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Kilimanjaro - Lemosho Trek KC

Visiting: Tanzania
Trip Duration 10 Days

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Kilimanjaro - Lemosho TrekScores 9.3 out of 10 based on 32 reviews
(9 out of 10)


The guides and porters who took us up the mountain were great, listen to their advice and they can get you there. The Lemosho route really works for acclimatisation and is recommended. The only concern was that the tour group Ashante run the trip and they are clearly out to make money once you are back down, all of a sudden the safari and other day trip prices rocketed and there was nothing to do as a captive audience so I didn't do the safari day trip I had planned. However I made it up the highest mountain in Africa a sense of achievement that will never leave.
Confirmed traveller: 06 August 2017
Published on: 10 August 2017
(10 out of 10)


Kili was an outstanding experience. From start to finish everything went smoothly and to plan. My own tent was a joy and amazing value. The difficulties of the summit day: very strong wind, intense cold, darkness, lack of sleep and altitude made the summit all the more memorable. Great guides and porters, a lot of fun and truly a addition to the enjoyment of the trip. Highlight was Barranco Wall, 300 metres of scrambling pleasure.
Confirmed traveller: 19 February 2017
Published on: 23 February 2017
(9 out of 10)


Tisbury, Wiltshire
The leader, Chunga, was excellent. Amazing to trek from cultivated land through rainforest, scrub, desert to the mountain. If anyone travels by Kenya Airways, it would be good to know that as you have a generous baggage allowance of 2 x 23kgs, gifts for porters, in the form of clothing, shoes, general trekking kit, etc. would have been welcome. Had I known in advance that such items would be so welcome it would have been so easy to have taken out items 'free' to be able to reward their amazing work - apart from the tipping.
Confirmed traveller: 18 February 2017
Published on: 27 February 2017
(10 out of 10)


Our guide - Whitely - was just tremendous. He turned a good trip into a great trip and I feel I enjoyed the whole experience much more as a result. It's little things, like being the first group out of camp in the morning to ensure we had a good spot the following night, that really made a difference. Then there was the singing, the good food, the happy porters. Hard to fault really!.
Top tip that I got beforehand - a nailbrush is a godsend (and made me friends with others in the group). A better kitlist as part of the trip notes would be a good improvement ( a separate page to use for packing, with mandatory/optional etc)
Confirmed traveller: 23 October 2016
Published on: 30 October 2016
(9 out of 10)


This was the first time I had travelled alone and I was slightly apprehensive at the start. My concerns were soon allayed as the whole trip was well organised and moved seamlessly without any disruption. The highlight undoubtedly was reaching Uhuru Peak after an exhausting climb through the night to Stella Point, then onto Uhuru. Throughout the tour, our lead mountain guide Julius (aka 'Whitey') and his team were outstanding in their support and encouragement. All in all, an outstanding holiday, adventure and life experience!
Confirmed traveller: 23 October 2016
Published on: 26 October 2016
(8 out of 10)


This is the longest route which gives best acclimatisation and hence probability of success. Extremely well organised. The group leader and guides could not do enough to ensure we summit ed and enjoyed the entire trip.
Confirmed traveller: 16 October 2016
Published on: 21 October 2016
(10 out of 10)


An amazing experience, made all the more memorable and successful because of the guides, mainly Whitey - he was excellent. There were of course highs and lows, as you would expect from such an enormous challenge but our group got on well, our team of porters supported us every step of the way, and with willpower we made it! I would highly recommend this trek to anyone, but don't foolishly think it will be easy, you do need to prepare and ensure you have the proper equipment. In hind sight a day or so either side would have been welcome but it didn't take away from the overall adventure. You will love it!!
Confirmed traveller: 09 October 2016
Published on: 16 October 2016
(10 out of 10)


Gruelling eight day trip to climb Kilimanjaro.
Excellent leader named Chunga Zitto who along with his four supporting guides, gave us the very best chance of success.
Highlights for me were the gloriously clear night skies.
Best tip from me is that this trek is not a walk on the park and that you have to be pretty fit to undertake this journey plus you need a good level of endurance and determination. Early mornings, cold nights and altitude issues are all part of it.
Having said this, all in all, a wonderful experience.
Confirmed traveller: 24 September 2016
Published on: 28 September 2016
(8 out of 10)


Do not underestimate how difficult this is. Summit night is around ten hours of walking, about seven of those are up very steep rock paths at night and its difficult to drink or eat as everything is frozen.

Though would I recommend climbing Kilimanjaro - yes! without doubt.

The kit is also expensive on this trip but this depends on what tier of explore customer you are. Some explore customers are given expensive bags (the bag cost me over fifty pounds) and water bottles for free and some customers (like me) have to pay for this themselves. I don't know why explore have these levels.

Chunga, the guide, was excellent!
Confirmed traveller: 20 August 2016
Published on: 07 November 2016
(9 out of 10)


Chunga and the rest of the team were excellent, really supported us along the way helping us to a successful summit!
Confirmed traveller: 20 August 2016
Published on: 31 August 2016