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East Africa Mountain Hiking

Africa Mountain Hiking

East Africa Mountain HikingEast Africa Mountain Hiking, Africa Mountain Hiking safari: Africa’s most popular trekking destination is Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain on the continent. Africa Mountain Hiking is popular with locals and tourists alike. There are many Africa Mountain Hiking trails ranging from arduous mountain hikes to ‘walk in the park’ nature trails. Africa Mountain Hiking has 16 of Africa’s Most Incredible Hiking Destinations. With its vast wilderness areas and spectacularly diverse scenery, Africa is one of the world’s best continents for multi-day hiking. Whether you’d like to scale mountains, explore sublime deserts or hike through old forests, there are many options for fantastic hikes to do.

East Africa Mountain Hiking offers endless opportunities for highland trekking and mountain climbing, from gentle hill walks in the Mount Elgon in Uganda to trekking on the slopes of Mount Kenya, or total endurance trials, climbing the world famous grandfather of them all, Mount Kilimanjaro, the glacier-capped “Shining Mountain” which rises from the clouds, 5895 meters above the rolling plains of northern Tanzania. It is the highest stand-alone mountain in the world and must not be underestimated when doing East Africa Mountain Hiking. Known as the “Roof of Africa,” Kilimanjaro is the continent’s highest mountain and the continent’s most popular destination for trekkers. Peak: 5,895 meters.

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From the snow-capped peak of Kilimanjaro, through the forest-clothed slopes of Mount Kenya, to the Alpine meadows of the High Atlas Mountains, Africa’s magnificent rooftops offer glorious views and a wide range of trekking experiences that appeal to all kinds of climbers, from hardcore mountaineers to weekend warriors and families. East Africa Mountain Hiking is the place to look at for you achieve your mountain climbing.

Yes, safaris are great and the beaches are diverse and dramatic. But an Africa getaway doesn’t just have to be about 4X4 game drives or lazy strolls on cotton-soft sands by crystal blue waters. If you’re looking to soak up the continent’s breathtaking scenery, and have an eye for adventure, then there’s only one place to be: at the top of East Africa Mountain Hiking. It’s the terrain and the ability to combine a wildlife experience with the climb, says Sunit Sanghrajka, president of U.S.-based travel group Alluring Africa, explaining what draws outsiders to the continent’s mountainous areas. “Also, Africa being kind of distant and lesser known, there is an allure to it,” he adds.

Rwenzori mountainEvery avid hiker should make traveling to East Africa Mountain Hiking their next trekking priority. The continent offers a multitude of landscapes and environments suitable for every level of hiker and wildlife seeker. Most East Africa Mountain Hiking feature spectacular views as well as indigenous and colorful flora and fauna. From Kenya to South Africa and all the way up to Morocco, the continent has volcanoes, canyons, gorges, game parks and seaside mountain ranges all ready for your next big adventure.

East Africa Mountain Hiking – Kilimanjaro Climbing

Make it to the summit of Tanzania’s 5,895-meter Kilimanjaro, and you’ll be standing at Africa’s highest point. The majestic mountain is Africa’s most visited trekking destination in Africa Mountain Hiking, attracting tens of thousands of tourists and adventurers every year. Known as the roof of Africa, Mt. Kilimanjaro, the tallest mountain on the continent, is the creme de la creme of Africa Mountain Hiking. Multiple routes including Lemosho, Northern Circuit, Shira, and Machame offer different insights into this ecologically diverse masterpiece, with trips ranging from five to nine days.

Mount Kenya ClimbingNo African-themed mountain hiking list would be complete without the mention of Africa’s most popular hiking destination, Mount Kilimanjaro. Ranking in at 19 336 feet, it’s the continent’s highest peak and offers a page of route options that vary in length and difficulty when it comes to choosing your trail to the top. For those of you who’re less experienced at hiking, the Marangu and Rongai routes are for you, while those of you who’re up for a challenge will much prefer the Machame, Shira and Limosho routes.

East Africa Mountain Hiking – Mount Kenya

A long extinct volcano mountain, Mount Kenya is Africa’s second-highest peak, at 5,199 meters. Lying just south of the equator, the mountain’s glacial valleys, successive vegetation zones and diverse wildlife will guarantee you spectacular scenery and a fantastic trekking experience. The ascent, however, to the mountain’s steep ice-capped peaks is quite challenging. “Mount Kenya is the most technical, probably, in that East African area,

Mt Kili ClimbingMount Kenya comes in second when it comes to mountain height on the continent of Africa, it’s still a very impressive 17 057 feet. Besides the hiking options for the Batian and Nelion peaks, the Lenana peak adds another dimension to the trek with some technical climbing. The slopes of Mount Kenya provide diverse scenery for hikers, changing from forest and moorland to the equally dramatic rock, ice and snow of its peaks.

Kenya’s tallest mountain, and Africa’s second tallest mountain, takes less than a week to climb, but offers comparable views to neighboring Mt. Kilimanjaro at a fraction of the cost. The mountain offers three main summit options and only one of them–Lenana at 4,985 meters–can be reached by hikers. The other two, Batian and Nelion at 5199 Meters and 5188 meters respectively, are reserved for technical mountain climbers.

Mount Rwenzori Trekking in Uganda

The Rwenzori Mountains was previously referred to as Ruwenzori Ranges, and sometimes it’s called the “mountain of the moon”, this is also a mountain range of the eastern equatorial Africa and its located on the border of Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda. The mountain is at a height of 5,109m (16,762ft) above the sea level and its highest peaks are fully and permanently snow capped with Mount Kenya and Kilimanjaro. The Mountain harbors both Virunga National park and Rwenzori National Park. This mountain formed three million years ago in late Pliocene epoch and this was a result of an uplifted block of the crystalline rocks that include; amphibolite, Genesis, granite and Quartite.

kilimanjaro trekThis mountain range is about 20km long and 65km wide and it has got over 6 massifs which are separated by deep gorges including; Mount Speke 4,890m (16,040ft), Mount Stanley 5,109m (16,762ft), Mount Emin 4,798 (15,74ft), Mount Baker 4,715m (15,469ft), mount Luigi di savoia 4,627 (15,180ft) and Mount Gessi 4,715m (15,449ft), Mount Stanley has got many subsidiary summits and Margherita peak being the highest point.

Mount Meru Hiking in Tanzania

Mount Meru may forever be destined to exist in the shadow of its imposing neighbor, Kilimanjaro, but Tanzania’s second-highest mountain (4,565 meters) has its own devotees. its lesser known, but Mount Meru is for the true enthusiast who wants to experience what very few people actually do,” says Sanghrajka. A beautiful volcanic cinder cone, Mount Meru will treat you to stunning views and diverse wildlife. Its slopes are coated with dense rain forest up to about 2,900 meters, which then give way to rocky areas.

East Africa Mountain Hiking – Mount Elgon

Mount Elgon is a magnificent extinct volcano dominating the skyline along the Uganda-Kenya border. Its enormous crater is surrounded by several jagged peaks, including Wagagai, which is the highest point at 4,321 meters. Here you can explore ancient caves and zip past spectacular cliffs, over which Mount Elgon’s streams cascade as dramatic waterfalls. Elgon’s slopes are covered in ancient dense forests and bamboo belts which then give way to a spectacular moon-like moorland zone blanketed by tree heaths, massive groundsels and lobelias.

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6 Days Mount Kenya Trekking Sirimon-Chogoria Route

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8 Days Kilimanjaro Climbing Lemosho Route is considered the most scenic trail on Kilimanjaro, granting panoramic vistas on various sides of the mountain. As one of the newer routes, 8 Days Kilimanjaro Climbing Lemosho Route is a superb choice for your climb. 8 Days Kilimanjaro Climbing Lemosho Route is our preferred route due to its […]
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6 Days Mt Kilimanjaro Climbing – Machame Route is probably the most beautiful route up Kilimanjaro. Unlike Marangu where people sleep in huts the 6 Days Mt Kilimanjaro Climbing – Machame Route offers strictly tents only. 6 Days Mt Kilimanjaro Climbing – Machame Route is also referred to as the Whiskey route. Probably because it requires a […]
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8 Days Kilimanjaro Trekking Umbwe Route is one of the shortest routes to the Southern Glaciers and the Western Breach. 8 Days Kilimanjaro Trekking Umbwe Route is probably the most scenic, non-technical route on Kilimanjaro. It is quite taxing due to the relatively fast ascent to higher altitude, but the rewards are plentiful. Very steep […]
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