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Expore in Machame Nkweshoo
Welcome to Moshi, Tanzania, and let's have fun together at Machame Nkweshoo. Machame Nkweshoo is located few kilometres from Moshi town, and in the green slopes of Mt Kilimanjaro. We will meet at Moshi town. The activities that we will do are, Mt Kilimanjaro trekking, Visit the Nkosulalu waterfall, and visit to the view point of Mt Kilimanjaro.
To the Hot Springs in the local way
Do you like the local way? You like to make new experiences and you want to get to know the culture? Then let me invite you to accompany my way to the little paradise in Moshi - in local style. I will show you the hot springs, called “Maji Moto or Chemka Hot Springs”. You can swim and relax in the turquoise waters, get "massaged" by small fish or jump in the water via a swing or from tall trees. A cozy atmosphere incl. picnic area invites you for a relaxing time. We will travel the more-local-and-not-so-touristy-way: In the morning we meet at the Highway supermarket. There you will have the opportunity to get some snacks for the day. From there, we take the "Daladala" (van for public transport) a few kilometers on the highway. Driving Daladala is characterized by music and many people who often carry interesting things and spontaneous conversations with locals - worth experiencing! Next, we'll take the Tuktuk to the Hot Springs, where we'll enjoy the day and eat Chipsi Mayai before returning in the evening. Includes: x Daladala & Tuktuk both ways x English speaking guide x Ring for Swimming x "Chemka - Hot Springs" entrance x Lunch (Chipsi Mayai) x 1.5l water/person
Trail hiking to beautiful waterfalls and coffee tour
My name is Johnny I'm Tanzanian i was born here in Kilimanjaro at Materuni village. Am 21 years old, am chagga by tribal. Materuni village is the last village before Kilimanjaro National park. Once you will visit my village you will register at the village office after that youre tour will begin is 45 minutes from the office to the waterfalls. On the way to the waterfalls you will see bananas and coffee plantations and learn more about my culture and the life of the villagers not only that but also to see Moshi town view point and spectacular view of mount kilimanjaro. After waterfalls you will get back and have short break while you waiting for coffee lesson and you will learn how coffee is processed picking, driying, pounding, roasting, grinding up to drink in local way. Youre mostly welcome.
Bike tour to Chemka Hotspring by MTBike
IT WILL END UP TO ENJOY SWIMMING,FRESH AIR, FRESH WATER AT KIKULETWA (CHEMKA) HOTSPRING 1. STARTING WITH THE BIKE CYCLING! Our experience is based on cycling Mountain Bike to enjoy lough road and the swimming of warm water(Hotspring). 2. On arrival at this oasis of its kind you will spend a few hours soaking in the pleasantly warm waters, as well as swinging on the rope swing , relaxing in the sun-dappled shade of the trees, hearing different sounds of birds, Fish massage which will make to relax while your legs under water, Taking Photos and Video is another good experience you won’t forget in this amazing trip. 3. You will test local favorites such as Chips-mayai (a French fry omelette made out of eggs and potato chips) and Nyama-choma which is a local barbecue. Enjoy this experience before/after doing safari or climb mount Kilimanjaro. STARTING POINT is BOMANG’OMBE but we can pick you from MOSHI BUS STATION and ARUSHA BUS STATION by Public transport(Bus). Tips is Appreciated. Welcome for the Experience by Bike Tour!
One-day Trip To Ngorongoro Crater
Day 1 The tour departs from Arusha town with a lunch box, then drives to Ngorongoro Crater. I want to warn you in advance that the drive from Arusha Town to Ngorongoro Crater will take around 3-4 hours. You will descend 2000 feet (over 600 meters) to the floor of the crater for a half-day Ngorongoro Crater Safari. Explore the forest areas that are inhabited by monkeys and elephant, the lake area, where you may see the flamingos and the open savannah where the lions hunt for food. Around 2 pm, we will stop at a picnic site with great views of the marshes with hippos and birds. Ngorongoro Crater offers the highest density of animal species to be found in all of Tanzania’s National Parks. Making an early start on your safari will give you the chance to spot the reclusive Leopard in the woods of the highlands amidst which the Crater is set. The cautious Caracal and Serval add to the list of cats to be spotted here. Herds of Elephants, whose sheer size belies the grace of their silent passage and the Cape Buffalo grazing peacefully can not but leave one with a lasting sense of awe. After the game drive, we will be staying at a beautiful lodge. Day 2 The next morning, the guide will transfer you to the hotel in Arusha Town.
Safari and Trek to the Mount Meru Crater
We believe the Arusha National Park is the best choice for a walking safari. Here, you are able to trek together with your ranger-guide. You will walk in the tropical forest, maintaining a safe but exciting distance to wildlife and you will also observe animals from the comfort of our 4*4 jeep. Together, we will trek up to the Mount Meru Crater (Mount Meru is the second highest peak of Tanzania and the fifth highest peak of Africa) and located right in the park. This is a fantastic experience, worth adding to your African adventures! After the walking safari, a jeep will drive you to the furthest part of the park – the Momela Lakes where you can observe pink flamingos as well as many other animals on your way.
2 Days Spectacular Killimanjaro Climb
A guide and a mountain support crew will arrive at the hotel in the morning to meet you and hold a quick briefing, after which you will travel by vehicle to Kilimanjaro National Park's eastern entrance: Marangu Gate (1,860 m/6,046 ft ). After the quick formality of acquiring climbing permits and registering with the search and rescue service, the group will start trekking up to Mandara Hut (2,700 m/8,858 f). The trekking route includes a passage through the rainforest (where tropical showers are highly probable), so we recommend taking not only spare clothes but also raincoats. When you reach the camp, our mountain support crew will take care of all the necessities and prepare lunch for you. You will spend your night in special huts. Day 2 After breakfast at Mandara Camp, the guide will offer two trekking options: you can either hike towards Horombo camp (6 km) or to Maundi Crater (2 km). Considering your pace and overall condition, he will advise which option is better. The guides know the route and the time you are likely to spend for ascent and descent, so we recommend following their instructions to make this trip a memorable experience. Upon returning to the Mandara camp, the cook will prepare lunch for you, and you will begin hiking down to the exit from the national park, where our driver will meet you and transfer to the hotel. Trekking from Marangu Gate to Mandara Hut and descend back: Change in Elevation: Mandara Hut (2,700 m/8,858 f) — Stop point on the way to Horombo Сamp (3100 m/12,205 ft ) — Marangu Gate (1,860 m/6,046 ft ) Hiking distance: 14 km Hiking time: 6-9 hours
Moshi Sunset bus experience
Moshi Sunset View Bus, is a unique experience in Moshi since 2017. Pick-up from Mountain Bikes House & Eco - Bungalows Hostel Lodge and drive you to the sunset view location where the sunset bus is also parked. There you will sit on top of the bus, where you will be provided with 2 drinks each (beers or sodas a person) whilst you enjoy this sunset experience in case of good weather you'll get to also view the Mountain Kilimanjaro (both Mawenzi ,Uhuru peak & coffee plantations), you can join last minute at an extra cost. N.K From group of 10pax we can also offer a special musician/Guitar player. After the sunset with an additional cost we can also arrange special dinner (pre-booked) @ our newly cultured and uniquely built restaurant named Maisha Khalisi which is located on the same location. The only Restaurant in this region who offers both options of meals for non-veg, vegetarians, vegans, gluten free & famous PIT BBQ style of cooking the beef. Classics and elegant cocktails, wines and all types of fresh organic beverages are available. (A tailor made 3 courses set menu can be prepared for special group request)
Test swahili food or Prepare food from Kitchen
Welcome BOOK—WE SHOP—WE COOK—WE EAT TOGETHER. 1. UGALI, SPINACH AND BEEF 2. PILAU 3. MATOKE(MIXTURE OF BANANA AND BEEF 4. RICE, FISH AND CASSAVA LEAVES 5. BIRIANI 6.MIXTURE OF CASSAVA, IRISH POTATOES, SWEET POTATOES,BANANA AND PURE COCONUT MILK 7. CHAPATI In this person Experience of cooking our local foods from our kitchen to table!! Our guest will able to learn Swahili food in our kitchen step by step . Many guests/Travellers miss to get foods which they want and how to prepare their own foods and give the skills to other people when they travel. VEGAN AND VEGETERIAN are Welcomed. 1. Guest will be selecting one or two food which he/she want to cook or learn from our selection or from his/her c tradional meals. 2.Guest will be given a time to analye all the step on our notes board and explain a bit how food will be cooked and how long will take 3.We will go for shopping for that ingredients if you come 1 HOUR BEFORE. 4. We will be cooking together by learning from each other feely step by step. 5. Cooked foods will be shared with all the team in our small restaurant. 7. Photos and video recording will be part our personal cooking experience. NOTE! The price listed will be going to buy recepies for the experience and will cover drinking water breakfasf and lunch.
Experience the Maasai Culture by Bike tour
On arrival in Maasai village by Mountain Bike you will immerse into great cultural and traditions experience by guided by Maasai warrior. The most famous of Africa’s people, these fierce warriors are still practicing their ancestral way of life and are known for their pastoral traditions, living off their herds of cattle, sheep, goats, and donkeys. Today they have established permanent settlements, and many of the Maasai do not roam. They still exist on a diet of milk, blood, and meat, however, it is becoming very common place to supplement their diet with grain. You will involve in different activities in maasai community wchich including maasai dancing, witness inside maasai boma with skin cow matress, local grasses for chassing away mosquitoes, intering in animal house, how to make fire by using pieces of trees( Ulindi and Ulimbombo) and explain you typical medicinal plants, extraordinary trees.In addition to that, the usage of local tools, hunting techniques, fire preparation the usage of local tools, hunting techniques and fire preparation is a part your unforgettable bush excursion. Vegans and vegetarians can also enjoy Maasai boma experience. Starting point is BOMANG’OMBE but we can pick you from MOSHI or ARUSHA by Public transport(Bus). Visit also: Discover Kikuletwa hotspring by Bike
Tauche ein in das Leben der Maasai
Du hast Lust in eine neue Kultur einzutauchen? Dann lerne mit mir das Leben der Maasai kennen! Am Morgen machen wir uns auf eine kleine Reise ins Maasailand. Auf dem Weg passieren wir Baobab-Bäume, trockene Flussbetten und wilde Tiere. Im Dorf angelangt, hast Du die Möglichkeit, das Leben der Maasai kennenzulernen. Beinhaltet: - Reise im Privatauto/Taxi ins Maasaidorf und zurück zur Unterkunft - Lunchbox - 1.5L Wasser/Person - englisch oder deutschsprachiger Guide - Begrüßungsgetränk der Maasai - traditioneller Maasaitanz der Männer & Frauen - Maasaimarkt - Feuer anzünden auf Maasai-Art - Besuch einer Maasaihütte
Immerse into Kikuletwa hotspring by Tuk tuk-Bajaji
Our Chemka Hot Spring Swimming tour will begin from picking you from your Hotel, Hostel, Lodge or family staying in Moshi or Arusha. Bomang’ombe is our starting point of the experience where our Main transport will be Tuk Tuk (Bajaji) which takes 20min to Hotspring. You will have a grateful day from beautiful nature around the highway with big smile from Locals. On arrival at this oasis of its kind you will spend a few hours soaking in the pleasantly warm waters, as well as swinging on the rope swing , relaxing in the sun-dappled shade of the trees, hearing different sounds of birds, Fish massage which will make to relax while your legs under water, Taking Photos and Video is another good experience you won’t forget in this amazing trip. You will test local favorites such as Chips-mayai (a French fry omelette made out of eggs and potato chips) and Nyama-choma which is a local barbecue. Enjoy this experience before/after doing safari or climb mount Kilimanjaro. STARTING POINT is BOMANG’OMBE but we can pick you from MOSHI and ARUSHA by Public transport(Bus). We bring First Aid Kit during Experience!
Waterfall visit&CoffeTour in Materuni Village
We will pick you up in Moshi town. Then we go together to the beautiful village Materuni by car or motorbike. From there we start our hiking tour to an amazing waterfall. On our way you will learn a lot about our culture and nature. When we arrive at the waterfall you have the chance to go in the water if you like. After spending some time at the waterfall we will start our way back to our camp (Mama Agnes House). Our local hot lunch awaits you there.
Waterfalls and Coffee Tour in Materuni
The tour will take 6 hours. Pickup will be arranged in Arusha or Moshi with air-conditioned private vehicle. We will start our tour in Materuni, the last village before Kilimanjaro. The hike up to the Materuni Waterfalls takes about 1 hour. After the hike, we will start our Coffee tour where you will get to see how coffee is processed from harvest to cup. The tour will end with a freshly brewed cup of coffee and a lunch spread of local dishes. Karibu (Welcome!)
Explore Chemka/Kikuletwa Hot Spring by Day
Found at the heart of Kilimanjaro region, discover this naturally-heated hot spring surrounded by lush forests, monkeys, and squirrels that are awaiting for you. A good place to swim, relax and capture cool moments as you prepare either to visit northern circuit national parks, depart from Moshi or before running in the famous Kilimanjaro Marathon. It is also a good adventure for those who were after big hikes of Mount Kilimanjaro. Our journey will start with me picking you up bright and early in the morning at your Airbnb or at the airport then we will drive for about 30 minutes and stop in one of the best supermarkets to buy some bites and drinks for our road trip. Then after some few Kilometers we will enter the dusty rough road that will take us straight to the hot spring. In the road we will get to see the Maasai people, giant baobab trees and donkeys. After some few minutes, we will arrive at the hot spring. You will get the chance to experience jumping in the water using the swinging tree branches and rope, and being fish-massaged by the little fishes that will nibble your skin. We will have our lunch prepared by the locals and eat under the trees while hearing different birds sounds. You will test Tanzania’s very own “Chipsi Mayai/Zege” which is a mixture of French fries and eggs. Enjoy this well-worth experience till the evening when we get back to Moshi/Arusha.