South Pare Mountains Eco Tour 4 days - GS 084

The South Pare Mountains Eco Tour is a 4 days cultural experience safari takes visitors to Mbaga hills and Mount Shengena for eco tourism to visit the historical Malameni Rock where children were sacrificed to gods to appeal evil spirits, trekking, and walking to Shengena Mountain through Chome forest reserve, Tona moorland and Ranz-dam. At the shores of the hills is Mkomazi game reserve, which contain 90% of all botanic species in Tanzania and 1/3 of plants clarified as unique in the world.

Trip Info

You will enjoy and experience nature, peoples and culture, wildlife, habit and habitat of the fauna and flora in the natural areas. Availability 90% Sure, Book now

Minimum Rate Per Adult: US$

Departing From: Arusha or Moshi

Duration: 4 Days / 3 Nights

Departure Time: 0830 Hrs (possible to leave earlier than)

Departures: Daily

Minimum Persons Required: 2

Best Time: All the year round

Detailed Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arusha - Manka
In the morning pick up from your hotel in Arusha and drive to Manka on Mbaga hills at Hill Top Cottage for lunch, the starting center of the tour. After lunch short hike to the famous Malameni Rock, Hiding place and Mghimbi caves. Dinner and overnight at the Hill Top Tona Cottages or camping FB

Day 2: Manka - Chome Village Kisaka Villa
Wake up at 0630 hrs for an early breakfast followed by hiking Tona Moorland, heading to Tona Ranz Dam for 2hrs. Missionary Mr. D.J. Danholz had a wheat farm at Tona Moorland. Proceed to Chome village where you will arrive in the early afternoon for lunch. Enjoy the scenery of the as the village is very green and famous for producing vegetable and fruits. Dinner and overnight in Kisaka villa Inn or Camping FB

Day 3: Chome - Shengena Mountain - Chome
Breakfast in Chome, and then ascend Mt. Shengena, which rise at 2463m, the highest point in both Pare and Usambara Mountains. Proceed with your walking up through Shengena forest reserve, which consist of endemic plant species and the Shengena black and white Colobus monkeys. 3 hrs walk, you will reach on the peak where on clear days you will be able to view Mt. Meru, Kilimanjaro and Usambaras. Another 3hrs descend to Chome arriving in the early afternoon for lunch. After lunch relax at Leisure in the lodge/camp or walk around the area. Dinner and overnight in Chome at Kisaka Villa or Camping. FB

Day 4: Chome - Manka - Arusha:
After breakfast, walk back to Manka where you will arrive in the early afternoon in time for lunch. After lunch the drive will take you back to Arusha. End of Gofan Safaris Services


-The above prices are based on a minimum of 2 persons. Group Incentive Safari Prices Available contact us and enjoy up to 25% saving on the per person rate!
-Christmas and New Year Supplements US$ 45 per person per day 23 December to 3 January
-Tour Rates in US$ (Click here to convert rates shown below to major world currencies)

Package Includes:

- Arrival and departure Airport Transfers
- Full board accommodation in all the tour
- Village fees and guiding fees
- Well trained local guide
- Service of an English speaking guide
- Transport based on an excellent 4x4 Vehicle
- Driver's/ guide Salary and allowances
- Activities as per the Itinerary
- Complementary bottle of water daily
- Complementary of printed Safari hat and T-shirt
- Government taxes

Package Excludes:

- Extras at the lodges i.e. drinks, telephone etc,
- International flight
- Departure tax
- Tips to the driver/guide (highly recommended),
- Visa, Travel Insurance
- Flying Doctors Emergences (it is $ 15.00 per person per trip)