Moshi is great place and area around Moshi offers much more than just Kilimanjaro trips. If you are looking for things to do in Moshi, here are some exciting hikes to Materuni watefalls, making coffee with locals and even a home stay with local family.
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; there are a number of different options for transportation modes to reach Materuni. You can either use a public transport (commonly known as daladala) or private transport in a car or Bajaj experience or motor cycle and pikipiki experience. Please contact us so that we can help you to arrange your transport at a reasonable price.things to in moshi local homestay
Enjoy a full day village tour with English speaking guide. Immersion into village life including a visit to our local Materuni home. Upon arrival at the village office meet by our village guide register office then go to our briefing area, after briefing have a short walk to the waterfall approximately 40 minutes to the Materuni waterfalls.
On the way to the waterfall learn about village economy, agricultural and cultural life. Arrive at the waterfall pool, the waterfall is about 80 M high, please bring your swim costumes since there is a nice place to swim.
Come back to Mama Agnes’s’ home for chagga local food and coffee experience. Local food it is a typical chagga food and aside you will have rice/pilau prepared with a lot of fruits from the village. Experience the traditional coffee processing technique and participate in making organic Materuni coffee. Enjoy with the chagga women since they normally sing while making coffee and finally watch a demonstration of the banana beer making process before sampling the local beverage.