Do you know that Njombe is the coolest place in Tanzania? an altitude of about 2000 m a.s.l., is one of the coolest places in Tanzania . In June-August it can be distinctly cold.
The climate may be the main reason for the high number of churches found along the only main street of the town, as the place has been a convenient and pleasant base for missionaries.
The traveller coming from the north will pass through extensive wattle and tea plantations in an unusually flat terrain which is part of the geologically ancient Gondwanaland erosion surface.
South and southeast of Njombe is a very beautiful, hilly landscape with extensive grasslands