Marangu Lake Chala & Home Stay Tour 5 days - GS 082KV,

Marangu Lake Chala and Home Stay is a 5 days Tour takes guests to Marangu village at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro for a walking sight seeing tour which offers to guests great opportunity to see the ice cape of Mount Kilimanjaro on clear days, the Africa's highest point. Visitors will experience nature, greenish scenery, wonderful landscape, home stay and the opportunity to meet with local people in their daily activities.

Trip Info

You will enjoy and experience nature, fauna and flora in the natural areas, also peoples and culture. Availability 100% Sure, Book today

Minimum Rate Per Adult: US$

Departing From: Arusha

Duration: 5 Days / 4 Nights

Departure Time: 0830 Hrs (possible to leave earlier than)

Departures: Daily

Minimum Persons Required: 2

Best Time: All the year round

Detailed Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arusha - Marangu Villave (Base of Kilimanjaro)
In the morning at 0745hrs; depart from Arusha to arrive in Marangu in 3 hours, at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro, check in the hotel. At 0945hrs, take a short walk to Marangu gate, the starting and finishing point of climbers to see the departures and rivals. You will have all meals and overnight at Capricorn Hotel, FB.

Day 2: Full day in Marangu Village:
After breakfast, visit a coffee trees farm of about 200 year old by vehicle or walking, on clear days you will be able to see an ice cape of Mount Kilimanjaro which rise at 5895m, also before lunch you will visit black smith who continue using traditional methods for making different iron tools which are used by some tribes to day like Maasai and a visit to Local brew, the producers of local wine. Lunch in your hotel, there after walk down to the near by waterfalls called Kinuka Mori, named after a Chagga lady who had a pregnancy out of proper marriage chased by the Chagga society and hide herself nearby the falls and after some days she was ambushed by a leopard and the lady died and her body was found in the waterfalls. Around the falls you will see memorable pictures of the lady and the leopard. You will be guided by an English speaking local guide and well trained to guide tourists in Marangu area, later walk back to the lodge for dinner and overnight. FB

Day 3: Marangu - Lake Chala
In the morning after breakfast, depart for Lake Chala about 1 hour drive, the lake has more than 250 parasitic cones and craters in the Kilimanjaro complex, which exhibits some of the finest volcanic scenery in the world presenting a dramatic landscape. About 70 percent of Lake Chala lies on the Tanzanian side in Rombo district of Kilimanjaro while the rest of the water body is found in the Taita-Taveta location in the coastal province of Kenya. For many years, Lake Chala has been playing the role of tourism attraction spawning a major hotel on its Kenyan bank and another unfinished Hotel project on the Tanzanian side. Spend a day exploring the lake. you will have lunch, dinner and overnight at Lake Chala tented camp, FB

Day 4: Marangu - Kisangara:
In the morning after breakfast, at 0830hes depart for Kisangara for a home stay. participate in African family duties like cooking using dried woods or charcoal, remember cooking is a process, you can engage at any stape like slicing tomatoes, onions, going to local market. This family own English Medium Primary school. An assembly with children can be arranged and you can be a speaker, dinner experience and overnight at Msafiri's Family. FB

Day 5: Kisangara - Arusha:
After breakfast, visit Kisangara Lembeni herbal hospital; proceed to Nyumba ya Mungu dam ( house of God) for a half-day tour or hike to Mount Kindoroko. Evening at 1600hr drive back to Arusha or Airport. End of Gofan Safaris Services


-The above prices are based on a minimum of 2 persons. Group Incentive Safari Prices Available contact us and enjoy up to 25% saving on the per person rate!
-Christmas and New Year Supplements US$ 45 per person per day 23 December to 3 January
-Tour Rates in US$ (Click here to convert rates shown below to major world currencies)

Package Includes:

- Arrival and departure Airport Transfers
- All entrance fees.
- Full board accommodation on tour
- Service of an English speaking driver guide
- Transport based on an excellent Vehicle/ car
- Driver's Salary and allowances and park fees for vehicle and driver
- Game drives as per the Itinerary
- Complementary bottle of water the first and second day
- Complementary of printed Safari hat and T-shirt
- Government taxes

Package Excludes:

- Extras at the lodges i.e. drinks, telephone, laundry, Internet etc.
- International flight
- Departure tax
- Tips to drivers (highly recommended)
- Visa, Travel Insurance