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GUIDE ON MOSHI IN TANZANIA

A growing rural town located on the lower slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro, Moshi sits at an altitude of 700 (south) to 950 (north) meters above sea level. With a borough population of less than 250,000 people, Moshi is the smallest municipality in Tanzania covering an area less than 23 square miles (59 square kilometers). Originally home to the ethnic people, Chagga, the German Army setup a base camp here in 1893. Later, German colonialist occupiers also setup coffee plantations, developed farm houses and other dwellings. After World War 2, the British came to Tanzania as part of the League of Nations mandate and took over the properties and later returned their ownership to the local people at the time of independence. Thus, Moshi has a strong colonial background that is apparent in the architecture of the old buildings that still stand today. Some of these have been restored to their original charm and converted into tourist lodges and hotels. Moshi sees a lot of guests owing to its proximity to Kilimanjaro, and many trekkers on climbing expeditions to the mountain use the town as their basecamp either en-route to or coming from the many parks and wildlife sanctuaries that Tanzania is known for. Considered to be the cleanest township in all of Tanzania, Moshi has a serene, tranquil ambience with Mount Kilimanjaro dominating its skyline. Moshi takes its name from the Kiswahili word for “smoke”, possibly because Mount Kilimanjaro which is a dormant volcano today, has been spewing gas in the past and present too, and because of the fact that it is often covered with clouds and mist too. Owing to its volcanic soil and fed by the natural springs that run from the mountain glaciers, Moshi has lush vegetation and is the natural environ of numerous varieties of birds and butterflies (read more on touring Moshi with AfricanMecca).
WHERE TO STAY IN MOSHI
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WHERE TO STAY IN MOSHI

Most of the accommodations in Moshi are value Hotel Tier 3 options. This is as a result of the town primarily setup as a budget basecamp settlement to rival Arusha for accessibility to Kilimanjaro climbs.

MOSHI TOURS & ATTRACTIONS
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MOSHI TOURS & ATTRACTIONS

You could take long walks in the coffee and banana plantations, spend time bird watching or experience the Mamba Marangu Cultural Tour for a glimpse into the traditional way of living of the Chagga people.

BEST TIME TO VISIT MOSHI
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BEST TIME TO VISIT MOSHI

You could consider choosing the warm and dry months for your visit to Moshi, especially if you are climbing Kilimanjaro. Best months to go to Moshi are January and February, and also from June to October.

KILIMANJARO CLIMBS & TREKS
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KILIMANJARO CLIMBS & TREKS

Your Kilimanjaro dream climb is entirely your own to design. Uhuru Trails by AfricanMecca will work with you to customize exactly the triumphant Tanzanian mountainous quest experience you want.

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EAST AFRICA SAFARI TRIP IDEA FOR MOSHI IN NORTHERN TANZANIA

When visiting in Moshi near Kilimanjaro, we recommend a safari visit to Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Tarangire & Selous. You may optionally extend out to other wilderness areas in Western Tanzania, and experience a primate chimpanzee safari at Mahale or Gombe ending with a beach vacation and Swahili cultural tour in the exotic spice island of Zanzibar.

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