5 Reasons To Visit Kilimanjaro National Park

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5 Reasons To Visit Kilimanjaro National Park

5 Reasons To Visit Kilimanjaro National Park

Kilimanjaro National Park

THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT MOUNTAIN KILIMANJARO NATIONAL PARK IN TANZANIA

Mount Kilimanjaro national park is one of the most famous national parks in Tanzania. Its fame does not come easy; it is as a result of what it is known for. If you do not know anything about Mount Kilimanjaro National Park, I’m here to recommend you to read on:

MOUNT KILIMANJARO NATIONAL PARK IS LOCATED IN THE NORTHERN PART OF TANZANIA

The northern part of Tanzania is the focal point of tourism in the country. The first national park in Tanzania which is Serengeti national park is also located in the northern region. There are also other significant national parks in the region and these include Lake Manyara National Park, Tarangire National Park, Arusha National Park, Ngorongoro crater, Serengeti National Park, and others. Mount Kilimanjaro National Park is also located in the northern zone. The park is situated some miles from Mount Kilimanjaro international airport which one of the international airport to use when you want to access the northern region of Tanzania.

IT HOUSES MOUNT KILIMANJARO

A lot of tourists think that since Mount Kilimanjaro is a free standing mountain, actually the best free standing mountain in the world. Many think that there is no need to visit the national park when you want to go to Mount Kilimanjaro. The fact is Mount Kilimanjaro is part of Mount Kilimanjaro national park. There are several gates that you use when entering Mount Kilimanjaro national park and these depend on your chosen climbing route. Every national park has a gate/ entrance where they charge you a simple entrance fee.

CLIMBING IS THE MOST COMMON ACTIVITY

The truth is very few tourists know about Mount Kilimanjaro national park, all they know are some of the activities that are possible when you visit Mount Kilimanjaro national park and one of the undeniably famous activity is climbing. It is possible to climb Mount Kilimanjaro until the summit. Climbing is so popular that when you look at the guidelines within the park, most of them are oriented towards Mount Kilimanjaro climbing. This simply suggests that this is a popular activity.

WILDLIFE IS POSSIBLE

Tanzania is a wildlife haven. It has been voted several times as the best safari destination in the world. The country is big enough with a number of national parks and for most of these national parks, the common activity is wildlife. When you visit Mount Kilimanjaro national park, you are likely to encounter several species of birds during the lower altitudes especially during the start of your climbing journey. There are Elephants, leopards, duikers and other animals within the park.

THE BEST WAY TO TOUR THE PARK IS BY HIKING AND NOT GAME DRIVE

A game drive is when you drive through the national park using various designated routes as you try to spot wildlife. Game drive is not possible in Mount Kilimanjaro national park, what is possible is doing some nature walks or hiking to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro and during those activities; you shall be in position to view wildlife. Pack up your bags and get ready for a wonderful climbing safari with Kilimanjaro Bound.

Important Information About
Your Tanzania Safari Adventure

Price Includes

  • Full board accommodation while on safari in the above mentioned en suite tented camps and lodges.
  • Private guide.
  • Private 4 x 4 safari jeep with pop up roof for game viewing.
  • Transfers in both directions between the International Airport.
  • Park fees.
  • Crater fees.
  • Airport Arrival / Departure Meet and Greets at the airport.
  • On safari – Vehicles equipped with ice chest with mineral water, wildlife guidebook, karibuni welcome packet with useful information for all guests.
  • Government taxes, VAT and service charges relating to accommodation and included meals.

Price Excludes

  • Tanzania Visa: $50 per person on arrival , USA and CANADA passport holders USD.100.
  • Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.).
  • Meals not listed above.
  • Optional Tours (balloon rides USD. 500 per person etc).
  • Tips and any items of personal nature.

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