30 Jun

WHY 70% TRAVELLERS CHOOSE LEMOSHO ROUTE FOR CLIMBING MOUNT KILIMANJARO

By Jerry Tanzania Tours

Lemosho Route

The Lemosho Route on the Western side of Mt. Kilimanjaro is currently the second most popular route to the summit. As it is such a popular route, we thought it would be helpful to provide more detailed information about Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro on the day by day experience using this well-traversed route.

The Lemosho Route is our preferred Kilimanjaro climbing route and that makes writing this blog post a complete joy. Why wouldn’t the Lemosho be our favorite route? It is most definitely the most scenic and diverse one, it has one of the newer and thus fresher trails and it is perfect for acclimatization.

Acclimatization is the word you see over and over again when researching the routes during Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. When you have found this, there’s no need to worry too much about acclimatization anymore. Because of the better acclimatization profile of Lemosho Route, 70% of new and experienced trekkers get success by reaching easily to the summit.

When talking about the beautiful route of Kilimanjaro, you should know that this is the new version of the old Shira route. Approaching from the western side of Mount Kilimanjaro, Lemosho Route mixes with the Machame route and descends through Mweka Route.

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SCENIC VIEW AT LEMOSHO

Lemosho Route

Kilimanjaro Lemosho Route offers most scenic views and one of the newest routes to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro. Starts from Londrossi Gate, the starting path on this route is full of wilderness.

From the Cultivation zone to the Hearth-Moorland zone, you can spot larger antelopes, buffaloes, and even elephants. If you are lucky enough, you can see other wild animals like leopards, lions, cheetahs and bushbabies especially in the tropical rain forest zone.

On the Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, you have to go through the beautiful and very remote rainforest. You will get a chance to enjoy the scenic view of large wildlife and dramatic gorges of the western side of Mt. Kilimanjaro.

LOW TRAFFIC AT KILIMANJARO LEMOSHO ROUTE

Lemosho Route

Though it is the Best Route To Climb Kilimanjaro, there is very low traffic you will face when Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro.

The reason for the low traffic is that it takes 7 to 8 days to reach the summit. As the longest route, trekking via this route makes it expensive for the trekkers.

NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED WHILE CLIMBING VIA LEMOSHO

Lemosho Route

As a longer route, the Lemosho Route offers a medium level of difficulty. Due to a good profile for acclimatization, there is no need for experience and any specific technical training.

The routes are not steeper and known as Easiest Kilimanjaro Route. Among all Kilimanjaro Routes, this route is the longer route. For the summit, you only have to walk.

LOW ALTITUDE RISK AT LEMOSHO ROUTE

Lemosho Route

This offers outstanding “Climb high and sleep low” for better acclimatization. Due to the longer route, the hikers can get plenty of time for acclimatization. As this route offers plenty of time to recover, there is a zero risk of altitude sickness.

In this route, you have to cover 67 kilometers and there is no hard climb in this route.

99% LEMOSHO ROUTE SUMMIT SUCCESS RATE CHANCE

Lemosho Route

Lemosho Route offers the highest success rate with 99%. It has been recorded that 99% hikers success in this route.

Though it is a longer route, this route provides enough time for acclimatization and speedy recovery. So, this route is also known as Best Route To Climb Kilimanjaro.

As one of the best tour and trekking operators, we provide the best Lemosho Route Success Rate with two packages based on the days of itineraries for the summit. These packages are Lemosho Route 7 days and Lemosho Route 8 days.

LEMOSHO 7 DAYS ITINERARIES:

  • Day 1 Kilimanjaro Airport – Panama Garden Resort, Moshi
  • Day 2 Moshi Londorosi Gate – Mti Mkubwa Camp (2250m to 2650m)
  • Day 3 Mti Mkubwa Camp – Shira Camp 2 (2650m to 3850m)
  • Day 4 Shira Camp 2 – Barranco Camp (3850m to 3900m)
  • Day 5 Barranco Camp – Karanga Camp (3900m to 3995m)
  • Day 6 Karanga Camp – Barafu Camp (3995m to 4673m)
  • Day 7 Barafu Camp – Uhuru peak- Mweka Camp (4673m to 5895m to 3100m)
  • Day 8 Descending from Mweka Camp – Mweka Gate (3100m to 1640m)

LEMOSHO 8 DAYS ITINERARIES:

  • Day 1 Kilimanjaro Airport – Panama Garden Resort, Moshi
  • Day 2 Moshi Londorosi Gate – Mti Mkubwa Camp (2250m to 2650m)
  • Day 3 Mti Mkubwa Camp – Shira Camp 1 (2650m to 3610m)
  • Day 4 Shira Camp 1 – Shira Camp 2 (3610m to 3850m)
  • Day 5 Shira Camp 2 – Barranco Camp (3850m to 3900m)
  • Day 6 Barranco Camp – Karanga Camp (3900m to 3995m)
  • Day 7 Karanga Camp – Barafu Camp (3995m to 4673m)
  • Day 8 Barafu Camp – Uhuru peak – Mweka Camp (4673m to 5895m to 3100m)
  • Day 9 Descending from Mweka Camp – Mweka Gate (3100m to 1640m)

Among all the routes of Kilimanjaro, Lemosho Route is famous for the scenic view of dense forest, views of both sides of the mountain, dramatic wildlife, giving enough time for acclimatization, photography, and other fun activities during the trekking.

During the climbing, you will enjoy the Lava Tower on the rim and enjoy the spectacular view of valleys and ridges. To increase muscle flexibility, strength and stamina for this longer route, do enough practice aerobic exercises including walking, hiking to your nearest elevation, walking “up and down”, stretching, cycling, breathing exercises and resistance exercises.

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Jerry Tanzania Tours is one of the no 1 reputable operators on Mount Kilimanjaro, leading over 1000 climbs and guiding 2,000 people every year. We do what we state and are focused on our customers. Because of which we endeavour to push our limits and surpass their desire by giving them the best climbing experience. Won't you join us on the Roof of Africa?

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