8 Days Kilimanjaro Climbing Lemosho Route is considered the most scenic trail on Kilimanjaro, granting panoramic vistas on various sides of the mountain. As one of the newer routes, 8 Days Kilimanjaro Climbing Lemosho Route is a superb choice for your climb. Kilimanjaro Climbing Lemosho Route is our preferred route due to its ideal balance of low crowds, beautiful scenery and a high summit success rate. We specialize in guiding on the Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing Lemosho Route. Most of our clients climb Kilimanjaro using this route and they consistently report that they loved it. Thus, Lemosho is highly recommended.
8 Days Kilimanjaro Climbing Lemosho Route approaches Mount Kilimanjaro from the west, beginning with a long drive from Moshi to Londorossi Gate. From there, the first two days are spent trekking through the rain forest to Shira Ridge. The 8 Days Kilimanjaro Climbing Lemosho Route crosses the entire Shira Plateau from west to east in a pleasant, relatively flat hike. Crowds are low until the route joins the Machame route near Lava Tower. Then the 8 Days Kilimanjaro Climbing Lemosho Route traverses underneath Kilimanjaro’s Southern Ice Field on a path known as the Southern Circuit before summiting from Barafu. Descent is made via the Mweka route.
Lemosho Route is the most affluent and beautiful trail for trekking on Kilimanjaro, and also one of the best route for acclimatization and is very successful. Compared to other trails like Machame, Marangu and Rongai, 8 Days Kilimanjaro Climbing Lemosho Route begins higher up the mountain at 2250 meters above sea level and climbs slowly over 70 kilometers. It is actually an improvement on the original Shira Route which gains altitude faster and a shorter route but offers very low and poor acclimatization advantage.