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Usambara Mountain Cultural Tour + Walking

Tour Overview

Price for 2018/2019:

2 – 3 pax: $930 p.p.
4 – 5 pax: $818 p.p.
6 – 7 pax: $ 800 p.p.
8 – 10 pax: $ 790 p.p.

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Day one: Drive to Usambara Mountains

After breakfast drive to Usambara Mountains passing through the Eastern Arc Mountains of Tanzania. Several short stops on the way to take pictures and explanations of the natural environments and large sisal plantations. Lunch at the local hotel at Mombo town or any convenient place on the way. The drive takes about 5 -6 hours to reach the destination Hotel. After check In at the hotel short walks around Mullers Lodge and if time allows walk to the waterfalls nearby. Dinner and overnight at Mullers or Maweni Lodge. (Breakfast at Moshi Hotel, Lunch at Hotel in Mombo town, arrive for dinner at Mullers)

Day two: Usambara Mountains

After breakfast, walk from Mullers or Maweni Lodge to Kivuga peak where by Mombo and Korogwe town can be seen. The walk takes about 4- 5 hours. This day much of the tour will be concentrating on the natural Montane Forest. There is a high chance to see most of colourful forest bird species, reptiles (like Chameleons) butterflies, black and white Colobus Monkeys, Blue Monkeys, Vervet Monkeys and forest flowering plants. Picnic lunch will be provided on the way during lunchtime. On the way back visit the village close to Kivuga peak. On the arrival at the lodge (if the clients are fit) short walks around the lodge for bird watching or to the waterfalls can be arranged. Dinner and overnight at Mullers or Maweni Lodge (Breakfast at Mullers, Picnic lunch will be provided during the tour in the forest, Dinner provided by Mullers)

Day three: Usambara Mountains

After breakfast full day tour at Lushoto Town and Irente farm. The bus will drop the group at Lushoto town for short walk around the area, if lucky during the market days the group will have chance to interact with the local people who come to the market to purchase and sale different farm and other products. The duration of the walk will depend on the interest of the clients. After this tour continue walking to Irente farm passing through the Irente view point. Here there is a breath-taking of the Masai plains where domestic stock roams, see Lake Jipe (an alkaline Lake), Mazinde town and the road from Moshi to Dar es Salaam. After this stop continue walking to Irente Farm where passing trough the sugarcane, banana, coffee, potatoes and vegetable plantations. On the arrival at Irente farm lunch will be served from the locally homemade brown bread, butter, cheese, several types of jams, juice and fresh vegetables and fruits along with Usambara tea and coffee. After lunch walk back to Lushoto town passing through natural tails inside the Montane forest. The bus will be ready at Lushoto town to take the clients back to the lodge. Evening coffee and/ or tea will be served at the lodge during the arrival of the clients. This will be around 15:00 or 16:00 o’clock. Upon the interest and the fitness of the client’s short walks around the lodge can be arranged for bird watching or to the waterfalls. Dinner and overnight at Mullers or Maweni Lodge (Breakfast at Mullers, Lunch at Irente Farms, Dinner provided by Mullers).

Day four:

Drive back to Moshi / Tour ends.

Price includes:

  • Transfer from Moshi hotel to Usambara and return
  • Driver, guide, payments/salary/allowances
  • Forest fees in Usambara and Village fees
  • Usambara city/market tour
  • Accommodation in Usambara full board
  • Accommodation at Moshi hotel bed and breakfast in double or twin room
  • Drinking water

Price excludes:

  • Alcohol and soft drinks, sodas etc.
  • Personal of nature expenses, tips for staffs (driver, guide, hotel staffs etc.)