Adventure in life is good: consistency in coffee even better Welcome! To our nested village which lies between the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro and Lake Chala. Mkuu Cultural tourism is located in a scenic area between the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro and Lake Chala bordering Kenya, 61 kms from Moshi town and 25 kms from Kilimanjaro National Park Headquarter. We offer unforgettable cultural tourism experience.
Before Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro you can visit the people around
A good combination: Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro and participating in cultural tourism activities Mount Kilimanjaro is 5895 metres above the sea level and is the highest mountain in Africa and the highest freestanding mountain in the world. In 2013, 2015 and 2016 Mount Kilimanjaro has been ...
Tanzania Cultural Tourism, Visit the People
With over 120 resident different tribes, there is plenty of local history and colour to be found in all areas of Tanzania Tanzania’s people are among the most welcoming and approachable on earth with diverse and unique cultures ready to be shared with visitors. It is a rewarding experience...
Have a tour to Lake Chala
Tour to Lake Chala and walking on the crater rim to Kenya a chance to be in Tanzania and Kenya at the same time by putting one leg in Tanzania and other in Kenya.
Restoration of calabashes plant
Restoration of calabashes plant, traditional was used for drinking banana beer and water now replaced by plastic containers, we have plan to plant as much as we can so as to restore this valuable and critically endangered plants in our areas and restore our culture.
Chaga traditional houses
One of the few remaining Chaga traditional house in Rombo, Kilimanjaro, you can book a cultural tours with us to visit Tanzania villages and learn about local lifestyle including local cuisines, coffee making, storytelling and overnight stay.
Where To Stay?
Stay with local communities.
Come and experience our lifestyle by visiting and stay with local families, learn Swahili language, experience local culture and interact with them in their daily activities of farming, livestock keeping and cooking.
Volunteers from different part of the world who are interested to work with us in cultural heritage, environment conservation, and education within and round the village are warmly welcomed. With these volunteering opportunities you will have unforgettable Tanzania experience in comparing with the normal tour excursions.
We are based at the Mount Kilimanjaro’s slope in Tanzania, the tallest free standing mountain in Africa. Kilimanjaro is a wonderful and friendly region. We will also assist you to visit and experience other Northern Tanzania attractive famous areas being Mt Kilimanjaro, Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater and Tarangire National Parks. Also we will assist you to visit other tribes like the famous Maasai. We arrange reliable, safe and good accommodation supply with water and electricity for our visitors in the village.
Tanzania Cultural Tourism, Visit the People
With over 120 resident different tribes, there is plenty of local history and colour to be found in all areas of Tanzania
Tanzania’s people are among the most welcoming and approachable on earth with diverse and unique cultures ready to be shared with visitors. It is a rewarding experience to leave your 4X4 vehicle behind and walk through scenic local resident villages with greatest Cultural landscapes in Africa. On the lash tropical slopes of Mt Meru, and Mt Kilimanjaro Waarusha, Wameru or Wachagga guides will proudly describe their carefully cultivated ‘shambas’ with coffee, bananas, fruits, vegetables and dairy cow farming while the World famous Maasai will share with you their age-old pastoralist heritage. Spend part of your time to meet friendly faces of Africa and learn about their ways of life
“Cultural Tourism is beneficial to everyone…. the tourists get unforgettable and unique experience while the local people generate income that improves their standard of living….”
Various local communities run their own cultural programmes and welcomes visitors to their homes, bringing income directly to local community while giving local people an opportunity to showcase their way of life to the outside world. This creates mutual understanding and friendships between tourists and local people, offering tourists from all over the world the possibility to experience Tanzania’s cultural diversity and providing local people in various rural areas the opportunity to build sustainable livelihoods
With local guides born and raised in the area, you can discover how many steps it takes to grow, pick, dry, roast, pound and brew fresh aromatic coffee. Participate in the process personally before enjoying the taste and taking home a very personal pocket of Tanzanian coffee! In the pastoral areas of the North and Lake Zone, follow the Sukuma, Iraqw, Barbaiq, and Maasai tracks to explore almost unforgotten traditions and a way of life that is closely linked to nature and wildlife.
Follow the famous drumbeats and let the Ndali and Matengo dancers of Southern Tanzania interpret the music and performances they inherited from their ancestors. Taste the local cuisine, with all the culinary variations of Ugali, Mlenda,Machalari, Makande, Matoke, tasty Pilau, Nyamachoma, and sample some of the finest local wines and beers. Spend your precious time with local Mamas and learn how to cook a wide range of African cuisines and making authentic handcrafts
Cultural tours can be half day excursions or customized to longer stays for a couple of days among local people in their home villages and towns. Depending on how much time you have and interest, you can choose to embark on boat ride down a river or raw on one of the many lakes while listening to hair-raising legendary tales. Paddle between mangroves. And sail with the fishermen to pristine sandy islands of Indian Ocean, Lake Nyasa and Lake Victoria. Meet the “Hadza” hunter-gather remaining communities in Lake Eyasi and Yaeda valleys or spend part of your holiday with friendly inhabitants of Tanzania’s “Switzerland” while hiking through the Usambara Mountains. Admire ancient irrigation systems- or today’s craftsmanship. Listen to a traditional healer’s diagnostic methods and obtain the correct remedial prescriptions
Source: More Info: http://www.tanzaniaculturaltourism.go.tz