This gate is where the Lemosho trail begins from. It’s of course one of the entry Points of the Kilimanjaro National park and the Kilimanjaro Mountain.
Like all the entry points, there is the administration office of the park here for registration and other related activities.
This gate is no accessed by car and therefore you will have to enter through Londorossi Gate and you may be required to do your registration here before you proceed to the starting point of the Lemosho trail.
This gate almost acts as a meeting point of the Lemosho trail. You will meet your team here and all the briefing will be done here. Most of the facilities like other gates will be available for example the toilets.
Registration and inspection procedures may include:-
- Verification of Mount Kilimanjaro entry fees
- Passport / Visa verification
- Cross-checking to prove if your mountain guide belongs to a registered tour company
- Make sure you have enough resources to support your climb and stay on the mountain such as porters, tents, food, and water
- Cross-checking itinerary for every day spent on Mount Kilimanjaro
If you do not fulfill any of the above requirements, you will be denied entry.
This gate in located on the North western area of the bottom of the base of the Kilimanjaro Mountain. The gate is also in a rural area just like the Mweka gate and you will go though plantations of coffee and bananas to get here.
The gate doesn’t have an actual entrance as you will first go through the Londorosi Gate to eventually reach this gate.
How to get to the Lemosho gate
This gate is in short range with the Montane forest of the Kilimanjaro and therefore it is almost raining every often. This makes the rods here a bit messy and slippery.
Londorosi Gate to Lemosho gate
After getting to the Kilimanjaro, you will need to access the Lemosho gate thought the Londorossi Gate. It’s an average of about 1 hour drive for the Londorosi Gate to the Lemosho gate.
You actual climbing will begin from the Lemosho gate. The gate doesn’t have an actual entrance as only acts as a starting point for the Lemosho Trail.
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