Kilimanjaro Climbing (Lemosho Route)


Kilimanjaro Mountain is the Highest Mountain in Africa and the World's highest freestanding mountain that rise on the undulating surrounding plain that average to 1000M above the sea level. Standing at 5,895 meters high, Kilimanjaro is the tallest mountain in Africa and the fourth highest in the world.

Being the Highest Mountain in Africa, the Mountain has been nicknamed as the roof of Africa. The Mountain can be approached via 5 different routes which are Marangu, Machame, Umbwe, Rongai and Lemosho Route, These are the Five ascending routes while the descending routes are Marangu and Mweka Routes whereby Marangu is used by the climbers from Marangu and Rongai ascending routes while the rest three routes uses Mweka Route for Descending from the Uhuru Peak, this makes the people to meet at some points and makes the Climb not boring and friendly.

Lemosho is one of the Kilimanjaro ascending routes. It is considered to be the scenic trekking route on Kilimanjaro, granting panoramic view on various sides of the mountain. Being one of the newest routes, Lemosho can be one of the best choice approaching the Uhuru peak. The route has been preferred by most climber due to it being uncrowded, the beautiful scenery and a high summit success rate. The route Give climber the high rate of the summit success because of it having plenty time for Acclimatization hence climbers will not meet the hustle of the altitude changes.

The Uhuru Peak a sucess summit

The Uhuru Peak a sucess summit

Share this tip:

Written by Ngaiza Adventures
Hi, I am Godwin Ngaiza from Tanzania, I am a local tour operator here in Tanzania and I am the owner and Co- founder of Ngaiza Adventures, the travel agency company based in Tanzania for Kilimanjaro Climbing, Wildlife Safaris, Beach holiday tours and Cultural tours

Thoughts? Questions?

See also

Tours and activities

7 Days Lemosho Route Trek

A relatively new route up to the mountain and extremely beautiful. It’s our favorite routes because;- It offers a great balance of high summit success rate scenic views and Low traffic. The Lemosho route starts off from the west, beginning with a long drive from Moshi to Londorossi Gate. From there, the first two days are spent trekking th

7 Days Machame Route Kilimanjaro Climb

The Lemosho route is considered the most scenic trail on Kilimanjaro, granting panoramic vistas on various sides of the mountain. As one of the newer routes, Lemosho is a superb choice for your climb. It is our preferred route due to its ideal balance of low crowds, beautiful scenery and a high summit success rate.