Shira/Lemosho Route

The Shiro/Lemosho route has its known for its beautiful views of west Kilimanjaro. The route converges with the Machame route on day 4. Shira offers a higher starting point compared to Lemosho and poorer acclimatisation.

Agenda
Day 1: Londorossi Gate (2100 m) – Mti Mkubwa camp (2750 m). Hiking time: 3 hours
Day 2: Mti Mkubwa camp (2750 m) – Shira 2 camp (3840 m). Hiking time: 6/7 hours
Day 3: Shira (3840m) – Lava Tower (4630m) – Barranco camp (3950m). Hiking time: 7 hours
Day 4: Barranco camp (3950 m) – Barafu camp (4550 m). Hiking time: 7 hours
Day 5: Barafu camp (4550 m) – Uhuru Peak (5895 m) – Mweka (3100 m). Hiking time: 8 hours to reach Uhuru Peak 7/8 hours to descend to Mweka
Day 6: Mweka camp (3100 m) – Mweka Gate (1980 m). Hiking time: 3 hours

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