Udzungwa National Park, Tanzania, sheltered by the forest.

Here in Tanzania

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Brooding and primeval, the forests of Udzungwa seem positively enchanted: a verdant refuge of sunshine-dappled glades enclosed by 30-metre (100 foot) high trees, their buttresses layered with fungi, lichens, mosses and ferns.

 


Nationalparks

Udzungwa

Size:

1,990 sq km (770 sq miles). 

Location:

Five hours (350 km/215 miles) from Dar es Salaam;
65 kms (40 miles) southwest of Mikumi. 

How to get there:

Drive from Dar es Salaam or Mikumi National Park. 

To do:

From a two-hour hike to the waterfall to camping safaris.
Combine with nearby Mikumi or en route to Ruaha. 

Wildlife:

Sanje crested Mangabey, Iringa red colobus, Rungwecerbus kipunji,
Matundu dwarf Galago, Mountain dwarf Galago, Hyrax, Squirrel. 

Birds:

Rufous-winged Sunbird, Udzungwa Partridge. 

Best time:

Possible year round although slippery in the rains. The dry
season is June-October before the short rains but be
prepared for rain anytime.

Accommodation:

Camping inside the park. Bring all food and supplies.
Two modest but comfortable lodges with en-suite rooms
within 1km of the park entrance.

Source: TANAPA. 

 

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