ABOUT MOUNTAINS IN EAST AFRICA
Choosing an African safari experiences is great and the beaches are diverse and dramatic. But African Mountain climbing adventures don’t just have to be about 4X4 game drives or lazy strolls on cotton-soft sands by crystal blue waters.
If you’re looking to soak up Africa’s breathtaking scenery, and have an eye for adventure, then there’s only one place to be: at the top.
From the snow-capped peak of Kilimanjaro and the Rwenzori Mountains, through the forest-clothed slopes of Mount Kenya, East Africa’s magnificent rooftops offer glorious views and a wide range of trekking experiences that appeal to all kinds of climbers, from hardcore mountaineers to weekend warriors and families.
About Mt. Rwenzori
The fabled “Mountains of the Moon” in Rwenzori Mountains National Park, one of Uganda’s UNESCO heritage sites lie in Western Uganda along the Congolese border where the snow-covered equatorial peaks rise to a height of 5,109m and the lower slopes are blanketed in moorland and rich Montana forest.
About Mt. Kenya
Mountain Kenya is the second highest mountain in Africa and is found on the eastern province of the country. The mountain has three peaks with the highest being the Batian peak 5119m, Nelion peak 5188 m and Lenana peak 4985 meters. There are different routes that lead to the mountain and all these reward you with the glacier top at the top of the mountain.
Located in Tanzania, East Africa, Mt. Kilimanjaro is the highest free standing mountain in the world and one of the Seven Summits prized by climbers. It stands 19,341 feet tall (5,895 meters), and has 3 volcanic cones as peaks: Kibo, Mawenzi, and Shira.