Situated in the north-east of Tanzania. With their wide vistas, cool climate, winding paths and picturesque villages, the Usambara’s are one of Tanzanian’s highlights. Visit the villages and farming fields. Friendly locals are willing to share their culture with you.

For trips and hikes around capital Lushoto:
Shambaa eco tours
For trips and hikes around Mambo/Mtae and more day hikes from Lushoto to Mambo:
More info about the Mambo Footprints:
More info about the Mambo Caves:


Relax on the unspoiled beaches, take long strolls on secluded beaches or immerse yourself in the turquoise water and choose your favorite water sports with snorkeling, diving, fishing, kayaking, windsurfing and sailing available all year around.

TATONA members at the Beach:

Beach Crab resort Ushongo
Fish Eagle Point, Mkadini
Tanga Beach Resort, Tanga
Tanga Yacht Club, Tanga
Tanga International Competence Center,
TICC, Tanga
Capricorn Beach Cottages,
Peponi Beach Resort, Kigombe
The Beach Crab Resort, Ushongo
Kijongo Bay Beach Resort, Sange


Maziwe Island Marine Reserve and the newly established Tanga Coelacanth Marine Park invite to snorkel or dive in the crystal clear water for easy viewing of an incredible array of tropical fish and catch glimpses of sea turtles or dolphins.


Two off-the-beaten-path National Parks – Saadani and Mkomazi offer a wide variety of wildlife, from hippos and crocodiles in the Wami River to zebras, kudus in the open plains of Mkomazi. Lions, buffaloes, elephants and much more can be spotted in a totally private safari.
Mkomazi national park
Sadaani National park

For safaris to Mkomazi or Sadaani:

Lodges in Sadaani National park
Shambaa eco tours
Mambo View Point Ecolodge


More than 500 bird species, endemic, resident and migrating, can be found throughout the region. Great spots to watch them are Amani Nature Reserve, Usambara Mountains, Saadani National Park and Mkomazi National Park.

Experienced and professional birding guides in the Usambara Mountains:
Mambo View Point Ecolodge


Once the meeting point of East Africa, the rich and diverse history of Tanga Region and the Swahili Coast especially, is a melting pot of African, Arabian and Indian culture. Enjoy the fragrant spices, bright colors and coastal flavors.
For cultural tours, home stays and development in the Usambara mountains:
Mambo View Point Ecolodge
NGO JamiiSawa

Tanga Region Hotels