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Full- Day Arusha National Park Safari from Arusha
"Your day tour begins your hotel pickup in the morning followed by the short drive to nearby Arusha National Park. Often overlooked by visitors to Tanzania this is nevertheless a special place: your driver-guide will show you the marvellous Ngurdoto Crater and the splendid resident wildlife. In a park which is the only place on Tanzania's Northern Circuit where the acrobatic black and white colobus monkey c though an elephant sighting would be rare and lion are absent. But there is every chance to see giraffe and zebra waterbuck and dik-dik. Enjoy the colorful birdlife with trogon turaco and flamingo among the many species while you break for picnic lunch
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Nairobi National Park Day Excursion
"Nairobi National Park Kenya's first ever National park is a unique and unspoilt wildlife haven within sight of the city's skyline. Rhino buffalo cheetah zebra giraffe lion and plenty of antelopes and gazelles can be seen roaming in this open plains country with a section of highland forest as well as stretches of broken bush country deep
From $190.00
 
Nairobi National Park Tour
"Visit the Nairobi National Park and embark on a long game viewing drive around the park. It was established in 1946 114 kms (44 sq miles) of pristine savanna with a large stock of migratory game and lies between the Nairobi-Mombasa railway and the garden suburb of Langata. It is open on its south-east perimeter and here the Kitengela Conservation Area allows a corrido""Visit the Nairobi National Park that lies within Nairobi city. One has an option of either morning or afternoon with an extra option for the safari walk with lunch at a top 100 world famous restaurant. Please note the morning tour takes 5 hours  and the atitle=Highlights&1=Enjoy+included+lunch+at+a+world-famous+restaurant&2=Nairobi+National+Park+Tour&3=Take+a+game+drive+in+the+city%E2%80%99s+natural+park"""Nairobi
From $70.00

More General in Kilimanjaro National Park

Training to get to the Top

It's a curious thing that many of the people that you meet on Kili have done little preparation given that many decide on the spur of the moment to 'have a go'. My advice is to do a bit of preparation...
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fishandchips
Dec 10, 2010

The Challenge Ahead

From Kibo hut the Marangu track gets rather steep - near Gilman's point it's very steep! It's both a scary and exciting feeling looking up at the last leg of your journey. Not too far to go but the...
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fishandchips
Dec 10, 2010

Team support

No matter which route you take or what your approach is you will most likely be part of a team as you attempt to reach Kili's peak. I found that my team of 4 worked really well together (2 Kiwi's and...
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fishandchips
Sep 18, 2009

Hitting 5000M

Each step up the mountain was taking me higher than I had ever been before once we had left Mandara Hut. At William's point the 5km mark is hit and this was a real lift for me - going above 5km and...
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fishandchips
Sep 18, 2009

Sunrise at Gilman's Point

I can't express the elation I felt getting here though it was nothing compared with getting to Uhuru Peak. Given 2 night throwing up and not expecting to make it to Kibo Hut I was rather emotional...
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fishandchips
Sep 18, 2009

Pole-Pole

"Pole-Pole" means slowly-slowly! This is the most popular word in Swahili after "Jambo" that you will hear at Kili. The main task of you guides will be to stop you from running or fast walking in...
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Pablos_new
Jul 08, 2008
 
 
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choosing a company

I found that prices varied wildly, we ended up doing the climb with ‘the Africa walking company’ who are affiliated with Africa travel resources. Their service was good although some of the equipment...
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grahamopey
Mar 11, 2008

Kilimanjaro Route Acclimatization

I would recommend that one choose 6 or 7 days to acclimatize instead of the standard 5 days (plus Diamox). I have only taken the standard Marangu Route and it is nice trekking but goes against...
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versoverita
Dec 02, 2006

Hiking to the top of Africa

We had a wonderfully successful climb on Kilimanjaro in August of 2000. If you're coming from the States, DO NOT hire a guide company in the United States. That is, unless you're really rich and you...
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swinny
Aug 25, 2004

How much does it cost?

There is no doubt that does cost to climb a mountain like Kilimanjaro. In the table below I have tried to summarize what I spent on this trip and I have tried to take everything into account...
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Gard
Feb 16, 2004

Prepare yourself - start planning

In early July 2003 I decided that this was something that I wanted to do and from there I moved on to the planning phase. I didn’t know much about the Kilimanjaro trekking to start with but luckily...
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Gard
Feb 16, 2004

Toilets of Kilimanjaro

The toilets along the Machame route are the squatting kinds. Some of the ones on the route were in bad need of being emptied but the ones at the camps were "ok" (if you can use such a word). Remember...
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Gard
Feb 16, 2004

What if you are a vegetarian?

All tour companies that do Kili tours will cater to vegetarian clients, so dont sweat. A typical breakfast consists of whole grain hot porridge, toast with jam, omlettes, sausage links, carrot sticks...
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jackfruit
Feb 03, 2004

Power Plugs for Tanzania

If you are bringing your digicam to Kili, you will most definetly want to charge it completly the night before the start of trek.Tanzania uses 220V 50Hz power supplies. Most digital camera power...
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jackfruit
Jan 30, 2004

Top 5 Kilimanjaro National Park Writers

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jackfruit

"Kilimanjaro - Roof of Africa"
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Bonobo2005

"Highway to Africa's summit"
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fishandchips

"Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro"
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JulesH

"Day by day on Mount Kilimanjaro"
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Gard

"Gard's Kilimanjaro adventure"
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