Hidden Hiking: Tanzania

Howdy! Let’s talk about Tanzania and hiking!

Tanzania is a land of opportunity for outdoor enthusiasts and adventurers. With its diverse landscape and topography, the country boasts a wide variety of hiking trails for all levels of ability.

Whether you’re a seasoned hiker looking for a challenge, or a beginner wanting to take in the sights, Tanzania has something for everyone.

Here are our top 5 places to hike in Tanzania:

1. Mount Kilimanjaro

One of the most popular tourist attractions in Tanzania, Mount Kilimanjaro is also one of the most challenging hikes in the world. Standing at 5,895 metres tall, the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest point in Africa. The trail to the top is gruelling, but the views from the summit are more than worth the effort.

2. Ngorongoro Crater

The Ngorongoro Crater is another popular tourist destination in Tanzania. The crater is the world’s largest unbroken caldera, and is home to an abundance of wildlife, including lions, elephants and rhinos. The hiking trails around the crater offer breathtaking views of the crater floor, as well as the opportunity to spot some of the resident wildlife.

3. Olduvai Gorge

The Olduvai Gorge is a must-see for any history buff. The gorge is one of the most important archaeological sites in the world, and is the location of some of the earliest human remains ever found. The hiking trails through the gorge offer stunning views of the surrounding landscape, as well as the opportunity to learn about the history of the area.

4. Serengeti National Park

The Serengeti National Park is one of the most famous national parks in the world, and is home to an abundance of wildlife, including leopards, elephants and buffalo. The park also has a variety of hiking trails, ranging from easy walks to more strenuous hikes. Regardless of your fitness level, the Serengeti is a must-see for any nature lover.

5. Usambara Mountains

The Usambara Mountains are a picturesque mountain range located in northeastern Tanzania. The mountains are home to a variety of hiking trails, as well as several waterfalls and scenic viewpoints. The Usambaras are the perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle of city life and enjoy the beauty of nature.

Whether you’re looking for a challenging hike or a leisurely walk, Tanzania has something for everyone. So get out there and explore all that this beautiful country has to offer!

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