Paws & Claws Safaris

Mount Hanang Climbing

Mount Hanang is the third highest mountain in Tanzania, with an elevation of 3,417 meters (11,219 feet). It is located in the Manyara Region, about 200 kilometers (120 miles) west of Arusha. The mountain is a popular hiking destination, and can be climbed in a day from the town of Katesh.

The best time to climb Mount Hanang is during the dry season, which is from June to September. The summit can be reached in about 5-6 hours, and the descent takes about 3-4 hours.

The climb is considered to be moderate to difficult, and it is important to be in good physical condition. Hikers should also be prepared for the cold temperatures at the summit, which can drop below freezing.

A guide is not required to climb Mount Hanang, but it is highly recommended. A guide can help you plan your hike, choose the best route, and ensure your safety.