Day 1: After breakfast drive to Usambara Mountains through the Eastern Arc . Several short stops for pictures, sisal plantations and environmental explanation. Lunch on the way before reaching the designation hotel which takes about 5-6 hours from Arusha. After check in at the hotel take a short walk to the nearby waterfalls, dinner and overnight at Muller’s Lodge.
Day 2: After breakfast, walk and tour the Usambara Mountain forests. This is a great opportunity to see several forest bird species, reptiles, butterflies, black and white colobus monkeys, and many more features. A picnic lunch is provided on the way. You can arrange a village tour where you can learn about the traditional way of life of the indigenous communities. Dinner and overnight at Muller’s Lodge
Day 3: After breakfast walk to Vuga Peak where Mombo and Korogwe towns can be seen. The walk takes about 4-5 hours. The tour on Montane Forest , a high chance to see most colorful forest bird species, reptiles(like chameleons) ,butterflies, black and white colubus monkey, blue monkeys, velvet monkeys and forest flowers. Pickup lunch will be provided on the way during lunchtime. On the way visit the village close to Vuga peak. On arrival to the lodge you can take a short walk for bird watching or to the waterfalls. Dinner and overnight at Muller’s Lodge
Day 4: After breakfast drive to Lushoto town for full day tour. 3-5 hours activities including a visit to Irente farm. At Lushoto town if lucky for a market day, the group will have a chance to interact with the local people who came to the market for various businesses. After this tour move to Irente farm via Irente view point to observe the view of Maasai plains where domestic stock roams, a view of Lake Jipe (an alkaline lake), Mazinde town and a main road to Dar-Es-Salaam. Pass through sugarcane, banana, coffee, potatoes and vegetable plantations. On arrival at the farm the lunch will be saved. Walk back to Lushoto passing through natural trails inside the Montane Forest. The bus will be ready at the town for a drive to the lodge. Upon the interest short walks can be arranged for bird watching or to the waterfalls. Dinner and overnight at Muller’s Lodge
Day 5: After breakfast drive to Arusha
The package include:-
– Accommodation and meals as mentioned in the tour description
– Transportation as mentioned in the tour description
– All activities as mentioned in the tour description
– A professional driver/guide
– Bottle of water per person/day
The package does not include:-
– International flights from home and back
– Tips & porterage
– Visa fees (if applicable)
– Travel insurance
– Other personal items
With long years of experience in leading Safaris throughout Tanzania, the staffs of Gecko Adventure know how to please you.
Our guides are trained professionals committed to offering you the most exciting and informative Tanzania safari experience.
Gecko Adventure Tanzania,
P.O. Box 19131,
Dar es Salaam,