Introduction to Moshi City of Tanzania

Lying north of Tanzania, Moshi City is an oasis between attractive African and Asian influences and expansive coffee plantations.
On top of that, the city offers a warm welcome to its incredibly stunning surroundings, where Kilimanjaro’s skyline dominates.

Why visit Moshi

  • Moshi is a friendly city among the northern safari circuit’s starting points.
  • Moshi city offers many exciting activities like climbing Kilimanjaro, visiting Lake Chala, visiting Makoa farm, and much more!
  • If you feel like taking a fresh dip, you can always go to the Kikuletwa or Chemka hot springs.

Getting to Moshi

By Road

By road, it takes about 40 minutes to drive from Kilimanjaro Airport (JRO) to Moshi.

By Air

The nearest airport to Moshi is Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO). Travel time usually takes around 40 minutes from JRO to Moshi.

Best Time to visit Moshi

Moshi is a year-round destination. That said, you can visit Moshi at any time you want.
However, if you want to visit during favorable weather, June to October and January and February are ideal.
These months offer clear cloudless skies every morning and evening, making it ideal for summiting Kili.
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Things to do in Moshi

As one of the Northern circuit safaris starting points, Moshi has a lot to offer in activities. Check out these things below.

Popular Attractions in Moshi

Moshi will never be a boring place. The city offers several relaxing and exciting attractions that will likely leave you breathless.

Landscape in Moshi

Moshi is a place with several nice landscapes worth taking pictures of. So, you better not forget your camera at home!

Where to stay in Moshi

From backpackers to Mid-range hotels, take your pick of places to stay in Moshi.

Reviews of Moshi

Top questions answered for Moshi

You have questions, many questions. With over 35 years of experience, we at Easy Travel believe we have the answers.

Moshi of northern Tanzania is known for its coffee farms and busy, colorful streets, where there is always something fascinating to discover and people to meet.

The city can be found at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro. That said, anyone can behold Kili’s majestic stature during clear sky days.

Moshi is the only place where you can view Kilimanjaro.

The good thing here is that you can get a breathtaking mountain view from any position when you are at Moshi, unlike when you are in Arusha.

Moshi is a friendly city in northern Tanzania. It is an oasis of beautiful, expansive coffee plantations with an attractive blend of African and Asian influences.

It is where Kilimanjaro’s skyline dominates.

Among the things you can do in Moshi are climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, hiking Mount Meru, and visiting the Pare Mountains.

In addition, you can also go on banana and coffee tours, visit the Maasai Cultural Museum and Village, and much more!

A day trip to the crater lake rewards visitors with breathtaking views of the area, the savannah grasslands, and the majestic Mount Kilimanjaro.

The lake offers a uniquely tranquil environment, fresh air, and an excellent opportunity to get close to nature.

Considering the various activities you can do in Moshi, it is truly worth visiting. You can visit Kikuletwa hot springs and the Maasai Cultural Village and Museum.

Moshi is closer to Kilimanjaro, usually the starting point of several safaris, making it a good option.

However, if you compare the two in size, Arusha is much bigger, so there are likely more things to do there, and see if you only have a few days to wander.

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