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The Materuni Waterfalls & Coffee Tour from Moshi is a very easy half day walking trip that takes you from your hotel in Moshi to the Materuni village with its famous Materuni Waterfalls and beautifully lush area. Here you can really get to grips of the Chagga life
Swim in the waters of Materuni Mt. Kilimanjaro highest falls!
Discover and learn how coffee is grown and processed at local coffee farms!
Taste coffee made in Chagga style!
Get the cultural experience with local style of life!
Get interesting facts and knowledge from your friendly local tour guide!
Gain an overview of Tanzania’s rural highlights on this day tour to the village of Materuni, with return transportation from Moshi ensuring a seamless trip. Hike to Materuni’s picture-perfect waterfalls, tour a local coffee farm, and sample freshly-brewed beer and banana wine, all-the-while benefiting from your guide’s insights and explanations. A locally-prepared lunch also comes included.
Materuni is the home of the Chagga tribe and is still an authentic tribal village. This charming place is just 15km away from Moshi Town and is the last village before the Kilimanjaro National Park.
This tour will take you to this amazing place and have a chance to learn how to make coffee, see the Materuni waterfalls, eat an amazing local food and see the culture of the people living in the foothills of Kilimanjaro.
Materuni Falls, approaching its 80M high, is an absolute bliss. You can hear the sound of the waterfall from a distance before even arriving at the base of the waterfall. This water comes from the Mt. Kilimanjaro’s melted ice, making it very cold, despite this, many people enjoy swimming in this water as a way of getting refreshed from the 1 hour walk to the waterfall. You can even choose to go there with picnic lunch and enjoy your packed lunch with this great view. The walk back is just as exciting, as the guides show you all the different plantations around.
Materuni area is known to depend on its coffee, so the trail passes through many coffee plantations, which are a great place to visit. Besides the obvious coffee plantations, they also have other crops such as bananas, maize and spinach.
On this 4 to 6 hours walking tour from Arusha, you will get to experience all of this.
About Machame Route
The Machame route, also known as the "Whiskey" route, is the most popular route on Kilimanjaro. Machame’s draw is in its scenic beauty. However, the trail is considered difficult, steep and challenging, particularly due to its shorter itinerary. Therefore this route is better suited for more adventurous folks or those with some high altitude, hiking or backpacking experience.
Are you free in Moshi looking for the best experience? This is the best coffee tasting experience while in Moshi.
Get to learn the story of organic coffee at the slops of mount KILIMANJARO
Visit and Experience how it is roasted and grinded
Acquire skills on how to make organic coffee
Test organic coffee for free plus complimentary
Opportunity to buy some organic coffee for your family and friends
Learn amazing business model that is helping farmers in rural areas
Materuni Village is located on the northern part of Moshi town. It is the last village before Kilimanjaro national park and it is only 15 Km from Moshi town. You travel on both a tarmac and rough roads.
A moderate hike of approximately 40 minutes to beautiful Materuni waterfall with an English speaking guide. Along the way learn about local village lifestyle and enjoy the beauties of nature. Learn different types of flora and fauna. You will get a chance to test Chagga local banana beer in local bar.
What to Bring on Materuni Village Tours:-
-Swim suit (if you are interested in swimming at the waterfalls)
Good walking shoes (you will be hiking)
-Comfortable clothes for the trek (consider layers as the climate can change from cool to warm)
-Jackets/Fleece for evenings,
-Sunscreen & Insect repellent.
Note: Home stays also can be organized upon request.
Materuni Village tour gives a room for a client to interact and socialize direct with the native villagers, learning about their day to day social and economic activities.
By visiting this village, you can get a clear picture of how the native ordinary Tanzanian lives in their remote areas alongside with what a day to day activities they engage in to make life survival.
You will have a time to visit the attractions available in this village ‘Materuni waterfalls’ and later attend an orientation class of how to prepare a coffee drink.
The revenue collected from the fees payable by clients for visiting the village is used to boost up development in the village including providing lunch for pupils in primary schools, renovation of village dispensaries and remote road constructions.
-Walking in the village
-Local coffee drink making process.
Nestled in the patchwork foothills of magnificent Kilimanjaro lies the beautiful village of Materuni, home to our Chagga friends and famous for its aromatic, rich coffee. On this fragrant and fun day out you’ll hike the short but challenging route to the Materuni Falls and you can stand under the waters as they cascade into a tranquility pool that’s safe for bathing. And you’ll want to jump straight in – after getting sweaty (ok, glowing!) from your hike, there’s nothing more soothing than floating in the cool waters.
Next you'll get a chance to make your own cup of coffee the proper way and you’ll find out the secret to the perfect cup of coffee from the local Chagga people. Enjoy your packed lunch after your swim and get ready to get back to town from this memorable experience of Materuni village.
Head off the tourist trail, and discover Tanzania’s cultural and natural attractions, on this private, full-day tour. Following pickup from your Moshi hotel, venture first to Materuni Village. Discover what local life is like, learn about the area’s cultural heritage, and even enjoy a coffee tour. Then, transfer to the Materuni Waterfalls, where you’ll eat lunch and soak up the scenery.
You'll spend a day exploring by the local coffee farmers where you will get a chance to hear how local farmers grow coffee and process it till it’s sold. Also you will get time to prepare your own coffee and drink and take some home with you.
After this you will walk to the waterfall, passing villages of the Chagga,
a possibility to rest and enjoy the nature around. You will see a variety of exotic plants and trees, coffee and banana trees, different fruits and animals, especially many different birds.
We are familiar to the location, friends to all races,all culture and we are flexible to any situation within the journey!!we will let you know more than what you
assume you want to know!!we are also friend to you wallet we tour to help you vacate the world rather than making a being unfriend to your wallet .
Your driver will come to pick you up at your hotel and drive you at Materuni village which will take 45 minutes to get there. Once you reach the village you will start your coffee tour at a traditional Chagga 'shamba'. we as a local guide we will guide you ourselves/
At the root of Kilimanjaro Mountain, we have a village called Materuni villages are home of Chagga and when you drive to the village they will welcome you with a smile and happiness. We are sure they wish you a good day because they already know how beautiful.
From the main rode is a hike for 45 min so we will recommend that you have a good shoe. On the way to the waterfall, you will walk through the rain forest and field of banana and coffee plantation and the smell of the flowey. Your guide will tell you about the culture of Chagga and show you the flower of love and forgiveness. When you have reached the Materuni waterfall you can go and swim but remember the water is really cold. It makes sense because the water is coming from the glacier of Kilimanjaro. If you like to swim under the waterfall you can tray but the steam from the water is really strong so be careful but we know it is possible. Just have it in your mind that in Materuni you swim at your own risk.