By ~ Lindo Travel | Wednesday 28th, August, 2019

Planning a Climb to Mount Kilimanjaro trip in Tanzania

Planning a Climb to Mount Kilimanjaro trip in Tanzania

Planning a Kilimanjaro climb with Lindo Travel is easy, prepare earlier the necessary gears for your Mount Kilimanjaro climbing adventure. Bring those items that are not optional but essential for your comfort and safety and enjoyable climbing.

Physical Preparations

It is important that your body is adequately prepared for the physical challenges o...

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By ~ Lindo Travel | Friday 19th, July, 2019

How to Organize the Best Tanzania Family Safari Holiday

A Tanzania safari is a delight for all ages, and as such is an ideal family holiday. The excitement of the adventure is truly shared, allowing parents, grandparents, and children to treasure memories forever after. Every Tanzania safari is so different; each wildlife moment is so distinct, that even old-timers cannot claim to have seen it all before.

We've created many fabulous Tanzania family holidays - however, carefu...

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By ~ Lindo Travel | Tuesday 21st, May, 2019

Ban of Plastic Bags in Tanzania

Lindo Travel would like to notify all travelers planning to visit Tanzania that, the Government of Tanzania has made an official announcement that, from 1st June 2019 all plastic carrier bags, regardless of their thickness will be prohibited from being imported, exported, manufactured, sold, stored, supplied and used on mainland Tanzania.

However, plastic or plastic packing for medical services, industrial products, con...

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By ~ Lindo Travel | Friday 12th, April, 2019

Trekking Mount Kilimanjaro Information

Trekking Mount Kilimanjaro Important Information

Since its official opening in 1977, Kilimanjaro National Park has become one of Tanzania’s most visited parks. Unlike the other northern parks, this isn’t for the wildlife-although wildlife is there. Rather, it’s to gaze in awe at a mountain on the equator capped with snow and to take advantage of the chance to climb to the top of Africa.

 

At the he...

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By ~ Lindo Travel | Thursday 4th, April, 2019

Know The Chagga Tribe, Native To The Slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro

The Chagga people are found in the northern part of Tanzania, they live around the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro. The Chagga are also called Chaga, Wachaga (in plural). Their relative wealth comes from not only the favorable climate of the area but also on hard working in the farms through the successful agricultural practices which include extensive irrigation systems and continuous fertilization practiced for thousands of year...

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By ~ Lindo Travel | Monday 1st, April, 2019

The tallest tree in Africa is found in Mount Kilimanjaro - Tanzania

Did you know that the tallest tree in Africa, as well as the 6th tallest tree in the world, is found inside Mount Kilimanjaro national park? Where Kilimanjaro national park is one among the 16 national parks that are in Tanzania which is under TANAPA (Tanzania National Parks) It has the height of 81.5 meters and age between 500 to 600 years. It's one of the tourist attraction found in Mount Kilimanjaro. We hope that KINAPA wi...

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By ~ Lindo Travel | Wednesday 27th, March, 2019

Pemba Island

Located about 80km from Zanzibar Island, about the same distance directly east of Tanga on the Tanzanian mainland. With its hilly landscape, its highest point is less than 100 meters above sea level, by size Pemba is smaller than Unguja.

Arab sailors once named Pemba as 'El Huthera', meaning the Green, due to her dense and lush vegetation. There are more natural forests and plantations than on Zanzibar Island, and Pemba ...

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By ~ Lindo Travel | Tuesday 26th, March, 2019

Amani natural reserve

Amani is the largest forested block within the East Usambara Mountains whereby it occupies the southern edge of these mountains. The Amani Natural Reserve consists of tall luxurious submontane forests, deciduous to semi-deciduous lowland forests and unique varieties of fauna species. With an Area of 83.8-kilometer square, Amani is located in Tanga region and it falls within Muheza and Korogwe districts. 
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By ~ Lindo Travel | Wednesday 20th, March, 2019

Ecology zones of Mt Kilimanjaro

Mount Kilimanjaro is made up of five distinct climate zones. Which are; Cultivation, Forest, Moorland, Alpine Desert and arctic climate zones. Beneath we will look at each zone and its uniqueness. You will read through all of these zones on your ascent of the tallest mountain in Africa. 
CULTIVATED ZONE 
It also recognized as the bushland zone where it is the lowest zone on the foothills of...

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By ~ Lindo Travel | Tuesday 19th, March, 2019

Short walk on the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro

Ndoro waterfall is situated in the foothills of Kilimanjaro Mountain. The water source of this river comes directly from the glacier on top of Kilimanjaro. Impressive, green areas where most fantastic trees and exotic plants grow. About 40-minutes drive from Moshi town to Marangu, while on the way you will have a very nice view of Mount Kilimanjaro if the sky is clear enough to see.

Marangu ward is a beautiful countrysid...

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By ~ Lindo Travel | Thursday 14th, March, 2019

The Glacier on Mount Kilimanjaro

When you look at Kilimanjaro Glacier at first, it would look like nothing more than a big smooth pile of slightly boring ice, on the second sight, they are eye catching and very attractive. So far there is much more to Kilimanjaro glaciers than just seeing it, for these basilicas of shiny blue-white ice, are dynamic geneses of climatic history and where they could also be provided that with an omen for an imminent natural disa...

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By ~ Lindo Travel | Tuesday 12th, March, 2019

Mawenzi Technical Climbing

If you are an adventurer on mountain climbing, then probably this is one of your best places to visit in this third tallest peaks in Africa. Mawenzi is the second-highest peak on Kilimanjaro seen from Kibo, Mawenzi looks less like a crater than a single lump of rough, rocky emerging from the Saddle.   

This is mere because its western side also happens to be it is highest and hides everything behind it. Mawenz...

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By ~ Lindo Travel | Thursday 7th, March, 2019

Tarangire national park home of african elephants

Herds of up to 300 elephants scratch the dry river bed for underground streams, while migratory wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, impala, gazelle, hartebeest and eland crowd the shrinking lagoons. It’s the greatest concentration of wildlife outside the Serengeti ecosystem a smorgasbord for predators and the one place in Tanzania where dry country antelope such as the stately fringe-eared Oryx and peculiar long-necked gerenuk are reg...

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By ~ Lindo Travel | Tuesday 5th, March, 2019

A reason to go on a Tanzania Safari with us Lindo Travel & Tours

Tanzania is the most exciting tourist destination in the world. This is the land of the highest volcanic free-standing mountain (Kilimanjaro). It is also the home of the biggest Caldera in the world, with a most significant diversity of large African mammals and bird inside (Ngorongoro Crater). Tanzania is also the land of the spectacular plains of Serengeti, the famous area for the great Wildebeest migration. Tanzania’s coast...

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By ~ Lindo Travel | Tuesday 5th, March, 2019

Ernest Hemingway's First Site of Mount Kilimanjaro

...as wide as the whole world, great, high, and unbelievably white in the sun, was the square top of Kilimanjaro.... ( Ernest Hemmingway ), The Snows of Kilimanjaro

Mt Kilimanjaro is a dormant volcano located in the Kilimanjaro National Park in the north of Tanzania and consists of three cones namely Kibo, Mawenzi, and Shira. The Uhuru peak on the Kibo-rim is at 5895m a.m.s.l. Africa’s highest point and also marks...

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