You want to visit waterfalls while in Arusha or Kilimanjaro? Bestday Safaris will guide you for this day hike into amazing waterfalls of your choice.
MARANGU VILLAGE TOUR + WATERFALLS
Marangu is a large village located on the lower slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro. Marangu is a lively market town with a cool climate. The location of the town makes it an ideal starting point for hiking.
At the base of Mt Kilimanjaro, surrounded by lush landscapes, lie hidden waterfalls. After a short drive of about 45mins in a private car to one on the most popular waterfall sites, “Marangu Waterfalls”, it is possible to explore the forest and discover the waterfalls on foot.
The “Marangu Waterfalls” is located on the slope of Mt. Kilimanjaro national park, is also an excellent location for hiking, bird watching and taking in the sights of rural Africa. The cultural tourism program offers the opportunity for visitors to watch traditional blacksmiths, visit nearby caves and waterfalls as well as experience life in the local chagga tribe. People around Marangu village are very welcoming and we hope you will enjoy your time with them. While in Marangu one can learn more about the chagga culture by visiting a traditional chagga house made of straw roofing. Also the traditional food made by bananas and local brew known as Mbege can be tasted
At the waterfalls, you can even refresh in cool and crystal clean water. Don’t forget to bring your swimwear! Here you will also break for lunch before doing a short tour of Marangu village to see the typical life of local tribe/people
DAY TRIPS TOUR ACTIVITIES IN MOSHI – MARANGU
• You pass through coffee and banana plantation
• Visit local people/life and enjoy tradition of Chagga people
• Enjoying the nature of the slopes of mount Kilimanjaro
• Explanation of different flowers
• Visit the waterfalls and enjoy swimming if you like to.
• Hiking up to the boundary of mount Kilimanjaro
• Learn how to make local coffee and drink your own made coffee
• Learn how to make local beer if you like
• Hike to the best view of the snow peak of Mt. Kilimanjaro if not covered by forks of clouds
Mt. MERU WATER FALLS
During this day excursion, your guide will lead you through a number of small agricultural villages with lush landscapes, where the locals sell a variety of goods such as coffee, maize, bananas and other types of fruits and vegetables.
Upon arrival at the park where the famous Mt. Meru waterfall in Arusha, Tanzania is located, an armed guard will escort you and your guide to see this incredible natural wonder. Enjoy the cool waterfall mist and relax in a beautifully shaded area while taking in the sites. Be sure to bring your camera to take some breathtaking photos!.
MATERUNI VILLAGE TOUR + WATERFALLS
Materuni waterfalls is located at Meteruni Village in Moshi. Going to Materuni waterfalls you can have two options as means of your transport between Arusha or Moshi town and the village… For those who really wish to have the ‘real’ experience you can hop on a dala dala (the local minibuses. If you’d prefer to travel more quickly and comfortably you can choos to take a private car. Once you reach the village you will start your coffee tour at a traditional Chagga ‘shamba’ .
Your guide will explain all aspects of the Chagga homestead including the other crops that they grow aside from coffee. You will get to see how the coffee is produced- from picking the bean to roasting and then drinking a delicious cup yourself. Following your coffee tour you will then take a short hike (make sure to wear some sport or Mountain boot ,shoes as it can be muddy up there), passing through local villages to reach the waterfalls. Here you will either have a picnic lunch box or arrive to a full spread of freshly cooked lunchprepared to the one of the local family, Following lunch you will have the opportunity to take a dip in the refreshing(quite cold!) pools beneath the waterfalls.
Water Falls(quite cold!)
Explore the nature beauty of the slope of Mount Kilimanjaro. Enjoy and rest in the nature beauty and peace of this magnificent nature site,the music from the waterfalls and radiant colors of the valley transform our inner and outer environment.
When you have had your fill of this beautiful place you can start walking back to where you will take the dala dala or your private car back to Arusha or Moshi town.