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Stop At: Amboni Caves, Usambara Street/Independence Avenue, Tanga City Off the Tanga-Mombasa Road, Tanga Tanzania
After breakfast departure from Tanga City at 7.00am with our 4WD to Magoroto Forest Estate for full day Tour.
Place of Interest includes
Mountain Hiking (Trekking)
Magoroto Forest offers a total of eight well documented hiking trails. The trails differ in level of difficulty providing choices for different trails based on your fitness level. The trails pass through a number of attractions along the way ending in picturesque viewing points. The shortest trail is about 1.5Km (3o mins trek) while the longest is about 12km (8 hours hike). In between is a number of other trails and endless possibilities to combine the trails to fit your fitness level and desire.
After a long tiring hike, our trails end at the lake where you can refresh with a cool fresh swim in the lake. This is ensured to rejuvenate you and keep you fresh for the next activities.
Our mountain biking trails pass through what used to be the access roads when the palm plantation was active. Choose a biking trail that fits your fitness level among the five documented trails and enjoy a cool fresh breeze while biking through the rainforest.
Magoroto Lake is man made and was dug in year 1956 by the Swiss. The lake has fresh water fed in by natural springs. It’s 12 metres deep allowing for one of the best diving experiences. Due to the depth of the lake children must always be accompanied by adults while swimming. We have life jackets, floaters and a life guard to help with lake activities.
Picnic at the lake
Around the lake are a number of wooden benches and bandas where you can do a picnic with family and friends.
Tilapia and cat fish have been introduced in the lake in the year 2005. Try fishing in the lake with our locally made fishing rods. You may choose to cook or bbq your catch of the day.
Magoroto Forest is designated as an IBA (Important Bird Area) and is populated by numerous bird species.
With the dense rainforest, Magoroto Estate provides a number of easy walkways for forest walking where you can explore nature. Walk through the numerous water streams in the forest and learn about the plant species in Magoroto.
Cardamom, Black Pepper and Cloves are among the many spices that flourish in Magoroto Estate. A spice tour gives you an opportunity to learn more about spices, how they are grown and processed. The spices grown in Magoroto are all organic and packaged in retail packs for you to carry one as souvenir on your departure.
A factory tour gives an opportunity to go back into history and learn about Magoroto. Are you curious to know what the name Magoroto means? or how the Germans ended up in Magoroto and the Swiss thereafter? Make sure you request for a factory tour to learn all these and many more.
Our evening bonfires are the best, giving friends and guests an opportunity to come together and connect under the night sky. We have numerous bon fire spots at the main house and campsite. Feel free to request your preferred bonfire spot for the evening.
Camping gives the best way to truly connect with nature and experience Magoroto in its wildest form. Our campsites are well established with ongoing improvements. Our Magoroto Camping Experience package gives you an opportunity to either camp by the lake side or camp by the main house garden. The morning views are truly magical and the experience is worth a try.
With sounds of nature in the background, Magoroto does truly provide one of the best meditation sites. We will help you choose perfect spots for meditation and yoga.
Duration: 10 hours