4 Days to Mkomazi & South Pare Mountains

Northern Circuit

4 Days / 3 Nights
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  • Game Drives
  • Bird Watching
  • Photographic Safari
  • Walking and Trekking Safari

This tour takes you to Mbaga hills at Manka, the center of the South Pare Mountains. 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 national Park, which actually shares a boarder with tsavo, allowing heads of over 1000 elephant including females and calves, to range freely between the two parks. The birds of mkomazi are even more numerous with some 450 recorded species.

Trip Plan

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 in the Hill Top – Cottages or camping FB

Day 2: Manka – Chome village

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. Danttolz 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. FB

Day 4: Chome – Manka – Arusha:

Early after breakfast, walk back to Manka where you will connect to mkomazi national park for game drive. After lunch the drive will take you back to Arusha. End of Tour.

Safari Overview


  • All accommodations as per itinerary
  • Pickup from airport or hotel in Arusha / Kilimanjaro
  • Professional Safari and Trekking guide
  • Professional Cook
  • Ground Safari Vehicle and fees
  • Park entrance fees
  • Meals as per itinerary
  • 1.5 liter Drinking mineral water per person per day
  • Government Taxes


  • Tip for the guide
  • Flights costs/fares
  • Travel insurance
  • Accommodation & meals after and before the Climbing the Mountain
  • Extra Personal items
  • Soda and Alcoholic beverages
  • Extra activities
  • Personal expenses (drinks, Internet, visa, etc.)


Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund plus service fees back.


Parks Visiting

Mkomazi National Park

Northern Circuit


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