How to Climb Kilimanjaro – Mount Kilimanjaro Guide

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Standing 5,895 meters above sea level, Mt. Kilimanjaro is the highest peak of Africa and highest free-standing Mountain in the world. The mountain is an inactive volcano and is located in the northern Tanzania. It is a popular destination for hikers and mountaineers from all around the world.

Climate

As the mountain is located close to the equator, hence it does not experience weather extremes. Seasons are rather wet and dry. January, February, and September are best months to go hiking. The mountain has five major ecological zones for about 1,000m in altitude. You will find almost all types of ecosystems up on the track, like a rain forest, cultivated land, Arctic summit, etc.

The temperature keeps changing throughout the climb due to changing altitude and the time of day. The temperature of the mountain at its base is almost 27°C to 32°C when you start climbing. But due to high altitude, the mountain creates its own climate hence making it impossible to predict weather up there. Regardless what time of the year you choose to climb, keep prepared for cold and wet nights up at the peak.

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Climbing Huayna Picchu – The Best View of Beautiful Machu Picchu

Everyone has a different taste in different aspects of life. Same is the case with tourism. There are few who love to for a deep water dive, while others may be afraid of water. Many people love hiking, but some may have height phobias. Therefore, while planning a vacation, people choose the places they would enjoy comfortably.

Location

Huayna Picchu is a mountain of a height of about 2,693 meters above sea level, located in Peru in the Cusco Region, Machu Picchu District of Urubamba Province. The Urubamba River bends around this mountain. The mountain rises above the famous Machu Picchu, also known by the name of the Lost City of Incas. While visiting Machu Picchu, Huayna Picchu is one of the best parts. Climb up the mountain to enjoy the incredible sight of the countryside. It gives you clear and magnificent scenes of the area. The mountains are one of the best sites for hikers. Apparently, from far, the mountain looks like an impossible task to climb it without necessary expert tools. But the reality is not that. Though at some point it requires you to use your both hands and feet, it can be climbed even by a person having average fitness level.

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The Himalayas, Trip of a Lifetime

Do you enjoy luxury accommodation, relaxation, and recreation during your vacations in a place with the renowned historical connection? If your answer is yes, then the Himalayas will definitely offer you a perfect combination. This place is charming in a unique way. It is actually one of the best places to visit on earth. It fascinates every visitor. It is best known for its historical, religious and geographical significance.

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Location of the Himalayas.

The Himalayas is found on the northern border of India and it spreads across six Asian countries which are India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bhutan and Kanchenjunga.  

A Perfect Holiday Destination.

If you love nature and you have not visited the Himalayas then you will be surprised when you reach there. Being the most beautiful and yet youngest mountain ranges in the whole world. Formed as the continental plates moved together, it caused these mountains to push up and they continue to grow over time. This is why they are “pointier” type mountains.

Himalayas are also known for a wide diversity of wildlife of bugs and animals. I never understood the diversity until I was having a discussion with someone who was taking care of some bugs at my home. He explained to me that since there is so much new surface area to the Himalayas, there are rapidly evolving insects and animals filling in each new opening niche. Shoutout to the guys who helped with my pest control. Learned a lot about animal diversity and the different ways animals evolve based on their environment from our conversation.

The Himalayan foothills are inhabited by very friendly and hospitable families with a culture and lifestyle that is very rich and diverse. They always welcome trekkers with big smiles.

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Travelling to Swiss Alps Switzerland

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Different people have different choices in life, about everything. Similar is the case when it comes to tourism. Some people like deep sea diving, but other have a water phobia. Some like hiking the mountains while others are afraid of heights. Swiss Alps have various attractions for tourists. The combination of high mountain peaks, beautiful valleys and stunning lakes makes it a place worth visiting. Everyone can find something of their interest in Swiss Alps.

Location

Swiss Alps mountain range is located in the central area of European Alps and covers almost all the Switzerland. At the highest and most dense mountain range in Europe, spread over 192,753 square kilometers. Only 14% of its area is in Switzerland, but due to most of its iconic peaks here, the range is associated with this area. It is one of the three major geographic regions of Switzerland and covers 65% of its area.

Popular Destination

  • Zermatt

The old-fashioned village is a beauty in itself. The tourism here started in the 1860s. The region is best for skiing as well as hiking. The skiing points in winter become the popular hiking spots in summer. Though it is a car-free region you still don’t have to walk all along. It has horse-drawn cabs and electric vehicles used for transportation.

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Traveling Destination – Mount Fuji in Japan

Japan’s highest mountain (3776 meters), located in west Tokyo on the Honshu island, Mount Fuji is the focal point of the wonderful Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park. You can clearly see the view of this mountain on a clear sunny day in Tokyo, surrounded by five lakes. The main characteristic of this mountain that is considered as a national symbol is the symmetrically shaped volcano. If you appreciate the unique natural beauty and you consider yourself as an adventurer you should certainly not miss traveling to Mount Fuji at least once in your life. You will be amazed for sure.

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How to get there?

Before you travel to Fuji you need to research about Fiji and your transport options from Tokyo. Look up what seasons are perfect for exploring Fiji, the routes, and schedules that are the easiest and most practical option.

You should know that before and after the official climbing season, your options for traveling and climbing are minimized. The official climbing season starts in July and ends in August. But every Fuji season has its own beauties worth seeing. Choosing any season will be perfect for a real adventure.   Continue reading “Traveling Destination – Mount Fuji in Japan”

Aoraki/ Mount Cook in New Zealand – A Perfect Holiday Destination

Are you looking for the most adventurous trekking and expedition destination in the world? Definitely, Mount Cook (Aoraki in Maori) will be the best fit for you. It is the most striking and dramatic place you will ever visit in New Zealand. This is a place best known for its fantastic hiking opportunities that reward its viewers with amazing sights and suitable for people of all ages. Mt Cook is the highest in the country yet the easiest to access.

The Uniqueness of Aoraki

In case you are out for adventure and grandeur then Mount Cook can be the best place to visit. It is a heavenly beauty. It’s spectacular surrounding the area of lowlands with flower fields and greenery base which provide amity, tranquillity, peace, and solitude for anyone touring this mountain. Actually years back it was declared the world’s most stunning Heritage Park. It is well renowned for its clear and starry nights.

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