7 Days Usambara Mountains Trekking


Trip Overview

The Lushoto West Usambara Mountains is a 6-day tour that takes you to explore the Usambara Mountains in North-East Tanzania. The landscape, rainforests, many spectacular viewpoints, historical sites, and the opportunity to visit local community development projects, an in-depth explanation of the history and life of local farmers provide a memorable experience. This region of West Usambara is nicknamed the Switzerland of Africa because of the mountain range.

Trip - Highlights

  • Day 1: Arrive Dar es Salaam International Airport
  • Day 2: Dar es Salaam/Lushoto
  • Day 3: Lushoto/Magamba
  • Day 4: Magamba/Usambara villages
  • Day 5: Usambara villages/Mate Village
  • Day 5: Usambara villages/Mate Village
  • Day 7: Mtae/Lushoto

This Safari Only Takes

7 Days

What Includes in a Trip

  • Airport transfer
  • Village fees,
  • Meals and Accommodation
  • Camping equipment’s
  • Cook
  • Professional guide
  • Bottles of drinking water.
  • All Excursions mentioned on the program.
  • Government taxes

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Pick up from Dar es Salaam international Airport and transfer to the hotel.
Meald and overnight at the hotel in Dar es Salaam

In the morning at 0730hrs depart from Arusha or Moshi or from Dar to Lushoto West Usambara where you will arrive in the early afternoon for lunch. Afternoon walks or drives to Irente viewpoint and Irente Farm. The farmers produce many types of fruits, which are sold in Arusha, Dar, Moshi, and Morogoro.

Meals and overnight in Lushoto Campsites

Breakfast is followed by walking 6 to 7hrs to the Magamba rainforest, visiting an old stranch dug
by the German during World War 1, the guide will explain German and British Colonial history.
proceed on walking thru the rainforest of Magamba to the village of Lukozi for dinner and
overnighting the campsite.

Breakfast, then walk along valleys and sloping hillsides of the inner Usambara Mountain passing
by the vegetable farms lined with eucalyptus and banana trees. You will pass thru the villages of
Malindi, Makose, and Kagulio, proceed to Rangwi Catholic mission for dinner, and overnight in Camping.

After breakfast walk to Mamboleo or Tema villages, these villages are well known for their soil
conservation and traditional irrigation project which concentrate on the development of stone and bench terraces to improve farming, thorough explanation by your guide on how the people of the Shambala tribe living in the area do keep their surrounding environment.

Dinner and overnight at Mamboleo village camping.

After breakfast, proceed on walking to Mtae, and thereafter you will climb Shegayu peak 2,220 m, where on clear days you will be able to see Mt. Kilimanjaro and Taita hills across the border to
Kenya. You will have lunch en route, dinner, and overnight at Mtae.

Wake up at 0600hrs for early morning breakfast, after breakfast checks out from Mtae and yet in
the private vehicles for Lushoto where you will arrive in time for lunch. After lunch the driver with
take you back to Arusha or proceed with your next travel.

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