Kilimanjaro Travel Guide, Tanzania
Kilimanjaro Travel guide, Tanzania –: Offers Dramatic View Of The Surrounding Plains
The city of Kilimanjaro is located in Tanzania and has three volcanic cones namely Mawenzi, Kibo and Shira. The city is situated in eastern Tanzania and has the highest peak in Africa, which gives a dramatic view of the plains surrounding the city.
Kilimanjaro Travel guide -Location
The city has the Uhuru Peak, which is the highest point in Kilimanjaro and located on a volcano named Kibo. Uhuru Peak is also considered to be one of the Seven Summits in the world, as it is the highest point in the whole of Africa. Mawenzi and Shira are the other two peaks located in the city. They are dormant volcanoes.
Kilimanjaro Travel guide -Climate
Since, the city of Kilimanjaro is located at a high elevation and on the equator, visitors experience almost every climatic conditions year round. The highest mountain in the city is covered with glaciers for most part of the year, but recently there have been some changes, as the ice cap volume is dropping.
Kilimanjaro Travel guide -Places of interest
The city of Kilimanjaro has some excellent places, which are a must visit for every tourist. The city has the Kilimanjaro National Park, which is a UNESCO world heritage site and covers more than 753 square kilometres. Besides this, the city also has the Amboseli National Park, which is located on the northern side, the Tsavo National Park lying east to Kenya and the Arusha National Park covering neighbouring Mount Meru.
Kilimanjaro Travel guide -How to reach Kilimanjaro?
If you want to visit Kilimanjaro from Europe, you can take the KLM, which flies directly to the Kilimanjaro International Airport. Since, most of the flights arrive during night hours it is easier for the travellers to prearrange their airport transfers. Apart from these transport modes, visitors can also reach the city using buses and overland, which are available from cities like Mombasa via Tanga, Dar-es-Saalam and Nairobi.
Kilimanjaro Travel guide -Hotels
If you are a first time visitor to the city of Kilimanjaro, you can directly book your room in various hotels spread around the city well in advance. The Marangu Hotel is a famous hotel located on more than twelve acres of a coffee estate in the city. The hotel has an excellent farmhouse and provides guest accommodations in cottages. Visitors enjoy the good facilities of the hotel, which provides all types of amenities to its customers including a croquet lawn, swimming pool and a restaurant offering a magnificent view of Mt Kilimanjaro.
So, come to the city of Kilimanjaro and enjoy the dramatic view of the plain it has to offer!
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