Deep within the Southern Pare Mountains,
about 150km from Moshi town are the Mbaga Hills. Rising from the plains, visitors
will be led through winding roads into the mountains where you can experieince some of
Africa's most spectacular scenery. A visit to the Southern Pare Mountains are ideal
for people wanting to combine trips with the Mkomazi Game Reserve. With a
strong history of German settlement, Mbaga is home to a backdrop of quaint stone
buildings, landscaped terraces and mini-waterfalls. Guests can enjoy the peaceful
and serene atmosphere during a stay at the Hill-Top Tona lodge. Guided tours of the
area will offer you:
A walk through the Chome forest reserve, a tropical forest of over 100 sq. km.
A climb to Shengena Peak, the highest point in the Pare and Usambara mountains
Walks to the Tona Moorland and Ranzi dam
Visits to development projects in the area (Irrigation, soil conservation,
A chance to see ancient ruins from the colonial times
Development fees from the tours will be used to subsidise energy saving stoves and
educational scholarships to the local vocational training centre.