Brooding and primeval, the forests of Udzungwa seam positively enchanted: a verdant refuge of sunshine-dappled glades enclosed by 30-metre high trees, their buttresses layered with fungi, lichens, mosses and ferns.

The park is home of primate and known from the treasure of high biodiversity of plants and animals. The park has high density of endemism species with some plants and animals that are only found in these mountains nowhere else in the world can be found hence center for endemism in the eastern arc mountains. Size: 1,990 sq km.

Location: Five hours (350km) from Dar es Salaam; 65 km southwest of Mikumi.

Getting there: Drive from Dar es Salaam or Mikumi National Park.

What to do: From a two-hour hike to the waterfall to camping safaris. Combine with nearby Mikumi or en route Ruaha.

When to go: Possible year round although slippery in the rains. The dry season is June-October before the short rains but be prepared for rain anytime.

Accommodation: Camping inside the park. Bring all food and supplies. Two modest but comfortable lodges with en-suite rooms within 1km of the park entrance.

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