AFIOA 12T: Day trips from Arusha

Walking in villages of Mt. Meru.
Pick up from hotel around 0900 and drive to Nkoaranga (40 min). The walking starts through the local hospital and then proceeds through Poli village. On the way you will see many small houses and banana-, maize-, and coffee plantations. After 1 hour you will reach Sura village, 1650 meter above sea. Here you have a great view over the plains in Arusha district, the top of Mt. Meru and on a good day you can also see Mt. Kilimanjaro. Then time for visiting a farmer who  will show you how they live and the farm and how they produce coffee, banana and maize. After the tour  you will be then served traditional Tanzanian food from the farm. After the lunch you proceed to a water source before you start heading down to Nkoaranga (1 hour). At Nkoaranga centre you will visit the orphanage and the  school to see how the children are doing as Part of the money from this trip goes to the farmer, orphanage, school and your guide.Its also posibel to  buy fresh coffee made from the farms in Mt. Meru.