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Magoroto Experience Trips

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Magoroto Forest Estate

The 591 hectares sized Magoroto Forest Estate with its scenic freshwater lake has been opened in 1896 by German Settlers as one of the very first commercial plantations in Eastern Africa. Originally the Estate began as a rubber plantation and, after subsequent failed attempts to grow coffee and tea, converted into a Palmoil Estate in 1921. Seized from the German owners as “enemy property” after World War 1 the Estate has been taken over by the Amboni Group in the 1940s.

The palm oil production had to be ceased in the 90s due to stifling competition from Malaysia and Indonesia. Since then Magoroto has been maintained and protected with great enthusiasm and engagement for little else than its unique natural beauty and uniqueness. Along with the neighboring Mlinga Forests Magoroto forms part of the East Usambara Mountains, which are world-renown for their high species endemism and rich floral and faunal diversity. They are recognized as part of a Biodiversity Hotspot (WWF & IUCN), an “Important Bird Area” (Wildlife Conservation Society of Tanzania – WCST) and a “Man and Biosphere Reserve (UNESCO).

African Violets (Saintpaulia) have been promoted as flagship plants for the conservation of these forests. As a genuine “hilltop” station Magoroto is an uniquely interesting nearby trekking destination for tourists from the Tanga / Muheza area. Its 850 mts altitude does provide for comfortable climatic and stunning views on the low lands below. Its a perfect camping spot in the Usambara mountains.

The estate offers stunning views from the Muheza Valley to the Indian ocean. Enjoy the lush rain forest with rare plants and bird species or walk through the old plam oil plantation. Learn about organic spice production such as cardamom, pepper, cloves, vanilla,cinamon, tea and many other useful plants. Have a picnic or swim in our beautiful lake.

Activities

A true outdoor experience!

Magoroto with its tropical rain forest is the perfect spot for a getaway and outdoor camping.The estate is located on an altitude of 850m above sea level where temperatures are pleasant all year long. The estate offers stunning views from the Muheza Valley to the Indian ocean. Enjoy the lush rain forest with rare plants and bird species, explore the dense tropical forest with organic spices or have a picnic or swim in our beautiful lake!

Waterfalls

Swimming

Fishing

Hiking

Mountain Biking

Camp Fire

Accommodation

Where to Stay

Cottages

Main House Rooms

Lakeside Camping Tents

Lakeside Cabins

Our testimonials

What our traveler say about our services

We have been receiving reviews from our served clients and Travel Route Africa is rated 5/5 by customers. This honor is given to us by customers because we always remain committed to all our customers to do whatever is needed by them to make their safari fully satisfied.
Charless G
Charless G
2023-12-18
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An epic adventure My experience with Travel Route Africa was absolutely fantastic. If you're looking for a travel company that combines expertise, personalization, and top-notch service, look no further. I wholeheartedly recommend them for an unforgettable and stress-free travel experience.
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2023-12-14
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Ema My friends and I went on safari with Travel Route and we had an amazing time!! I recommend Travel Route!!
asha M
asha M
2023-11-05
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Amazing trip with friends ???? We had an amazing trip to ngorongoro … was such a great experience…. Good customer service…. We spent a whole day enjoying the view of beautiful ngorongoro… we had our favorite lunch… everything was perfect… i hope to bring my family again … thank u
Megz
Megz
2023-11-02
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Wonderful Experience!! I really enjoyed spending time with my family visiting the beautiful Tarangire National Park. Tariq and the team were very accommodating and made sure all our need and wishes were catered too hence making the experience one to definitely remember. Looking forward to booking them in the future for a well deserved visit to Serengeti!! would def recommend to anyone looking to enjoy a safari visit
Taty
Taty
2023-10-26
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Moshi kilamanjaro I went to moshi and did the waterfall coffee tour. The tour was amazing and fun. The locals were so kind and accommodating. Tariq was a great tour guide. Even though Im afraid of heights they made me feel safe during the hike. Getting to the waterfall was a Beautiful experience. I would recommend this company to a friend. Moshi is so beautiful I wanted to live there.
gilard
gilard
2023-10-18
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well organised trip and affordable prices I loved my trip up Kilimanjaro withTravel Route. I was picked up at the airport by Emmanuel. The hotel I stayed at the day before the trek was nice and even had a pool which was good for relaxing before the climb. I went on the Machame route, which was great. It's beautiful and the climb was manageable. The guides were encouraging, helpful, cheerful and knowledgeable. The tents we stayed in on the climb were nice and we even had sleeping mats, which made for a comfortable sleep. The food on the climb was plentiful and better than I expected it to be. Overall it was a great experience and I would highly recommend Travel Route to anyone thinking about about climbing Kilimanjaro.
Downtown G
Downtown G
2023-10-18
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Best experience Had a lovely Trip in Tanzania thanks to travel route would definitely recommend them for your trips they have fair and suitable prices and service .Be assured to get the best experience with them cheers!
Charlie R
Charlie R
2023-10-15
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Trip was absolutely amazing, From the Itinerary to the Wildlife our guide was so professional with a lot of stories Highly recommended. Best in the Wild, the team is so friendly makes every guests feel comfortable, very professional and informative
Malcom K
Malcom K
2023-08-16
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Highest Point of Africa with Friends An incredible experience with Travel Route Africa on Mount Kilimanjaro! The guides (Inno, Tadei, Urio, Tariq, too many names to mention:) were knowledgeable and supportive, ensuring safety and comfort. Well-planned itinerary from Niko and the team, breathtaking landscapes, and a fantastic team. A dream fulfilled with my friends as we summited Kilimanjaro together. Highly recommended!
Amoyi M
Amoyi M
2023-08-16
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6 DAY MARANGU ITINERARY if you need to enjoy your tour in Tanzania especially hiking mount kilimanjaro this company are the well expert. Every single day towards our Dream was spotless. The whole team made the experience unique and precious and something that we will never forget.
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