Marangu Cultural Tour
Embark on an extraordinary journey as we collect you from your Arusha hotel in the morning and whisk you away to Marangu, a charming town situated at the base of majestic Kilimanjaro. This tour promises awe-inspiring panoramic views that are sure to leave you breathless and provide ample opportunities for capturing stunning photographs.
Prepare for a truly remarkable experience as we arrange a visit to the home and memorial of the late Yohano Lawro, a legendary figure in Kilimanjaro’s history. Mr. Lawro was the first local individual to conquer the mountain, accompanying Dr. Hans Meyer on the historic ascent in 1889. Delve into the captivating stories of his adventures through the original log books, offering a glimpse into his extraordinary life that spanned an astonishing 115 years.
Discover how he guided treks up Kilimanjaro until the remarkable age of 70, leaving behind a lasting legacy. As you traverse the captivating landscapes of Marangu, prepare to be entranced by the enchanting beauty of numerous waterfalls, including Kinukamori, Moongo, and Mteshani Falls. Take a moment to immerse yourself in their splendor and enjoy a delightful picnic lunch amidst this natural wonder.
The Chief Mangi area holds historical significance as it showcases the first court and primary school in Tanzania’s northern region, still serving their respective purposes today. A visit to the Kilema Roman Catholic mission will unveil a piece of Tanzanian history—the first coffee tree planted by Irish missionaries nearly a century ago. Witness how this humble beginning has blossomed into the Kilimanjaro area’s reputation as the country’s leading coffee producer. Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage and breathtaking landscapes of Marangu as you embark on this unforgettable journey.