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Safari to Udzungwa National Park, this park has the largest and most diverse chain of a dozen large forest mountains that stretch from the flat coastal areas to the eastern part of Tanzania. The park is home to the Eastern Arc Mountains and the archipelago of isolated massifs with various endemic plants and animals. There is a lot to see in Udzungwa National Park the forest has a great net work of forest trails including the Sanje waterfall which plunges 170 meters 550ft.
The Mwanihana Trail leads to a high plateau giving an opportunity to see its panoramic views over the surrounding sugar plantations. The park is home to more than 400 species of birds and six recorded primate species which include the iringa, red clobus and Sanje crested Mangabey which are only found here in the world.
How to get to Udzungwa National Park
Safari to Udzungwa National Park. The park is 5 hours drive from Dar es Salaam southwest of Mikumi. You can as well combine the safari in Udzungwa National Park with the nearby Mikumi and en-route to Ruaha National Parks.
Where to stay in Udzungwa National Park
Lodge options to stay while on Safari to Udzungwa National Park range from range from Budget, mid-range to luxury options. You will choose what to stay in depending on your interests and budget. Lodge options in Udzungwa National Park include Udzungwa Forest Tented Camp, Mwilamba Lodge, Udzungwa Falls Lodge and Twiga Hotel Udzungwa among others.
What is the best time to visit in Udzungwa National Park
Safari in Udzungwa National Park is done throughout the year and the best time is during the months of December to February and then June to October which is relatively drier than March to May and November.
Tanzania Visa and work permit Advice
You will need to purchase the tourist visa. Many tourists prefer obtaining their visas before they come to Tanzania but visas can be obtained easily upon arrival at any entry point in Tanzania upon paying USD100.00 for Tourist Visa you will be able to get it immediately. Proof of yellow fever vaccination and a COVID-19 free certificate may be asked if arriving from affected countries. Visa, work permit and other entry and exit conditions such as customs and quarantine regulations can change regularly. We advise you contact your local Tanzanian embassy or here for the latest travel information to Tanzania.
Tanzania Vehicle Hire Services
Eco Adventure Safaris will help you organize transport in Tanzania depending on interest, budget and the nature of roads in such selected locations to see in the park. We recommend Customized 4×4 Land Cruisers which costs from USD200-250 per vehicle per day with Driver/Fixer or 4×4 Safari Vans from USD200 per Van per day with driver. For us to estimate how much it will cost in terms of fuel, we will need to look at your schedule to establish mileage and distance to be travelled.
What is the best time to visit Udzungwa National Park?
Sighting wildlife in Udzungwa National Park is done throughout the year and the best time is during the months of December to February and then June to October which is relatively drier than March to May and November.
Why book with Eco Adventure Safaris your Safari Trip to Udzungwa National Park?
Eco Adventure Safaris is experienced in organizing amazing safari experiences to Tanzania. We are also highly rated and reviewed on Trip Advisor. We combine Tanzania safaris with eco-friendly and unforgettable high-end adventure and wildlife safaris that help preserve biodiversity, conserve wildlife and uplift local communities, these include gorilla trekking, chimpanzee trekking, Big 5 safaris and game viewing, Mountain Hiking, Boat cruises excursions and Cultural encounters to give you a memorable and best African Safari experience including popular and great African safari destinations Kenya, Botswana and Namibia. Feel free to contact us about the Safari to Udzungwa National Park.