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Usambara Mountains: Our most recommended tours and activities

4 Days Usambara Mountain hike

1. 4 Days Usambara Mountain hike

Usambara Mountains Get ready for your off the beaten track experience with this great hike through the Usambara Mountains. Walk for about 20 km each day while enjoying the Stunning views, admire the rich vegetation in the rainforests ,enjoy birding ,farming activities , local culture, villages, as well as looking for chameleons. Day 1: Hike to Lukozi village via Magumba rainforest Take an uphill walk from Lushoto to Magamba forest via Kwembago village.On the way learn about the culture and traditional life of wasambaa tribe. Exlore Magamba rain forest , admiring the rich vegetation ,colourful birds and butterflies. Look for colobus monkeys though its not guaranteed to see them. While in the forest pay a visit to a historical cave which its believed that it was used in world war one. Continue walking to Kigulu hakwewas peak, a peak in mid of magamba forest 1840m above sea level ,enjoy the view overlooking the town of Lushoto and the rolling hills of Usmbara. Have lunch at this stunning view or somewhere on the way, then continue to Lukozi village. Spend a night at Bush baby home stay. 15km 5-6hrs walking transport to the accommodation Day 2: Hike to Rangwi sisters Convent Continue walking heading to Rangwi .This tour will take you through the villages along the nice trails , pass through farming fields and learn local farming techniques ,keep walking while enjoying the good views of the villages and mountain's peaks .Walk uphill off the beaten tracks to reach 2000m high during the trip and enjoy the view all the way up. Take some rest for a picnic lunch . After lunch the walk will continue across the villages and farming fields heading to a village called Rangwi .Spend the night at the sisters convent . 14km 5hrs Day 3: Hike tp Magumba View point & Cottages Again after breakfast the hike will continue ,start walking from the Sisters convent heading to Mambo village ,This walk will combine several experience as you will cross villages ,mountains peaks and some parts of forests. The tour will start with an uphill walk to a point that you will be rewarded with good view ,take short rest then continue through the pine forest to the village of Sunga , explore the local life and stop for Lunch at the local family..After the lunch you can visit a pottery project being run by the group of women and learn how they mould pots using clay soil. Overnight at Magumba view cottages situated at 1900m with a nice and comforting view, on a clear day you can see mount Kilimanjaro from this places. 14km 5hrs Day 4: On the fourth day in the morning you will drive back to your destination hotel/airport

Usambara Mountains: Our most recommended tours and activities

4 Days Usambara Mountain hike

4 Days Usambara Mountain hike

Usambara Mountains Get ready for your off the beaten track experience with this great hike through the Usambara Mountains. Walk for about 20 km each day while enjoying the Stunning views, admire the rich vegetation in the rainforests ,enjoy birding ,farming activities , local culture, villages, as well as looking for chameleons. Day 1: Hike to Lukozi village via Magumba rainforest Take an uphill walk from Lushoto to Magamba forest via Kwembago village.On the way learn about the culture and traditional life of wasambaa tribe. Exlore Magamba rain forest , admiring the rich vegetation ,colourful birds and butterflies. Look for colobus monkeys though its not guaranteed to see them. While in the forest pay a visit to a historical cave which its believed that it was used in world war one. Continue walking to Kigulu hakwewas peak, a peak in mid of magamba forest 1840m above sea level ,enjoy the view overlooking the town of Lushoto and the rolling hills of Usmbara. Have lunch at this stunning view or somewhere on the way, then continue to Lukozi village. Spend a night at Bush baby home stay. 15km 5-6hrs walking transport to the accommodation Day 2: Hike to Rangwi sisters Convent Continue walking heading to Rangwi .This tour will take you through the villages along the nice trails , pass through farming fields and learn local farming techniques ,keep walking while enjoying the good views of the villages and mountain's peaks .Walk uphill off the beaten tracks to reach 2000m high during the trip and enjoy the view all the way up. Take some rest for a picnic lunch . After lunch the walk will continue across the villages and farming fields heading to a village called Rangwi .Spend the night at the sisters convent . 14km 5hrs Day 3: Hike tp Magumba View point & Cottages Again after breakfast the hike will continue ,start walking from the Sisters convent heading to Mambo village ,This walk will combine several experience as you will cross villages ,mountains peaks and some parts of forests. The tour will start with an uphill walk to a point that you will be rewarded with good view ,take short rest then continue through the pine forest to the village of Sunga , explore the local life and stop for Lunch at the local family..After the lunch you can visit a pottery project being run by the group of women and learn how they mould pots using clay soil. Overnight at Magumba view cottages situated at 1900m with a nice and comforting view, on a clear day you can see mount Kilimanjaro from this places. 14km 5hrs Day 4: On the fourth day in the morning you will drive back to your destination hotel/airport

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