Homestay experience in Moshi

We are Sustainable Eco & Cultural Tourism Enterprise Connecting Community, Visitors and Rau forest.
Homestay experience in Moshi

Season/dates open:

Year around operation.

Activity start time at the venue:

04.00pm. (Or other times by request/notice).

Duration of Activity:

12 hours.

Minimum no of Persons

1. Maximum No. of Persons: 6.

Skill level required

Normal physical health is required.


  • Overnight stay.
  • Cultural exchange.
  • Ready to travel with real adventure and enjoy natural


  • Meet a friendly local family.

  • Enjoy storytelling from your host.

  • Come as a guest and live as a friend.

  • Enjoy delicious local food from a local family.

  • Quality Standards

  • Do you want to experience your overnight stay with an African family when you are visiting Moshi for Mount Kilimanjaro trekking, safari, or tourism with Rau Eco? A homestay with locals will give you a chance to learn more about the local’s lifestyle, basic Swahili words, storytelling, Tanzania local foods, and a chance for cultural exchange. At our homestay you will receive a kind welcome from Mtalo’s family who is very friendly and happy to share the good things with you, your safety is assured.

    Currently, we can host 6 people per night and the house is located 2.8 km from Moshi town and close to Rau forest reserve.

  • Upkeep local mama's jobs.

  • Upkeep young entrepreneurs' business.

  • Support fighting Climate Change.

  • Protecting Rau Forest from plastics pollution.

  • Quality Standards

  • Being part (come as a client, leave as a friend).

  • Relaxation; arrive at yourself.

  • Feeling liveliness..

  • Get to know young people as a role model.

  • Accommodation:

    Home stay is available.


    Hot buffet lunch of local specialties prepared by our local mamas and drinking water and seasonal fruits included.

    For special meals such as Vegetarian meals, gluten-free, food allergies, and anything else, please let us know in advance.

    Beverage Drinks:

    Additional charge for soft drinks and other beverages.

    Other services / optional:

    Exploring Rau forest reserve.

    Clothing/equipment supplied:

    Traditional walking stick.

    Clothing/equipment needed by guest:

    Reusable water bottle (refill water at our office), good hiking boots. Comfortable clothes, sun protection, sunglasses, insect repellent, camera.

    Children Option:

    Children are OK throughout the program.

    Responsibility insurance:

    No responsibility insurance provided. Please make sure the client has travel insurance issued.

    Distance from accommodation, Transfer option:

  • 3km from Moshi town.
  • 45km from Kilimanjaro International Airport.
  • 85km from Arusha.

    We can prepare transfers on request.

  • Email response hours:

    within 24hrs.


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    Ready to travel with real adventure and enjoy natural


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