Lemosho Route


The Lemosho route is one of the more up to date routes on Mount Kilimanjaro. The route starts in the west and instead of just meeting Shira Plateau (like Machame), Lemosho crosses it from Shira Ridge to Shira Camp. Climbers experience low traffic until the route joins the Machame route. A while later, Lemosho finishes a similar route Lava Tower, Barranco and Barafu, known as the southern circuit.

The base number of days required for this route is six days, albeit eight days is perfect. Lemosho is viewed as the most beautiful route on Kilimanjaro and stipends all-encompassing vistas on different sides of the mountain. It is our preferred route since it offers an extraordinary parity of low traffic, picturesque perspectives, and a high summit achievement rate.

Lemos's Landscape

The Lemosho route is known for being a standout amongst the most 'beautiful' Kilimanjaro routes. The staggering western methodology offers trekkers the experience of climbing over the Shira Plateau. It is one of the biggest high altitude levels on the planet and gives incredible perspectives on the sensational Shira Cathedral. Perspectives are mind-boggling, particularly from the southern circuit. Rich rainforest on the main couple of days is beautiful. Spotting extensive wildlife, likeantelope isn't normal yet conceivable!

Lemosho Route Difficulty Level

No Kilimanjaro climb is simple, however, the Lemosho route is, for the most part, thought to be one of the 'easier' climbs in view of its extraordinary acclimatization profile. It has incredible climb high rest low chances. Put just, with the correct Kilimanjaro planning anybody can climb it. You ought to be physically fit, and with the correct help as your mountain team, you can accomplish the summit whether you have the past climbing background or are a first-time trekker.

  • Distance: 66.86 Km
  • Timing: 6-9 days
  • Per Year Climbing: 9927
  • Success Rate: 90%
  • Highlights: Expensive

Tour Details

  • This is a lesser known route which usually begins on the western side of Mount Kilimanjaro.
  • The seven day Lemosho route variation is preferred over the six day option because it breaks up day two into two days, providing better acclimatization and a more gradual climb.
  • This schedule is still very tough, though the extra day on the mountain on the seven day route will help climbers deal with the exhausting itinerary better than those who opted for the six day route.

General Info

  • Lemosho is the third most prominent route
  • Tolerably troublesome route - it converges with the Machame route higher up on Kilimanjaro and at first experiences soak downpour backwoods trails moreover
  • Moderately increasingly costly in light of the fact that it begins at a remote area
  • The most picturesque route to Kilimanjaro

Why Choose

  • Lemosho Route is the most picturesque, untainted route
  • Great acclimatization choices and has a high achievement rate
  • Less traffic, particularly toward the begin


Lemosho Route starting from the montane backwoods you would encounter gentle moist atmosphere with the likelihood of downpour. As you push upwards into the heather moorlands it gets testing. Portrayed by dry bone-dry conditions, here daytime temperature can take off above 40C and night the temperature drops to 0C with blasting breezes. It just gets outrageous as you proceed with your climb into the high deserts with underneath frosty temperatures supplementing the consuming sun. At the summit, feast your eyes on sparkling ice sheets to round off your voyage.

Success Rate

Despite being one of the longest routes, Lemosho Route has one of the highest success rates on Kilimanjaro. It has a success rate of 90%.