Morogoro Cultural Tourism
Morogoro Region 195 km west of Dar es Salaam, is a beautiful region with the Uluguru Mountains, can natural forests and endemic bird species. Apart from these attractions, visitors an enjoy mountain hikes, historical sites, waterfalls, panoramic viewpoints and glimpses of the local culture.
The following tours can be organized:
Morning Side tour
Walk through Towelo and Ruvuma village to Morning Side, an old German settlement. Walk back through scenic farmlands.
Visit Madola village to meet a traditional healer.
Drive through Mikuyuni centre to Usolo where you can enjoy walking, fishing, and meeting the locals.
Nugutu traditional village tour
Participate in village life of the Walugulu people-try traditional food and drink, dance with them and learn to make handicrafts.
Kinole village tour
There are three options available under this tour:
1. Start from Kinole village and come down the Uluguru Mountains to Morogoro, passing a historical site on the way.
2. Start from Kinole village towards Morogoro through a forest reserve, where you can watch the antics of blue monkeys and black and white colobus monkeys.
3. Start from Kinole village towards Morogoro through Tegetero and Bangilo villages and forest reserves. Here too, you have the opportunity of seeing blue monkeys, black and white colobus monkeys and birds.
Start from Morogoro and pass through lush farmlands before you go uphill to the second highest peak of the Uluguru. Enjoy the waterfalls, rainforest, endemic species of birds, insects and monkeys.
Swim and camp at the Hululu waterfall site.
Lukwangulu Plateau tour
A panoramic view is on offer from the only plateau in the Ulugurus. There is the option of staying overnight with the villagers.
Maasai village tour
Stay overnight in a Maasai village with the colourful tribe and partake in their traditional meals and markets.
Take a tour of Morogoro town-walk, drive or ride. This can be arranged by the tourist office.
Kibwe waterfall tour
Walk to the seasonal Kibwe waterfall and view Morogoro town from the peaks of the Uluguru Mountains.
Feel the cool waters of a rock stream and take a dip. Or just camp beside it and refresh yourself.
Morogoro can be easily reached from Dar es Salaam. Buses are regularly available. (Income from tourist visits will be used to improve conservation of natural resources and cultural sustainability in the region).