Kilimanjaro National Park
Kilimanjaro National Park is a Tanzanian national park, located 300 kilometers (190 mi) south of the equator and in Kilimanjaro Region, Tanzania. The park is located near the city of Moshi. The park includes the whole of Mount Kilimanjaro above the tree line and the surrounding montane forest belt above 1,820 meters (5,970 ft). It covers an area of 1,688 square kilometers (652 sq mi), 2°50’–3°10’S latitude, 37°10’–37°40’E longitude. The park is administered by the Tanzania National Parks Authority (TANAPA) Rising above the plains and forests of Tanzania is the “Roof of Africa,” Mount Kilimanjaro. At 19,336 feet, this snow-capped peak is Africa’s highest mountain and also the world’s tallest walk-able mountain. Reaching the summit is an incredible journey in which you ascend through five different ecological zones.