Keys Hotels - Uru is a modern hotel situated along Uru Road in Moshi, Tanzania. The hotel is located in an area where you can easily see the imposing snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro and is a strategic base for climbing the mountain. The hotel offers accommodation in 15 en-suite bedrooms and 15 en-suite African style cottages with traditional thatched roofs.
The hotel is near the town of Moshi, on the slopes of Kilimanjaro and is the Zara International base for mountain climbing, walking trips and safaris to Kilimanjaro, Mount Meru and the other wilderness areas of Northern Tanzania.
Mount Kilimanjaro National Park
‘The Shining Mountain'
Close to the northern city of Arusha is the majestic snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro which, at 5,896 metres above sea level, is not only the highest mountain in Africa, but also the highest free-standing peak in the world.
Crowned by one fifth of the ice in Africa, the ‘Shining Mountain' is the Mecca of every amateur climber in the world and is easily conquered by nearly 70,000 people every year. Set in its own 755 square-kilometre park, Kilimanjaro offers lowland forest, heather moorlands, montane desert and an arctic summit.
Area: 755 sq kms
Location: Upper levels of Mount Kilimanjaro including corridors in the forest belt.
Altitude: 1,830-5,896 m.
Vegetation: Kilimanjaro exhibits textbook vegetational zonation: lowland forest, heather moorland, montane desert and arctic summit.
Fauna: Blue monkey, black and white colobus, leopard, elephant, bushbuck, eland, buffalo and the rare Abbot's duiker.
Birds: Unusual birds include the infrequent lammergeier, Hunter's cisticola and the scarlet-tufted malachite sunbird,
Activities: about 70,000 people climb the mountain every year.
Wildlife highlights: monkeys, leopard, elephant, bushbuck, eland, buffalo and the rare Abbot's duiker. Birds: include the rare lammergeyer, the Hunter's cisticola and the scarlet-tufted malachite sunbird.
• 15 en-suite bedrooms some of which have:
........................... Air Conditioning
........................... Satellite Television and
• 15 en-suite African style cottages with traditional thatched roofs, for single, double or triple occupancy
Dining & Bar:
• Buffet breakfast
• Full Restaurant meals
• Bar snacks served all day
• Occasional Barbecues
• A bar with a full range of drinks including local beers, bottled water and soft drinks
Services & Facilities
• Room services
• Full laundry service
• Swimming pool
• International telephones, facsimile and internet services
• Car parking