Trekking and Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

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There'd be no epic adventure travel in Tanzania without Trekking and climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, the tallest mountain in Africa. There are several routes by which to reach Kibo, or Uhuru Peak, the highest summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, namely, Marangu, Rongai, Lemosho, Shira, Umbwe and Machame.

Being one of the most popular mountains in the world, roughly 50,000 trekkers and climbers every year try to reach the summit of Mt Kilimanjaro. According to research published by the Climb Kilimanjaro Guide, the average summit success rate across all climbers and routes is 65%. 

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Videos: Trekking in Region of Man, Côte d’Ivoire

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Man is a city situated in western Côte d'Ivoire. Man is part of Montagnes District and is an important market town lying between mountains, including Mount Toura and Mount Tonkoui (the two highest in Côte d'Ivoire), and La Dent de Man (the tooth of Man). 

The main attractions around Man are La Cascade waterfall, a large rocky outcrop which overlooks the town known as the La Dent de Man, and the monkey forest. La Cascade waterfall is situated at the west side of the town, and is surrounded by a bamboo forest, which is the habitat of many colorful dragonflies and a wide variety of butterflies. The monkey forest is a wooded area in which monkeys live; for a small fee tourists can persuade local residents to call the monkeys out of their forest habitat.

Since few years, Man and its region have become a more popular destination for hikers and rock climbers, according to Lonely Planet. This is another reason why we consider Côte d'Ivoire is an emerging destination for adventure travels activities in Africa. We present a video of five British climbers who visited this region for rock climbing in January 2019.

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Climbing Mount Kenya

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Mount Kenya is the highest mountain in Kenya and the second-highest in Africa, after Kilimanjaro. Mount Kenya is a stratovolcano created approximately 3 million years after the opening of the East African rift. Before glaciation, it was 7,000 m high. It was covered by an ice cap for thousands of years. This has resulted in very eroded slopes and numerous valleys radiating from the centre. There are currently 11 small glaciers. The forested slopes are an important source of water for much of Kenya. It has 3 peaks of differing difficulty in regards to mountineering. Have a great inspiration for an epic journey by challenging Mount Kenya.

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