September bis 25. September 2023

Ankunftsdatum: 17. September 2023

Bergtour: 18. September bis 24. September 2023

Abreisedatum: 25. September 2023

Die Lemosho-Route gilt als der landschaftlich reizvollste Weg auf dem Kilimandscharo und bietet Panoramablicke auf verschiedene Seiten des Berges. Als eine der neueren Routen ist Lemosho eine hervorragende Wahl für Ihren Aufstieg. Es ist unsere bevorzugte Route aufgrund ihres idealen Gleichgewichts zwischen wenig Menschenmassen, wunderschöner Landschaft und einer hohen Gipfelerfolgsrate. Tanzania Horizon Safaris ist auf Führungen auf der Lemosho-Route spezialisiert. Die meisten unserer Kunden besteigen den Kilimandscharo über diese Route und berichten immer wieder, wie begeistert sie waren. Daher ist die Lemosho Route sehr zu empfehlen.

Die Route nähert sich dem Kilimandscharo von Westen und beginnt mit einer langen Fahrt von Moshi zum Londorossi-Tor. Von dort aus verbringen Sie die ersten zwei Tage damit, durch den Regenwald zum Shira Ridge zu wandern. Die Lemosho-Route durchquert das gesamte Shira-Plateau von West nach Ost in einer angenehmen, relativ flachen Wanderung. Die Menschenmassen sind gering, bis die Route in der Nähe des Lava Towers in die Machame-Route mündet. Dann durchquert die Route unter dem südlichen Eisfeld des Kilimanjaro auf einem Pfad, der als Southern Circuit bekannt ist, bevor sie den Gipfel von Barafu erreicht. Der Abstieg erfolgt über die Mweka-Route.

Tanzania Horizon Safaris bietet die Lemosho Route als achttägige Gruppenbesteigung oder als sieben- bis achttägige private Besteigung an.

PRICE OVERVIEW

PRICE: $250 per person per day

Group SizePrice per person
2 peopleUSD 400/person
3 peopleUSD 300/person
4 peopleUSD 250/person
5 peopleUSD 230/person
6 peopleUSD 230/person
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• Private transport to & from Kilimanjaro International Airport to your accommodations in Moshi.
• 2 nights of accommodation in Moshi.
• Transportation to & from the Kilimanjaro gate
• Park entry fees,
• Camping fees
• Team Kilimanjaro Rescue fees
• 18% VAT on tour fees & services
• Mountain tents
• Sleeping Mats
• Friendly and professional mountain guides, cook and porters
• 3 hot meals daily while on the mountain
• Enough treated & filtered drinking water throughout the trek
• Hot water for washing
• Fair wages for the mountain crew
• Government taxes
• Emergency first-aid kit

Lunches, dinners and drinks at your hotel before and after climb.
– Travel insurance
– Portable flush toilet with a toilet tent is available for extra charges $ 80 for the entire trek.
– Flights
– Laundry (Available at hotel)
– Personal items and toiletries
– Tips for guides, porters and cook

Trinkgeld auf den Kilimandscharo von der Trekkinggruppe (nicht pro Bergsteiger):

• Guides: $20/Tag/Guide
• Koch: $15/Tag
• Träger: $10/Tag/Träger

You will be picked up at the Kilimanjaro International Airport and transferred to your hotel in Moshi town; you will meet your guide who will brief you on your upcoming trek and do an equipment check to make sure you have all the necessary mountain gear. The missing gear can be rented on this day.

  • Driving distance: 55 km/miles,
  • Driving Time: 1hour
  • Habitat: Cultivated zone
  • Hotel: Bed and Breakfast

You will be picked up at your hotel at around 09:30am and transferred to the Lemosho gate located on the western side of Kilimanjaro. After the registration process you will still start our climb steadily through the forests of the Lemosho glades to reach Big Tree camp where you will be spending the night.

  • Distance: 8km/5miles,
  • Hiking Time: 3-4 hours,
  • Eleven: 7,742ft 9,498ft
  • Habitat: Rain Forest.

Today you will trek across a plateau of grassy moorland and heather scattered with volcanic rock formations. Our destination for today is the Shira 1 Camp from where there are often views of Kibo Peak floating on the clouds. We gain a reasonable amount of altitude today and parts of the route are fairly steep.

  • Distance: 5km/3miles,
  • Hiking Time: 5-6hours,
  • Eleven: 9,498ft to 11,500ft or,
  • Habitat: Heath.

 

 

Today you will get the chance to view the Northern Ice fields from the western side of the mountain with some unusual views of Kibo. Our steady climb across the moorland of the Shira Plateau will help with acclimatization and we enjoy great panoramic views. Our destination today is the Shira 2 Camp. In the afternoon you will take an acclimatization walk then head back to camp for dinner and overnight.

  • Distance: 8km/5miles,
  • Hiking Time: 6-8hours,
  • Eleven: 11,500ft to 12,631ft
  • Vegetation: Heath

 

 

Your trek starts with an ascent with far-reaching panoramic views, walking in to the climatic zone of the upland desert and on the lava ridges beneath the glaciers of the Western Breach. You will reach the distinct pinnacle of the Lava Tower (4640 m), our high point for the day and a great place to enjoy your lunch. In the afternoon we make a steep descent to our camp for the night, located in the base of the Great Barranco Valley (3960 m), sheltered by towering cliffs but with extensive views of the plains below.

  • Distance: 10km/6miles,
  • Hiking Time: 6-8hours,
  • Eleven: 12,500ft to 15,190ft to 13,044
  • Vegetation: Alpine Desert

 

 

Our day starts by descending into the start of the Great Barranco, a huge ravine. We then exit steeply, up the Great Barranco Wall, which divides us from the southeastern slopes of Kibo. It’s a climb over rock, not technical but long and tiring. Passing underneath the Heim and Kersten glaciers, we head towards the Karanga valley. From here we have a steep climb up from Karanga valley to our night’s camp at Karanga camp, set at 3963m. For those feeling strong we will go for a mid-afternoon acclimatization trek up to around 4200m before descending back to camp for the night.

  • Distance: 4km/2miles,
  • Hiking Time: 4-5hours,
  • Eleven: 13,106 ft to 15,331 ft
  • Vegetation: Alpine Desert

 

 

 

After a good night’s rest and breakfast, we set off on our walk to Barafu camp at 4640m. The climb will take us across desolate scree slopes with no vegetation around us at all. It’s a tough steep walk made more difficult by the altitude. On arriving at camp we eat and spend the afternoon resting as we prepare for a long night and day ahead. It is important to keep hydrated and warm. We have an early dinner and then try to get some sleep as we will be getting up at between 11pm and 12pm to start the climb to the summit.

  • Distance: 4km/2miles,
  • Hiking Time: 4-5hours,
  • Eleven: 13,106 ft to 15,331 ft
  • Vegetation: Alpine Desert

 

We start off at around midnight, and walk steeply upwards to the summit glaciers. We will be climbing scree for 4 to 5 hours but gain incredible height over a short distance. The views are spectacular. We should be on the crater rim at Stella Point (5739m) as the first rays of the sun hit us. Spectacular ice cliffs within the crater surround us and the views to jagged Mawenzi peak and beyond are breathtaking. Another hour’s walking takes us to the summit, Uhuru Peak (5895m). We begin our descent by returning to Stella Point and then descending on scree slope and track back to Barafu Camp for breakfast, before finally heading down to Millennium Camp for a long well-earned rest.

  • Distance: 5km/3miles and 7km/4mile
  • Hiking Time: 6-8 hours and 2-4 hours
  • Eleven: 15,331 ft to 19,341ft and 12,434 ft
  • Vegetation: Arctic to Heath

 

 

A gentle trek takes us down through the rainforest to Mweka Gate, where we complete park formalities and receive certificates, which you can hang up with pride! We are then met by our vehicles and return to the hotel in Moshi, where you can treat yourself to a welcome shower then celebrate with cold drinks. Overnight at your arranged Hotel

  • Distance: 12km/7miles,
  • Hiking Time: 5-7 hours,
  • Eleven: 12,434 ft – 5,380 ft
  • Vegetation: Rain forest

The day is left free to wind down after the trek before your flight home. Depending on flight times you could go and explore Moshi town and grab some souvenirs before heading to the airport.

*Safari, Zanzibar and other add-ons are available if you wish to continue exploring Tanzania.

● Meals: Breakfast Included

Absolutely yes. We will arrange all airport transfers for you from and to the airport so that you don’t have to worry about how to get to your hotel. One of our drivers or guides will come to pick you up and take you back to the airport. This is already included in our offers and services.

A private departure can be arranged at any time according to your individual travel dates for highest flexibility. A group departure has a planned schedule on a specific date and let you share some costs while travelling. So if you are on a budget and want to meet friends from all over the world you can join one of our groups.

Absolutely yes. Our handpicked hotels all offer you to safely store your luggage during your climb. In this way you can leave all gear that you won’t need during your climb at the hotel. That is very convenient if you are planning to go on a safari or to Zanzibar after your hike.

Tanzania Horizon Safaris has worked out a very transparent cancellation policy. In most cases we can offer a voucher if you have  to postpone your travel. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Please note that deposits are non-refundable as they have to be used for making reservations for your hotel and transport.

*If a booking is cancelled the client is subject to a cancellation fee as follows:

  • until 4 weeks prior to departure – 30% Cancellation Fee
  • 4-2 weeks prior to departure – 50% Cancellation Fee
  • 2-1 weeks prior to departure – 75% Cancellation Fee
  • less then 1 week prior to departure – 100% Cancellation Fee: The company reserves the right to cancel any tour at its sole and absolute discretion, without prior notification in instances where this is unavoidable. However, in that case the company agrees to refund all money that has already been paid by the client. This shall be the company’s sole responsibility to the client and no claim for any damages, howsoever arising, shall accrue against the company.
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