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Udzungwa mountains National park is a park which located in southern circuit of Tanzania  which covers a size of 1990 sq km. The park has covered with the habitat of tropical rainforest, mountains forest, miombo woodland, grassland and steppe.

There is a vertical height range of 250-2576metres ( the pick of Lohomero), which incorporate the Udzungwa mountains part of the eastern Arc mountains.

There are more than 400 bird species, 2500 plants species (25% of which are endemic) and 6 primates species. It has a second  largest biodiversity of a  national park in Africa.

This park are famous and unique from the diversity of primates species, six primates have been  recorded, five of which are endemic. The Iringa red colobus and Sanje crested mangabey are only found in Udzungwa Mountains National park,  the mangabey species  was undetected by the biologists prior to 1979.

The tourism activity in Udzungwa National park are revolves around Hiking and Trekking, as the park has no roads and is accessible only on foot. The hiking trails range on difficulty from the short one hour Sonjo trek to the extremely challenging 6-day camping trek the Lumero Trail.

The most common walk in the Sanje Waterfalls trail which takes approximately 4 hours to complete and allows the visitors access to the stunning 170m waterfall and includes swimming in the waterfall plunge pools as part of the activity.


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