Chagga Underground Cave Day Trip
In the morning, you will be picked up in Moshi then drive to Kilimanjaro National Park Headquarter at Marangu gate, the drive takes approximately one hour.
The Marangu Gate at 1860 meters is the starting point of the Marangu route and is one of the most popular of all the routes in Kilimanjaro. You’ll receive a briefing on the history of Kilimanjaro, the beginning of its ascent routes, and some success stories. During your visit at the gate you also have the opportunity to observe the mountaineers in their preparations. Afterwards, you will take a short drive one of the Chagga village to learn more about the history of the Chagga tribe. You’ll get to visit the caves which are more than 200 years old. These were dug up by the Chagga people during the war time. The caves were used to hide the children and women during the Maasai attacks. In your excursion trip, you’ll have the opportunity to visit Chagga house’s replica.
Before having lunch, you will visit the very beautiful Kilasiya Waterfall. The short but exhausting trail is worth the effort. After lunch you will take a drive back to Moshi/Arusha
Price per person:
- Village and waterfalls entry fees
- Lunch and drinking water
- All village activities
- Hotel accommodation in Moshi/Arusha
- Tips to your Village Driver (Recommended $10 to $15 per group)
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