Moshi is a smaller but beautiful upcoming tourist destination that is worth a visit. You will be surprised by some of the unique things to do and places you can explore at this hidden destination. Moshi may not be as popular as other cities in Tanzania, but don’t let that fool you.
Moshi is a smaller but beautiful upcoming tourist destination that is worth a visit. You will be surprised by some of the unique things to do and places you can explore at this hidden destination.
You might wish to revisit it someday again, to take a break and relax at Moshi. If you have plans to visit Tanzania and are not sure if Moshi should be included in your itinerary, keep reading. In this list, we have put together some of the things to do in Moshi and around.
The Coffee-roasting Factory tucked in the Mount Kilimanjaro base is supposedly the most interesting place in the town to know about coffee plantation. As you enjoy a hike through the coffee plantation spreading over the mountain slope like a blanket, the local guide will tell you the history about coffee plantation in the area and its rapid decline in the past few years.
The guide will also show you coffee fruit collection methods and the procedure of obtaining the seed which are roasted afterwards, and coffee dust is availed. The Coffee-roasting Factory also organizes the annual wholesale coffee auction where the national and international coffee dealers as well as general visitors turn up to see the bidding.
Arusha National Park is within easy distance. One can arrange tours through several companies. Your accommodation can give you a good reference on who to use for your tours. Safari tours are most exciting and a main attraction too.
The main attraction in Moshi, Mount Kilimanjaro is a dormant volcano. The mountain is popular with trekkers, mountain climbers and people who just want a view of the mountain from afar. The mountain is an exceptional spectacle to behold and to climb.
LaLiga is rated the biggest and the best night club in Moshi and offers beers and ciders. The music is mostly European but you can hear the local bongo flavor. Sundays are ladies’ night and are usually packed.
The Pub Alberto is a hip and happening bar where the local Tanzanian music and the European music keep the atmosphere lively. In the heart of Moshi, this night club cum restaurant is a vantage point to meet new people on weekends while they share the travel experiences. This quaint pub has umbrellas set up on its patio so that the visitors can enjoy drinks and dinner in an easy-breezy atmosphere.
Beer, Imported Gin, Rums, Aperitifs, Whisky, Shots, local Liquors, Wines and Cigarettes are available with soups, appetizers, burgers and sandwiches. The special dishes of Pub Alberto are Orga Chicken, Kuku Choma, Fillet Fish and Beef Burger. You can also try the quick bites like Samosa, Kebab, Scrambled Eggs, Kalimati and Shenkel.
Just opposite Buffalo Hotel, the restaurant is renowned for excellent pizza and Italian food. Indian dishes are also served. Patrons can enjoy local beer and a wide selection of wines. The balcony seating arrangement is great for lunches.