PACKAGE D: Home-Stay/Camping nights
Cultural Full 2days Trip to Chagga village and village walk:
Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, you will meet our officer outside the customs, soon after you will be given a road transfer to the Machame Nkweshoo Cultural Tourism for dinner and overnight.
Day one will be spent at the village Museum where you will see various tools and instrument used by the people of Kilimanjaro area in the far centuries. Our guides give brief explanations for each item and respond to the visitors’ questions appropriately.
The walking starts to the Nkosalulu water falls in Makoa River that flows from Mt Kilimanjaro forest. The river with it is surrounded by banana and coffee farms where visitors will see the indigenous people farming by traditional means then head straight up to the underground tunnels dwelled a long time ago where Chagga people used to hide from the local /traditional wars.
You will then head back to the homestay, where you will be approached by the traditional Chagga dance as you enjoy the traditionally prepared meal. Later on, you will be invited to participate in the preparation of the local Chagga dinner (this is exceptional)
Day two will start off by a visit to the oldest church where the first German Missionary to Machame area visited years ago. You will explore some of the remaining memorial stones and an insight on how the missionaries worked to expand the missionary tasks in Tanzania. (This will take about 2 hrs)
We will then pass by the local market where you will see and get to know the traditional Chagga items and food stuffs displayed in the market. After which you will head out to the Kikuletwa hotsprings for a fun refreshing hot swim in the waters.
During the evening hours you will be invited to prepare local coffee and get to visit a nearby local brew bar, ( Mbege) where you will learn how coffee is grown, harvested and prepared into a cup of coffee in local people’s style. This also can go together with the learning of the Chagga relics, stories and others.
Indicated price covers: Village Development .Fee, coordination fees, and local tour guide fee and contact person/people. The price does not include transport cost from where you are to our office, but we can arrange transport per request