Top 5 Hiking & Climbing Routes in Tanzania

Guest post by Marian Morgam:

Tanzania is an exotic tapestry of colors, flavors, and sights. From the vast plains of the Serengeti, teeming with Africa’s iconic Big Five, to paradisiacal islands that call for horizontal me-time on sun-soaked beaches, there is so much more to Tanzania than what you’d expect.

Jaw-dropping sights abound at every corner when you’re on a safari in Tanzania, but if it’s a killer view you’re after then look no further than the region’s heavenly mountains.

Here are our top 5 mountains in Tanzania that provide the most breathtaking views and trekking experiences. Don’t forget your best travel camera.

1. Mount Kilimanjaro

Best for: Intermediate – advanced climbers
Fitness level: High
Recommended days: 7 Days (depending on route)

Whether you’re daring enough to climb it or simply just want to take in this snow-capped mountain from the ground, stopping over at Kilimanjaro is an essential…

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Tracing the steps of History in Bagamoyo; Old Stone Town.

Nice Blog Post I Just Read…

Trotts & Treats!

As I mentioned  in the previous post, Bagamoyo has quite the number of attractions for a small sleepy fishing town. By the time we left Kaole (see part one of my trip here) the sun was high and unforgiving. The remainder of the afternoon involved trudging along the dusty paths of Old Stone Town learning more about German occupation in Bagamoyo.

See the only stone town I had heard about is the one in Zanzibar, so I was pleasantly surprised and a bit curious to learn that there was one in Bagamoyo as well. In retrospect, now that I’ve been to Zanzibar, the two towns are very similar.

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The first stop on the old stone town trail was the Old Fort. Set on a small cliff overlooking the Indian Ocean, it was built by an Arab slave trader. The Germans took over the building when they invaded Bagamoyo…

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