Mountains


Tanzania is home to several mountains, which attracts adventurers and mountaineers from around the world, especially Mount Kilimanjaro which needs little introduction.Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa and the world’s largest free standing mountain. A part from the iconic mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania has other mountains that attract climbers such Mount Meru, Usambara mountains and Oldonyo Lengai.Mount Lengai is unique in that it produces natrocarbonate lava, a unique occurrence of volcanic carbonatite.Oldonyo Lengai also has immense ecological, geological and cultural value. This is where the proud and colourful tribe of Maasai offer their God, Enkai sacrifices to appease Him especially when the rains fail.

Tanzania as a country receives unprecedented amounts of foreign tourists, thanks to the mount Kilimanjaro, mount Meru and mount Oldonyo Lengai. The three mountains are a magnet especially for those who want more of a challenge, or more excitement to colour their adventure vacation. Mountain climbing is one of the greatest outdoor adventure vacations for those people who love to be at the top of the world.

The thrill and challenge of climbing either mountain Kilimanjaro, Mount Meru or Mount Oldonyo Lengai is sure to test your limits, and to provide you with some fantastic views of whatever country you decide to visit and explore. If you want a place to stop during your ascent, you can plan mountain climbs that visit mountain villages. Mountain climbing will give you the thrills and the challenge you are looking for.

The no experience like the challenge of getting to the top of a high mountain such as Kilimanjaro. This will push you as climbers to your limits. But reaching on top of a high peak results in a adrenaline boost. No matter your level of Skill Big Expeditions as Mountain Climbing and Safari trip specialist, will make your dreams of conquering the highest peaks in Tanzania become a reality. Give us a call or drop an e-mail and will offer advise on how to organize a great adventure vacation for you.