Kahawa Migombani – Total time: 2 to 3 hours
Coffee plantations in the villages surrounding the slops of Mount
Kilimanjaro in Tanzania produce some of the world's finest Arabica
Masama village being one among the villages which surround the slopes
of Mt. Kilimanjaro, is located 10 kilometers off Moshi – Arusha
Masama Cultural Tourism Programme offers a perfect package of Kahawa
Migombani cultural tour.
The tour exposes visitors to different local activities:
Visiting the smallholder coffee growers.
Learn the history and success stories of the Arabica coffee plantations.
Coffee harvesting (July - December)
Traditional preparation of a cup of coffee
Testing or drinking your Arabica cup of coffee
Why Kahawa Migombani
“Kahawa is a Swahil word which stands for Coffee” while
“Migombani stands for banana farm yard”
The mineral nutrients from volcanic soils and banana trees grown
in coffee farms contributes to a balanced flavor, pleasant aroma
as well as sweet taste (normally of a sweet banana flavor). Visiting
Masama Cultural Tourism Programme will enrich you with the culture
and life style of Arabica coffee growers who live on the slopes
of Mount Kilimanjaro.
Traditional Food – Total time: (normal lunch - 45
Kahawa Migombani goes well with well prepared palatable traditional
cuisine. With banana ingredients more than four delicious banana
dishes can be prepared. Other mixed dishes accompanied with seasonal
fruits are also available.
Note: Full participation in preparation of these
traditional foods – Total time: (2 hours)
Mula Market visit – Total time: 1 hour
Each Monday and Thursday of the week in Masama village we have a
local market. Participation in this amazing 80% traditional trading
of the common organic products including bananas, vegetables and
chickens are a common occurrence in this particular market.
Clients and other interested parties are encouraged to visit not
only Kahawa Migombani but also the rest of the traditional events
in Masama village.