Tanzania has much to offer those willing and brave enough to venture to this beautiful continent. Many activities are at every tourist’s disposal, including safaris deep into the Serengeti, shopping in the many local markets and bazaars, or even a visit to one of the many pristine beaches found in Tanzania.
All of these are great options to consider during one’s trip, but nothing will be quite as memorable as a climb to the top of some of the most beautiful volcanic Mountain this side of the world has to offer.
The most well-known Kilimanjaro is talked about and often frequented by climbing enthusiasts from around the world.
Below are the 2 best volcanic mountains you have to climb during your next trip to Tanzania.
- Mount Kilimanjaro
Mount Kilimanjaro, nicknamed as the roof of Africa, has earned its name for good reason, if you reach the top of this mountain, you’ll be at the highest point in all of Africa. Not only is the highest mountain, Kilimanjaro is Africa highest dormant volcano.
Kilimanjaro is a great place for intermediate climbers since technical skills or special equipment is not a requirement to be able to complete the climb. Rather, one must simply be in great physical condition and be able to undertake extreme physical exertion during this climb.
Starting at the bottom, you’ll have six different routes you can choose to take, all of which include their own level of difficulty. Choose accordingly, as not only the difficulty varies, but also the scenery you’ll be taking in during your climb to the top.
There are different routes one can take, which are all different with fantastic scenery and features, there are Machame route, Umbwe Route, Marangu route and Rongai route. choose to climbe with Shengena Adventure you won’t regret your precious time.
2. Mount Meru
Known as Kilimanjaro’s neighbor, Mount Meru is the second-highest mountain in Tanzania measuring in at nearly 4,565 meters high. Living in the shadows of Kilimanjaro’s legacy, Mount Meru offers an excellent climb with both impressive views and a diverse rainforest that will accompany you for most of your journey.
For climbers who wish to climb Kilimanjaro, Mount Meru is an excellent starting point to first become accustomed since both ranges are quite similar to one another. Expect the full climb to require between 3-4 days.
There is a lot to enjoy in Tanzania based on trekking, Culture and Wildlife Safaris.