Lemosho Route


Day 1:Moshi/Arusha —– Lemosho gate

After breakfast drive from Arusha/Moshi and start climb at Lemosho Glades(2100m) for 3-4 hours through the forest zone about 7kms,dinner and overnight at Mti Mkubwa Camp(2780m)

Day 2: Mti Mkubwa —— Shira One

After breakfast continue through the forest steeply climbing for 4-5 hours into the heather and moorland zone, crossing the Shira Ridge and descending into the Shira Plateau the distance 8kms ,dinner and overnight at Shira One Camp(3500m)

Day 3: Shira One ——- Shira Two

After breakfast a slow paced hike  for 3-5 hours across the Shira Plateau through the heather and moorland distance of 6kms,dinner and overnight at Shira two Camp(3900m)

Day 4: Shira Two ——— Barranco Camp

After breakfast continue trek  7-8 hours east past the junction for Oehler ridge and then south-east towards Lava tower distance 10 kms,dinner and overnight at Barranco Camp(3920m)

Day 5: Barranco ———– Barafu Camp

After breakfast trek 7-8 hours through the zone to alpine desert  zoneand and climb up Barranco wall distance 8kms,dinner and overnight at Barafu Camp(4650m)

Day 6: Summit ———- Mweka Camp

Around mid night,start for the summit to Stella Point (5740m) and then continue to Uhuru Peak(5895m). Descend via Barafu Camp through the heather and moorland to Mweka Camp(3100m) for dinner and overnight.

Day 7: Mweka ——— Mweka gate

After breakfast continue to descend 3-4 hours through the forest zone of the mountain, distance 10kms to Mweka gate(1680m)