Program Overview

Marangu means “land of waters” in chagga language, hence there are many waterfalls.  The short walk Chagga coffee and bananas farm to stretch muscles on your way to the water falls.

Marangu town is located at foot of Mount Kilimanjaro, outside the entrance to Kilimanjaro National Park

Program Day to Day Description

Day 1:  Chagga Live Museum

Travel about 115km from Arusha to Marangu to visit the Chagga Live Museum and have lunch, dinner and overnight at the lodge.

The Live Museum provide background knowledge of Chagga life and local traditions to visitors and the local population to understand their genealogy.

Day 2:  Kilimanjaro Climbing

Kilimanjaro trekking start at the Marangu gate and at 2743 meters we will break for lunch and visit Maundi Crater prior to our descent back down the mountain

Kilimanjaro

Day 3: Local Blacksmiths and Kinuka Mori Waterfalls

The morning walk adventure along the Marangu Village and visit the local blacksmiths, after that we will head off to the Kinuka Mori waterfall. You will enjoy the scenery of small coffee and banana farms and on the way pass by Kinyange Market and the oldest Marangu Teachers Training College (1902).  Learn the amazing history of the waterfalls and have a swim in the breathtaking pool at the bottom of the falls. Later on we will go back to the Lodge for diner and overnight.

Blacksmiths and Kinuka Mori Waterfalls

  Day 4:  Ndoro Waterfall and Underground Tunnels

Ndoro Waterfalls is the biggest water falls in Marangu.  Will go underground tunnels then walk back to the lodge for diner and overnight.

Day 5:  Kilasiya Waterfalls and Ngangu Hill Trekking

Walking to the Kilasiya waterfalls and later trekking on Ngangu Hill for a picnic lunch. Kilasiya is a very beautiful natural waterfall, The hiking to the bottom enable you to enjoy the natural environment at the waterfalls.

Trekking to Ngangu Hill where there are beautiful scenic view in all directions, and here you can witness the beauty of Mount Kilimanjaro, Holili Ridge, Pare Mountains, Lake Jipe and House of God Dam.

Kilasiya Waterfalls and Ngangu

Day 6:  Local Market

Mourning walk to the local market and after that we will drive to Moshi or transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport for departure back to home