Kenya Safari Adventures




8 Days-Lemosho route (2100m )

Long drive to the starting point, longest trekking remote route, not commonly in use, beautiful forests with wild animals, offering superb views of the Southern Ice-fields. Excellent for acclimatization.

Day 1:Drive from hotel to Londorossi park gate, the trek starts on glades of Lemosho  Walk along thick canopy forest trails to Mti Mkubwa (big tree) campsite for overnight, (2750m) trek takes 3 hrs.

Day 2: The trail is steepy and crosses several streams in the giant heather zone to Shira Plateau, camp along Shira stream. (3500m) it takes5hrs.

Day 3: It's a very  gentle (pole pole) walk across the plateau to Shira Hut camp on moorland meadows by a stream (3840m). A beautiful scenario view and short walks along the plateau making excellent acclimatization day.

Day 4: It is the only a short rocky path part leading east-wards to Lava Tower. a short descend like to Barranco campsite (3950m) trek takes 5hrs

Day 5: Ascend easily to the top of the Barranco wall and then a traverse over the ridges to Karanga Valley campsite (4000m.) its 3hrs trek

Day 6: The trail continue ascending along the valley to Barafu campsite with little vegetation (4600m) 3hrs

Day 7:
This is the CLIMAX. Just after midnight start the ascent of the SUMMIT via Stella Point (5725m)5hrs. From here to Uhuru Peak is 40min walk. After sunrise Descend to Barafu camp for a rest and hot lunch before continuing down to Mweka camp (3100m)the whole trek take 14hrs.

Day 8: A lovely easy 4hrs descent through beautiful forest brings you to the Mweka Park Gate. Collect your certificate then drive back to Arusha.