Experience Marangu Cultural tour at the base of Mt.Kilimanjaro
Marangu town found at the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro this town is blessed with history and ancient traditions. Chagga's people have planned various walking tours through valleys and numerous waterfalls depicting mountain village life. Visitors can conveniently spend a half-day or full-day walking tour. Come enjoy the beautiful scenery of Kilimanjaro in the background without bearing freezing cold temperatures or exerting five days of physical strain. Immerse yourself in the history of Chagga's people and Mount Kilimanjaro, walking tour at Marangu town offers breathtaking scenery, you can walk through numerous waterfalls including the beautiful Kinukamori, Moongo, and Mteshani Falls. you can also learn more about the Chaga culture by visiting a traditional Chaga house made of straw roofing and test their tradition meals.
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Experience Chaggas's tradition & culinary
At 8:00 am we will pick up you at your hotel in Arusha or Moshi town, it is 2-3hours drive from Arusha and 1 hour from Moshi town. We will pass through beautiful plantations of bananas, yams, potatoes, and coffee, en route to Kinumakori Waterfall. Marangu Village Tour includes various Cultural Tourism Programs in which visitors are taken by a local guide to meet villagers and learn their traditional way of life whereby set up with the assistance of our Safaris and Treks guide.
At the village, we will visit the Chagga cultural center, visit caves where the Chagga's people hide during the war, you will be guided to descend to the caves while the guide narrating the history. In the village, you will also see the traditional Chaga houses made of straw roofing and pay a visit to the family of a coffee farmer and get to know how to process coffee step by step, from picking ripe coffee berries to the final cup of delicious hot coffee. one can practice and make its own cup of coffee. Are you interested in strong local liquor? Take this opportunity and learn how to make potent banana local Brew and test Mbege brew which is like a ritual drink to the Chagga tribe. You will be served lunch /local dish ndizi-nyama (banana mixed with beef and boiled together with some veggies) you are welcomed to practice on preparing this delicious food.
Our final activities today will be a walk to the waterfalls
The “Marangu Waterfalls” is located on the slope of Mt. Kilimanjaro national park near Marangu village, which is a typical village of the Chagga people at (1800meters above the sea level). If you are interested in birds this is the excellent location for hiking, bird watching and taking in the sights of rural. Enjoy swimming and hear the story on the belief of Chagga toward these waterfalls.
Before the sunset, we will leave the village, on the way you can buy banana fruits, strawberries, avocado with other fruits and drive to your hotel or to the airport this is the best way to contribute to the villagers.
End of our service.
Our tour end here, board your car and drive to your hotel or to the airport.
Transport from/to the hotel
Village fees, local guiding fee
Bottle of Mineral water
Banana wine & local brew tasting
Gratuities / “tip”
Soda & alcoholic beverages except for local brew
Travel/medical insurance and anything not mentioned in inclusions.