The lemosho route is considered as the best Kilimanjaro route due to many reasons such as; the scenic view, best acclimatization, and highest success rate.

Another reason for being one most supported route to summit Mt. Kilimanjaro is the route offers the best views of both sides of the mountain.

The trail way of the route offers a lovely landscape of Mount Kilimanjaro.

Lemosho Route begins the west side of Kilimanjaro from Londorossi Gate. After which the trek proceeds through the lush rainforest from the foothill. The climbing further continues to Shira in the first 2 days. The climbing then continues to Lava tower moving eastward of the Shira Plateau.

Following the Barranco Valley and Barafu Lemosho continues to the Uhuru peak.

The hike to carter camp to witness the stunning beauty of the carter area is the most excellent part of Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro via Lemosho.

The descending route follows the Mweka Route.

Lemosho is one of the superb choices for those who are looking for a lesser crowded route. As being one of the newer routes discovered to hike to the Uhuru peak the route receives a decent amount of traffic.

The distance from the gate to gate is approximately 42km and each day the hikers have to walk for 5 to 8 hours to make it to the summit.

The route is highly appreciated due to the great acclimatizing opportunity the terrain provides. Lemsho route offers 7 days to 8 days of the hike that makes it a great route for better acclimatization.

Why Choose Lemosho:

There are many reasons to choose Lemosho for Climbing Mount. Kilimanjaro such as;

  • The route offers a great scenic view to enjoy
  • Being the new route it’s less traveled and has less traffic
  • High success rate makes it the best suitable

Success Rate:

Lemosho course has a generally amazing success rate with high chances of achieving the summit. With an 8 days itinerary the route offers 90% success rate, and a 7 days itinerary offers 85% success rate.


  • Providing better summit success rate
  • Mind blowing Walk High, Sleep Low profile which helps acclimatization
  • The most ironically beautiful route


  • The expensive one due to longer day’s itineraries

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