• Trekking Usambara
  • Irente View Maasi Plains
  • MkuziWaterFall
  • Lushoto
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Multi day Hiking Trips

Option 1 (3 days)

Day 1: 2 Hours drive or 4 hours Foot

The tours begins in Lushoto with an uphill walk to Kwembago the ancient village of the Data family. A sub-clan of the royal Kilind line ages typical of most Shambala villages. Kwembago is situated along mountains range with panoramic views over Lushoto valley, The Maasai steppe and the surrounding mountain of the western Usambara Mountain. From Kwembago the working tour continues through Magamba rain forest where rare plants and animals life can be seen after two hours of working through the rain forest you drive to Mtae. We arrive in time to see the sunset over the plain and distant pare Mountains. You stay a night at Mtae Hostel(4 hours on foot 2 hours drive).

Day 2: 5-6 hours walk

The day begins around 7:30am with stroll through the village of Mtae to a view point from which you can see Kilimanjaro on clear days. After which you begins to Climb the Shaghayu Peak 2220m which has spectacular views to the Pare Mountains across the borders with Kenya. On your way you pass Mpanga, wwhere there is anexceptional assortment of plants and animals and represent one of the highest degrees of biodiversity on the continent, like Shangayu rain forest, that serve as play ground for various monkey species.

Day 3: 6 - 7 hours walk

This last days walk takes you either to Mamboleo or Tema. These villages are noted for their soil conservation and traditional irrigation projects which concentrate on the development of stone or bench terraces to improve farming. You guide will give you full explanation about traditional Shamba farming method and how they fit to their local environment conditions. Mamboleo and Tema present picturesque example of how the Shamba have combined their traditional architecture – conical, thatched earthen houses – with introduced architectural styles such as the rectangular “Swahili” house. The following morning you leave for Lushoto by driving.

Option 2 (4 days)

Day 1: 6.5 Hours

In Magamba rain forest, you visit an old trench dug by the Germans during world war here your guide will provide an explanation of local German and British colonial history, waving in and out of magnificent tree, along Lush pathway, and dirt takes you to the village of Lukozi where you spend the night at the hostel or at the Lodge.

Day 2: 5 - 6 Hours

From Lukozi you walk along the valleys and sloping hills sides of the inner Usambara mountains, passing by vegetable farm line with eucalyptus and Banana trees you pass through the village of Kilindi, Mkose and Kagulio, until you reach Rangwi where you spend a night at Rangwi Mission Catholic or at guest house.

Day 3: 5 - 6 Hours

The tour continue uphill via either Tema or Mamboleo (see option 1, day 3 above: 5- 6 hour walk)

Day 4: 3 - 4 Hours

Wake up at 6:30 am to view Kilimanjaro summit 250 over the plain and distant pare mountains. Then walk back for breakfast at the hostel and at 9:30 walk to Mtae mtii view point. The village is lied on the top of the hill in a triangle shape then walk back to Mtae to spend night then the next day drive back to Lushoto.

Option 3 (6 days)

1-4 are as with option 2 above followed by:

Day 5: 5 - 6 Hours

Start the walk at 7:30 a from Mtae passing through tropical Shangayu rainforest where you learn the traditional medicine from plants and the walk is cool and quire in the forest where you may see back and white colobus monkey and butterflies and chameleon the walk through village where you learn and see the tradition activities performed by Shamba tribe which locals shires ideas and see their general life then stay in Mlalo village at the Hostel.

Day 6: 5 - 6 Hours

Mlalo has an alluring famous old German Church and missionary station. Then walk to the highest Usambara mountains called Mtumbi and then visit several markets and the village the pottery woman project then drive back to Lushoto to finish the trip or a night there and next day drive to Lushoto to end the adventure trekking.

Option 4 (6 days )

Day 1-5 are as with option 2 and 3 above followed by:

Day 6: 5 - 6 Hours

After break fast walk through small village with nice view over Lushoto and the maasai steppe while visiting local irrigation farming and different land escapement until you catch son village then walk to son waterfall spend a night at the lodge.

Option 5 (6 days )

Day 1: 5-6 hours

After break fast walk through small village with nice view over Lushoto and the maasai steppe while visiting local irrigation farming and different land escapement until you catch son village then walk to son waterfall spend a night at the lodge.

Day 2: 6 - 7 Hours

Walk through Kwamongo and magila. From the walk continues to the Bumbuli Mission Hospital a German settlement. Where you spend a night at bumbuli

Day 4: 4 - 5 hours

Then walk to the Mazumbai rain forest resave a bird watchers paradise see amazing big frees and learn their uses as local medicine and a lot flora and fauna then slay there or drive back to Lushoto to end indenture hiking.

Option 6 (8 days)

Day 1: 5 - 6 Hours

​​ Walk from Lushoto through Kwisimu – Magamba

Day 2: 5 - 6 Hours

Start the walk after breakfast to Mtae via Mamboleo, Tema as described in option 1 day 3 then stay in Mtae a traditional village laid on top the hill in a triangle shape then enjoy the colorful sunset then stay their either in a lodge or camping. (6 hours walking)

Day 3: 5 - 6 Hours

Drive from Mtae drive downwards toward pare mountains crossing same, Maasai families until you catch Mkomazi Nation Park then make a game drive then camp or stay at the lodge.

Day 4: 3 - 4 Hours Walking

Make a walking safari within the park beautifully landscape including Kilimanjaro, Eastern arc mountain (pare and Usambara mountains and associated hills, walking through acacia commiphore wood land viewing allot of animals, birds , reptiles and insects. The drive to Arusha for overnight.

Day 5: 3 - 4 Hours

Drive from Arusha to Momela gate then start the walk to Miriakamba hut explore Meru crater inthe afternoon. Dinner and overnight at Miriakamba hut. (3–4 hours walking)

Day 6: 5 - 6 Hours

Approximately three hours climb from miriakamba hut to saddle hut. 1:30 hours climb to little Meru in the afternoon after and a little rest the stay. (3–4 hours walking )

Day 7: 5 - 6 Hours

Ascend to Meru Sumit 4566m. a.l. and then return to the saddle hut for breakfast the walk down to Miriakamba hut 2500m a.s.l for overnight

Day 8: 5 - 6 Hours

After breaking from the hut take a long rout with a moderate slope down to monela gate through forest back to Arusha to end the trip. (5-6 hours walk)

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