Mount Kilimanjaro, candidate for New 7 world wonders of Africa
Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa, has three volcanic peaks namely Shira, Mawenzi and Kibo. Kibo peak is covered with snow throughout the year, and it is the easiest non technical walkable mountain summit to reach.
Mount Kilimanjaro is the largest free standing mountain in the world and one of 7 summits. Mount Kilimanjaro is one of 3 natural attractions from tanzania that was nominated to enter for voting competition for the new 7 natural wonders of the world Africa.
Climbing mount kilimanjaro routes are natural trails designated to guide tourists trekking to Kibo peak. Machame route and Lemosho route are most comfortable and scenic beautiful route up Kilimanjaro.
Mount Kilimanjaro is of the travel places in Africa that gets many tourists, also New york times Travel and Lonely planet recognizes kilimanjaro as most wonderful tourist destination.
Things to do in Kilimanjaro include wildlife safaris, trekking, bird watching, biking, walking safaris, hiking and climbing to the Kibo peak. Kibo Peak is also known as Uhuru Peak because first President of Tanzania, Mwalimu Julius Nyerere took National torch to Kibo peak during Independence. Independence is called Uhuru in Swahili Language, swahili is national language of Tanzania and is spoken national wide and Across East And Central Africa.
Mount kilimanjaro climbing takes from 5 days to 9 days and depends on which climbing kilimanjaro route you choose. Kilimanjaro climbing routes includes machame route, marangu route, rongai route, umbwe route, lemosho route.
Apart from Kilimanjaro trekking trip, tourists can do wildlife safari tours to national parks of Tanzania. Tanzania safari accommodation can be canvas tented camps, safari lodges and tourist hotels.
Tanzania wildlife safaris tour include 4 x 4 game drives, walking safaris, bird watching and maasai tribe culture tour. 7 days tour adventure travel will cover national parks of tarangire, lake manyara, serengeti, ngorongoro conservation area and ngorongoro crater.