Mount Hanang is a dead volcanic mountain remotely located about 200 kilometres in the south-west of Arusha. With its highest point standing at the height of 3,420 meters above sea level; Mount Hanang is Tanzania’s fourth highest mountain. Its extinct volcanic crater makes for a stunning feature above the undulating plains. The two days climb takes trackers through numerous tribal areas, including the semi-nomadic Barbaig recognizable by their goatskin garments.
This trek starts and ends in Arusha city.
This tour is private; run exclusively for you and can depart any day.
This tour offers non participation full service camping including the following equipment; all seasons 2-people tents, mattress and pillow.
This tour can customized to suit a tailor-made itinerary; created just for you.
Depart from your lodge in Arusha in the morning and travel to Katesh, a small town on the foot of Mount Hanang, 237 kilometers from Arusha city. The area surrounding Mount Hannang is inhabited by Bargaig and Iraqw ethnic groups. Both tribes offer a wealth of culture; Barbaig women are often seen dressed in goatskin while men dress in dark and carry spears. Likewise, the Iraqw people dress in colourfull Kangas. This mountain is also an ideal place for bird watching with over 400 bird species having been recorded.
You will make your final ascend; aiming at being at the summit at sunrise. After witnessing sunrise and taking photographs at the summit, you will descend to the base camp where you will have breakfast, rest for a short time then finish you descending to the starting point where the vehicle will be waiting for you, ready to drive back to Arusha.
The price is subject to group size and trekking season among other factors. Please contact us for a tailor-made itinerary and price.