Top things to do in Usambara Mountains

Nature Reserve in Amani Nature Reserve

Amani Nature Reserve

This reserve is located west of Tanga in the heart of the eastern Usambaras. Often overlooked, it’s a peaceful, lushly vegetated patch of montane forest humming with the sounds of rushing water, chirping insects and…
Cultural Centre in Usambara Mountains

Lutindi Cultural Tourism Project

Perched on the edge of the Usambara Mountains southeast of Lushoto is Lutindi and the Lutindi Cultural Tourism Project. Lutindi is the site of the first mental hospital in East Africa, and you can arrange a tour thr…
Tanzanian in Lushoto

Tumaini Cafe & Makuti African Restaurant

Tumaini Cafe – on the main road next to the Telecom building – offers cheap snacks, breakfasts and meals, including banana milkshakes, freshly baked rolls and continental fare. In the same compound and under the sam…
Pizza in Lushoto

Mamma Mia Pizza

Tasty pizzas, pastas, ciabattas, brownies, shakes, smoothies and more in this slick eatery on the main road, just up from the market.