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Established

2003

Location

Urambo District, Tabora Region

Size

839 km²

Overview

Uyumbu Wildlife Management Area is located in the Southwest of the old historical slave trade transit route at Usoke. On the East, Uyumbu border with Walla River Forest Reserve, and South-west, it borders with Ugalla Game Reserve. On the west, it borders with North Ugalla Forest Reserve and in the North borders with Izimbili, Ngogolo and Izengabatogilwe villages.

Animals to find

Elephants, Lion, Bufallo, Zebra, Warthog, Eland, Giraffe, Hartebeest, Waterbuck, Hippopotamus, Leopard, Duiker (Common), Kudu, Reedbuck, Sable antelope, Roan antelope, Hyena, Bushbuck, Impala and other species.

Vegetation

Open woodlands with tree species including timber, fruit and medicinal species.

How to access?

The nearest airstrip is the Ugalla which is about 50 km. The area can also be reached by different roads from Tabora to Urambo via Usoke village to Izimbili village.

Investment opportunities

Tourist hunting, Bee keeping, fishing, photographic tourism, resident hunting and timber harvesting.