Tanzania Mount Kilimanjaro National Park

Mount Kilimanjaro National Park is located 300 km south of the Equator and Kilimanjaro Region near the city of Moshi, Tanzania. It composes of the whole of Mount Kilimanjaro which is the highest Volcanic Mountain with a snow peak in Africa with three volcanic cones, “Kibo”, “Mawenzi”, and “Shira”.

EXPORING MOUNT KILIMANJARO NATIONAL PARK


Mount Kilimanjaro National Park is located 300 km south of the Equator and Kilimanjaro Region near the city of Moshi, Tanzania. It composes of the whole of Mount Kilimanjaro which is the highest Volcanic Mountain with a snow peak in Africa with three volcanic cones, “Kibo”, “Mawenzi”, and “Shira”.

Mount Kilimanjaro is surrounded by Mount Kilimanjaro national park of an area of 1,688 km2 and rises approximately 5,895 m above the sea level. All the Seven (7) routes (Lemosho, Machame, Marangu, Mweka, Rongai, Shira, and Umbwe) that lead to the summit circuit and twin peaks Kibo and Mawenzi (5,149 m), are connected by an 11 km saddle and the collapsed peak Shira (3,962 m) is now a crater.

 

ACTIVITIES IN MOUNT KILIMANJARO NATIONAL PARK


  1. Wildlife watching

Mount Kilimanjaro National Park is endowed with a wide range of wildlife which includes the Buffaloes found in the montane forest and grassland, Elephants between Namwai and Tarakai rivers, Monkeys, Western and White colobuses, bush babies, small antelopes, primates and leopards in the montane forests, the bushbuck, tree hyrax, rodents, grey, and the red duiker are found above the timberline places.

  1. Climbing

Mount Kilimanjaro simply nicknamed as Mountain of Light, Mountain of Greatness or Mountain of Caravans is the world’s most accessible high summits, a beacon for visitors from around the world. Therefore, Climbing becomes the highlight and breathtaking tour activity you should not miss at Mount Kilimanjaro with a lifetime experience of viewing Amboseli National Park in Kenya, the Rift Valley and the Maasai Steppe, The Mountain and the Park is protected and carefully regulated for climbers to enjoy without leaving a trace of their presence and those who climb up to the Uhuru point or the Gillman’s point on the lip of the crater earn themselves climbing certificates

  1. Hiking

Tour Mount Kilimanjaro National park with AKITA Uganda Safaris to enjoy both day and overnight hikes on the Shira plateau. Nature trails on the lower reaches.

 

 

  1. Fishing. Trout fishing is a great activity on the beautiful Chala crater lake on the southeastern slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro.
Location:
Kilimanjaro Region, Tanzania
Area:
1688 km
Established:
1973
Tour Activities:
Wildlife watching, mountain climbing, Hiking, Trout Fishing
Tour Schedules:
Climbing is always available throughout the year, however, April, May and November are always rainy
Tour Attractions:
Mount Kilimanjaro, Chala Crater Lake, the 3 volcanic centers, Kibo, Mawenzi and the Shira plateau
Accommodation:
Huts and campsites on the mountain, Several hotels and campsites in the village of Marangu and town of Moshi
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