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Mt Kilimanjaro Facts Infographic - Latest Data
Did you know that #Kilimanjaro #climbers add over 50 million USD to the Tanzanian economy but porters are paid $5 per day? They carry up to 20 kg of climbers' staff on their heads all the way to the summit and back. Learn the most important facts about Kilimanjaro from our latest infographic.
How to Explore Stone Town, Zanzibar
Stone Town is a £UNESCO World Heritage Site and is considered to be the gateway town to #Zanzibar. Characterised by its labyrinth of stone alleyways, #ancient #architecture and massive beautifully carved wooden doors, Stone Town is one of the last remaining authentic cities in #Africa.
Diving Zanzibar: Whale Sharks, Shipwrecks and Best Beaches
Although the #Zanzibar Archipelago is known for its spices and pristine #beaches, some of its most epic #adventures take place #underwater. From exploring forgotten #shipwrecks to #swimming with #manatees, rays, #whalesharks, #turtles and friendly #dolphins, #diving in Zanzibar is an experience of a lifetime.
Zanzibar Beach - Tropical Perfection
A #Zanzibar #beach #holiday means various things: a leisurely day #sunbathing on the warm white sand resembling heavenly dust, dozens of amazing water-related activities like #diving, #snorkelling, kite surfing in pristine sparkling waters, dancing the night away in a beach bar by the Indian Ocean with a #tropical cocktail or two, or just floating above gorgeous #coral #reefs. How do you choose the right Zanzibar #resort for your perfect beach getaway? Let’s see which one is right for you.
Zanzibar Food - Flavours of the Middle East, Tropics and Africa
Flavoured with its array of homegrown spices such as cloves, vanilla, saffron, cinnamon, nutmeg and black pepper Zanzibar is nicknamed the Spice Island. Thanks to the abundant spices readily available on the island, the cuisine is laden with unique and exotic flavours. Coupled with this, the mix of Indian, Arabic, Swahili and European cultures makes for some mouthwatering dishes.
Serengeti - Ultimate Safari Guide
Famous for the Great Wildebeest Migration, the Serengeti National Park is the jewel in Tanzania’s crown. With around 1.5 million wildebeest and thousands of other grazing animals following the rains on the endless Serengeti plains, and being chased by thousands of lions, cheetahs, leopards, wild dogs and hyenas, an action-packed safari is guaranteed.
Tanzania Safari - Ultimate Guide
In Tanzania Safari Guide: North (classic safari): Serengeti, Ngorogoro Crater, Lake Manyara, Tarangire, South (less touristy): Selous Game Reserve, Ruaha West (chimp trekking): Mahale Mountains, Gombe, Katavi Important: Safari packing list, Best time to visit, Vaccination requirements, Safari safety Accommodation: Tanzania hotels, Serengeti hotels, Ngorongoro Crater lodge Activities: Wildebeest migration, Bballoon safari, Horse riding safari, Helicopter safari, Chimpanzee trekking
How Do Discover Zanzibar
Zanzibar, aka Spice Island, is a tropical island 35km off the coast of #Tanzania in East #Africa. Still a hidden-gem beach destination, it’s famous for its rich culture, history, spices and marine life, offering unforgetable #underwater #adventures. There are a dozen small islands. Roughly 180,000 tourists visit them annually to #dive, #snorkel and explore the bright blue waters of this untouched paradise. Zanzibar is easy to reach from the mainland and is extremely #safe for tourists.
Gorilla Trekking – Ultimate Guide for Gorilla Treks in Rwanda and Uganda
If you’re looking for a complete gorilla trekking guide, we’ve got you covered. Gorilla trekking is one of the most popular African safaris. It doesn’t hurt that getting to them is also a breathtaking adventure. From the stunning Virunga Mountains to the ethereal butterflies in the morning mist, Gorilla trekking in Africa is an unforgettable […] The post Gorilla Trekking – Ultimate Guide for Gorilla Treks in Rwanda and Uganda appeared first on Mountain IQ.
Alternative Treks To Machu Picchu: Defy The Norm
There are many routes to Machu Picchu that retain their appeal to visitors each year. If you want to avoid following the crowd, we have devised a list of alternative treks to Machu Picchu. The most popular of the treks is the Inca Trail – the only one taking you directly to the Inca ruin. […] The post Alternative Treks To Machu Picchu: Defy The Norm appeared first on Mountain IQ.
Training For Kilimanjaro – How To Make Your Own Summit Success Story!
Kilimanjaro is the world’s highest freestanding mountain. It attracts around 30,000 hikers each year. Apart from being Africa’s tallest mountain, the impressive peak has three volcanic cones – one of which is still active, although the last activity was recorded 200 years ago. The mountain is unique as almost every single ecosystem is found on […] The post Training For Kilimanjaro – How To Make Your Own Summit Success Story! appeared first on Mountain IQ.
Chile Launches A New Epic Patagonia Route
Chile has recently launched a brand-new hiking trail in the gorgeous, but rugged Patagonian Mountains. This 1,700-mile trail encompasses three existing hiking trails, extending from Puerto Montt to Cape Horn. The linking of the Southern Way Route, the Patagonian Channels Route and the End of the World Route, was only made possible due to the […] The post Chile Launches A New Epic Patagonia Route appeared first on Mountain IQ.
Hiking In Spain – 5 Epic Trails (With Pictures)
Spain provides some of the best hiking trails in the world with its varied landscapes, mountain ranges and well-maintained trails. Whether you are a highly skilled hiker or just looking for a new experience, there is definitely a beautiful trail to be experienced in Spain. For the best hikes in Europe, including France, Germany, Swiss […] The post Hiking In Spain – 5 Epic Trails (With Pictures) appeared first on Mountain IQ.
Hiking In Ireland – Your Guide To The Best Trails
Ireland is known for its varied landscapes and stunning natural beauty, which draws hikers from all over the world. It is important to note that Ireland is divided into Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. Keep this in mind when planning your trip as these are two separate countries. We’ve put together a list […] The post Hiking In Ireland – Your Guide To The Best Trails appeared first on Mountain IQ.
Ice Age Trail Hike – 12 Frequently Asked Questions (Expert Guide)
The Ice Age Trail, or IAT, is one of 11 National Scenic Trails in the U.S. This is the same prestigious group that includes the country's famous Appalachian and Pacific Crest Trails. The IAT traces the terminal moraine of North America's last glaciation and lies entirely in the state of Wisconsin, known for having some […] The post Ice Age Trail Hike – 12 Frequently Asked Questions (Expert Guide) appeared first on Mountain IQ.
Hiking In Alaska – Top 7 Hiking Trails (Expert Guide)
Alaska is any nature lover’s paradise as it is a vast and beautiful wilderness filled with mountains, forests and wildlife. Hiking in Alaska is the perfect way to experience the sheer natural beauty of the state. There are many hiking trails to choose from including guided tours, solo adventures and trails ranging from very to very difficult. Here are the top trails and #hiking spots in #Alaska that you should explore on your next hiking #adventure! # hike #USA #explore #wanderlust #outdoors
Hiking In Croatia – Expert Guide To The Top 7 Trails
Nothing is too far away in #Croatia. With five national parks and two UNESCO World Heritage Sites all in close range, you could hike them all in a week! Whether you love mountain hikes, coastline trails, forest paths or stunning waterfall hikes, Croatia has it all! There is an abundance of hiking trails in this #European country and its absolute paradise for outdoor enthusiasts. #explore #hiking #hike #wanderlust #outdoors #travel #adventure
Hiking In Finland – 7 Best Hiking Trails To Explore
Finland is a country of forests! This #European country has fauna that is exceptionally diverse and there is an abundance of incredible birdlife. It is also teeming with wildlife like bears and reindeer. There are so many reasons to go hiking in this beautiful country. Hiking in #Finland is an unforgettable experience. #explore #hiking #hike #wanderlust #outdoors #travel #adventure
Best Hikes In New Mexico – Expert Guide To The Top 8 Trails
New Mexico is also known as the Land of Enchantment, and it’s easy to see why! This beautiful country is home to 6 out of the 7 world life zones, making it one of the most diverse places on Earth. From mountains and pure white sand dunes to tranquil alpine lakes and lush forest, you just can’t go wrong! So here are the best hikes that New Mexico has to offer. #hike #hiking #trek #trekking #outdoors #explore #adventure #wanderlust #travel #newmexico #USA
Hiking in Jordan – Top 6 Hiking Trails (Expert Guide)
Jordan in the #MiddleEast is defined by its dramatic desert landscapes and sweeping canyons and is known for its historical sites, such as the city of Petra. Jordan is considered a safe country for tourists, and the people of #Jordan are among some of the most friendly and hospitable people in the world. With so much to offer it really should be on any outdoor adventurers’ bucket list! #explore #hiking #hike #wanderlust #outdoors #travel #petra #adventure
Hiking in Canada – 8 Best Hiking Trails (Expert Guide)
Canada is the perfect destination for outdoor adventurers and nature lovers! Situated in #NorthernAmerica, this country has an abundance of spectacular landscapes to explore and hiking trails that offer a truly immersive wilderness experience. Hiking enthusiasts from around the globe head to #Canada to experience the natural beauty of its landscapes, mountain ranges, and stunning lakes. #explore #hiking #hike #wanderlust #outdoors #travel #rockymountains #adventure #banff
Hiking In Greece – Top 7 Hiking Trails (Expert Guide)
Greece is a hiker’s dream destination. Hills and mountains span across 80 percent of this beautiful European country - resulting in numerous epic treks and hikes. #Hiking in Greece is also a fascinating cultural and historical experience. If you’re interested in breathtaking ocean views, stunning mountain scenery and learning about the history of Greece, then what are you waiting for? Here are the best hikes in #Greece! #explore #outdoors #hike #trek #Europe #wanderlust #travel #adventure
Best Hikes In Iceland – An Expert Guide To The Top 9 Trails
Iceland is home to some of the most incredible hiking trails and scenery in the world! This Nordic island in Europe is known for its dramatic landscapes complete with volcanoes, geysers, steamy hot springs, waterfalls and lava fields. The hiking trails through these landscapes are simply enchanting. Have you ever wondered what it would be like […] The post Best Hikes In Iceland – An Expert Guide To The Top 9 Trails appeared first on Mountain IQ.
Hiking In Mexico – 9 Top Trails For Hiking Enthusiasts
South America is home to some of the worlds best hiking trails and in Mexico you'll find epic mountain and forest trails to explore, and even impressive volcanoes to climb. If you're going to Mexico to experience the rich culture and delicious food, then why not take a journey through the remarkable landscapes it has to […] The post Hiking In Mexico – 9 Top Trails For Hiking Enthusiasts appeared first on Mountain IQ.
Hiking In South Africa – Your Guide To The Top 7 Hiking Trails
While most travelers visit South Africa for its safaris and diverse wildlife, the country is actually full of epic #hiking trails that showcase the natural beauty of the land. From ocean views and lush forests to dry Karoo and indigenous fynbos, hiking in South Africa offers an unforgettable experience. This country should definitely be on your hiking bucket list! Here are the best places to go hiking and the top trails to #explore in South Africa.#hike #outdoors #wanderlust #travel #SouthAfrica