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Moshi Town Tanzania – Travel Guide, Activities & More

Moshi is one of the most visited towns in Tanzania. This is because Moshi is the link to the tallest mountain on the continent. Moshi is about 45 minutes away from the Kilimanjaro.

The town is a small one but very clean. Being visited by a lot of tourist, this town have been divided between Urban and rural Moshi. The locals have been pushed into the rural Moshi.

Location of Moshi Town

This town is located in the northern part of the country and it lies at an altitude of about 700 meters above sea level.

The town has a population of about 250,000 people and it cover an area of about 23 square kilometers.

On the map, Moshi can be found on the coordinates 3.3430° S, 37.3507° E

Moshi is about 2 hours drive away from Arusha which is about 80 Kilometers. The Kilimanjaro international airport is approximately 42 kilometers away from the town of Moshi.

The people of Moshi (Tribes and Culture)

The people that live in this area are the Chagga people and they speak the Chagga Language. The people here also speak Kiswahili.

The Chagga people are most known for arming since they are in an area with volcanic fertile soils. The grow crops from Coffee to Bananas.

History of Moshi Town, Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

The Germans came to Tanzania in the late 1880s and set up plantation on the base of the Kilimanjaro and Meru mountains.

This helped the town crow very fast and by the arrival of the British in 1920s, the town was really big and the British just continued from where the Germans had stopped.

In 1893, the Germans that had settled here built and army babes in Moshi and its one of the site you can visit while here.

The British took over from the Germans after the world war. They colonized the country till independence in 1961.

Most is filled with a lot of old fashioned architectural building that were built during the German and Colonial times.

Many of these builds now host hotels and other tourism related offices in the town.

Moshi Town and Mount Kilimanjaro

Moshi town is at the base of the Kilimanjaro Mountain. Most of the people that hike the Kilimanjaro Mountain will in most cases spend night here.

It is the last biggest tow before you hike the Kilimanjaro and you can here do your hiking shopping her.

The entire Moshi town is surrounded by lush green vegetation and a naturally tranquil atmosphere full of fresh air.

Moshi rural that comprises of nearby places like Machame, Marangu, Materuni villages are evergreen.

Places and Attractions to Visit in Moshi

There are a lot of attritions you can visit while in Moshi. Some of these include Matenuni Village, Materuni waterfalls, Chemka Hotsprings, Lake Chala, Kikuletwa hot springs and the Olpopongi Villages.


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