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Lemosho Route

Lemosho Route offers a great combination of scenic views, low climber density, and a high success rate. It is recommended to allow six to eight days for completion of Lemosho Route.

With two options when it comes to reaching Uhuru Peak, the longer Lemosho Glades Route is an alternative way to ascend up to the Shira Plateau. The Lemosho route offers climbers an opportunity to see some of Africa’s most iconic animals up close, and the first day’s climbing even requires the presence of an armed ranger.

You can choose to take the easier Machame route to the summit or brave the Western Breach/Arrow Glacier route.

At a glance

• Approaches from the western part of the mountain

• Offers a lot of opportunities for acclimatization

• Trekkers can hike through the Shira Plateau, one of the world’s largest high altitude plateaus

• Begins on a remote region giving the trekkers an untouched landscape and scenery

• Con: Large wildlife is rarely spotted

• Joins the Machame route on Day 3

• Trek length: 7 or 8 days

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Combine your climb with an incredible Big 5 Safari and/or beautiful beach getaway to Zanzibar Island for the Ultimate Tanzania experience.

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