Udzungwa Mountains National Park Safari Tanzania Tour

Size: about 1,990 km²
Location: 65 km south-west of Mikumi: 5 hours drive from Dar es Salaam.

The Udzungwa Mountains seem to be unearthly. Distinct plants and animals live in this magical forest which are not found in any other place in the world. Of it’s six types of primates, two are endemic: The Iringa Red Colobus monkey and the Sanje Crested Mongabey, which were discovered in 1979. Four previously unknown bird species, including the rufous-winged sunbird and the new species of the partridge-like francolin, makes this one of the three most important bird conservation areas in the world. Tanzania Safari.

This great forest is yet to reveal all its treasures, waiting for further scientific exploration. This link in the chain of East Africa’s eastern arc mountains, is perfect for hiking and climbing. It has trails through the rainforest and along the escarpment up to the plateau providing wonderful views of sugar plantations. The centrepiece is the Sanje River which plunges 170 meters from the forest to the valley below in a spray of mist.Tanzania Safari

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