Mt Kilimanjaro- the highest stand alone, snow capped, dormant volcano, mountain is one of the most magnificent sight’s of Africa. Rising like a phoenix from farmlands on the low slopes, alpine meadows and lush forests and coming up through a lunar landscape of twin summits- Kibo and Mawenzi, this natural wonder, is an international tourist attraction and one of the greatest experiences to witness in the African continent.
Things to know before visit Kilimanjaro
Entry: Australian citizens need to get a visa before reaching Tanzania, which usually takes a day. A valid passport is a mandate for it. For more updated and detailed information, please visit the website...
Electricity: While traveling to Tanzania it is advisable to carry an international power plug adapter as the power sockets being used are type D and G. The standard frequency is 50 Hz and standard voltage is 230 V.
Shopping: Tanzania is world renowned for rare and exquisite gemstone- Tanzanite. You can get them easily at reputed stores like Arusha and Dar e Salaam. You could also indulge in local handicrafts like the traditional basketware in vibrant colors, soapstone carved curios, paintings of tribal folks and huge wooden carvings of animals or cutlery and crockery made out of Ebony. Take back home some local souveniers in the form of beaded jewelry, ornamental gourds and beautifully woven red-checked blankets that the locals wear.
Clothing and Essentials: While traveling to Tanzania its best to travel in lightweight, breathable clothes that can dry fast and comfortable to wear. Include a nice, big hat, sun glasses and sunscreen in your packing checklist as well because temperatures can soar during the day, especially in the national park.