Different types of Day trips that we can offer
The Pare Mountains Activities
Northern Pare Mountains The Northern Pare Mountains are situated 50 kms south-east of Moshi. Usangi is the heart of the mountains and a centre of economic activities. Local factories produce bricks, stoves, pottery and clothes. Some families brew beer in their backyards, using traditional methods. Every Monday and Thursday, a colorful market is held where farmers from the surrounding villages come to sell their harvest.
One day tours
Day 1. Kindoroko mountain climb and rainforest tour From Usangi, hike up the Kindoroko Mountain. A natural rainforest, it is home to blue monkeys and many seasonal tropical birds. See stone terraces and modern irrigation systems, and visit a traditional healer and a women’s pottery co-operation.
Day 2. Kamwala mountain climb Learn about the past and local traditions as you climb through the Chegho moorland. On the way to the top of the Kamwala Mountain, enjoy scenic view of the Pare Mountains. On descent, visit Shighatini village to talk to local farmers who have benefited from the improved agricultural techniques supported by SNV development projects, or descend down to Lake Jipe for more adventures.
Walking tours of several days can be organized. Hike through natural forests, descend the mountains and spend a night with a family in the village of Kisangara Chini or visit the mountainside near the village of Ugweno. A round trip of Pare Mountains and its nearby attractions can be organized at our office, whereby you visit Nyumba ya Mungu dam, Lake Jipe and local factories, enjoy beautiful views and mingle with local people. See relics from the time of tribal wars and colonial rule. From Ugweno, other trips can be organized. Hikes to smaller mountains, visits to ancient tunnels and a waterfall. Lake Jipe is a 1 ½ hour walk; once there, you can canoe to spot hippos and crocodiles and the red Elephants of Tsavo west National.
Welcome to try our unique "off the beaten path" tours!
Mingle with Locals, view wildlife roaming at the villages, make friends with locals and experience different cultures.
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