Local and Cultural activities

At Honey Badger, we pride ourselves on offering more than just the standard Safari and Mountain climbing package. We give our guests the opportunity to immerse themselves in genuine Tanzanian culture and encourage them to explore our surrounding community. Our activities menu below has been developed over a number of years, and offers a wide variety of options suitable for families, groups and the individual traveller. Please contact us to hear more about our activities, which include the following:

Traditional drumming and dancing performance

a local group will entertain you with traditional drumming, known as “Ngoma,” and for those keen to have a go, they will welcome you onto the stage to join their group. Through this song and dance, you will learn more about the history and traditions of the local peoples.
From:$100 (cost varies with number of guests)

An African banquet

Honey Badger is renowned for its carefully prepared and delicious African cuisine. Our banquets give you the chance to sample up to twenty Tanzanian dishes. Along with the local brew, this is the ideal accompaniment to the traditional drumming and dance performance.
From:$45 (cost varies with number of guests)

Hair braiding

During your visit you will see the various different hair styles worn by Tanzanian women. We can arrange for experts to come and plait/braid your hair whilst you sit and relax in our outdoor lounge.
From:$35 (cost varies with number of guests)

Village walks

Honey Badger is based in a rural community and offers guests the opportunity to walk in and around the local villages, visiting schools, churches, homes and the nearby forest. You will also have the chance to visit and participate in talks at the Second Chance Education Centre that is adjacent to the lodge.
From:$10 (cost varies with number of guests)

Water fall trip

Nestled on the slopes of the mighty Kilimanjaro, are a number of waterfalls that provide a relaxing day trip, enabling you to see more of the countryside whilst also stretching your legs as you walk to the waterfall. Swimming is also possible.
From:$40 (cost varies with number of guests)

Moshi forest tour

Visit the lush, cool Moshi forest reserve, where you can see a variety of plant and animal life. This includes the largest teak tree in East Africa, vervet monkeys, african mongoose, Sykes monkeys, colobus monkeys, genets and an assortment of indigenous bird-life.
From:$30 (cost varies with number of guests)

Local coffee growers’ tour

Over the years, coffee has been one of Tanzania major exports and though this has lessened somewhat, coffee growing is still widespread across the Kilimanjaro region. This trip will provide you with the opportunity to meet and speak to local coffee growers as well as experience the process involved in making your own cup of coffee, i.e. the picking, roasting and grinding of the beans.
From:$35 (cost varies with number of guests)

Town trips

We can arrange for guided town visits. During the trip you can visit markets, churches, shops and other points of interest. You can also visit banks and bureau de Change if necessary. After traipsing around town you will have worked up a hunger, the day will finish with a late lunch at a tasty spot in town.
From:$30 (cost varies with number of guests)

Lessons in traditional drumming and dancing

our local groups are happy to teach you some of the secrets involved in traditional dancing and drumming, helping you all to become experts.
From:$30 (cost varies with number of guests)

Honey Badger cooking lessons

Learn to cook a variety of Tanzanian dishes including green bananas, Ugali, Wali wa nazi, Chachandu and Dikodiko. Family and friends at home would be delighted to share in your African experience by partaking in a meal you learned to prepare in distant lands.
From:$30 (cost varies with number of guests)


A pamper session is perfect after a trek up the mountain, a long ride in a car or just a way to treat yourself. Why not relax with a massage, pedicure or manicure given to you in the comfort of your own room.
From:$15 (cost varies depending on treatment required)

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Contact details

If you would like more information please contact us on:

T: +255 76 75 51190

E: info@honeybadgerlodge.com

Honey Badger Lodge & Safaris

Post Office Box: 1258

Moshi, Kilimanjaro


Why Choose Honey Badger?

  • Community conscious tourism
  • Tailor made safaris
  • Relaxing accommodation
  • Suitable for families, groups & individuals
"We had such a good meal with Joey and Jenny, they made us feel so at home, we highly recommend staying at Honey Badger, a truly unique place!"
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