Mamba and Marangu in the Kilimanjaro area have both natural and cultural heritage to offer the visitor. There are more than seven waterfalls in the vicinity, unique flora with tree, flower and fruit nurseries and fauna. Tour the slopes of Mt.Kilimanjaro and ascend to beautiful viewpoints.
Tours through Marangu afford panoramic views of Mt.Kilimanjaro. Visit the home and memorial of the
late Yohana Lauwo, a Marangu native who accompanied Meyer on the first recorded climb of Kilimanjaro in 1889, and read the original log books of Lauwo.
Customised half day, full day or two day walking safaris can be organised. These tours include the Kinukamori and Moonjo falls and a visit to a Chagga house made of straw-roofing . See the first coffee tree planted in Tanzania and climb up Ngangu Hill. A trip to the African Art Centre that houses a collection of ancient and modern sculptures, carvings and paintings is rewarding.
Mamba is a paradise for bird-watchers and nature lovers. Enjoy scenic waterfalls, tree, flower and fruit nurseries, pass historical sites the Laka Holes- large hiding caves used during the Chagga – Maasai wars, visit a wood carving school, meet a local blacksmith using ethnic methods to prepare spears and tools, and experience Chagga culture by visiting a traditional Chagga culture by visiting a traditional chagga house.
The guides of the Cultural Tourism Programme are of the Wachaga tribe who knows well the area, their culture & history and speaks English. Provision of outstanding customer service have been their life long way of life
Where to stay:
A wide range of Guest houses, lodges and hotels are available in Marangu and Mamba areas. A number of Homestay houses are available withing and around various villages bordering Kilimanjaro National Park. Camping ground installed with modern toilet facilities and clean water supply is available. Camping gears for hire at reasonable price are available in our office