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Usamnaras accomodation RFI (1 Viewer)

Larry Sweetland

Formerly 'Larry Wheatland'
We've been trying to contact Amani and Sigi rest houses by email in the Usambaras, but their contact addresses seem not to work. Does anyone know if these places are still functioning, and how we can contact them?

If not, anyone know of any other budget accom options in the Usambaras, as all we could spot otherwise was Emau $60 a night to camp.

thanks for any help,

Larry and Nicky


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We traveled to Amani forest reserve earlier this year. Absolutely recommend Zigi guesthouse as it's a bit more isolated than the other park accommodations. We didn't have our own vehicle and one day we hiked to the other guesthouse, which was a nice walk. It is basic but adequate and they can cook food for you on request. You will reach Zigi before Amani guesthouse as it's near the entrance to the reserve.

Good luck and happy birding!

I have this information from past email; if all else fails you can just show up, it shouldn't be a problem:

Amani Nature Reserve,
P.O Box 1, Amani -Tanga.
Office Tel. 255 27 2640313
Fax No. 255 27 2640313
Email;[email protected] (this is the one I corresponded with)

Conservator's contacts
Email [email protected]
Mobile phone +255784587805
Assistant Conservator's mobile phone
Tourism Incharge (Godfrey Msumari)
Mobile phone +255786064625

Larry Sweetland

Formerly 'Larry Wheatland'
That's really helpful Fluffhead, thanks so much. We too won't have our own vehicle, so good to know you can hike between those places. :t:

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