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Climbing Kilimanjaro via Lemosho route

The Lemosho route is considered the most beautiful trail on Mount Kilimanjaro hiking trip, granting panoramic views on various sides of the mountain. As one of the newer routes, Lemosho is an excellent choice for your climb. It is our preferred route due to its ideal balance of low crowds, beautiful scenes and a high probability of hiking to the summit successfully. Africa Natural Tours specializes in guiding on the Lemosho route. Most of our clients climb Kilimanjaro using this route and they consistently report that they loved it. This makes the Lemosho hiking route to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro highly recommended. The route approaches Mount Kilimanjaro from the west, beginning with a long drive from Moshi to Londorossi Gate. From there, the first two days are spent trekking through the rain forest to Shira Ridge. The Lemosho route crosses the entire Shira Plateau from west to east in a pleasant, relatively flat hike. Crowds are low until the route joins the Machame route near Lava Tower. Then the route travers’s underneath Kilimanjaro's Southern Ice Field on a path known as the Southern Circuit before summiting from Barafu. Descent is made via the Mweka route.




Climbing Kilimanjaro via Machame route

Machame is the most of popular rout.e on mount Kilimanjaro also it's the unique route & recomended route on Kilimajaro mountain. According to statistics from Kilimanjaro national park it's apropriate 50% of climbers they use machame route to ascend kilimanjaro mountain,the route is very beautiful and marvelous its providing climbers incredible views of different natural and amaizing featureand varying landscape

The machame Route is approximately 62 km/37 miles from gate to gate. It's designed for physical fit people with some hiking / climbing experience, but prenty of first time trekkers use the machame route asa well as and do just fine, machame route is very unique and rare in the eyes and you can view natural feature of the earh like lake jipe, flora and fauna example tree hyrax, bush monkey and different species of bird like white naked ravon. That why many trekkers recommended its betterchoice than other route,,,The Machame route is nicknamed the ‘Whiskey Route’ as it is considered more difficult than the ‘Coca Cola Route’, the nickname for the Marangu route. In reality, it is not more technically difficult, but is longer and in places steeper. The longer distance and the opportunity to ‘walk high, sleep low’ offer much better acclimatisation and as a result a very high success rate. The Machame route is a good seven day hike for those who have not trekked much at high altitudes, with an effective extra day’s acclimatisation, giving a better success rate. Experienced and already acclimatised mountaineers may option for the more difficult 6 day ascent along the Machame route.



Climbing Kilimanjaro via Rongai route

The Rongai route is the only route that approaches Kilimanjaro from the north, close to the Kenyan border. Though gaining popularity amongst climbers, this route still experiences low crowds. Rongai has a more gradual slope than the mountain’s other routes. It is the preferred route for those looking for an alternative to the popular Marangu route, for those who would like a more remote hike, and for those who are climbing during the rainy season (the north side receives less precipitation). Rongai is a moderately difficult route, and is highly recommended, especially for those with less backpacking experience. Although the scenery is not as varied as the western routes, Rongai makes up for this by passing through true wilderness areas for nearly the entire way. Descent is made via the Marangu route. Africa Natural Tours® offers Rongai as a seven day group climb or a six or seven private climb. The six day variation does not have an acclimatization day on day four at Mawenzi Tarn.