Mount Kilimanjaro is much more than just a mountain. It is large enough to be one of the seven summits, but it is also well-placed so that many climbers are able to reach the peak without special equipment. This Christmas, take advantage of this magical phenomenon Kilimanjaro hiking by exploring and hiking it starting on December 19 by taking the beautiful Lemosho route. You will be able to spend Christmas day at the Uhuru peak, where you will have a stunning view of the sunrise that will remain in your memories for the lifetime.
The day 1 0f 8 Days Kilimanjaro hiking ,You will be picked up from your hotel around 08:00 AM and driven to Lemosho Gate on the west side of Kilimanjaro. After the registration process, we will begin our steady ascent through the forests of the Lemosho Glades to reach the Big Tree Camp where you will spend the night.
Distance traveled: 7 km
Usage time: 4 hours
Meals: lunch and dinner
Accommodation: Camp Big Tree
The day 2 0f 8 Days Kilimanjaro climbing Today you'll cover a lot of ground as you traverse a plateau of grassy moorland and moorland dotted with volcanic rock formations. We will pass through the Shira 1 camp from where views of Kibo Peak can often be seen floating in the clouds as we make our way to our destination, Shira 2. We gain a fair amount of elevation as we make our way to Shira 1 and parts of the route are quite steep. Continuing to Shira 2, you will have the chance to view the northern ice fields from the west side of the mountain with some unusual views of Kibo. Our steady Kilimanjaro climbing through the Shira plateau moors will help with acclimatization and we will enjoy beautiful panoramic views.
Distance traveled: 16.5 km
Usage time: 9 - 11 hours
Meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner
Accommodation: Shira campsite
The day 3 0f 8 Days Kilimanjaro hiking today you will hike over the plateau to Shira Camp two, which is located on moorland meadows near a creek. Although there are a number of walks available on the plateau to make this an ideal acclimatization day.
10 kilometers traveled
7 hours to be utilized
At Shira Camp provides breakfast, lunch, and dinner with a night stay
The day 4 0f 8 Days Kilimanjaro climbing You will have breakfast and walk east up a steep path above the vegetation towards the looming mass of Kilimanjaro. After several hours of walking, you will now walk through a rocky landscape to reach the important landmark called Lava Tower at 4,630m/15,190ft.
This large remnant of Kilimanjaro's earlier volcanic activity is several hundred meters high and the trail passes just below. Sure-footed players can climb to the top of the tower for extra points. After a lunch break near Lava Tower, descend below the lower cliffs of Western Breach and Breach Wall to Barranco Camp at 3,950m/12,960ft for 2 hours. There are plenty of photo opportunities on this walk, especially if the walls are decorated with ice. Barranco Camp is located in a valley below the Breach and Great Barranco Walls, which should give you an unforgettable sunset while waiting for dinner. Watch for any signs of altitude sickness on this day caused by Kilimanjaro climbing.
Traveled distance: 5.5 km
Operating time: 5 hours
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
A night at: Barranco camp
The day 5 0f 8 Days Kilimanjaro hiking After a good night's sleep and breakfast, we head to Barafu camp at 4640m. The ascent takes us over desolate scree without any vegetation around us. It is a tough, steep walk made difficult by the altitude. Upon arrival at camp, we eat and spend the afternoon resting as we prepare for a long night and long day. It is important to stay hydrated and warm. We eat dinner early and then try to sleep as we get up between 11:00 p.m. and 12:00 p.m. to begin the ascent to the summit in our Kilimanjaro hiking.
Distance traveled: 3 km
Usage time: 3 hours
Meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner
Accommodation: Camp Barafu
The day 6 0f 8 Days Kilimanjaro climbing You will begin your descent this morning by hiking east over valleys, ridges, and other obstacles to join the Mweka Route. You will receive a hot lunch at the Barafu Hut if you turn left in the direction of the mountain and continue hiking up the ridge through a sparse landscape for an additional hour. Karanga Valley is the final water source on this Kilimanjaro climbing route because Barafu Cam does not have water. despite the fact that the Swahili word for ice is Barafu. Barafu Camp is close to the mountain's peak, and far above it are the famous snows of Kilimanjaro. Because your tent will be set up on a windswept, narrow, stony ridge, you should familiarize yourself with the area before it gets dark to avoid getting hurt. Make preparations for your summit climb, including warm clothing and plenty of fluid intake. Sleep in for a few valuable hours after an early dinner.
Coverage Area: 13.4 km
Duration of use: 12- to 15-Hour
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Supper
Convenience: Campground Barafu
The day 7 0f 8 Days Kilimanjaro hiking You wake up around 11.30pm and after some hot tea and biscuits you shuffle off into the night. The 6-hour northwest climb across heavy scree between the Rebmann and Ratzel Glaciers to Stella Point on the crater rim is the most challenging part of the route for most climbers. At Stella Point 5,685m / 18,650ft you will stop for a short rest and have the chance to see an extremely optimistic sunrise. At Stella Point, you will join the upper part of the Marangu route, but you shouldn't stop here for too long, as it will be extremely difficult to start again due to the cold and fatigue.
Depending on the time of year and ongoing storms, you may encounter snow on your remaining hike along the rim to Uhuru Peak. On top of that you can enjoy your 8 Days Kilimanjaro hiking accomplishment and know you are creating a day that you will remember for the rest of your life. After the 3-hour summit descent at Barafu Camp, you will have a well-deserved but short rest to pick up your gear and descend along a rock and scree path through moorland and sooner or later forest to Mweka Camp 3,100m / 10,170ft. This camp is located in the upper forest, so you can expect fog or rain in the late afternoon. Dinner and washing water are prepared and the camp office sells drinking water, soft drinks, chocolates and beer.
Traveled distance: 12.5km
Operating time: 6.5 hours
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
A night at Mweka Campsite
The day 80f 8 Days Kilimanjaro climbing After a well-deserved breakfast, it's a scenic three-hour hike back to the park gate. Please note that no tips are given until all of your gear and the rest of the crew have safely reached the gate; however, you should remember to tip the gate staff. At Mweka Gate, you will sign your name and enter your information into a register. Climbers who succeed typically8 Days Kilimanjaro climbing receive their summit certificates here, which may be accompanied by a bottle of champagne. Green certificates are given to climbers who reach Stella Point, and gold certificates are given to climbers who reach Uhuru Peak. You will be driven back to Moshi after enjoying a hearty hot lunch at Mweka Village, which is 3 km away from Mweka Gate.
Coverage Area: Time to use: 12.5 km 6.5 hours
Food: Lunch and Breakfast
During the climb you will spleep in Tents
This is considered the most scenic route on Kilimanjaro, it grants good veiws on various sides
of the mountain. It is a good choice for most climbers due to low crowds, beautiful scenery &
a high summit success rate.
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