Over 300 Tanzanians to climb Africa’s highest mountain to mark 60th Independence Anniversary

Greater than 300 Tanzanians are set to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain, as a part of celebrations to mark the east African nation’s 60th Independence Anniversary on Dec. 9, a minister stated on Sunday.

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Mount Kilimanjaro, one in every of Tanzania’s main vacationer locations, is about 5,895 meters above sea stage, with roughly 50,000 trekkers from the world over making an attempt to achieve the summit of the mountain yearly.

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Damas Ndumbaro, the Minister for Pure Assets and Tourism, stated up to now 121 climbers have already registered for the historic expedition themed: The Kilimanjaro Climb Marketing campaign. Tanzania gained independence on Dec. 9, 1961.

Ndumbaro instructed a press convention in Tanzania’s safari capital Arusha that the climb has been collectively organized by the federal government and a personal tour operator referred to as Zara Excursions based mostly in Moshi, on the foot of the mountain.

 

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