Masama Cultural Tourism Programme
 

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 coffee.

Masama village being one among the villages which surround the slopes of Mt. Kilimanjaro, is located 10 kilometers off Moshi – Arusha road.

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)
Coffee processing
Coffee packaging
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 minutes)
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.

Come one come all.