Magamba Forest in Usambara
Magamba Forest in Usambara is a highly frequented destination within the Eastern Arc Mountains of Tanzania, extending from the southern highlands of Tanzania through Northeast to Southeast Kenya. The optimal time for a visit is from late May to late February, while March and April constitute the long rainy season, resulting in cold and foggy conditions throughout the forest and mountain slopes.
Ideal for exploration through walking safaris, Magamba Forest offers a rich experience, especially for birding enthusiasts. For an optimal birding safari, it is recommended to dedicate 2-3 days to fully immerse in the diverse bird species. The sawmill road, traversing the hilly forested slopes, is a key route for exploration. Noteworthy trails like Kwesimu Trail and Kigulu Makwewa Trails provide excellent opportunities for birdwatching.
Village Weaver Birding Tours organizes birding expeditions to Magamba Forest, featuring knowledgeable birding guides who ensure an enriching experience. Whether navigating through lush landscapes or engaging in a bit of bush bashing to spot elusive birds, Magamba Forest promises an adventure filled with avian wonders.
Discover the natural beauty and avian diversity of Magamba Forest, making it a must-visit destination for nature enthusiasts and birdwatchers alike.