Hike to Mtae


A fantastic tour which combine several attractions such as forests a home to black and white Columbus monkeys, traditional villages, view points, visiting pottery women group, get informed about the history of Chief of Wshambaa, learn the life style of Shambaa people as the main tribe in Usambara Mountains. Mtae village is situated at the edge of the mountain, from there you can see Mkomazi National Park, Maasai plains, on clear days you can see Kiliamanjaro ,Tsavo National Park in Kenya, and Taita Hills in Kenya


Arrive in Lushoto main bus stand and transfer to Tumaini Hostel for bed and breakfast F/B.


The tour starts by driving from Lushoto to Magamba village where you start walking through Magamba rain forest the home to black and white Columbus monkeys, flowers, birds, with more up and down hills to the village of Lukozi for dinner and overnight. Papaa Moze-FB

After breakfast walk along valleys and sloping hill sides of the inner Usambara Mountain passing by the vegetable farms lined with eucalyptus and banana trees. You will pass through the villages of Malindi, Makose and Kagulio, proceed to Rangwi Catholic mission for dinner and overnight. FB

From Rangwi walk through traditional villages and learn about typical traditional life style to   Mtae  then  continue walking    through  traditional  villages   and  Shagayu  forest   a home to  black  and white coloubus monkeys with  your  packed  lunch to  Mambo Cliff Inn for dinner and overnight- FB


Walk from through villages and the view point, also you can visit  pottery women group to Mtae(World view point with spectacular views overlooking Maasai plains, Mkomazi National Park, Tsavo west in Kenya and on clear day Kilimanjaro can be seen on the horizon. Also is a good place for viewing sun rise and suns, dinner and overnight at Lutheran Hostel. FB


Early in the morning around 5:00- 5:30 drive by bus to Magamba village where you will walk to Mullers Mountain Lodge for breakfast. After check in walk to Mkuzu waterfall which is situated inside the forest with your packed lunch.  Dinner and overnight at Mullers Lodge. FB


Drive from Muller’s Lodge to Kwesimu village then start walking to Irente Farm and the view point, a famous view point in Usambara with amazing views overlooking Mazinde village almost 1,000 meters below the vast Maasai plains, beyond. On the way back stop by Irente farm for lunch which includes homemade cheese, jam juice, butter, brown bread and seasonal fruit then walk or drive back to Lushoto for overnight. Accommodation at Triple twelve Hotels. FB

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The price includes:

  • Accommodation
  • Guide fees
  • Private transport
  • All entrance fees and park fees
  • Food
  • Drinking water 1.5 per day

The Price excludes:

  • Tips to guide
  • All which are not mention on Itinerary above


NOTE: Please ask for combination of Safari in Arusha NP, Manyara NP, Tarangire NP, Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti NP, and OR Zanzibar Beach Holidays programs can be customized as well.