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in kilimanjaro national park

Uhuru peak
Altitude: 5895 m.a.m.s.l.
The summit of mt. Kilimanjaro, and also the highest point of the Kibo volcanic cone. It's name comes from the swahili word for freedom (Uhuru), due to its part in the history of Tanzania's z...

in Mount kenya national park

Batian peak
Altitude: 5199 m.a.m.s.l.
This is the highest point of mount Kenya and thus the second highest point in Africa. It requires some considerable rock climbing to get there and is located close to Nelion (5188 m.a.m.s.l. ) albeit separated by the gate of mists - a large gap normally filled with cl...

in Udzungwa mountains national park

Luhombero peak
Altitude: 2576 m.a.m.s.l. The highest point of the Udzungwa mountains national park, a narrow ridge in a small clearing amidst the rain forest, in central Tanzania. It is one of several hiking destinations on the mountain, acce...

in Udzungwa mountains national park

Mwanihana peak
Altitude: 2080 m.a.m.s.l. The second highest peak of the Udzungwa mountains national park, located near its eastern border; However, unlike its sibling Luhombero, it sits atop a rock formation, with the approach being done from...

in arusha national park

Socialist peak
Altitude: 4566 mamsl
The highest point of Mt. Meru as well as it's summit, normally reached on the third morning of a three or four day trek. From there, one can enjoy breathtaking views of neighbouring mount Kilimanjaro, the city of Arusha and Ngurudoto crater....

in Mount kenya national park

Nelion peak
Altitude: 5188 m.a.m.s.l.
This is the second highest peak on mount Kenya after Batian (5199 m.a.m.s.l. ) although not frequented as it requires some considerable rock climbing....

in Mount kenya national park

Point Piggott peak
Altitude: 4957 m.a.m.s.l.
This is one of the many peaks of mount Kenya - slightly lower in height than point Lenana (4979 m.a.m.s.l. ) and located slightly to the east of Nelion (5188 m.a.m.s.l. )...

in Mount kenya national park

Point Thompson peak
Altitude: 4955 m.a.m.s.l.
One of the many peaks of mount Kenya and the fifth highest after Batian (5199 m.a.m.s.l. ), Nelion (5188 m.a.m.s.l. ), point Lenana (4979 m.a.m.s.l. ) and point Piggott (4957 m.a.m.s.l. )....
point lenana

in Mount kenya national park

Point Lenana peak
At an altitude of 4985 mamsl this is one of several peaks of mount Kenya that doesn't involve any rock climbing. Although it is still much lower that the highest point of the mountain at 5199 mamsl. It is normally reached on the morning of day three of your climb....
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