Mountain Trekking

Tanzania Mountains Trekking

Tanzania Mountain Hiking & trekking

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.

Tanzania is home to some of the richest mountain habitat on earth, from towering volcanoes to lush and verdant forests home to a plethora of rare animals. Trekkers will be glad to know the trip doesn’t end once you summit Mount Kilimanjaro – there is so much more to see! We’ve made a list of some of the best mountain destinations in Tanzania, whether for day trips or multi-day hikes. Please note, as many of these mountains are located in protected national parks, we always recommend checking the latest park fees before you go.

Tanzania’s mountains vary in height, location, climate, etc. Kilimanjaro which is the highest mountain in Africa has attracted many climbers from around the globe. Mount Meru (4566 m.) and Ol Donyo Lengai (active volcano) are also popular. Other mountains in Tanzania are Mt. Hanang (3417 m.), Longido (2629 m.), Usambara Mountains, Mt. Lemagrut, Mt. Lolmalasin, Mt Oldean, Uluguru Mountains, etc.

Every mountain is unique from each other, and this makes it important to be well-informed before deciding which one to climb. In Tanzania, most climbers opt for Kilimanjaro and Mount Meru. Meru is Africa’s fifth-highest peak with fabulous views of Mt. Kilimanjaro and the Momela Lakes from the summit. The challenging ascent to the crater of Ol Donyo Lengai passes through some fantastic scenery with panoramic views of the Rift Valley. The trek to the top of Lengai is very steep and a true challenge that is attempted only by hikers with a good level of fitness.

For most trekkers reaching the summit is a pivotal lifetime achievement. Many of them put a great deal of thought into the decision to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. After all, it is a long trip to a remote country in Africa. Also, compared to other hiking trips all over the world, Mt Kilimanjaro adventures are more expensive. Together combined, all these things make it necessary to plan your trip careful

Kilimanjaro Trekking

Mountain Treks Tanzania is the unique country with the highest mountains and highlands almost all over to experience the astonishing and marvelous views, and the most common mountain in Tanzania and Africa, in general, is Mount Kilimanjaro (“Roof of Africa”) which is the free-standing mountain below the equator in a tropic zone with a snow cape. This mountain is endurable either by ascending to the top of the of it, the summit with 5895m above sea level, or walking through to the foothills and the lush forest of it. We are saying “come to Tanzania and conquer the Kilimanjaro Mountain and enthralling the beauty and wonder of Mother Nature” in the magic land. With it, six official routes of Umbwe, Londorosi, Marangu, Machame, Lemosho, and Rongai, this mountain can be climbed by numerous days. Apart from Kilimanjaro, there’s a very close by Mount Meru which is the second popular mount in Tanzania with 4566m above sea level and standing just about 80 km on the eastern horizon of Kilimanjaro, Mount Meru is part of Arusha National Park and its grades attracts abundant of an animal: elephants, buffaloes, giraffes, baboons, black and white colobus monkeys, and antelopes. With a diminutive number of days to climbing Mt. Meru provides the visitors to explore the volcanic movement that shapes the World into heaven nature. On the far eastern side of Mt. Meru there arise another mount which is known as Mt. Longido with 2637 m and it is a very mountain in the Masai land which is close by with the Kenyan border of Namanga.

Above all, there is a series of mountains in Tanzania like Mt. Hanang with 3417 m, Udzungwa 2576 m with so many mountains in the list without miss out Oldonyo Lengai with 2878 m and its active volcano pour to the lower part of Masai land. In Tanzania even unfetters ones will hike and conquer our magnificence peaks and be rewarded a lifetime experience.

Mount Meru Trekking

Mount Meru is one of the eight mountain ranges that make up Mt Kilimanjaro. Mount Meru is one of the highest mountains in Africa. It’s an incredible trekking destination that offers amazing views and rich wildlife for visitors to enjoy. The Mount Meru trekking is one of the most epic treks in Tanzania. You will be surrounded by rich Tanzanian culture and heritage while you explore ancient villages that have been hidden from time, not accessible for any modern day tourist like yourself. Mount Meru is an absolute must go when in Northern Tanzania. On this epic trek you will accompany the locals as they herd their animals to water, encounter massive baobab trees and experience the mystical land.

After your Mount Meru Trekking experience, you can rest at the base of this mystical mountain or perhaps go on another adventure like climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. If you are not sure, why not visit Lake Manyara National Park and admire the tree climbing lions?

The Mount Meru Tour Packages incorporates culture, wildlife safari tours, beach holiday packages and much more. While Mount Kilimanjaro is on every other person’s bucket list, we believe that this mountain should also be on your radar.

This trekking adventure will take you through some beautiful scenery and deep into nature as well, so if this sounds like something interesting to do, then contact a tour operator today.

Ol Doinyo Lengai Trekking