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Marangu Cultural Tour

Marangu Village, Marangu, Tanzania
+255 717 385 304
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We spent some hours in Marangu, hiking in its forests and visiting a coffee plantation and... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2017
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A Fantastic Day Out

The Marangu Cultural Tour is a great day out to experience traditional Tanzanian culture. The... read more

Reviewed August 16, 2017
Amos J
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Moshi, Tanzania
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Day Trip to Marangu village the full packageBook your lifetime adventure at Marangu village.Come and experience an exciting mix of cultures. Meet friendly people and Discover hooting 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! Tour price including the following; WATERFALLSExplore the natural beauty of the slopes of Mt.Kilimanjaro. Enjoy and rest in the nature beauty and peace of this magnificent natural site. The music from the waterfalls and radiant colors of the valley transform our inner and outer environment. CHAGGA LIVE MUSEUMThe 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. LOCAL MARKET.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. CHAGGA BLACKSMITHS.Various indigenous tools are made using iron. These are made for farming activities like hoes, machetes etc.And also chagga people gets job opportunity by being self employed. The products which are made they sell to earn income for their daily survival. CELEBRATE.After the successful of hiking Mt. Kilimanjaro, safari or gentle walking, relax and enjoy the exotic country gardens. You can also drop at the local bars (chagga bar) drink the traditional “mbege” a local chagga brew made from millet and banana wine. MT. KILIMANJARO VIEW POINT Depending on weather condition, on clear day you can get the gorgeous views of Mt.Kilimanjaro. UNDERGROUND TURNNELS (CHAGGA BOLT HOLE)These were used by the chagga people to hide themselves from the enemies, in which inside the tunnel it comprises of different partitions/galleries like kitchen, Sleeping room, mortuary, livestock pattern and ambushing chamber. COFFEE AND BANANA FARMS.From the blessed presence of the fertile volcanic soils on the slopes of Mt. Kilimanjaro majority of villagers are subsistence farmers, practicing cultivation on crops like coffee, banana, beans, yams potatoes etc Tradition meals (Hot lunch) and drinking waterExperience local life.Enjoy a delicious, home – cooked meal in Chagga house. Learn how to cook Chagga food especially cooked plantain bananas ‘’Machalari’’. Coffee tourHave a cup of homemade 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 tradition way from beans to cup and then you will enjoy a delicious cup of Kilimanjaro coffee. All local fees; goes to the social development in the village. Professional guides Tour guides his friendly, professional, organized and certified. They all adopted and realize tour guide code of conduct and morals. They posses broad range knowledge of the area, and therefore you will hear a lot about the Chagga culture from them.MAKE UNFORGETTABLE TOUR AND LONG LIFE MEMORIES.
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22 Aug 2017
“Interesting”
16 Aug 2017
“A Fantastic Day Out”
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Marangu Village, Marangu, Tanzania
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+255 717 385 304
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Reviewed August 22, 2017 via mobile

We spent some hours in Marangu, hiking in its forests and visiting a coffee plantation and waterfalls. We really enjoyed our stay in this area of Tanzania and we were able to see how the area around the Mount Kilimanjaro is.

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Reviewed August 16, 2017

The Marangu Cultural Tour is a great day out to experience traditional Tanzanian culture. The simple day out incorporates so much - but it remains a relaxing. From visiting the beautiful KINUKAMORI Waterfall, the beautifully made local meal, to the tour around the Banana Plantation...More

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Reviewed July 7, 2017 via mobile

We did the Marangu Cultural Tour with Nyange Adventures, arranged by Praise via email still from home. Guide Frank showed up in time with a good quality bus and driver. He took us to the local village with banana farms, the Chagga tunnels, the Ndoro...More

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Reviewed February 4, 2015

We recently took a trip to Marangu village but this was a hiking inside the forest.The weather was real good..The hike took us almost 3hours to the first Hut ''Mandara'' We sat there gazing at this massive trees with Black and White monkeys jumping all...More

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Reviewed December 2, 2013

We were advised to contact this company at the Coffee Shop in Hills street in Moshi. The company owner, Praise, came to discuss details after a few minutes. The day after we drove in a pleasant car to Marangu and walked in the forest, through...More

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