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Udzungwa Mountains National Park

Udzungwa Mountains National Park - Tanzania - Best Tourist Guide

Being Part of the Eastern Arc Mountains, Udzungwa National Park is home to a fascinating diversity of life. Eastern Arc Mountain’ which is famous for its high concentration of endemic species of animals and plants is an important biodiversity hotspot on earth.

The park has a variety of landforms including rolling hills, mountains, valleys, and waterfalls that make the park outstanding scenic. Nature Lovers can explore mountain forests for several rare, endemic, and endangered species of flora and fauna including endemic species of range mangabey, Iringa red colobus, and endemic Udzungwa Forest Partridge and Rufous wing sunbird.

The park offers several spectacular waterfalls including the biggest waterfall in the National park system in Tanzania, The Sanje waterfall with 170m

Why Go on safari in Udzungwa Mountains National Park

The spectacular mountains scenery, grasslands, rocks, rivers and waterfalls and unique collection of flora and fauna are the treasure-trove of Udzungwa National Park.

The wildlife spotted in the park includes elephants, leopards, bush bucks, duikers, palm civets, Miombo genets, elephant shrews and hyenas. In addition to the wild animals the park also harbours some species of primates. Among the primates Iringa red colobus and the Sanje crested Mangabey are the unique ones.

With more than 400 species of birds, the park is also a treat for bird-lovers. Some common birds include crowned eagles, ruppells vultures, woodland kingfishers, silvery cheeked hornbills marabous, malachite kingfishers, and trumpeter hornbills.

Your trips can be tailor-made according to your travel preferences, what you want to see, and the time of year, so don’t hesitate to let your operator know exactly what you want in your Tanzania Safari.

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Udzungwa Mountains National Park
Udzungwa Mountains National Park
Udzungwa Mountains National Park

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Best Time To Visit Udzungwa Mountains National Park

When to Visit Udzungwa Mountains National Park for safaris

Generally, Tanzania is best to visit in the dry-season months of July – October when the parks are dry and wildlife viewing is dramatic, easy, and action-packed. 

LOW SEASON:

1st April to June 15th and 15th Nov to 15th Dec

If you are looking for an intimate exclusive safari but affordable Kenya Safari, this is the best time to visit. 

The best places to visit include the Masai Mara, Amboseli, Samburu, and lake Nakuru among many others.

high SEASON:

Jan 10th to 1st April and 1st Nov to 15th Dec

One of the most considered seasons to travel and visit East Africa, including Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda. 

Easy to spot the big five and the big cats of the Masai Mara, Amboseli, and Samburu other major parks.

PEAK SEASON:

15th June to 30th Oct, 15th Dec to 10th Jan

An action-filled season to witness the great wildebeest migration and crossings in Kenya is during this season. 

In case you are looking for the best adventures, then this is the best fit for you

Udzungwa Mountains National Park
Udzungwa Mountains National Park
Udzungwa Mountains National Park

Udzungwa Mountains National Park Entrance Fee

Park Fees to Udzungwa Mountains National Park

Udzungwa Mountains National Park Entrance fee

Below are the Udzungwa Mountains National Park entry fees for 2024

Citizen

Resident

Non-Resident

Adults

TSH

Child

TSH

Adults

USD

Child

USD

Adults

USD

Child

USD

NA

NA

15

5

30

10

Please note the rates are subject to change.

How to Pay for Udzungwa Mountains National Park Fees

How do you pay for Udzungwa Mountains National Park Fees? To pay for Park Fees, you will have to visit the Tanapa Account, create an account, and select Udzungwa Mountains National Park to pay for the park fees. 

How to Pay

  1. Online Payment:

Some parks allow online payment of park entrance fees, and some do not. Always check official websites for updated data on how to pay your park fees online.

You can generate a permit ticket at the park entrance gates and pay using your preferred payment method like credit card or M-pesa.

2. Payment at Park Gates:

Some parks accept payments at the entrance via mobile money or credit cards. Always ask your Tour operator, our team member, or the national park authority to check if you can pay at the park gates.

Most National Parks accept major credit cards like Visa and Mastercard. American Express is not recommended.

Most national parks do not accept Cash payments; if it happens they do, then it should be in both Tanzanian Shillings (TZS) or USD.

Udzungwa Mountains National Park
Udzungwa Mountains National Park
Udzungwa Mountains National Park

Tanzania National Parks FAQs

Tanzania Safari Bookings Q&A

If you have any questions regarding any of our Tanzania National Parks and Reserves safari tours, you may find your answer below in our most frequently asked questions. However, don’t be afraid to get in touch if your query is not included in order for our experts to help you design your best African Holiday Safaris. 

Our team is happy to help discuss any of our safari packages, destinations, or general information, so you have peace of mind! Get in touch with us now.

Which National Park in Tanzania is the best?

Serengeti National Park. Home to the Great Migration, Serengeti National Park easily makes its way into most bucket lists. This fascinating park presents all kinds of ecosystems which allows it to host a variety of plants, birds and animals.

What is the largest park in Tanzania?

Nyerere National Park is now the Largest National Park in Tanzania with the size of 30,893km square…. 

How many national parks are in Tanzania?

There are 22 national parks in Tanzania, many of which form the core of a much larger protected ecosystem, which have been set aside to preserve the country’s rich natural heritage and to provide secure breeding grounds where its fauna and flora can thrive, safe from the conflicting interests of a growing human population.

What is Serengeti National Park famous for?

It is best known for its huge herds of plains animals (especially gnu [wildebeests], gazelles, and zebras), and it is the only place in Africa where vast land-animal migrations still take place.

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