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Mount Kenya safari
and discover Africa 's second highest
mountain. With a summit covered in snow and
ice it's difficult to imagine that it's
situated astride the equator!
Mount Kenya also has a fair splattering of
wildlife, particularly on the lower slopes of
the mountain. You can expect to see elephant,
rhino, buffalo leopard, bushbuck, several
species of duiker, giant forest hog, and
colobus and Sykes monkeys. There is also
prolific birdlife around the mountain, ranging
from huge eagles to multicoloued sunbirds.
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on a Kilimanjaro Safari and visit the
world's largest free standing mountain - measuring
in at a whopping 5000 metres. Those who have been
on safari to Kilimanjaro can really say they have
stood on the Roof of Africa!
According to legend, the first person to ascend
Kilimanjaro was King Menelik 1, the son of King
Solomon and the Queen of Sheba.The first Europeans
to reach the summit of Kilimanjaro were Dr Hans
Meyer and Ludwig Purtscheller. Today, more than
20,000 people a year attempt the climb, and
efforts are being made to stop the erosion on the
most popular routes.
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