We strive to ensure we protect and respect the environment, whilst ensuring we educate and enjoy the challenges mountain trekking presents for our team & clients.
Our porters come from a variety of backgrounds, orphans to parents having to support large families.
Our goal is to educate, promote and reward them with fair work place practices.
Said Salim joins our team and combines the experience of being the founder of Usambara Adventures. Said will bring more treks, wildlife adventures, safaris, providing once in a lifetime experiences for all visitors to Tanzania. Together we can make a difference, safe, affordable and personal travel tailored experiences for all.
Mount Kilimanjaro referred to "The Roof Of Africa" stands at 5895M and has 5 distinct climatic zones, these are but a taste of what awaits you. Get close to the heavens, climbing Kilmanjaro is a spiritual experience.
Please contact Said at http://www.usambaraadventures.com for our latest trekking informations. New Usambara travel facebook page coming soon.
Please see the available route options below.
Please contact us for further trip options.
There are seven official trekking routes by which to ascend and descend Mount Kilimanjaro: Lemosho, Machame, Marangu, Mweka, Rongai, Shira (we do not use), and Umbwe. Deciding on the best route to take depends a lot on how much preparation, level of fitness and time available for your expedition. Acclimatisation is critical, Please see below for guidance. For those that wish to prepare for Kilimanjaro, MT Meru is a great option.
Our team is made up of local Tanzanians based in Arusha and Moshi with
support from our volunteer New Zealand design team.
Usambara Adventures Tour Guide, Ecologist and Tour Organizer since 2003, Said is well educated with regards to Tanzanian Floral and Fauna, history.
Trained High Altitude Guide And Wildlife Ecologist. Jacob promotes and supports local guides and porters development.
We use local guides and a team of Porters, and support training of new recruits, with the hope of promoting them to guides.
Greg & Murine are co-founders and donate their time to creating and hosting the website for our organisation.