8 Days Mt Kilimanjaro Londorossi Lemosho Route.

Shira path the Shira track, approaches Kilimanjaro’s convention relishes the west and crosses the caldera of Shira Volcano before headline under the southern ice fields of Kibo. The route is infrequently hand-me-down by assorted trekkers also hence your initial two days on the mountain are less crowded than on various different routes.

Londorossi Gate Mti Mkubwa Campsite (FB)

Day 1. Drive from Arusha to Boma la Ng?ombe then turn to Londorossi Gate on the western side of Kilimanjaro. Continue driving to the Lemosho Glades; from there start trekking through the rain forest to Mti Mkubwa (Big Tree) Campsite. Overnight at Mti Mkubwa Campsite

West- Mt Kilimanjaro Mti Mkubwa to Shira Cave 1 (FB)

Day 2. After breakfast, continue with ascending across the dense rain forest, climbing is gradually become steeper before reaching a wide moorland zone. Proceed toward Gane & Marshall One Valley for Lunch Break. Then cross a high altitude desert plateau Shira Caldera to Shira Cave (on request this can be omitted). Overnight camping here

Shira Cave to Shira Hut 2 Shire Hut (FB)

Day 3: After breakfast at Shira Cave proceeds gently east across the Shira Plateau and the Shira Cathedral towards Shira Hut on the moorland meadow; It is an excellent place in this route for acclimatization, while gaining the altitude slowly. Overnight Camping at Shira Hut

Shira Hut to Barranco Hut/Camp Barranco Hut (FB)

Day 4. From Shira Hut turn eastward and continue climbing towards the Barranco Hut through Lava Tower while getting great views of the spectacular Barranco Valley. Overnight stay at Barranco Hut

Barranco Hut/Camp to Karanga Valley Karanga Valley (FB)

Day5. After overcoming the volcanic rock barrier? the Great Barranco (locally known as breakfast)? descends through scree and ridges to Karanga Valley and the rest. Overnight Karanga Valley

Karanga Valley to Kibo Crater Floor Furtwangler Glacier (FB)

Day6. Start climbing early in the morning (normally 01:00 am) to reach the Kibo Crater rim at the Stella Point before sunrise. Then descent to the crater floor to Furtwangler Glacier for camping

Kibo to the UHURU PEAK 5895 Mweka Hut (FB)

Day 7. Ascending towards the peak between glaciers to UHURU PEAK at 5,896m the highest point in Africa; it is here that you can have that feeling ?I have Conquered Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain of Africa? Then descend to Mweka Hut at the edge of the rainforest, for overnight camping, with a stopover at Barafu Hut for Lunch

Mweka Hut to Mweka Gate New Mount Meru Hotel (FB)

Day8: After breakfast, descend to Mweka gate, meet the waiting driver and drive back to the New Mount Meru Hotel in Arusha for hot shower and dinner & overnight

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