Kilimanjaro Trekking Tours.
Kilimanjaro is the volcanic massif mountain which stands in an isolation above the surrounding plains overlooking the Savannah and has 5895 meters and it is the highest point in Africa. The mountain has the snow-caped peak, which is the superlative natural phenomenon. It is also surrounded with mountain forest, some of the wild animals found on the foot of this mountain.
it has three volcanic peaks that are Mawenzi, Kibo and Shira. Nevertheless this mountain has got five major vegetation zones starting from the foot to the top of the mountain. On the foot of the mountain there is montane forest, heath and moorlands, alpine and desert at the summit.
The montane forest belt has many mammals’ species most of them are endangered species. Its physical form, snow-cap and it is self standing, make the mountain to be considered as the example of a supernatural phenomenon.
Kilimanjaro Trekking Tour – Overview.
Kilimanjaro Mountain is Located in the south of the equator, as Tanzania’s innovative, Kilimanjaro towers over the surrounding African Savannah. It is also the highest mountain that can be climbed without any methodological equipment and trekking skills.
However these sounds simple, it is most probable the hardest task you will ever expect. The main problem is lack of oxygen at high elevation. Without skilled guidance the trekking can be very risky.
The use of quality climbing gears and good guidance can guarantee your safely trekking of this self-outstanding mountain in Africa. Remember to book with our tour company to accomplish your trekking to the summit as our guides are skilled enough to monitor your physical condition and knows how to pace the crew accordingly.
What Is the Best Route to Trekking Kilimanjaro?
Tanzania national parks have established several routes for Trekking Kilimanjaro. This has been done in order to avoid the unauthorized Kilimanjaro trekking and preservation of environment together with the beauty of wilderness.
You can climb Mount Kilimanjaro via many routes. But we normally recommend for the beginners to use Lemosho or Rongai routes. For Marangu, Machame and northern circuit for the hikers with prior trekking experiences.
For those trekkers who are looking for good scenic and acclimatization the trekking tour should consider the northern circuit or Lemosho route. The Machame route is said to be the pocket- friendly and attractive route which grants good acclimatization, though this route is a bit crowded during the high season.
Training for Kilimanjaro Trekking
Kilimanjaro Trek is not an easy activity as you might overcome many obstacles. You have to do a lot of training required for climbers. During the summit ascent really needs good physical strength to reach the top of Mount Kilimanjaro.
One of the best exercises for those who have never been to the mountains is jogging. Two kilometers is recommended for elementary training as what we look here is the stability and self-organization not the quantity of kilometers. it is advised to take the food at least 2-3 hours before the training. This is done in order to avoid the unpleasant impact to your body during the training. You are advised to do this continuously for a month before the actual time of trekking the mountain.
Trekking Mount Kilimanjaro and reach its top is the wonderful adventure. But this requires a person with good fitness can have the chance to summit to Uhuru peak. Therefore the climbers must have the training before hiking.