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KILIMANJARO NATIONAL PARK

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KILIMANJARO NATIONAL PARK


Overview

The great mountain of Kilimanjaro is a metaphor for the compelling beauty of east Africa. Rising in absolute isolation, at 5,895m (19,336ft), Kilimanjaro is one of the highest walkable summits on the planet and a reason for visitors from around the world. Just three degrees south of the equator, kilimanjaro’s great peaks of Kibo and Mawenzi are nonetheless covered all year round with snow and ice. Only the fittest climbers with the proper guidance of an experienced guide can summit the crater with a walking stick, warm clothing and the most important factor needed for the successful climbing is the mental determination (Kilimanjaro is a dormant, but not extinct, volcano), will be rewarded with the climbing certificates and A journey up the slopes takes visitors on a climatic world tour, from the tropics to the arcit. When you go deep , the grassy cultivated lower slopes takes you gradually into the lush rainforest that hosts an abundant numbers of elephants, leopards , buffalos and antelopes. Ahead of it there are other fascinating landscapes: the moorland, the heather, the alpine desert and finally you would encounter the lunar like surface full of ice, the biggest view of the continent. December to February is the warmest and clearest time to visit, with July to September being colder but also dry. It is wet in the rainforest from April to June and during November.

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