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Tanzania Lodge Safaris

3 Days Ngorongoro Crater
3 Days Manyara, Ngorongoro
4 Days Ngorongoro, Manyara
5 Days Ngorongoro Serengeti
6 Days Serengeti, Manyara
6 Days Manyara, Serengeti  
7 Days Best of Tanzania
8 Days Classical Safari.
12 Days Safari & Zanzibar
13 Days Combined Tour

 

Tanzania & Zanzibar Safari

6 Days Wildlife/Zanzibar Beach
7 Days Ngorongoro/Zanzibar Beach
8 Days Manyara/Zanziabr Beach
8 Days Ngorongoro/Zanzibar
9 Days Manyara/Zanzibar Beach
10 Days Manyara/Zanzibar Beach 
20 Days - Wildlife / Zanzibar Beach


Tanzania National Parks

Arusha National Park
Mount kilimanjaro
Katavi National Park
Gombe Stream Park
Lake manyara
Serengeti National Park
Ruaha National Park
Mikumi National Park
Tarangire National Park
Rubondo island
Saadani National Park
Kitulo Plateau
Mahale Mountains
Udzungwa Mountains


Safari & Climbing Tour

12 Days Wildlife Tour & Climbing Marangu Route
13 Days Wildlife Tour & Climbing Marangu Route
14 Days Wildlife Tour & Climbing Machame Route.
 

 

Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing Safaris
Mount Kilimanjaro lies on the border of Tanzania and Kenya, just south of the Equator. To the west lies the Great African Rift Valley, created by tremendous tectonic forces which also gave birth to a string of other volcanoes. One of these, Mount Kenya, was originally much higher than Mount Kilimanjaro.
The three summits of Mount Kilimanjaro, Shira, Kibo and Mawenzi are all of very recent origin. Shira and Mawenzi both have suffered considerable erosion and only jagged peaks remain. Kibo, the central, youngest and highest peak has survived as an almost perfect cone.

Although East Africa and nearby Olduvai Gorge is thought to be the cradle of mankind it is unlikely that early man would have been attracted to the steep and cold slopes of Kilimanjaro at a time when it was probably very active and dangerous. A Wachagga legend talks of Mawenzi receiving fire for its pipe from his younger brother Kibo. The Wachagga who live on the fertile volcanic soils around the base of the mountain probably only came to the area about 300 years ago thus this legend suggests very recent activity. Another of their legends talks of demons and evil spirits living on the mountain and guarding immense treasures. Stories are told of a king who decided to go to the top, few of his party survived and those who did had damaged arms and legs.

Arab and Chinese traders and historians make mention of a giant mountain lying inland from Mombasa or Zanzibar but few early traders ventured into the interior of the continent. Slave traders passed below it and sometimes raided the villages of the Wachagga but it was not till the middle of the 19th century that a more serious interest was taken in the mountain and attempts were made to scale it.

In 1848 Johann Rebmann a missionary from Gerlingen in Germany while crossing the plains of Tsavo saw Mount Kilimanjaro. His guide talked of baridi - cold, and of tales how a group of porters were sent up the mountain to bring back the silver or other treasures from the summit.They came back only with water. Rebmann's report stimulated great interest in Germany and in the following years several expeditions were organised; first by Baron von Decken then later by Dr. Hans Meyer who finally stood on the highest point on the 5th of October 1889.

Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa, now attracts many thousands of walkers each year. On the 1st of January 2000 over 1000 people reached the summit to see the sun rise over a new Millennium.

Marangu Climbing Route 1

Marangu Climbing Route

Mweka Route Climbing

Umbwe Climbing Route

Machame Climbing Route

Shira Climbing Route

Lemosho Climbing Route


Rongai Climbing Route




 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Tanzania Camping Safaris

3 Days Ngorongoro Crater
3 Days Manyara, Ngorongoro
4 Days Ngorongoro, Manyara
5 Days Manyara/Serengeti/Crater
6 Days Manyara/Serengeti/Crater
6 Days Crater/Serengeti/Manyara
7 Days Serengeti/Tarangire
8 Days Crater/Serengeti/Manyara
13 Days Ngorongoro/Masai Mara


Serengeti Migration Safaris

3 Days Serengeti Migration Safari
4 Days Manyara/Serengeti/Crater
5 Days Ngorongoro/ Serengeti
6 Days Ngorongoro/Serengeti
6 Days Manyara/Serengeti/Crater


Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing

Marangu Climbing Route 1
Marangu Climbing Route
Mweka Route Climbing
Umbwe Climbing Route
Machame Climbing Route
Shira Climbing Route
Lemosho Climbing Route
Rongai Climbing Route


Zanzibar Beach Holidays

Stone Town Tour
Spice Tour
Jozani Forest
Prison Island
Chumbe Marine Park
Mangapwani Caves
3 Days Beach Safari Zanzibar
4 Days Beach Safari Zanzibar
5 Days Beach Safari Zanzibar
5 Days Beach Safari Zanzibar



 


 
 

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