Friday, January 17, 2014

Have you missed Hiking..

Get ready.....we will hike Mt Kilimanjaro, ranges at a cool cost of USD 1790                                    (Discount on groups 5+)

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Saturday, January 11, 2014

When is the best time to Schedule a Kilimanjaro Hike?

This is a question we get a lot at Eco-Africa. Reason being, visitors want to know what to expect and the timing of your trip is something that will help you set those expectations. Seasoned travelers are planners by nature. They need to know not only when to plan a trip, but how to customize that plan so that they get the most out of their experience.

If you’re wondering when to take a Kilimanjaro hike, the answer depends on two things:

           i           Your level of experience as a climber
          ii          Your personal preferences

Knowing a few basic facts about the region can help you set some parameters before you schedule your trip.

Save the Date: Deciding when to Hike Kilimanjaro

Your first step is simple: check the calendar. Due to Tanzania’s proximity to the equator, we have distinct weather patterns that don’t follow the seasonal schedule you’re probably used to. Our weather breaks down like this:

Dry season
Long rainy season
Short rainy season

The climate stays relatively temperate; however, the level and duration of the rain can be a safety issue, especially for inexperienced trekkers.
The best months for novice climbers to choose from are August, September, or October. These are the months when precipitation is at its lowest and the weather is nicest. That being said, it is also the busiest season to plan a Kilimanjaro hike. If you don’t like crowds, get some easier climbs and sufficient training under your belt before you visit Tanzania. That way, you can handle a more difficult hike in moderate weather conditions with a smaller climbing party.

Experienced climbers know that your safety risk increases when the weather is less than desirable. Conditions that result in snow, cold, mud, and rain decrease accessibility as well as visibility on the mountain paths. Porters can help you complete a Kilimanjaro hike successfully, but the combination of their knowledge and your track record will help you reach the summit safely.

Peak Dates: Learning the Value of Scheduling in Advance
Typically, only the most experienced climbers make the trek during the rainy seasons. The first one occurs in November and December. The longer rainy season hits in March, April, and May. Of course, every schedule needs to allow for some flexibility.
Certain features of the mountain and community events will draw a crowd no matter what time of year it is. These include:

A trek to see the summit icecaps (If you have your heart set on seeing the summit icecaps, go sooner rather than later. Environmental experts predict that the icecaps will disappear by 2050 due to ongoing climate change)

Hiking Kilimanjaro by the light of the full moon

Charity events sponsored by the local community

The type of trek you choose
Dates for these specific activities are available at least two years in advance. Climbs are usually 6 to 7 days long.

Contact Eco-Africa for complete details and additional trip planning information

Did you know that Tanzania is home to 3 of the 7 Natural Wonders of Africa?

From the endless plains of the Serengeti to 'Africa's Garden of Eden' (Ngorongoro Crater) to the tallest mountain in Africa (Mount Kilimanjaro), Eco-Africa offers tours of these Wonders


Friday, January 10, 2014

Once Upon a time, God placed the world’s choicest things in Africa

The wonders of the world, national Parks, wildlife, cultural heritage, great people, historic sites, accommodation facilities, scenic attractions, destinations, entertainment spots in Africa! At Eco-Africa, we know these places! 

We ensure that our services meet your expectations, and always remember to throw in a surprise or two. 
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