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6 Days Usambara Mountains

Discover the Usambara Mountains on a 6 Days Hike and overnight at Magoroto Lake at East Usambara with Tanzania Horizon Safaris!

6 Days Usambara Mountains vacation with Tanzania Horizon Safaris.

6 Days Usambara Mountains with Tanzania Horizon Safaris.

Discover 6 Days Usambara Mountains on to Hike and overnight at Magoroto Lake at East Usambara.

6 Days Usambara Mountains

You can arrive from Daressalaam 6-8hrs, Moshi 6 hrs or Arusha 8 hrs

Change from Mombo to Lushoto. We will pick you up in Lushoto and take you to Mkuzi village by private transfer. You will enter Magamba rainforest where you can visit the German Cave and Kigulu Peak. On your way you can spot numerous black and white colobus monkeys. You can also find chameleons and hundreds of species of butterflies.

Overnight at Mullers Mountain Lodge

Time: 10 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, you can continue your hike on a small path through the KJ forest. At some villages you might stop to try locally brewed banana beers. The path itself offers some beautiful viewpoints as you hike up and down small winding trails until you reach Lukozi Village for overnight.

Time: 8 hrs

Distance: 20km

Today starts with a steady hike over small trails. After 2 hours of uphill trekking through beautiful forests and plantations, the view widens up and you will have great overviews of the surrounding hills. On your way you will see lots of flowers and butterflies along the way before you reach your accommodation.

Time: 5 hrs
Distance: 14km

Start your day with a walk to the deep part of the Shagayu Jungle. hike up and down to the small waterfalls called Kadecho Waterfalls.

Walk along the ridge to Mambo View Point

From here you can see Kilimanjaro on a clear day, Tsavo National Parkin Kenya, Mkomazi National Park, Pare Mountains and the two lakes Ndungu and Kihurio.

Overnight at Mambo View Point Lodge

Time: 2.5 hrs by car
Distance: 60km

Watch the magical sunrise and enjoy the spectacular view while enjoy a hot tea or coffee before driving back to Lushoto. From here we will take you to the East Usambara Mountains where you can enjoy the beautiful scenery of Magoroto Lake. If you still have enough energy you can make an easy hike to some waterfalls nearby for swimming or you can relax at the lake to enjoy the sunset.

Time: 2 hours by car
Distance: 15 km

After a nice breakfast near Magoroto Lake it is time to say goodbye to Usambara National Park. We will take you back to Lushoto from where you can continue to Daressalaam or Kilimanjaro.

(private transport is not 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 at Usambara Mountains (not per climber):
• Guides: $20/day/guide


Group Size Price per person
1 person USD 585/person
2-3 people USD 545/person
4-5 people USD 510/person
6-7 people USD 470/person
8-9 people USD 430/person
10-12 people USD 390/person

Please note: You can only start this trip from Lushoto (arrival from Daressalaam or Moshi)
Additional transfer from Lushoto to Lake Magoroto: 250 USD (shared) + overnight 50 USD per person (double room)
Transfers on request!

Why Book With Us?
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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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