Dates 12 Mar '14 to 31 Dec '14
Flexible? Yeah, sure
Est. Cost 116 - 132 USD (USD United States Dollars)
Type Tour Participants Wanted
Name OFF THE BEATEN TRACK
The tour starts from the tourism office at Materuni village then you will walk though banana and coffee plantations identifying different species of bananas as you proceed to the “Mnambe” waterfall where you will enjoy swimming in a natural pool.
Here you will get to learn all the procedures for brewing local beer, “Mmbege”as someone will be demonstrating the material and utensils used to prepare “mmbege”. You will appreciate fantastic taste of the beer which is served in a traditional glass called “kipata”.
This tour takes you around the small coffee farms owned by the villagers where an opportunity to learn traditional ways of growing coffee, harvesting and preparing it for drinking is guaranteed.
Visit the villager’s farms where your Tour guide will explain to you the different methods practiced by Chagga people on mixed farming and show you how the crops are traditionally stored for future use and for economic benefits. You will also learn agro-forestry activities and how the highland ecosystem has been beneficial to the people, landscape and wild animals.
OFF THE BEATEN TRACK
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