DAY TRIP SAFARI

Even a single day would be enough to enjoy the Tanzanian wilderness experience in Arusha National Park, Tarangire National Park, Lake Manuara National Park and even Ngrongoro Crater. Whether you are in Moshi or Arusha town it is possible to go for a 1 day safari – leave in the morning and come back in the same day to be able to continue with any other busy time table you may have. This type of safari is suitable for everyone who has very limited time in Moshi or Arusha town, Rock Explores gives you an opportunity to explore and enjoy your tailor made day trip safari in a personal, friendly yet professional approach.

Coffee Tour

Our driver will meet you at your Arusha or Moshi hotel, and transferred to the slopes of mighty Kilimanjaro mountain. Upon arrival at Kahawa Shamba you will meet your local farmer who will be your guide for the day. After a short briefing about your activities for the day, you will go on a 30 minute walk to one of the small family-owned local coffee farms.

Your tour starts with berry picking in the farm where you will be taught how the locals pick the coffee berries. You will then be shown where the locals peel and dry the coffee seeds. Afterwards you will roast the dried coffee beans then grind them to into fine powder. You will then boil the coffee and have a taste of your own brewed coffee. After the tour you will head back to Kahawa Shamba for lunch where you will be having local Chagga cuisine. After lunch you will be transferred back to your hotel, where our trip ends.

Materuni Waterfalls Day Tour

Materuni Village is located on the northern part of Moshi town. It is the last village before Kilimanjaro National Park and it stands at only 15 Km from Moshi town.

You will enjoy a full day village tour with English speaking guide. Embracing the village life includes a visit to the local Materuni home. Upon arrival at the village you will meet our local guide, and after short briefing will have a short walk to the waterfalls, approximately 40 min. from the Materuni village.

Do not forget to pack your swim suite, because you will not want to miss the opportunity to take a swim under this 80m tower of water above you. At the end of the day, you will return to your hotel and this day trip will end.

Marangu

Marangu is a large village located on the lower slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro. Marangu is a lively market town with a cool climate. The location of the town makes it an ideal starting point for climbing mount Kilimanjaro. Marangu is also an excellent location for hiking, bird watching and taking in the sights of rural Africa. The cultural tourism program offers the opportunity for visitors to watch traditional blacksmiths, visit nearby caves and waterfalls as well as experience life in the local chagga tribe. People around Marangu village are very welcoming and we hope you will enjoy your time with them. While in Marangu one can learn more about the chagga culture by visiting a traditional chagga house made of straw roofing. Also the traditional food made by bananas and local brew known as Mbege can be tasted..

Lake Challa

Lake Chala is a beautiful area located on the western side of Kilimanjaro at the Kenya/Tanzanian border, about 2.5 hour drive from Moshi. The lake is filled and drained by underground streams. Located near the slopes of Kilimanjaro, the lake is amazingly clear with steep crater walls. It is the deepest inland water body in Africa with the depth of about 3km. Due to the enormous depth boating is recommended. Visitors can hike at the lake and enjoy the beautiful view and fresh air. Aside from plenty of fish, Monitor lizards, baboons, monkeys and common snakes may be seen by chance.