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Best 8 days Kilimanjaro climb group joining 2024 and 2025

Best 8 days Kilimanjaro climb group joining tour 2024 and 2025

This 8-day Kilimanjaro climb group joining tour is the best way to summit Africa’s highest peak at 5895 meters in camaraderie.

Designed for adventurers seeking shared experiences, it offers a balanced itinerary with carefully planned acclimatization.

With a skilled team of guides and porters, safety and support are paramount, ensuring a memorable ascent. The 8-day Lemosho route is the best tour for the 8-day Kilimanjaro Climb joining group.

Best 8 days Kilimanjaro climb group joining tour 2024 and 2025


Best 8 days Kilimanjaro climb group joining tour on Lemosho route

The 8-day Kilimanjaro group joining the Lemosho route costs $1700–3000 per person per trip to do this trip

based on your interests, budget, and specific accommodations, which starts in Moshi at 8:00 a.m. or Arusha at 7:30 a.m.

The tour encompasses the best routes on Mount Kilimanjaro, allowing participants to enjoy the path that

best suits their preferences and fitness levels.

It’s a remarkable journey where individuals come together, forging lasting memories on the roof of Africa.

Day 1: Lemosho Gate – Forest Camp

 Rising (ft): 7,800ft to 9,500ft Stretch: 6 km Hiking time: 3 – 4 hours Climatic habitat: Rain Forest Shelter: Mti

Mkubwa After breakfast, drive to the Lemosho Gate, where you’ll register, the group will start the tour. Hike

through the lush rainforest, keeping an eye out for black and white colobus monkeys, and reach your first campsite, Forest Camp, for rest and to enjoy your first night on the mountain.

Day 2: Forest Camp – Shira Camp

 Rising: 9,500ft to 11,500ft Stretch: 8 km Hiking time: 5 – 8 hours Climatic habitat: Moorland Shelter: Full Board Shira Cave Camp Members in the group continue to hike to Shira 1 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 1 – Shira 2 – Moir Camp

Rising: 11,500ft to 13,800ft Stretch: 14 km Hiking time: 5 to 7 hours Climatic habitat: Moorland It is a gentle walk by group members toward Kibo’s glaciered summit across the plateau, which leads to Shira 2 camp on moorland meadows by a stream, then to Moir Camp for dinner and an overnight stay. Shira is one of the highest plateaus on Earth.

Day 4: Moir Camp – Lava Tower – Barranco Camp

 Rising: 13,800ft to 13,000ft Stretch: 7 km Hiking time: 4 to 6 hours Climatic habitat: Semi desert Shelter: Barranco Camp Hike up to Lava Tower for acclimatization, where members in the group will 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.

Day 5: Barranco Camp – Karanga Camp

 Rising: 13,000ft to 15,000ft Stretch: 9 km Hiking time: 8 to 10 hours Climatic habitat: Alpine desert Shelter: Barafu camp Participants will hike up the famous Barranco Wall, a challenging climb that rewards you with stunning views of the surrounding landscape.

Descend into the Karanga Valley, with a short hike up to Karanga Camp for dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 6: Karanga Camp – Barafu Camp

 Rising: 13,000ft to 15,000ft Stretch: 9 km Hiking time: 8 to 10 hours Climatic habitat: Alpine desert Shelter: Barafu camp Hike up through rocky terrain to Barafu Camp, the final camp before the summit at Uhuru peak.

Rest and prepare for the summit attempt, which starts just after midnight.

Day 7: Barafu Camp – Summit – Mweka Camp

 Rising: 15,300ft to 19,345ft and down to 10,000ft Stretch: 5 km ascent / 12 km descent Hiking time: 7 to 8 hours ascent / 4 to 6 hours descent Climatic habitat: Arctic Shelter: Mweka Camp After a midnight breakfast, group members 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, the highest point on Mount Kilimanjaro and in Africa.

Take in the stunning views and take plenty of photos before descending to Mweka Camp and enjoying your last night on the mountain.

Day 8: Mweka Camp – Mweka Gate, then to Arusha or Moshi

 Descend: Mweka camp 3,100m to Mweka Gate 1,640m Hiking time: 4 to 5 hours Stretch: 10 km Climatic habitat: Montane Forest After breakfast, descend through the rainforest to Mweka Gate, where the team 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: 7 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 7 dinners, and drinking water
  • Cook
  • Porters

Package exclusive:

  • Flights
  • Visas
  • Tipping the crew
Best 8 days Kilimanjaro climb group joining 2024 and 2025
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