Eastern Sun Tours & Safaris Ltd

Fire Road, TFA Headquarters Building,
P.O. Box 14236,
Arusha - Tanzania
Tel: +255 784279996 / 787497385 / 736501252
easternsunsafaris@icloud.com or enquireeasternsuntours@gmail.com

www.easternsuntours-safaris.com

Arusha Safari Tours Operator

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Udzungwa Mountains
Udzungwa Mountains

Udzungwa Mountains

Udzungwa Mountains National Park is one of the most special wilderness areas in Tanzania. The ancient rainforest will show you several species witch are unique to the area, such as the Iringa red colobus and the Sanje crested mangabey monkeys.

Your hike here will show you a magnitude of nature, primates, birds, butterflies, and you get an impression about what these forests mean to research and to traditional medicine.

Your hike in the Udzungwa Mountains should be combined with wildlife safari in Mikumi and/or Ruaha National Parks, or the giant Selous Game Reserve.

Rising majestically from the flat coastal scrub of eastern Tanzania is the largest and most bio diverse chain of a dozen large forest-swathed mountains that Udzungwa is a part of.

Known collectively as the Eastern Arc Mountains, this archipelago of isolated massifs has also been dubbed the African Galapagos for its treasures of endemic plants and animals, most familiarly the delicate African violet.

Udzungwa is the only one among the ancient mountains of the Eastern Arc that has been chosen to be a national park. It is also unique within Tanzania in that its closed-canopy forest spans altitudes of 250 metres (820 feet) to above 2,000 metres (6,560 ft) without interruption.

 

Udzungwa is a magnet for hikers, not a conventional game viewing destination. An excellent network of forest trails will take you a popular half-day hike to the Sanje Waterfall, which plunges 170 metres (550 feet) through a misty spray into the forested valley below.

You can also go for the options for overnight hikes, which increases your chances of spotting some of the wildlife existing in the park, like elephant, buffalo, hippopotamus, lion and leopard.

On these hikes you will be with an armed ranger, but still your chances of spotting the big game are small, you are more likely to meet some of the smaller species like primates, antelopes and bushbabys.

Ornithologists are attracted to Udzungwa for an avian wealth embracing more than 400 species, from the lovely and readily-located green-headed oriole to more than a dozen secretive Eastern Arc endemics.



Mob: +255 784 279 996,

Tel: +255 736 501256, +255 787 497385

ELCT Building (Ground Floor), Boma Road – Arusha Tanzania

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Eastern Sun Tour & Safaris Ltd
ELCT Building (Ground Floor), Boma Road
P.O. Box 14236, Arusha.
Tanzania - East Africa
Tel: +255 784279996
Tel: +255787497385
Tel: +255736501252

Skype: easternsuntoursandsafaris

 

For inquiries and quotes, please contact us online: easternsuntours-safaris.com

 

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