Nature Related Program

 Eco & Nature walks and Hiking

Magamba Eco-village is surrounded by the Magamba Nature Forest Reserve where we share the name, Magamba Nature Forest is one of the 12 Nature Forest Reserve in Tanzania Comprising about 4,000ha of softwood plantation forest out of 12,000ha of Magamba Nature Reserve. Therefore Magamba Nature Forest Reserve has 9283.9ha surrounded by 21 Villages including Magamba Eco-Village. With other Natural Forests in Usambara like Mazumbai Forests, Shagayu Forest and Nderemai Forest all these give the Eco and nature lovers a chance to do the following activities organized by the only reputable youth-led initiative in Usambara. Magamba Nature Forest Reserve is endowed with Natural resources like Flora & Fauna-with it high biological diversity due to the varied altitudinal and climatic condition present in the areas this gives the tourists a chance to explore nature and learn about endemic species of plants like Ocotea Usambarensis , animals endemic black and white Colobus Monkeys and birds like Usambara Night jar and other species found in the Forest like beautiful flowers, insects, water streams and Waterfalls, MNFR is blessed with beautiful viewpoint with panoramic views Magamba Eco-cultural Tourism is offering the Birds watching in the forest as well as to the other West Usambara Forest like Mazumbai and other parts.

Therefore Magamba Eco-cultural Tourism is offering the following.

Days Tour to Kigulu Hakwewa viewpoint & Germany Cave Tour (4-5hrs)


This gives the insight to see the nature and learn about trees, animal, birds, beautiful flowers insects, and other natural things found in the forest then ascend to kigulu hakwewa peak enjoy the beautiful view of Lushoto township and Irente villages, we can add more hours to ascend into the Mdananda peak enjoy the panoramic view of Magamba Village and other parts of the Forests including Kwehondo peak.

MNFR to Kwehondo peak (6-7hrs)

This gives the insight to see both natures learn about trees, animal, birds, beautiful flowers insects and Culture as you are passing through villages  heading to the forest then ascend to Kwehondo peak enjoy the beautiful view of Magamba, Kibohelo villages and other parts of the forest as well as Bughai hill, learn how people work in their field.

2 Days MNFR to Jiwe la Mungu (Human feet print rock) Via Grewal (7-8hrs a day)

This tour through Grewal will take you through a very beautiful trail with no interactions with other tourists, you will pass via Grewal old sawmill enjoy the beautiful forest with very cool climate probably you can see the animals like black and white Colobus,  take a pictures of beautiful flowers connect to Gologolo then enter shume village visit the traditional and local spiritual ancestors worshiping site and finally jiwe la mungu see what is believed the first human foot print on the rock at the same time enjoy the panoramic view of the Masai plain and the rest parts of MNFR from the peak.

2 Days MNFR to Sungwi peak (Skyline) Via Grewal (7-8hrs a day)

This tour through Grewal will take you through a very beautiful trail with no interactions with other tourists, you will pass via Grewal old sawmill enjoy the beautiful forest with very cool climate probably you can see the animals like black and white Colobus,  take a pictures of beautiful flowers connect to Gologolo then enter shume village visit the traditional and local spiritual ancestors worshiping site and finally Sungwi where you will enjoy the view of Mkumbara village from the top of Usambara if luckily we can ask the log transporting operator to get you down and up to the mountain again by using the log transporting machine, at the same time enjoy the panoramic view of the Masai plain and the rest parts of MNFR from the peak.

3 Days Magamba/Mazumbai Forest (7-8hrs a day)

This tour will take you to the more interior and rural villages and each day sleeping in different village with more interactions with local families, a list you will see how the local villagers live in remote villages then you will visit Mazumbai forest this believed that it is never touched or disturbed by human activities here expect to see the very huge/big trees with different flowers including saint paulia fowers, learn how people produce tea adjacent the forest you will hike in the forest and following day you will continue to Bumbuli and Soni.

4-6 Days Magamba/Mtae (7-8hrs a day)

This tour will take you to the more interior and rural villages and each day sleeping in different village with more interactions with local families, a list you will see how the local villagers live in remote villages to Mtae and Mamboleo village visit pottery making women enjoy the landscapes that Usambara is blessed with you will have a day trip to shagayu forest and Learn about the areas, enjoy the panoramic views of Mkomazi and pare mountains luckily you can view the peak of Africa the great Kilimanjaro in the late evening or early morning if it is clear day. Mtae has known as the World view point’s due to its amazing landscapes as well as the wide range of views, say hello to the kids on the ways.

NOTE.

(Magamba Eco-Cultural Tourism is begging our esteemed visitors to bring back the pictures of kids they take during their visit, then our guides will send back the pictures to the kids and families, we believe that they will be happier to see themselves in pictures)