The Lemosho route is ranked as the most beautiful trail with breathtaking views in all angles as you ascend mountain on your Mount Kilimanjaro Trek. It is a fairly new route and the best recommended route by Kilimanjaro trails because of its low crowds, remarkably beautiful scenery and high success rate of reaching the summit. Many expert operators similarly greatly recommend this route to their clients.
During your Mount Kilimanjaro Trek, the Lemosho Route approaches the summit from the western side. It starts with hikers being driven from Moshi town to the Londorossi Gate, from where they spend the following two (2) days hiking through the verdant rain-forest until they reach the Shira Ridge. The route proceed across the flat pleasant Shira Plateau crossing from the west to the eastern side. As you approach the Lava Tower, the crowd of people increases as this route joints the Machame Route. You will follow the southern circuit which traverses the lower southern ice-field of the mountain before reaching the summit via Barafu. The descent will be along Mweka route back to the mountain gate.
The climb can be can be done in different variations including the seven (7) Days trek combines the hike from Barranco camp to Barafu Camp eliminating a night at Karanga camp, or the eight (8) days trek, or the Nine (9) Days itinerary which allows a night at crater Camp.