5 Things To Do In Kilimanjaro National Park

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5 Things To Do In Kilimanjaro National Park

5 Things To Do In Kilimanjaro National Park

Kilimanjaro National Park Activities


If you are planning to visit Mount Kilimanjaro national park in Tanzania as part of your itinerary, there are so many activities to pick from. Although they are some notable activities which are known worldwide, there are some less popular activities which you could do during your visit to Mount Kilimanjaro national park and these include:


The ultimate goal for most climbers is to reach the summit and stay there for some time while taking photos and relaxing before finally descending down the mountain. It is possible to enjoy a mount climbing when you visit Mount Kilimanjaro national park. Climbing is the number one popular activity in the park. The park is famous in all corners of the earth because of climbing. It is possible to reach the summit however this success does not come easy, you need to be well prepared and you must in position to make the best decision as regards to the tour company, the best route, the best time to climb and what to carry during climbing, and how to choose the best itinerary. If you are looking for a challenging activity, I guess Mount Kilimanjaro climbing is one of them. It is only for the determined tourists-those that go beyond their comfort zones to achieve something.


The word national park is always synonymous with wildlife. There is hardly any national park that I know of without wildlife. Different species of animals always reside in parks. When you take a trip to Mount Kilimanjaro national park, be ready to encounter so many animal species along the way. Bushbuck and red duikers are always visible on top of trees. Buffaloes are popular in the forest within the national park. Elephants are viewable around the rivers. Leopards, blue monkeys, white and black colobus monkeys are also part of the fauna to find at the park


Mount Kilimanjaro national park is wide enough and it houses a different ecosystem. Part of the ecosystem within the park is Crater Lake called Chala Crater Lake. The lake is found at the edge of Mount Kilimanjaro, Lake Chala is inside the high crater rim. The crater is famous because of its waters. The water is so fresh and it changes colors depending on the season.


This is something which is automatic once you start climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. Depending on the chosen climbing route, you shall be able to enjoy various sightseeing opportunities. Sightseeing is best done in the evening after reaching a certain point during your climbing. It is always better to get some binoculars if possible to enjoy it better because there are times where you shall have a view of open grassland and to view most of the parts, you shall need binoculars.


Around the Shira plateau, it is possible to do some trekking where you shall observe the lower levels of the Mount Kilimanjaro. You just have to be prepared for the experience and it is always advisable to ask your tour company about such an experience. Have a fun filled adventure to Mount Kilimanjaro national park in Tanzania by booking your tour 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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