Tanzania is a very popular as a mountain trekking destination since it is home to the impressive Kilimanjaro and Mount Meru. These famous peaks attract thousands of people, who come to Tanzania every year with the goal to conquer its summit. Each mountain has its own beauty, character and challenge.
Kilimanjaro rises imposingly from the savannah in Tanzania. This is the highest mountain in Africa (19,341 ft, 5,895 m) and one of the largest volcanoes in the world. Therefore it inspires thousands of adventurers each year to climb and stand at its ice-capped summit. Because of the mountains extreme height and location it has five climate zones, from rainforest to the arctic. The biggest challenge with climbing Kilimanjaro is the rate of ascent and the altitude. If you are ready for a physical and mental challenge, climbing Kilimanjaro is a once in a lifetime experience! Apart from being physically fit, one of the keys to your success on Kili is choosing the route that fits you best. We created 4 Kilimanjaro itineraries to give you an idea of the options.
Located in the heart of Arusha National Park is Tanzania’s second highest mountain (4566m, 12,000 ft), Mount Meru. This volcanic mountain is just 50 miles west from Kilimanjaro and towers high above Arusha town. On the lower slopes you can see buffaloes, giraffes, zebras and monkeys. Climbing Mount Meru is often considered as warm-up for big brother Kilimanjaro. However, don’t underestimate this trekking since it is steeper and technically more difficult. Therefore it is quite a challenge, but definitely worth it. The surroundings are awe-inspiring with a stunning display of wildlife. Moreover, at the summit the panoramic views of Kilimanjaro and the Rift Valley are spectacular as well as the sunrise over Kilimanjaro.
Machame Route is one of the most beautiful routes, since the path circles around the mountain and offers great views. You pass a variety of landscapes, from rainforest to the famous Shira Plateau.
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The Lemosho Route is one of the most beautiful and secluded routes up Mount Kilimanjaro. Climbers choose this route since it is so scenic, remote and has a high success rate.
The Marangu route is perhaps the easiest and most comfortable route to reach the summit. The route is well-developed and the climb is constant and moderate.
This unforgettable Tanzanian safari journey will take you to the Ngorongoro Crater, featuring one of the highest concentrations
ONE WEEK TANZANIA SAFARIS
7 Days Tanzania camping safaris is a well designed safari itinerary to give you the best of Norther Tanzania safari circuit with affordable prices.
TANZANIA SAFARI AND BEACH
Our 10 Days Tanzania Safari and Zanzibar starts with a room booked around Arusha where you will stay your first night followed by 5 days