The Kilimanjaro National Park in Tanzania is close to the town of Moshi, and it is readily reachable by air or by road via Arusha. 650 square kilometers are its maximum size, and Tanzania National Parks Authority now oversees its management (TANAPA). Along with the annual adventurous climbing expeditions, Mount Kilimanjaro National Park also makes for a fantastic area to see wildlife and is home to a variety of creatures. The Cape Buffalo is one of several animal species that may be found in the Kilimanjaro National Park, which is home to a variety of habitats including grasslands, moorland, and montane forests.

The Park Location:

Mountain Kilimanjaro National Park is located in Tanzania. Situated 190 miles into the southern hemisphere in the Kilimanjaro region, Tanzania.  It covers an area of 1,688 square kilometers and is bordered by the city of Moshi. Located subsequent to the northern border to Kenya, Mountain Kilimanjaro is included among the 7 Natural Wonders of Africa and was gazzeted as a UNESCO World Heritage site.  The national park encompasses Africa’s tallest mountain. Famously known as the mountain of light, with it’s highest park at 5895 metres which is the highest point in the entire Africa.  The park has five distinct zones including the artic zone which is filled with snow raging between the attitudes above 5000m

Tour Activities to do at Kilimanjaro National Park:

The park offers views of Mount Kilimanjaro, Chala Crater Lake, Kibo Peaks, Shira Plateau, Olpopongi, and other stunning natural features. The most common tourist activity in the park is mountain climbing and this is our forte as Kuhe Tours, a tour operator guiding tourists to the summit of this gigantic mountain. Visitors may go on nature treks, view mammals and birds, go hiking or camping, or meet the Maasai tribe. Here are a few safari activities you may enjoy in Tanzania, particularly in Kilimanjaro National Park.

Best time to Visit the Park:

The best time to visit the western Kilimanjaro park plains on your northern safari of Tanzania with Kuhe Tours will vary according to your interests. Because of the vulnerability of the Amboseli ecosystem to changes in rainfall and temperature and of the varied climate zones as you ascend Kilimanjaro, there is a great variation in conditions, not only from month to month but from area to area.

In general, animals are easier to spot when foliage is sparse and dry from July to October, especially in the vicinity of the camps, where there are often attractive waterholes. There is minimal rainfall, low humidity, mosquitoes are not generally a problem, and if you feel chilly in the morning or at night, there is always a cheerful campfire or a welcome hot-water bottle and plenty of blankets. Bring long trousers and a light fleece for an early trip to Kilimanjaro or an evening drive.

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