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Tourism in Tanzania

Tanzania is one of the most interesting countries of the world in terms of ecology. It has 16 National Parks, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, 38 Game Reserves, 43 Game Controlled Areas. The secured area covers 233 300 sq. km, which is 28% of Tanzania’s total land area.

Climbing Kilimanjaro: Lemosho Route

Lemosho Route is one of the new itineraries for climbing mount Kilimanjaro. Until quite recently there were only two routes, namely the Machame Route and the Marangu Route.

Tarangire National Park in Tanzania

Tarangire National Park is located on the North of Tanzania not very far from the southeast of Lake Manyara, occupying 2850 sq km (110 sq miles). The park got its name from River Tarangire which crosses the park through. In dry seasons it is the only freshwater source for many wild animals.

Kilimanjaro by the Machame Route

There are 6 standard authorized TANAPA routes for Kilimanjaro climbing and one special route for the descent. These are two tourist routes Machame and Marangu and the camping routes Lemosho, Shire, Umbwe and Rongai.

Marangu Route

Since the time of the first conquest of Kilimanjaro in 1889 a number of routes of various levels of complexity were paved: semi-wild and well-equipped, for beginners and more skillful climbers, as well as such that don’t require additional time for altitude acclimatization.

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