KILIMANJARO: "As wide as all the world, great, high and unbelievably white in the sun was the square top of Mount Kilimanjaro", wrote Ernest Hemingway. The tallest mountain in Africa (5895 meters). The National Park itself only includes the mountain area above 8,860 feet that make up the moor and highland areas, the Shira Plateau and the two peaks of Kibo (the "summit") and Mawenzi (16,894 feet). loction: 3.07S, 37.35E.The area below the Park is, however, gazetted as forest and game reserve; five main vegetation zones rise from the lower slopes in succession, each getting colder and dryer with correspondingly fewer fauna populations. There are five routes to the summit .
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