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Mbeya Peak and Rungwe Volcano


Mbeya Peak
We offer guided walks to the top of Mbeya Pea which is 2835m high. It usually takes about 3 hours to get to the summit.

DaladalaMount Rungwe
Rungwe is an volcano which last erupted about a century ago and, at 2960m, is the highest peak in Southern Tanzania. It dominates the skyline around Tukuyu. It is a full day trip from Mbeya to reach the summit and back

Loleza Peak
A pleasant half day hike from Mbeya to the 2656m peak and back.

Getting to Mbeya

  • Mbeya can be reached by road: 12 hours approx by bus from Dar es Salaam and approx 90 minutes from the Malawi border. There is a daily bus service from Ubungo bus station in Dar es Salaam.
  • By train: twice weekly overnight service from Dar es Salaam and Kapiri Mposhi in Zambia.
  • By charter plane, a new airport is expected to open at Songwe in 2011.

Latest News

Songea Town developing visitor attractions
Songea near the Malawi border has been declared a site of historical interest by the Tanzanian Tourism Ministry.

Airport at Songwe
Work has started on Songwe Airport which will should mean access to Mbeya region from Dar es Salaam in under two hours. We will provide more information as soon as this becomes available.

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