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Mountain Climbing in Africa in the scenic beauty of nature, vast wildlife diversity, world famous lakes, dramatic landscapes and diverse beaches is an incredible experience. Africa’s safaris are great and the highland of mountains offers adventurous and unique trekking experience.
Mountain climbing in Africa is famed for giving the trekking opportunities both new and experience trekkers. Some of the famous mountains are Mount Kilimanjaro, Atlas Mountains, Mount Kenya, Mount Meru, Simien Mountasins, Mount Elgon, The Drakensberg, Mount Ruwenzori, Mount Cameron, and Mulanje Mountain.
Mount Kilimanjaro climbing is a challenging at the same time risky activity. Kilimanjaro is a mountain that offers 6 routes for both new and professional trekkers. Though reaching to the Uhuru summit doesn’t require any specific skills, the high altitude sickness can’t be underestimated. Famous as “Everyone’s Everest” and “roof of Africa”, Kilimanjaro was formed by eruption of 3 volcanoes and has five magical ecological zones which are cultivated, rainforest, heath and moorland, alpine and arctic zones.
Atlas Mountains highest summit is Jebel Toubkal with an elevation of 4165m. Located in Imlil town of Morocco, the ascending and descending can be done in between 1 to 3 days.
Mount Kenya Climbing to the second highest peak with an altitude of 5199m is a rewarding experience. Mount Kenya is located near to the Nairobi of Kenya. Situated in very near to the equator, its highest point is Batian. Mount Kenya offers 8 routes to reach at the summit point.
Mount Meru Climb to the second highest point in Tanzania at an elevation of 4566m is fun filled and memorable. Located in Arusha National Park of Tanzania, it is the closest mountain to the Mt. Kilimanjaro. It takes 3 to 4 days for the summit.
Simien Mountains is located in Ethiopia with an altitude of 4533m and the highest point is Ras Dashen. The mountains were formed from magical lava and designed in a gorgeous layout. It takes 3 to 5 days for the summit.
Mount Elgon is the highest peak of Uganda at 4321m and highest point is known as Wagagai. It separates Kenya and Uganda and offers unique plants, waterfalls, cliffs, animals and caves to explore. It takes approximately 5 days for the summit.
The Drakensberg is a series of mountains in South Africa with a highest point at 3475m. It is very challenging to climb the mountain and some peaks are highly steeper. It is the headwater of Orange River and is the basic watershed of South Africa. But it can be climbed at anytime of the year.
Mount Ruwenzori extends along the border of Uganda and DRC and also famous as ‘mountain of the moon’. Its highest peak is Central Circuit with an elevation of 5109 meters. It takes 4 to 10 days for the summit and offers beautiful high waterfalls and bamboo trees.
Mount Cameroon is called ‘Mongo ma Ndemi’ which means “mountain of greatness” and located in Cameroon, near the border of Guinea’s gulf. With an altitude of 4040m, it takes 3 days for the summit. You will experience temperature and climate variation from tropical to the freezing.?
Mulanje Mountain is located in Malawi with an altitude of 3000m at Sapitwa, It takes 2 to 3 days for the summit.
Mountain Climbing in Africa is the most looked up to activity and thousands of tourists from across globe visit the continent for this thrilling adventure. Let Tanzania Safari Kenya plan your customized trip to these gorgeous peaks.
Mount Kilimanjaro of Tanzania is well known as the highest peak of Africa with an altitude of 5895m. Climbing this great mountain top however is much more exciting and adventurous on the different routes chosen by the travellers.
With an elevation of 5199m, Mount Kenya Climbing on the second highest peak of Africa is the most thrilling adventure you will encounter here. With a distance around 150 km, Mount Kenya is located at central Kenya and south of equator. Known as an extinct volcano, Mount Kenya has three peaks which are Batian, Nelion and Lenana peak. The difficulty levels of Mount Kenya Climbing depend upon the peak you have chosen.
The Mount Meru Climb on this massive volcanic mountain with an altitude of 14,980 ft or 4,565 m is extremely thrilling. Mount Meru is also known as a golden mountain which is located in the centre of Universe and as the axis of the world. Located in the heart of Arusha National Park, Mount Meru is 50 miles west of Mt. Kilimanjaro.
Maasai Footsteps Trekking this challenge takes place in the wild African bush, home to several Maasai communities Perhaps the most revered of the great African nomadic tribes, the Maasai originated in the Nile basin and migrated south through Ethiopiato Kenya and Tanzania in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries