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Tanzanian Ambassadors Mt. Kilimanjaro challenge 2014 is the first ever event in the History of Tanzania for all Ambassadors to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro as a group. Accompanied by the slogan “Economic Diplomacy at the Summit of Africa”. The event is not only an opportunity for Tanzanian Ambassadors to experience Mt. Kilimanjaro challenge but also an opportunity to promote Tanzania Destination in countries they represent.

December 16, 2014; the expedition under the guidance of the ZARA TANZANIA ADVENTURE (Moshi based company) flag-off ceremony take place at Marangu gate



The Minister of foreign affairs Mr. Bernard Membe graced the ceremony. Accompanied by General secretary for ministry of natural resource and Tourism, Chairman for Tanzania tourist board (TTB), The director of Tourism and Marketing For Tanzania National Parks (TANAPA), Speaking During the Flag-off CEREMONY, The minister announced, “I ask the Expedition to go to Uhuru peak and while up there loudly declare in and beyond “ECONOMIC DIPLOMACY AT THE SUMMIT OF AFRICA” “DIPLOMASIA YA UCHUMI KILELENI AFRICA” Giving statistics for Kilimanjaro climb the Minister explain over fifty thousands foreign visitor and over two thousands local tourist climb Mt. Kilimanjaro every year, he further show his interest to double the number in few month to come.

Speaking to this event the Director of Tourism and Marketing for Tanzania national Park Mr. Ibrahim start with the history of Mt. Kilimanjaro he further explained, “Climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro you will not only reach the Roof of Africa but will be exposed to all climatic types of the World”

Apart from enjoying the Majestic of Mt. Kilimanjaro, the General Secretary for Ministry of Natural resource and tourism, Speaking on Tourism situation in Tanzania He acknowledge the Role of Tourism in Contributing to National Economy, and further explained that, “tourism is the number 1source of foreign Currency earning and Contribute to over 17% to GDP.

Speaking to this Event in an Exclusive Interviews, The Director of ZARA Tanzania adventures Ms. Zainab Ansell said that, her company has become the guide of the ‘Crucial’ expeditions for more than a Decade to join different Individual, Institutions and government initiatives including promoting Tanzania as Tourist Destination “being the first time in the History for Tanzanian Ambassador to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro we are very proud to have such a privilege to arrange this special event taking Tanzanian ambassador from different part of the world to the Roof of Africa”




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ZARA TOURS, founded in 1987, is currently the No. 1 Kilimanjaro outfitter in Tanzania and one of the largest safari operators in the country. Proud to be known as one of the best operators in the region with a reputation for providing an exceptional, unforgettable and safe experience, ZARA TOURS owns and operates two hotels and four tented camps, has 88 safari and climbing expert guides who speak English, German and Spanish, and a fleet of fully-equipped vehicles that take tourists on safari adventures or treks up Mt. Kilimanjaro. ZARA TOURS also runs ZARACharity, which plays a vital role in the local community by supporting vulnerable groups such as orphans, maasai women group, and more.

December 23, 2014 at 5:20 am Leave a comment



Dear valued partners and customers,

With 2014 behind us, I sincerely would like to take this opportunity to send out a genuine “Thank You” to all of you.

Without you we would not be where we are today, doing what we love “supporting the community and embracing wildlife!”

In 2015, we are ready to take on anything and are looking forward to a very prosperous year. We have a solid team in place, a loyal customer base and best partners to help us along the way.

This coming year will, again, be all about providing the best service possible and producing the most cost effective results for each one of you our customers and partners.

Zara Tours Team.

December 20, 2014 at 12:22 pm Leave a comment

Get Answers! 5 Frequently Asked Questions

At ZARA Tours, we are committed to providing exceptional, unforgettable, safe and life-changing experiences to all of our customers. Curious about what to expect before embarking on one of our many adventure offerings? Check out five of our most frequently asked questions below and find out.  (more…)

December 16, 2014 at 12:51 pm Leave a comment

Climbing for a Cause: Woman Climbs Kilimanjaro for Cancer Research

As an avid climber with more than 20 years of experience, Melanie Levesque has always dreamed of climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. This month, she will not only make this dream a reality, but will also help cancer patients in the process.

On December 8, 2014, Levesque, 44, will begin a week-long, 19,341-foot climb of the highest mountain in Africa—Mt. Kilimanjaro. She is using the expedition to raise money for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (through the Jimmy Fund) as part of the “Climb For Life” fundraiser. (more…)

December 7, 2014 at 10:48 pm Leave a comment


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