Udzungwa National Park

Udzungwa National Park

Established: 1992

Size: 1,990 sq km (770 sq miles)

Location: Southern Tanzania Circuit

Covering an area of 1990 sq km, Udzungwa National Park harbours one of East Africa’s great forests. The biodiversity of the park contribute the most significant attractions for visitors. The diverse habitat includes tropical rainforests, mountain forests, Miombo woodlands, grasslands and steppe. The major drawcard includes its biologically diverse forest, harbouring some plant species found nowhere else in the world, from a tiny African violet to 30-metre high trees.

The spectacular mountains scenery, grasslands, rocks, rivers and waterfalls and unique collection of flora and fauna are the treasure-trove of Udzungwa National Park.

The wildlife spotted in the park includes elephants, leopards, bush bucks, duikers, palm civets, Miombo genets, elephant shrews and hyenas. In addition to the wild animals the park also harbours some species of primates. Among the primates Iringa red colobus and the Sanje crested Mangabey are the unique ones.

With more than 400 species of birds, the park is also a treat for bird-lovers. Some common birds include crowned eagles, ruppells vultures, woodland kingfishers, silvery cheeked hornbills marabous, malachite kingfishers, and trumpeter hornbills.

Your trips can be tailor-made according to your travel preferences, what you want to see, and the time of year, so don’t hesitate to let your operator know exactly what you want.

Udzungwa National Park At A Glance

Enjoy a good facts - here are a few useful ones about Udzungwa National Park

The park is good to visit throughout the year. The dry season extends from June to October.

It is a bit slippery during the wet rainy season

The wildlife spotted in the park includes elephants, leopards, bush bucks, duikers, palm civets, Miombo genets, elephant shrews and hyenas. In addition to the wild animals the park also harbours some species of primates. Among the primates Iringa red colobus and the Sanje crested Mangabey are the unique ones.

With more than 400 species of birds, the park is also a treat for bird-lovers. Some common birds include crowned eagles, ruppells vultures, woodland kingfishers, silvery cheeked hornbills marabous, malachite kingfishers, and trumpeter hornbills.

Game Drives

Bird Watching

Walking safaris

Picnicking

Camping Safaris

Like other national parks, travelling to Udzungwa Mountain National Park is also safe. Although some health concerns are necessary to follow, like mosquito repellent with at least 30% DEET, antimalaria medication and covering the skin during the evening time.

Most importantly you need to follow the instructions of your guide in your whole trip.

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