Who We Are
Beautiful Materuni Village is the last village before entering the Kilimanjaro National Park. Materuni Village is approximately 1,900m above sea level, and we are a home to a breathtaking view of Kilimanjaro and unique vegetation.
Materuni Village Cultural Tours is one of the registered cultural tourism programmes with the Tanzania Tourist Board and we are proud of ourselves on providing our clients with a once in a lifetime experience of cultural tourism and immersion. Karibu
Frequently Asked Questions
Is transportation cost included in the above tour offers?
This depends on the tour you choose. Please read the descriptions carefully and if you have any questions, we are happy to inform you about any total cost. Just contact us via the contact form below.
How difficult is the Hike to Materuni Falls?
The hike is of average difficulty, but it is recommended that you have some experience with hiking or athletic endeavors. This is a good hike for acclimatization and is beneficial for hikers going to climb Kilimanjaro.
When does the tour start and finish?
We normally start our Full Day Tours (e.g. Materuni Waterfall & Coffee) at 9:00 am from Moshi town and finish around 5:00 pm.
Half-Day Tours start at an agreed time and finishes at an agreed time; please plan for 4 to 5 hours of tour time.
How much should I tip a local guide?
You may tip whatever amount you are comfortable with; however, the most common tip amount per guide is $5 to $10 per group depending on size.
When to make payments?
We prefer to be paid in cash on the day of your visit.
What currency do you accept?
We accept both TZS and USD. Our business rate of exchange is 2300 TZS/USD.
Can accommodate vegetarians?
Yes, just tell us your food preferences upon contact.