MARANGU CULTURAL TOUR
Visiting the Slope of Mountain Kilimanjaro and get the chance to know Chagga history,
Pass through Chagga village, visiting the coffee farms get the opportunity to learn to process coffer from the tree to the cup of coffee, Explore the Chagga curves, eat local food and drink locally brewed beer. Visiting colorful local markets in a different location where you can see the real bananas.
End your tour in the Waterfall and Discover the great experience of the Chagga people and what they have to offer.
OUR PACKAGE INCLUDES
- Village fees.
- Professional guide.
- 1,5l bottle of water.
- Banana wine & beer tasting.
- Personal items.
- Gratuities / “tip” for mountain guide
- Soda & alcoholic beverages at lunch
About Marangu Cultural Tour
Day Trip to Marangu village the full package
Book your lifetime adventure at Marangu village. Come and experience an exciting mix of cultures. Meet friendly people and Discover hooting beautiful scenarios which are not to be found anywhere around Africa. Visit the most excited areas for cultural and Recreational walking as Marangu village. Also this walking is very important for acclimatization before and after hiking the Mt. Kilimanjaro and those from long safari. A day at Marangu village your lifetime adventure! Tour price including the following; WATERFALLS. Explore the natural beauty of the slopes of Mt. Kilimanjaro. Enjoy and rest in the nature beauty and peace of this magnificent natural site. The music from the waterfalls and radiant colors of the valley transform our inner and outer environment. CHAGGA LIVE MUSEUM. The Chagga culture and history can be explored by visiting the Chagga live museum site. Several exhibitions include a reconstruction of a thatched chagga house with a complete livestock inside. The museum also has a display of traditional chagga tools, farm equipment’s, rope made from the balk of the mringaringa (Cordia africana)) tree, a genealogical look at the history of the chagga, some drums and a ’bugle’ made of kudu horns. LOCAL MARKET. There are colorful local markets in different location within walking distances held twice a week in where “bananas” selling takes place. Marangu is the largest market for the sale of bananas in the country and attracts buyers from all over Tanzania. CHAGGA BLACKSMITHS. Various indigenous tools are made using iron. These are made for farming activities like hoes, machetes etc. And also chagga people gets job opportunity by being self employed. The products which are made they sell to earn income for their daily survival. CELEBRATE. After the successful of hiking Mt. Kilimanjaro, safari or gentle walking, relax and enjoy the exotic country gardens. You can also drop at the local bars (chagga bar) drink the traditional “mbege” a local chagga brew made from millet and banana wine. MT. KILIMANJARO VIEW POINT Depending on weather condition, on clear day you can get the gorgeous views of Mt. Kilimanjaro. UNDERGROUND TURNNELS (CHAGGA BOLT HOLE)These were used by the chagga people to hide themselves from the enemies, in which inside the tunnel it comprises of different partitions/galleries like kitchen, Sleeping room, mortuary, livestock pattern and ambushing chamber. COFFEE AND BANANA FARMS.From the blessed presence of the fertile volcanic soils on the slopes of Mt. Kilimanjaro majority of villagers are subsistence farmers, practicing cultivation on crops like coffee, banana, beans, yams potatoes etc Tradition meals (Hot lunch) and drinking waterExperience local life.Enjoy a delicious, home – cooked meal in Chagga house. Learn how to cook Chagga food especially cooked plantain bananas ‘’Machalari’’. Coffee tourHave a cup of homemade coffee with our local people. Take a walk through Marangu coffee farms and visit a local home where you will learn the whole process of preparing coffee in tradition way from beans to cup and then you will enjoy a delicious cup of Kilimanjaro coffee. All local fees; goes to the social development in the village. Professional guides Tour guides his friendly, professional, organized and certified. They all adopted and realize tour guide code of conduct and morals. They posses broad range knowledge of the area, and therefore you will hear a lot about the Chagga culture from them. MAKE UNFORGETTABLE TOUR AND LONG LIFE MEMORIES