Usambara Mountains Trekking

Usambara Mountains Trekking


Both offer guiding services for walkers. Available walks include: A bird walk
Forest walks
Waterfall walk
Mountain walk
Wildlife to be seen includes the elegant Colobus monkey, blue monkeys and a wide variety of birds. In the rain forest euphoria’s acacias, giant ferns, palms, lobelias, camphor’s (Japanese and Usambara) eucalyptus and fig trees are all to be found. Lengths of walks can be varied from just an hour or so to all day long taking a packed lunch with you. To be able to see something of the region it is best to spend at least two nights in the area.


Day 1 (6-7 hours)

From Lushoto town you walk up to the royal village of Kwembago then you enter the rain forest on Magamba home to black and white Colobus Monkey and vervet Monkeys.After the forest you walkthrough the villages of Magamba to the village of Lukozi where by you spend the night in the local guest house.

Day 2 (5-6 hours)

From Lukozi you walk through the trakitional villages of Malindi and Longoi to the village of Rangwi and spend a night there. On the way you see the local people live and you see how they apply the local farming. You also visit the projects supported by the Cultural Tourism.

Day 3 (5-6 hours)

On this day you walk through the villages of Mamboleo and Sunga to the village of Mtae where you spend a night there.On the way you visit stone terrases (on of the supported projects), pottery women and the traditional healer with the nice viw points.The villge of Mtae is also known as the world view poit.

Day 4 (4-5 hours)

On this relaxing day you have the option towalk arround Mtae and visit the small village of Mtii where was a sub-chief during the Kingship of Usambara Kingdom.And on this day also the tradition dance can be arrenged from the Traditional healer.

Day 5 (6-7 hours)

On this last day you walk from Mtae through the villages local villages of Goka and Moa to the historical village of Mlalo. From Mlalo you see the historical Mission and you get the history about chief Kighobo who foretold the coming of the white people to Usambara.
Your arrival in the Usambara Mountains can be made by public bus or by private car from Moshi or Arusha.
The price of the tour, if begun by bus, is $40 per day. If begun by private car, the price is $140 per day including tour, meals and accommodation (B&B) Maxim 2-5 People.
Accommodation there are good hotels, hostel around lushoto town range about 40$- 50$ dollars and also mid-Range Hotel are available Range from 80$ -150$ Dollars all hotels and Hostel are for Bed and breakfast.
This tour can be done either by camping or lodging it is in your Choice.

Third Tours & Safari Co. Ltd


Third Tours & Safari Co. Ltd staff are highly qualified, experienced, fun, friendly and very safety conscious. We strive to employ staff who are passionate about and recreationally involved in the activities that they guide. We are very proud of the quality of our staff and the variety of their experience. We also think they are a pretty good looking bunch.

Third Tours & Safari Co. Ltd


Third Tours & Safari Co. Ltd specialises in abseiling, climbing, canyoning and hiking adventures in the Greater Third Tours & Safari World Heritage Area. We also excel at exclusive/private small group departures, and teams that are looking to customise delivery of these activities to achieve their aims and objectives.

Third Tours & Safari Co. Ltd


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