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Great hike with Friends of usambara!

After a week on the beach we wanted to hike in the mountains :) we read a lot about the friends of... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2016
Vienna, Austria
via mobile

Hi! I did with my four days hike in the mountains last week, my trip was well organized and... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2016
Berlin, Germany
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Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

After a week on the beach we wanted to hike in the mountains :) we read a lot about the friends of usambara and gave it a try for irentes viewpoint. Since our guide Chande was amazing we decided to do a 3 day trek...More

1  Thank lampan
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Hi! I did with my four days hike in the mountains last week, my trip was well organized and impressive in every part of it. Mambo and Mtae sounded common then I rather looked for any of the less popular trips and so Yassini in...More

2  Thank vanjecher
Reviewed 23 March 2016

Although we didn’t go on a trip with friends of Usambara, the staff was very helpful without wanting to get paid. They helped us with organizing our journey from Lushoto to Tanga, calling the bus company in Tanga, organizing a shuttle down to Mombo/Liverpool Hotel,...More

1  Thank Benjamin B
Reviewed 4 February 2016

we have been in this place for more than two months conducting researches with our team from Belgium

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Reviewed 29 December 2015

We enjoyed few days of trekking in Usambara forests and villages. We can only recommend to go there if you like hiking. However the main negative is uneasy transport there. If you take direct bus from Dar or Arusha you must count with at least...More

Thank Milan_CZ18
Reviewed 11 December 2015

We had an amazing three-days trekking in the Usambara Mountains with Saïd. We really enjoyed his company and all the things he taught us. This region is so beautiful, so many colors everywhere as well as smiles. We would recommand it to anyone that enjoys...More

1  Thank TatianaOlivia
Reviewed 7 November 2015

What a wonderful three day trek we had in the Usambaras with David as our excellent guide! I am so glad we did not miss going to this area, which most people skip. It was refreshing to see so few Westerners. We saw 0 Westerners...More

4  Thank Komogwa
Reviewed 17 October 2015

We planned a 5 day trip to the usambaras via Friends of Usambaras ($320 per person). We were guided by Omari and he was excellent, his guidance ranged from wilderness to local traditions and current living in the area. He also took us to his...More

1  Thank TheHolden
Reviewed 31 August 2015

The winding paths and picturesque villages with it's cool climate, makes this a real gem to unwind at on your trip to TZ

1  Thank Neeri M
Reviewed 27 August 2015

After travelling across the hot and dry Masai Steppe, we ascended into the mountains. (In particular the Usambara Mountains) The road was steep and windy and went up into a moist, fog covered village. We stayed at the Lawn Hotel which had a comfortable bed...More

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13 May 2017|
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Response from kintekunta723 |
Dear Kitkat, I recommend Dennis Munga. In February I sent my customers from Arusha to Tanga after their safari, what they told me after meeting this guy is "honestly we have never experience such an amazing adventure , it's... More
11 January 2017|
Response from Yassin M |
Hello Anna, Thank you for your question, kindly feel welcome to the Usambara Mountains. Saidi is one of the mountain tour guides. For more information and trekking options please call us on +255272660132, +255787094725... More
30 June 2016|
Response from Yassin M |
Hello Greetings from Usambara Mountains, you may bring sugar, rice, powdery milk,cooking oil, which can be easily purchased in the local stores in the near by town,what you just need to do is to bring cash while other items... More