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Hike through Tanzania Landscapes; Plains, Mountains and Highlands
Is trekking in Tanzania for both beginners and advanced trekkers?
Tanzania is amazing with lots of wildlife sanctuary, savanna and bushlands best for hiking trails. Tanzania offers hikes and treks though mountains, plateaus and bush lands. If you need an adventurous safari holiday, then Tanzania is the place to be! The best trekking experience for both Trekking in Tanzania for both beginners and advanced trekkers.
Climbing the “Roof of Africa”, on Mt Kilimanjaro, trek with the Maasai through their cultural land. Explore the unique flora and fauna of the untouched rainforests, trekking is the best way. Experience the wonders of the stunning mountainous areas of Tanzania and to absorb the wonderful nature and beautiful landscapes.
Whether you set foot on the summits of Tanzania’s highest mountains or just walk through the lush forests on the lower slopes for a few hours – trekking in this country offers something for everyone. Volcanoes, high plateaus and mountain ranges, lakes and craters offer superb possibilities for short hikes or long treks. Less known but just as attractive as Mt Kilimanjaro is its “smaller brother” Mt Meru which is located in the Arusha National Park. Mt Meru’s peak rises to a height of 4,566 m and is only 80 km away from Mt Kilimanjaro. The mountain slopes offer natural shelter to numerous animal species such as elephants, buffaloes, giraffes, baboons, colobus monkeys and antelopes, making your trek an adventurous one.
Where to trek in Tanzania?
Without a doubt, Tanzania’s best-known mountain and also the highest mountain in Africa is Mt Kilimanjaro with its peak at 5,895 m. There are six official climbing routes to the top and trekking durations vary from five to ten days. We specialize in four of the six routes: Marangu, Machame, Lemosho and Rongai.
Even hikers without summit ambitions will love Tanzania. On a three to five days trek through the Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Lake Natron, you will experience the Maasai culture and their way of life. In the western Usambara Mountains, you can visit breath-taking lookout points and do multi-day hikes. In southern Tanzania, you can go hiking through untouched nature with endemic flora and fauna.
The Best Time to Visit Tanzania for trekking
One can visit Tanzania for a safari or trekking all throughout the year except during the rainy season. January and February gives a clear and glistening view of the mountain peaks. With little showers of rain that is carried forward from the November rainy season makes this period a little off season to trek the mountains. The most popular time for Tanzania trekking tours is between July through October.
The climb to these spots offers a perfect opportunity to see the wildlife such as giraffes, colobus monkeys, baboons, elephants and antelopes
Other mountains regions in Tanzania are:
Mount Lomalasin (3,648 m)
Mount Hanang (3,417 m)
Ol Doinyo Lengai Volcano (2,878 m)
Mount Longido (2,637 m)
Mount Meru (Arusha National Park)
Udzungwa Mountains National Park.