The Usambara Mountains are a Roadtripper Heaven, with many nice, personalized and affordable places to stay catering to the independent traveler. If you are a camper, stay at Irente Farm.
Irente Farm doubles as an orphanage, organic farm, biodiversity reserve and retreat.They are known, far beyond Lushoto, for their scrumptious farm breakfast of homemade bread, jam, cheeses and muesli. They also offer budget accommodation in a self-catering family house (Tsh 175,000/BB sleeps up to six), banda (Tsh 66,000 -95,000 dbl / HB) and dormitory (Tsh30,000 pp /HB). Picnic lunches and simple home cooked meals can be provided if ordered in advance.