Materuni Waterfalls & Coffee Tour Day Trip
“A varied day on the slopes of Kilimanjaro”.
Materuni is the home of the Chagga tribal people which is still an authentic tribal village living in the past. It is just 15 km away from the town of Moshi, 2 hours from Arusha City and is the last stop before Kilimanjaro National Park.
Here you can produce your own cup of coffee from the beans bought directly from the farm. The local Chagga people will teach you what makes a good cup of coffee. From the village, a small hike will take you to Materuni waterfall which has a height of 80 meters.
Moshi/Arusha – Materuni Village – Moshi/Arusha
In the morning picked up in Moshi/Arusha our driver will take you to Materuni Village where you will meet with our village tour guide who will guide around the village.
The tour will be starting by enjoy the coffee plantation experience of this place is unavoidable. At the farm you’ll experience how coffee is cultivated, dried, roasted, and further processed to make it market-ready. You can help with grinding of the coffee which is often times accompanied by Chagga songs and dance moves. It is a fun way to experience local culture.
After the enjoy the coffee, start the drive and walking to a gorgeous waterfall that is 80 meters high. The bottom of waterfall is a pool which entices tourists for a refreshing swim and bath, so don’t forget to bring in your swim wears.
Enjoy the scenery to the fullest after which you’ll be taken back to Materuni village where you’ll be served with an authentic Chagga lunch. You’ll also get a chance to taste a local beer made from banana.
It is a fun way to experience local culture. Before you say goodbye and return back to Moshi/Arusha, you can savour the coffee you made and appreciate the views of the surrounding rainforest.
Price per person:
1 PAX…….. $250
- Village and waterfalls entry fees
- Village Guide
- Lunch and dirking water
- All village activities
- Hotel accommodation in Moshi/Arusha
- Tips to your Village Guide and Driver (Recommended $5 to $10 per person per group)
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