Mt. Kilimanjaro Climbing - Private Holiday

Lemosho: Moshi, Mti Mkubwa, Shira, Barranco, Barafu, Mweka
8 Nights/ 9 Days
From $2,075 inc: transfers & lodges

The Lemosho Route is the most scenic trail to climb Kilimanjaro, offering panoramic magnificent views on various sides of the mountain. Lemosho is a great choice for reaching Uhuru Peak.


  • Day 1: Moshi Town - Springlands Hotel
  • Day 2: 9000ft/2750m (6km) - Mti Mkubwa (Big Tree) Camp
  • Day 3: 12500ft/3800m (8km)  - Shira One Camp
  • Day 4: 13800ft/4130m (10km) – Shira Two Camp
  • Day 5: 13000ft/3900m (5km) – Barranco Camp
  • Day 6: 15500ft/4600m (4km) – Barafu Camp
  • Day 7: 10,000ft/3000m (5km) – Mweka Camp
  • Day 8: Descend/ 3-4hrs – Transfer to Springlands Hotel
  • Day 9: Departure as per plan
Abbreviations: B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner

Trip Includes

  • All transfers in non-private shuttle bus
  • 3 meals per day on the mountain and treated drinking water
  • Accommodations as described in the itinerary
  • All entrance fees; camping fees
  • All mountain equipment; cook; guide; porters; rescue fees
  • Complimentary dinner with one drink at Springlands Hotel on the last night
Best for: Solo Traveller, First Time Visitor, Couples
  • Description
  • Prices
  • Experiences

Safari Itinerary

Stay Route / Destination Meals/ Accommodation
1 Night

Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport and non-private hotel shuttle bus transfer to hotel.

Overnight at Springlands Hotel.

Springlands Hotel is located in Moshi Town, Tanzania and offers the perfect base of stay prior to climbing Kilimanjaro and after ascending the mountain. It has 80 rooms equipped with facilities that our guests need during acclimatization. The rooms have showers with hot and cool running waters and a superb swimming pool. The hotel staff offer quality service and are well accustomed to mountaineers’ expectations and they serve sumptuous tasty meals three times daily in the dining area. There is a fitness room, Wi-Fi, locked storage facilities, laundry and boot cleaning services as well as rental equipment for trekking.

1 Night

Drive to Kilimanjaro National Park Gate at Londorossi for the first section of the climb through the lush forest to reach Mti Mkubwa (Big Tree) Camp close to the gate at 9000ft/2750m taking 4 to 5 hours.

Breakfast at Springlands Hotel. Overnight at Mti Mkubwa (Big Tree) Camp.

1 Night

Continue through the forest on to the Shira Plateau to reach Shira One Campsite at 12,500ft/3800m for overnight camp taking 5 to 6 hours. 

Overnight Shira One Camp.

1 Night

Continue hike east across the Shira Plateau past the Shira Cathedral towards Shira Two Camp. We only gain 330m in elevation – this allows us to acclimatize slowly to the altitude. The views of the plateau are nothing less than spectacular.

Overnight at Shira Two Camp.

1 Night

Heading eastwards, continue ascending through the dry landscape before reaching Barranco Campsite at 13,000ft/3000m for overnight camp taking 5 – 7 hours.

Overnight Barranco Camp.

1 Night

The path climbs steeply out of the Barranco Valley, crosses the Karanga Valley, then turns north to reach Barafu Campsite at 15500ft/4600m for overnight camp taking 3 to 4 hours.

Overnight Barafu Camp.

1 Night

A long day and an early start to reach the crater rim at Stella Point in time for sunrise. Continue on to Uhuru Peak 19340ft/5896m the highest point in Africa. Descend to Mweka Campsite at 10,000ft/3000m for overnight camp taking 6 to 8 hours descent.

Overnight Mweka Camp.

1 Night

Descend through the forest to the park gate at Mweka Wildlife College taking 3 to 4 hours to be met and transferred to Springlands Hotel

Overnight at Springlands Hotel.

1 Night

Departure as per plan.

Breakfast at Springlands Hotel.

Mt. Kilimanjaro Climbing - Private Holiday: Prices

Destinations: Lemosho: Moshi, Mti Mkubwa, Shira, Barranco, Barafu, Mweka
Ground Transportation, Accommodations, Meals and Activities, Prices based on per person

January – December     NET PRICES

Prices in USD p.p. sharing double room

Lemosho Route                       2              3              4              5              6              single room supplement

01.01.19 – 31.12.19                2119        2097        2086        2080        2075        72

Christmas and New Year’s supplement N/A
Easter supplement N/A

PPS = per person sharing; SRS = single room supplement

Experiences on Mt. Kilimanjaro Climbing - Private Holiday

The unique Africa travel experiences are what remain memorable long after your safari. It’s about the amazing moment when you witness the Wildebeest Migration; it’s about the hour you gazed awe at a pride of lions; it’s about the few hours spent exploring the largest intact caldera that hosts a myriad of wildlife; it’s about the bountiful opportunities you get to capture the iconic landscapes, wildlife, and birdlife as well as the gracious people of Tanzania.

Mt. Kilimanjaro Climbing - Private Holiday (Before Safari)

Pre-Tanzania Horizon extra night on full board at Karibu Heritage House with half day game drive and half day walking safari in Arusha NP in non-private (shared) vehicle.