Guided small group trekking tour (10 days)
Trek to the ‘roof of Africa’ and stand on the summit of Kilimanjaro. The Lemosho route is a comparitavely slow route to the summit and the acclimatisation day ensures the best chance of success.
Arrive in Tanzania to meet your Venture East Africa representative who will transfer you to your hotel in Arusha.
You will then meet your fellow climbers and have a full trip briefing.
Transfer by road to the Londorossi gate and meet your trek porters. Continue along the rainforest track to the trailhead of Lemosho. From here, your trek begins with a steep ascent through the forest to the Lemosho forrest camp at 2,650m
Trek through open moorland as you ascend towards the Shira Plateau. The peak of Kilimanjaro in the distance is sure to be an inspiring sight on what is a challenging day.
Today is an acclimatisation day. Walk to the summit of Shira Cathedral, surrounded by steep spires and pinnacles for spectacular views of Mount Meru floating on the clouds.
Today is an acclimatisation day as the trek gently ascends to 4,500m, before descending back to 3,900m where you’ll spend the night at the Great Barranco Valley. Today’s trek will take you over lava ridges beneath the glaciers of Western Breach to the Lava Towever, known as ‘Shark’s Tooth’.
Climb the Barranco Wall before following the Kibo South Eastern Circuit, where magnificent views of Kibo’s southern icefields await. Spend the afternoon at leisure admiring trhe surrounding landscape of Karanga Valley
Head up to the intersection of the South Circuit and the Mweka Route. Ascend the ridge where Barafu camp resides. Rest up this afternoon in preparation for reaching the summit tomorrow.
Today marks the highlight of your trek with the summit attempt. After a challenging climb through the night, the ‘roof of Africa’ awaits with spectacular views of the sun rising behind Mawenzi. Trek around the crater rim to Uhuru peak at 5,985m, before starting the descent back to Millenium Camp at 3,800m.
Continue the descent to the park gate before a transfer back to the hotel. Spend your final day at leisure before your onward travel.
From £799 pp. Please see this as a guide price. At Venture East Africa, we always tailor our packages around the needs and budget of our adventurers. Get in touch and we'll build an unforgettable experience!
• All park fees and taxes
• Hotel lodging the night before and the night after the climb with breakfast included (double occupancy)
• Transport to and from the hotel and trailhead
• Airport pickup and drop off
• Tents (double occupancy)
• Sleeping pad
• Private toilet tent
• All meals and water on the mountain
• Support personnel (guides, cooks and porters)
• Kilimanjaro SAR evacuation insurance
• Airfare to Tanzania
• Tips for guides and porters
• Sleeping bags and other personal gear
• Rental gear
• Travel Insurance
• Drinks and/or snacks
• Lunch and dinner at hotel