This fantastic experience program starts with a drive from Arusha/Moshi to Chemka Hot spring.
The hot spring is fed by Mount Kilimanjaro’s underground water, and the water is clear, clean, warm, and safe for swimming under the lush trees. In the clear, warm water, you can swim and snorkel. You will also be accompanied by your professional Shiloh Safari guide, who will be nearby to ensure that you get everything you desire. If you’re lucky, you might see baboons in the treetops above you.
You will pass through local villages on the way, providing ample opportunities for cultural exploration. Enjoy your lunch in the afternoon in a cool setting surrounded by beautiful nature. After all of the excursions and wonderful experiences, your guide will drive you back to Arusha/Moshi.
A visit to a Masai village is an interesting experience. When you arrive in the village, children and adults greet you with songs and dancing. At certain times, you will be welcomed in one of the homesteads of the village. The village huts (called Emanyata) are made of cow dung and clay plastered over stalk frames. This is pretty handy, the Maasai keep cattle herds and the dung is always rich and freely available. One of the hosts will give you an insight into the life of the Maasai.
Some may not speak English, but our guide will interpret you so that the story can be exchanged. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn about the history and lifestyle of this tribe. You can ask as many questions as you like.
A variety of goods, including homeopathic medicines, local clothing and cereals. Here you have the opportunity to bring home a souvenir, a reminder that you appreciate. In the village they will offer you a hot lunch.
Materuni waterfalls is one of the biggest and most popular waterfalls in Kilimanjaro Region. The waterfalls situated on the slope of Mount Kilimanjaro, to the authentic Chagga tribe. The source of water comes directly from the glacier on top of Kilimanjaro.
About 30min driving from Moshi town and 1 ½ hour from Arusha, walking through coffee and banana farm surrounded by lush landscape its where this waterfalls found.
A 30 min walk through stunning green landscape of chagga land will bring us to this hug waterfall, here we will go swimming in the refreshing water and have break for lunch at this beautiful waterfall. With a very nice weather you will be able to see Mount Kilimanjaro very close.
30 km east of Moshi, this crater lake fed from Mount Kilimanjaro is truly an off the beaten track. The views of the surrounding area and the shores of the lake provide a magnificent picnic site.
The Chala Hill walk is best done in the early morning. Well worth the climb, this is an incredibly scenic walk with breathtaking 360% views across the lake to Kenya, to Lake Jipe, Kilimanjaro and over most of the 800 hectares of Chala land.
This walk can be continued right around the lake.
Are you a coffee lover? No trip to Tanzania would be complete without the cultural experience of a coffee tour. Discover the true meaning of farm-to-table with a guided tour and tasting at one of the country’s premier coffee plantations.
Get a behind-the-scenes look at the farm unique. Learn about growing, cultivation, harvesting, blending, roasting process, and influential history of coffee—then try sample a cup of your favourite blend.
Marangu Day Hike
Kilimanjaro Marangu day hike involves going up to the first camp Mandara hut (2720m) and come back via the same route on the same day. There is a drive about 45km from Moshi town which will take 1 hour. At Marangu gate you have to do some registrations and pay the park entrance fee to get a valid permit to start the hike. Marangu gate is 1879m above sea level and the distance to Mandara hut is 8km (16 km round trip), which will take 3 to 4 hours for each direction.
On the way to from the Marangu gate to Mandara hut you will cross the rain forest which is a dense forest, pure green with a lot of species of plants. If you are lucky you can see Blue Monkeys and a black and white Colobus Monkeys.
Maundi CraterMarangu Day Hike:
It just takes 15 minutes walk from Mandara to Maundi Crater. This place offers a good view of Kibo and Mawenzi peaks and also good view of the Kenyan side ad lake Chala and Jipe. During eruption the pressure was not enough to force magma to get out hence instead of rise up it formed a crater.
NOTE: Porters are not required for day trips, but guides are. Park regulations mandate that there can be at most two clients for each guide. The company will provide lunch and Drinking Water.