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The mysticism long associated with Mount Kilimanjaro can be attributed to some of the most breath taking views as its peaks drive up from lush green foothills of Tanzania, past the clouds, into the radiant and unparalleled equatorial sun. Only three degrees south of the equator, Mount Kilimanjaro is made up of three volcanic cones Mawensi, Shira, and Kibo. All of the volcanoes are extinct except for Kibo which is active dormant and still emits heavy smells of sulfur. Although Kilimanjaro does not have the highest elevation in the world, it claims the title of highest free standing mountain, reaching over 19,340 feet at its highest point Uhuru Peak on Kibo volcano. One of the other appealing aspects of conquering this climb is that to ...

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In the story of life, there is nothing as riveting as the great migration of the 1.5 million wildebeest as they cross the sprawling plains of the Serengeti. As the great migration heads north through Tanzania's Serengeti National Park, and ultimately east into Kenya's Masai Mara in search of greener pastures, the journey is not made without sacrifice. The Wildebeest are so in tune with the seasons and their dependency on water, that they will travel up to 30 miles away for thunderstorms they hear. Hunted continuously over the eight-month pilgrimage, the best time to view the dramatic climax of the great wildebeest migration is between June through August as they cross the final challenge in their trek: the Grumeti River. Some wildebeest cross the ...

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Tanzania is a fortunate country, home to some of the most scenic national parks anywhere in the world. There is the awesome Serengeti National Park, the Ngorongoro Crater, Ruaha National Park, Lake Manyara National Park, and the Tarangire National Park just to name a few. Indeed, they are all fantastic places to visit, but there is one place that should rank among these top spots that is sadly is often neglected, and that is Chumbe Island Coral Park. Most tourists tend to miss out on the fact that Tanzania has a huge coastline. Only a handful of all tourists will begin or end their journey by visiting the Zanzibar Archipelago, and the three incredibly stunning islands of Tanzania – Zanzibar, Pemba and Mafia. But go ...

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Tanzania, United Republic of

Area: 945,087.00 km2
Population: 36,766,356
Capital: Dar es Salaam

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