Materuni Waterfall Overview

Crossing the coffee plantations of chagga tribes, a tour to materuni waterfall begins. This waterfall gives a glimpse into the nature while giving you a bit of workout. As it starts crossing the coffee plantations, the villagers will demonstrate the process involved in coffee farming and handling and give you a chance to participate in preparing coffee on your own.

Materuni village guide will take you around the village and after a short briefing; you will be taken on a hike for around 30 minutes to the waterfall.

You will reach the magical green environment with lush green trees, after that to witness the amazing and impressive water fall which is almost 80 meter high. .

Here you can get into some game activities and also relax and swim. You will need to get your swim suits.

On the way to the waterfall you will able to see various fruits and how it is grown, some of the fruits are; Avocados, Mangoes, Lemons and Bananas.

You can also learn some local history and tradition. Some of the main dishes you can find in Materuni are; Ugali with meat stew, fish stew, vegetables or some beans. You can also see chagga local foods such as, Banana foods (macharari), kiburu, kitawa, pilau and other local dishes.


Start your mini-adventure with the short but fascinating drive from Moshi up to Materuni village approximately 1,780 m above the sea level . You will visit a coffee farm and learn about how coffee is grown , harvested and processed, and you`ll try your hand at roasting and preparing a fresh cup of coffee the Chagga way.

After a delightful coffee break (so much better than the one at work!) you`ll take a beautiful 45- minutes hike through the hills and valleys en route to the Materuni Falls . you`ll pass through Banana and coffee plantations up and down mini-valleys, across ridges and through narrow splashing rivulets. A long the way your guide will teach you about local plants and how they are used for food and traditional medicine, as well as giving you more insight into the local Chagga culture. It`s your chance to ask question about a life style that’s probably very different from your own! You`ll hear the falls before you see them , and once they come into view, you might be lucky enough to see a rainbow sheen as the splashing waters split the sunlight. The falls are hidden away in a Pristine valley with cliffs towering to 200ft overhead. The mountain waterfalls straight down in a shimmering curtain to splash in the rippling pool where you can float take a swim and chill out literally as these are pure mountain waters and not yet heated by the sun. but it`ll be welcome after your hike, we bet. After relaxing by the falls ,you`ll hike back to the car for return trip to Moshi. Our from Bean to Barista day out is an experience packed with natural beauty, a bit of knowledge, a new.


Include & Exclude


  • Private transport from Moshi town to Materuni / Materuni to Moshi.
  • Village entry fee.
  • Lunch box.
  • Government tax.
  • Government tax.
  • Rescue fees.
  • Lunch box.
  • Bottled drinking water.


  • Flight.
  • Insurance.
  • Tipping for guide ($ 20/group).
  • Personal nature expenses.

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