One day tours
1. Kindoroko mountain climb and
rainforest tour From Usangi, hike up the Kindoroko Mountain. A natural
rainforest, it is home to blue monkeys and many seasonal tropical
birds. See stone terraces and modern irrigation systems, and visit
a traditional healer and a women’s pottery co-operation.
2. Kamwala mountain climb Learn
about the past and local traditions as you climb through the Chegho
moorland. On the way to the top of the Kamwala Mountain, enjoy scenic
view of the Pare Mountains. On descent, visit Shinhatini village
to talk to local farmers who have benefited from the improved agricultural
techniques supported by development projects.
Walking tours of several days can be organized. Hike through natural
forests, descend the mountains and spend a night with a family in
the village of Kisangara Chini or visit the mountainside near the
village of Ugweno. A round trip of Pare can be organized from Moshi
or Marangu, whereby you visit the dam and local factories, enjoy
beautiful views and meet farmers. See relics from the time of tribal
wars and colonial rule. From Ugweno, other trips can be organized.
Hikes to smaller mountains, visits to ancient tunnels and a waterfall.
Lake Jipe is a 1 ½ hour walk; once there, you can canoe to
spot hippos and crocodiles.