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Kilimanjaro Routes

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  • 2 Nights, twin-shared, hikers class accommodation in the lodges, with bed and breakfast (dinner can be arranged on request and at additional cost)
  • Transfer from your hotel to starting point for your climb, and return to your hotel after your climb
  • All National Park gate fees
  • All camping fees
  • Rescue fees (Kilimanjaro rescue team fees)
  • Qualified mountain guide, assistant guides, porters and cooks
  • Salaries for mountain crew as per guidelines set by KINAPA
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner on the mountain
  • Hot drinks on the mountain
  • Camping equipment (tents, camp chairs & sleeping mat) (Not applicable on the Marangu route as all meals is served at the camps in designated mess halls)
  • Climbing permit
  • Portable oxygen (use in case of emergence)
  • Walkie talkie (Communication during the trek)
  • Optional return airport transfers between Kilimanjaro International Airport to the lodge
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Compulsory tips for guides, porters and cook (average tip is anything from US$ 150 to US$ 200 per hiker – depending on number of days / how many hikers in the group and route chosen)
  • Entry visa for Tanzania (US$50 per passport holder for most nationalities / US $ 100 per visa for USA passport holders)
  • Health requirements (Yellow Fever – compulsory depending on how you travel to Tanzania, Meningitis & Hepatitis A optional but recommended)
  • Optional travel insurance
  • Personal hiking/trekking gear
  • Airfares and departure taxes
  • Optional but highly recommended Portable toilet (Portable toilet not allowed on the Marangu route)
  • Snacks, personal medicine and water purifying tablets
  • Meals & drinks not specified and snacks
  • Optional Emergency Portable oxygen to be used in emergencies only, not as summiting aid.


The Lemosho route is done in 8 days. If you want a longer trek for acclimatization this is suitable option. It meets up with the Machame route at Shira camp.

DAY 1 Londorosi Gate to Mti mkubwa camp:

Machame Gate Kilimanjaro

After breakfast, you drive to the Londorosi Gate for a few minutes registration and other formalities. The 4WD will take you further up to Lemosho glades thereafter you can walk for about 4hours to mti mkubwa campsite(9,200ft).Dinner and overnight at the camp.

DAY 2 Mti Mkubwa Wa camp to Shira I

Machame Camp Kilimanjaro

After breakfast , you leave the camp to Shira plateau (11,550ft), walking through the Moorland sweeping track.Dinner and overnight at Shira II camp.

DAY 3 Shira I camp to Shira II camp

Lava Tower Kilimanjaro

After breakfast, leave Shira I camp to Shira II camp, you will be walking across the high desert(12,220) with significant acclimatization effect as we go up.

DAY 4 Shira II to Barranco Hut

Barranco Camp Kilimanjaro

After breakfast, leave Shira II for Barranco Hut (13,100ft).You will pass through last water drop at Karanga valley on the way up. Dinner and overnight at Barranco Hut.

DAY 5 Barranco Hut to Barafu Hut

Barafu Camp Kilimanjaro

After breakfast, leave Barranco Hut and ascend to Barafu(14,910ft). Dinner and overnight at Barafu Hut.

DAY 6 Barafu Hut –Stella point-Uhuru Peak to Mweka Hut

Mweka Gate Kilimanjaro

Wake up midnight, a small snack start ascending to Uhuru Peak(summit) through Stella point(18,640ft) after summiting head down to Mweka Hut (10,100ft) for dinner and overnight.

DAY 7 Mweka Hut to Mweka Gate

Mweka Gate Kilimanjaro

After breakfast head down to Mweka Gate with picnic lunch box and our representative will be waiting for clearance from the park authority(summit certificate)thereafter transfer to your hotel.