Lemosho route map, guide, and best tour Operators

Kilimanjaro offers a new route from its west preferred by most reputable visitors and hikers due to its smaller crowd, scenery and higher success rate.

The trail begins from the rainforest and the trekkers have a longer distance to cover compared to other routes. You will get an exit from the rainforest only at the end of day 2, and the Lemosho route takes 8 – 9 days to complete a successful summit.

Considerably it is a difficult route but the extra days on the slopes will make it the best route for altitude acclimatization. It crosses the Shira plateau around the southern circuit. Lemosho route is best for those who are looking for proper altitude acclimatization and want lesser-used routes.

Let’s know the complete guide of the Lemosho route map below:

7 Days Lemosho route

7 day Lemosho route map

According to 7 days Lemosho route map; you will start the climb with lush green rainforest and trek through the moorland heather scattered with volcanic rock formations. You will also witness Kibo floating on the clouds and northern ice fields.

Continuing with a panoramic view of mountains you will reach lava range beneath glaciers. Walking towards steeply glaciers will take you to the summit Uhuru peak. Trek back to the Mweka Gate and collect your certificates. 

All the Camps include Breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

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8 Days Lemosho route

lemosho route map 8 days

According to 8 days Lemosho route map; your trek begins with a short climb through the rainforest continuing on the moorland and reach the volcano rock formation. You will be staying at Shira 1 and Shira 2 camps, witness Kibo floating on the clouds and northern ice fields.

Continue to reach lava range beneath glaciers and walking towards terrain glaciers will take you to the summit Uhuru peak. Trek downwards to the Mweka gate and collect your certificates.

All the Camps include Breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Get more detailed info about the itinerary here

9 Days Lemosho Itinerary

Lemosho route map 9 days

According to 9 days, the Lemosho route map; the lush green rainforest welcomes your trek with neighboring moorland heather scattered with volcanic rock formations. You will be staying at Shira 1 and Shira 2 camps on that day looking at the magical Kibo floating on the clouds and next follow towards lava range beneath glaciers.

A short descent brings you to Crater Camp, set on the soft sands near Furtwangler glacier. It is a challenging extension added to any route, involves sleeping inside a bowl of crater overnight. A few adventurous climbers enjoy crater. Walk towards steeply glaciers will take you to the summit Uhuru peak. Trek back to the Mweka Gate and collect your certificates.

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This is the new route Lemosho to summit Kilimanjaro with the highest success rate as it offers more acclimatization and has a success rate of 90%. Most of the climbers now prefer this route as it has a lesser crowd compared to other routes.

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