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Udzungwa Mountain Mwanihana Trail
the Famous Route to Climb Udzungwa Mountain
Primate Tour ... Tropical Forest hiking ... Bird Watching
 
 
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The "Highland Mangabey :: Udzungwa Forest Primate tours

Primates

Udzungwa is described as a “Primate National Park” since it is the only national park in Tanzania that harbors eleven species of primates. for details click Here

Udzungwa Mountains - Tropical forest hiking
The Park is a magnet for hikers as is quite typical wilderness since the access of most areas is by foot.  Hiking safaris, bird watching safaris and camping are the major activity in the park, an excellent network of forest trails go through beautiful sceneries, trails are maintained regularly to allow access for visitors in different parts of the park.
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Day 1: Dar es Salaam – Udzungwa
Transfer from Dar es Salaam to Udzungwa National Park by Safari converted vehicle with professional driver/guide (about 6 hours). Udzungwa Twiga Lodge for dinner and overnight; evening short walking to the nearby village (Mang’ula)
Day 2: Hiking to the first Campsite Mwanihana Trail, with 38km up and down.
Using Mwanihana - Sonjo trails start hiking after morning registration at the park headquarter. The trail that exposes visitors to the montane forest and heathland habitats of the higher slopes. You will be accompanied by an armed ranger (there are elephants and buffalo in the forest!). The campsite is next to a fresh mountain stream
Day 3: Mwanihana Peak 2150m
Early morning trekking through the changing range of the forest; from Miombo woodland, low-land forest, sub-montane forest, highland plateau to pristine montane forest before reaching the bare rock and grass of the summit natural glades. The view of the Kilombero Valley is marvelous. Descend to Campsite for dinner and overnight.
Please Note: Mwanihana Peak is the second highest peak in the Udzungwa Mountains and suitable for the keen hikers only.
Day 4: Descend to the Park headquarter
Early morning start descend to the park gate meet the driver and drive to the lodge for hot shower and lunch, and then start driving back to Dar es Salaam with enroute game viewing in  Mikumi National Park

Mode of Travel: Drive-in  from Dar es Salaam . Group Size: Min. 2 PAX
Tour style: Hiking & walking excursion

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