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2 Days Usambara Mountains

Discover the Usambara Mountains on a 2 Days Hike for a stunning view from Mambo View Point with Tanzania Horizon Safaris!

2 Days Usambara Mountains vacation with Tanzania Horizon Safaris.

2 Days Usambara Mountains with Tanzania Horizon Safaris.

Discover 2 Days Usambara Mountains to Hike for a stunning view from Mambo View Point with Tanzania Horizon Safaris Tour Operator.

Usambara Mountains10 Kwesimu Waterfalls

You can arrive from Daressalaam 8-10hrs, Moshi 8 hrs or Arusha 10 hrs

Change from Mombo to Lushoto and from there to Mkuzi

As you arrive you will be surrounded by beautiful plantations and dense rainforest.

Learn about the history of the former Usambara king called Mbega. You can visit the German Cave and on your way you will spot numerous black and white colobus monkeys. You can also find chameleons and hundreds of species of butterflies.


  • Time: 7 hrs
  • Distance: 20km

Shortly after leaving your accommodation, you will stop at the beautiful Mkuzi Waterfalls. You can enjoy the sound of the water and watch the magical scenery of this serene paradise. After a nice stop at the waterfalls, we will take you to Rangwi by private transfer. At some villages you might stop to try locally brewed banana beers. The path itself offers some beautiful viewpoints from where you will continue your hike to Mambo View Point to enjoy the beautiful view along the mountain ridge. After a nice meal we will take you back to Lushoto by private transfer. From here you can either travel to Daressalaam or to Kilimanjaro (Moshi Town).

Saddle Huts to Summit
Elevation: 11,712 ft to 14,977 ft
Distance: 5 km
Hiking Time: 4-6 hours
Habitat: Alpine Desert

Summit to Miriakamba Huts
Elevation: 14,977 ft to 8,250 ft
Distance: 13 km
Hiking Time: 4-6 hours
Habitat: Heath

Miriakamba Huts to Momella Gate
Elevation: 8,250 ft to 4,921 ft
Distance: 10 km
Hiking Time: 2-3 hours
Habitat: Rain Forest

We start early at around 1:30 a.m. to climb steeply to Rhino Point (3,800 m.) and on to Cobra Point (4350m). We reach the summit (4,566 m) on time for sunrise there is a possibility to see Kilimanjaro Peak above the clouds. The final part of the climb is along a spectacular narrow ridge line between the sheer inner cliffs and the sloping outer wall of the crater.

We take a short rest and brunch at Saddle Hut before continuing the descent to the Meriakamba Hut and lastly in Momela gate.

The returning transfer will be waiting at Momella Gate to Moshi / Arusha at your accommodation.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

The day is left free to wind down after the trek before your flight home. Depending on flight times you could go and explore Moshi town and grab some souvenirs before heading to the airport.

*Safari, Zanzibar and other add-ons are available if you wish to continue exploring Tanzania.

● Meals: Breakfast Included

  • Park & Entrance fees
  • Guiding fees
  • Village development fees
  • Drinking Water
  • Accommodation
  • Full Board (3 meal a day)
  • Transport to/from Lushoto
  • Snacks
  • Soda and other drinks
  • Flights
  • Insurances
  • Any personal items

Tipping on Kilimanjaro from the trekking group (not per climber):
• Guides: $20/day/guide


Group Size Price per person
1 person USD 195/person
2-3 people USD 180/person
4-5 people USD 170/person
6-7 people USD 160/person
8-9 people USD 145/person
10-12 people USD 130/person

Please note: You can only start this trip from Lushoto (arrival from Daressalaam or Moshi)
Transfers on request!

Why Book With Us?
Got a Question?
Do not hesitate to give us a call. We are an expert team and we are happy to talk to you.

Absolutely yes. We will arrange all airport transfers for you from and to the airport so that you don’t have to worry about how to get to your hotel. One of our drivers or guides will come to pick you up and take you back to the airport. This is already included in our offers and services.

A private departure can be arranged at any time according to your individual travel dates for highest flexibility. A group departure has a planned schedule on a specific date and let you share some costs while travelling. So if you are on a budget and want to meet friends from all over the world you can join one of our groups.

Absolutely yes. Our handpicked hotels all offer you to safely store your luggage during your climb. In this way you can leave all gear that you won’t need during your climb at the hotel. That is very convenient if you are planning to go on a safari or to Zanzibar after your hike.

Tanzania Horizon Safaris has worked out a very transparent cancellation policy. In most cases we can offer a voucher if you have  to postpone your travel. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Please note that deposits are non-refundable as they have to be used for making reservations for your hotel and transport.

*If a booking is cancelled the client is subject to a cancellation fee as follows:

  • until 4 weeks prior to departure – 30% Cancellation Fee
  • 4-2 weeks prior to departure – 50% Cancellation Fee
  • 2-1 weeks prior to departure – 75% Cancellation Fee
  • less then 1 week prior to departure – 100% Cancellation Fee: The company reserves the right to cancel any tour at its sole and absolute discretion, without prior notification in instances where this is unavoidable. However, in that case the company agrees to refund all money that has already been paid by the client. This shall be the company’s sole responsibility to the client and no claim for any damages, howsoever arising, shall accrue against the company.
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