Book your lifetime adventure at Marangu village. Come and experience an exciting mix of cultures. Meet friendly
people and discover beautiful scenarios which are not to be found anywhere around Africa. Visit the most excited
areas for cultural and recreational walking as Marangu village. Also this walking is very important for
acclimatization before and after hiking the Mt.Kilimanjaro and those from long safari.
A day at Marangu village your lifetime adventure!
Time, starts at 9am Ends 3.30 or 4.00pm Explore the natural beauty of the slopes of Mt.Kilimanjaro. Enjoy and
rest in the nature beauty and peace of this amazing natural site. The music from the waterfalls and radiant colors
of the valley transform our inner and outer environment. The Chagga culture and history can be explored by
visiting the Chagga live museum site. Several exhibitions include a reconstruction of a thatched Chagga house with
a complete livestock inside. The museum also has a display of traditional Chagga tools, farm equipments, rope made
from the balk of the mringaringa (Cordia africana)) tree, a genealogical look at the history of the Chagga, some
drums and a "bugle" made of kudu horns. Traditional chagga style house are windowless, built in a round beehive
form and covered with think thatching that need to be changed every few years. Inside, one half of the house is
used for cattle and the other side for parents and children sleeping areas with a cooking area in the middle.
Chagga house there days are more modern constructions. There are colorful local markets in different location
within walking distances held twice a week in where "bananas" selling takes place. Marangu is the largest market for
the sale of bananas in the country and attracts buyers from all over Tanzania. Have a cup of home-made coffee with
our local people. Take a walk through Marangu coffee farms and visit a local home where you will learn the whole
process of preparing coffee in traditional way from beans to cup and then you will enjoy a delicious cup of Kilimanjaro
coffee. All local fees go to the social development in the village.
MOSTLY TANZANIA DAY TRIPS
We are local tour company that arrange high-quality tours. With us you can climb Mt Kilimanjaro, go on a wildlife safari,
cultural tour and enjoy a beach vacation on the paradise island Zanzibar.