Nitarudi Africa Safaris
Nitarudi Africa Safaris
Nitarudi Africa Safaris
Nitarudi Africa Safaris

Northern Tanzania Excursions

Maji Chemka – warm springs

You drive for about one hour via Boma NG'OMBE through the Masai Steppe. This palm grove features fresh spring water – springs and pools are filled with crystal clear water. Within the comfortable warm water, you are able to relax. For lunch, a delicious BBQ is offered and freshly prepared. If wanted, you can also undertake a short hike through the oasis. Duration: approx. 6 hours.


Materuni Waterfall

The waterfall is located about one hour car ride and one and a half hours walking distance from your hotel in Moshi. On your way to this impressive waterfall next to the Kilimanjaro which is about 70m high, you hike through thick, green rain forest along the chagga fields and villages. You can enjoy a picnic lunch at the nearby waterfall. Moreover, the waterfall offers the possibility for swimming. Afterwards, you visit the Chagga family, including a rare opportunity to participate in a tasting coffee. (not available with overnight stay at Meru Simba lodge) Duration: approx. 5-6 hours.

Arusha / Moshi

These rather big cities are definitely worth a visit! Both cities are starting points for all safari and Kili trips in the north of Tanzania. With good visibility, both Mt. Meru and Kili dominate the view over both cities. You can visit the bustling local markets, the Masai heritage, which is an amazing market with a lot of souvenirs. Whoever loves the lively atmosphere of haggling with the traders in one of those African cities will definitely be in their element!

Olpopongi the authentic Masai Village

Cultural day trip, including traditional lunch and walking safari. Olpopongi is situated in between Kilimanjaro and Mt Meru. You spend your day at the Masai village and experience the Masai culture with its typical daily routine. In detail, you will have a guided village and museum tour, a traditional lunch, a walking safari including tracking through the Masai Steppe and insights into hunting techniques of the Masai as well as their unique and impressing natural medicine. Duration: all-day.

Church of Kibosho and Materuni Waterfall

Drive to Kibosho and visit of the spectacular catholic church, which is about 120 years old. The church originated from the German colonial era and is situated in the middle of banana plantations at about 1350 m height. Afterwards, you drive to the Materuni waterfall. On the way to this impressive waterfall next to the Kilimanjaro, which is about 70m high, you hike through thick, green rain forest along the Chagga fields and villages. You can enjoy your packed lunch at the nearby waterfall. Moreover, the waterfall offers the possibility for swimming. Afterwards, you visit the Chagga family, including a rare opportunity to participate in a tasting coffee. (not available with overnight stay at Meru Simba lodge) Duration: approx. 6-7 hours.

Marangu – Main entrance to Kilimanjaro NP

Next to the Marangu Gate, you are able to watch climbers and carriers at their starting point to the mount peak of the Kilimanjaro. Afterwards, hike to the house of mountain guide Romel Mosha. He lives in the middle of banana plantations at the border of the National Park at a height of about 1,600m. Here, you are able to experience what it means, to live submontane of the Kilimanjaro. You will enjoy lunch with his family which is typically for the hospitality of this country. Afterwards, you will be taken to visit the Lutheran church. Followed by a hike of about 20 min to the Marangu waterfall. Like the way to Kilimanjaro, you drive back to Moshi with a typical Dala Dala shared taxi and from there, with a normal taxi to your hotel. Duration: approx. 7-8 hours.

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