Area: 1990 sq km
Location: Situated at Latitude 7048’S and Longitude 3041’E at its center.
The Udzungwa Mountains with Mwanihana Peak standing at 2,579 meters above sea level: The escarpment; the forest and Ruaha River.
200 to 2579 metres above sea level
The Montane forest, the mountain scenery; waterfalls, primates notably – the Iringa red colobus monkey, sanje crested Mangabey, sykes monkey, black and white colobus monkey, birds, sacred place for worship, mwanaluvele cave etc.
Elephant, buffalo, lion, Leopard, Bushbuck, Sable, Eland, Waterbuck, Abbott’s duiker, hippos, primates with
5 species of bushbaby including the orinusbushbaby, the Iringa red colobus monkey, sanje crested mangabay etc.
Distance and time:
About 350 km from Dar – es salaam, (6 hours drive), 65 km South west of Mikumi.
Best time to visit:
The Park may be visited throughout the year. Nevertheless it is slippery during the rain (March – May).
Campsites and picnic sites: interpretative nature trails (no permanent accommodation inside the park), a number of lodges and guest houses outside the park including the Udzungwa Mountains view Hotel and the Twiga Hotel both of which are found at Mang’ula. Guest houses at Ifakara and Kidatu respectively