The Uluguru Mountains  is just stand behind the city of Morogoro ,they are part  of chain of mountain in east Africa Eastern Arch Mountains.The highest point of  Uluguru  Mountain is 2,630m above sea level.

The vegetation of the Uluguru main ridge and the outlying blocks is extremely variable. It ranges from drier lowland coastal forest habitats, to transitional rainforests, to sub-montane, monten  and upper montane forest types.

The forests of the Uluguru  mountains provide the water catchment areas for the streams and rivers. This water flows mainly from the forest-capped peaks of the Ulugurus with the streams joining to form the Ruvu river, which provides the water supply to the city of Dar es Salaam some 200 kilometers to the east.

This Mountain have get its name from the local tribe of Waluguru people. They have been living in the mountains for several hundred years, coming from other areas of Tanzania. The land ownership is through the female line and women are powerful in village life, in contrast to other tribes in Tanzania where men own the land and make most of the decisions about its use and management.

In the Ulugurus are home to more than 100 plants, 2 birds, 2 mammals, 4 reptiles and 6 amphibians which are known from nowhere else in the world.

 

Activities which can be done hear is hiking, Bird watching, Culture tourism.

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