Mount Kilimanjaro is the world’s highest freestanding mountain and also Africa’s highest peak, at 5,985m. Climbing Kilimanjaro is justifiably considered a once in a lifetime experience.
Mount Meru is the best for acclimatization prior to Mount Kilimanjaro climb; The Mountain is the third highest peak in Africa and is the second highest mountain in Tanzania at 4,568m.
“Oldoinyo Lengai” means “The Mountain of God” in the Maasai language. The summit of this strato-volcano is 2962 metres above sea level, and affords direct views into the caldera of Tanzania’.
Tanzania’s numerous parks and reserves offer many climbing options for the avid explorer.
The most frequent expeditions are obviously to Mt. Kilimanjaro and Mt. Meru, but there are also other destinations such as the Crater Highlands. Trekking companies will happily put together an itinerary that suits your preferences and our ”things to bring” section will help to make sure that you are adequately prepared. It is advisable, especially when climbing at higher altitudes, to take things slowly and allow your body to acclimatize.
Mountaineering is sport, hobby or profession of walking, hiking, backpacking and climbing mountains.