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The best 6 days Lemosho route on Kilimanjaro climbing tour for 2024 and 2025

6 days Lemosho route - 88% Kilimanjaro climbing success rate for 2024 and 2025

This 6 days Lemosho route is taken into consideration as the most scenic path on Kilimanjaro and requires 25-34 hours of demanding climbing at an extremely high elevation of 5,895 meters, with only 4-6 hours of sleep.

On this Lemosho route 6 days to climb Kilimanjaro, we depart Moshi or Arusha for Londorossi Gate, which

takes about 4 to 5 hours, where you will complete entry formalities.

The 6 days Kilimanjaro climbing on the Lemosho route is considered the most scenic trail, granting

panoramic vistas on various sides of the mountain.

6 days Lemosho route - 88% Kilimanjaro climbing success rate for 2024 and 2025


6-day Lemosho route success rate for 2024 and 2025

The success rate of the 6 days Lemosho route is 88%, which is significantly lower compared to the 7 and 8

days Kilimanjaro climbing via the Lemosho route, which is around 92%.

On the other hand, this six-day Kilimanjaro hike via the Lemosho route has a difficulty rating of 8% because

climbers have less time to acclimatize to the altitude.

Discover an exclusive 6 days Kilimanjaro hiking tour on the Lemosho route that is suitable for all types of

travelers: beginners, unexperienced travelers, honeymooners, couples, families with kids, friends, luxury

travelers, private travelers, and solo travelers in 2024 and 2025.

How much is the Lemosho route for 6 days?

From $1,380 to $2,230 per climber is the best 6 days Lemosho route price, which enables hikers to summit

at 5,895 meters the highest snow-capped peak in Africa, Mount Kilimanjaro.

These 6 days Kilimanjaro Lemosho route hiking fees and costs are paid in US dollars, British pounds,Tanzanian shillings, and euros.

The best time to climb Mount Kilimanjaro for 6 days via Lemosho route in 2024 and 2025

The best time to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, the tallest freestanding mountain in the world, for 6 days via the Lemosho route is in the months of June, July, August, and September, when it’s the dry season that contains natural winds, hence providing enough oxygen, as well as January, February, and early March during the short rainy seasons of 2024 and 2025.

Although Kilimanjaro in Tanzania has long rains from April to May and short rains from November to December, you can do the 6-day Lemosho route of Kilimanjaro hiking at a low cost.

The best day-by-day 6 days Lemosho route itinerary on the Kilimanjaro climb

Here’s a brief overview of the best full day-by-day Lemosho route 6 days itinerary on the Kilimanjaro climb: Day 1: Londorossi Gate to Forest Camp;

Day 2: Forest Camp to Shira 2 Camp;

Day 3: Shira Camp 2 to Lava Tower to Barranco Camp;

Day 4: Barranco Camp to Karanga Camp to Barafu Camp;

Day 5: Barafu Camp to Summit at 5,895 m to Mweka Camp;

Day 6: Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate, then to Arusha or Moshi.

Day 1: Londorossi Gate to Forest Camp

Rising: 7,800ft to 9,500ft Stretch: 6 km Hiking time: 3 to 4 hours Climatic habitat: Rain Forest Shelter: Mti Mkubwa After breakfast, drive to the Lemosho Gate, where you’ll register and start your climb. Hike through the lush rainforest and reach your first campsite, Forest Camp, for rest and to enjoy your first night on the mountain.

Day 2: Forest Camp to Shira 2 Camp

Rising: 9,500ft to 12,500ft Stretch: 18 km Hiking time: 8-10 hours Climatic habitat: Moorland Continue to hike to Shira 2 camp on the trail leading out of the forest and into a savannah of tall grasses, heather, and volcanic rock draped with lichen beards. The view of Kibo from across the plateau is phenomenal, extraordinary, and amazing.

Day 3: Shira Camp 2 to Lava Tower to Barranco Camp

Rising: 12,500ft to 13,800ft Stretch: 10 km Hiking time: 6-8 hours Climatic habitat: Semi desert Shelter: Barranco Camp Hike up to Lava Tower for acclimatization, where you’ll have a stunning view of the Western Breach and the surrounding glaciers. Descend to Barranco Camp through the beautiful alpine desert and enjoy a well-deserved rest for the night and dinner.

Day 4: Barranco Camp to Karanga Camp to Barafu Camp

 Rising: 13,000ft to 15,000ft Stretch: 9 km Climatic habitat: Alpine desert Hiking time: 8-10 hours Shelter: Barafu camp Hike up the famous Barranco Wall, a challenging climb that rewards you with stunning views of the surrounding landscape. Descend into Karanga Camp, then continue up through rocky terrain to Barafu Camp. Rest and prepare for the summit attempt, which starts just after midnight.

Day 5: Barafu Camp to Summit at 5,895 m to Mweka Camp

Rising: 15,300ft to 19,345ft and down to 10,000ft Stretch: 5 km ascent / 12 km descent Climatic habitat: Arctic Hiking time: 7-8 hours ascent / 4-6 hours descent Shelter: Mweka Camp After a midnight breakfast, start the summit push with a steep climb up to Stella Point, where you’ll have a breathtaking view of the sunrise over the surrounding glaciers. Continue along the crater rim to Uhuru Peak at 5,895 meters, the highest point on Mount Kilimanjaro and in Africa. Take in the stunning views and take plenty of photos before descending to Mweka Camp through the rainforest and enjoying your last night on the mountain.

Day 6: Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate, then to Arusha or Moshi

Descend: Mweka camp 3,100m to Mweka Gate 1,640m Hiking time: 4-5 hours Stretch: 10 km Climatic habitat: Montane Forest After breakfast, descend through the rainforest to Mweka Gate, where you will receive your certificate and say goodbye to your guides and porters before being transported back to Moshi or Arusha.

Package all inclusive:

  • Park fees
  • Guide
  • Tax
  • Gate transfer
  • Crew wages
  • Environment fees
  • Meal: 6 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 6 dinners, and drinking water
  • Cook
  • Porters

Package exclusive:

  • Flights
  • Visas
  • Tipping the crew
The best 6 days Lemosho route on Kilimanjaro climbing tour for 2024 and 2025
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