Amazing African Safari with Appreciation to Nature

Mtae Trek 4 days 3 nights trekking to Mtae

Day 1: Arrival day and optional free hike

Day 2: Approximate trekking distance coverage 23 km.

Day 3: Approximate trekking distance coverage 18 km.

Day 4: Approximate trekking distance coverage 18 km.

Day 5: Driving distance 63km

Day 1: Arrival day and optional free hike

Arrive and check inn at Kanaan rest house or any chosen accommodation facility. Relax for some minutes then hike to Irente viewpoint for sunset approximate loop distance coverage of 15 km drive or walk back to Lushoto for overnight at the Hotel.

Activities: Game drives
Accommodation & Meals; Kanaan rest house

Day 2: Approximate trekking distance coverage 23 km.

After breakfast get picked at the hotel, start walking with your packed lunch through the village’s uphill to the Magamba rain forest and an overnight at Papaa Moze Lodge in Lukozi. This is the day of trekking through the natural forest, home of black and white Columbus monkeys, two horned chameleons on the way and nice landscape. The lodge is basically local neat and self-contained rooms.

Estimated driving time: 8 to 10 hrs.
Activities: Game drives
Accommodation & Meals; Papaa Moze Lodge

Day 3: Approximate trekking distance coverage 18 km.

With packed lunch trek through the villages of Mgwashi, farming areas and spend the night at Rangwi sisters convent – lovely landscape and a chance to interact with the local ethnic groups in traditional villages and learning traditional local ways of living, visiting traditional irrigation practices by the Shambaa. It is a day to learn about medicinal and spiritual herbs on the way. Accommodation is basic and neat shared toilets.

Estimated driving time: 4 to 5 hrs.
Activities: Game drives
Accommodation & Meals; Rangwi Sisters convent

Day 4: Approximate trekking distance coverage 18 km.

Trekking through the villages, to the pottery village for the workshop and along the escapement of the mountains to Mtae – World class (The world class view point is because you will view about 180 degree over the Tsavo west Kenya and Kilimanjaro).  In this day get lunch with Ernest family well known for best serving lunch after which the trekking proceeds to Mabughai the pottery workshop. Visit the pottery workshop and learn how to make pots using clay soil. Keep hiking to the end through the escapement of the Usambara Mountains while enjoying nice views of the plain. Check in at Mambo view lodge.

Estimated driving time: 6 to 7 hrs.
Activities: Game drives
Accommodation & Meals; Mambo view lodge B, L, D.

Day 5: Driving distance 63km

Early in the morning take a public transport and arrive at Lushoto in the same morning. Get connected with the busses departing to Dar es Salaam, Tanga, Moshi or Arusha.

 

Pricing for the above tour 
1Pax 2Pax 3Pax 4Pax 5Pax 6Pax 7Pax 8Pax 9Pax 10Pax
$ 650 $ 600 $570 $440 $510 $490 $460 $430 $400 $370
Single Room Supplement $ 120.

The cost Includes;

  • Guiding fee,
  • Coordination fee, [Village Development fee, forest fees]
  • Accommodation,
  • Public transport,
  • Food three meals a day and
  • 1.5 liters of mineral water per person when trekking daily.

The price excludes:  

  • Hard and soft drinks,
  • Tips
  • Flight ticket
  • Personal needs such as souvenirs.