The Shira Route is a little used trail that begins near Shira Ridge. It is nearly identical to the Lemosho route. ... The route approaches Mount Kilimanjaro from the west, beginning with a long drive from Moshi to Shira Ridge. The vehicle bypasses the rain forest zone and the hiking trail begins on Shira Ridge.
47mins drive to the Londorossi gate + 7hrs hiking + another 2hrs to Airport.
This morning you will drive from Kambi ya Tembo to the Londorossi gate, taking approximately 40mins. Here you will complete entry formalities. From Londorossi your drive continues through the lush rainforest and towards your camp. Shira is the third of Kilimanjaro’s volcanic cones. It is filled with the lava flow from Kibo and its rim has eroded and been blasted away by weather and volcanic action. Exit the vehicle and start your hike until you reach the edge of the plateau. The day finishes by walking back to your starting point, with vehicle transport back to Moshi.
Kambi ya Tembo 2* deluxe 1 Night 1 Double room