Udzungwa Mountains National Park is a national park in Tanzania with a size of 1,990 km2 (770 miles2. The habitats contained within the national park include tropical rainforest, mountain forest, miombo woodland, grassland and steppe. There is a vertical height range of 250–2,576 metres (the peak of Lohomero), which incorporates the Udzungwa Mountains part of the Eastern Arc Mountains. These accommodate upwards of 400 species of bird, 2500 plant species (one-fourth of which are endemic), and 6 primate species. Such numbers make its biodiversity the second largest of a national park in Africa.
This diverse jungle attracts the most stunning creatures, from mammals to birds to amphibians. The most typical mammalian inhabitants are primates the woods host no less than nine different species. The Iringa red colobus, the Sanje mangabey and Udzungwa galago occur nowhere else than here. Over 250 forest bird species, many of which are endangered or endemic, can be spotted. Keep an eye out for special treats such as the white-winged apalis, Udzungwa Forest Partridge and dappled Mountain Robin. Or just follow your ears: the silvery-cheeked hornbill, Livingstone’s turaco and crested Guinea fowl are hard to be missed.