Monduli Juu, situated 50 kms northwest of Arusha, is a cluster of four small villages – Emairete, Enguiki, Eluwai and Mfereji.
The following is on offer to visitors:
A picturesque journey through the evergreen rain forest and a medicinal tour of plants and herbs, which includes a visit to a traditional Maasai herbs doctor A visit to Naramatu – a small factory where Maasai women make ethnic jewellery
A chance to have a ‘nyama choma’ or roast meat meal with the Maasai combined with an insight into the culture of the Maasai and Waarusha.It also gives you a chance for a panoramic view of the Rift Valley, Oldonyo Lengai and Lake Natron.
Half day tours
1. The ‘Kona Saba’ escarpment climb
The tour starts at Mfereji village and includes a visit to a Maasai boma, a walk through tree savanna to the foot of the escarpment and the ascent to the top from where you get panoramic views over the Rift Valley.
2. The ever-green rainforest tour
Start from Enguiki and walk to the eastern peak of the Monduli mountains. En-route to a water source, see trees, birds and animals.
Full day tour
Medicinal herbs tour
The tour starts at Emirate dam and takes you past the Maasai church, primary school and kindergarten project up to Naramatu. Further up the mountain, enjoy the scenic views. Savour lunch in a Maasai boma before visiting a traditional Maasai herbs doctor.
Income from tourist will be used to set up and run a kindergarten in Monduli Juu.