The Mulala village is a typical rural setting on the southern slopes of Mt. Meru and surrounded by spectacular scenery. It lies 1,600 – 1,700m above see level and wind your way up the mountain through amazing lush, green vegetation dotted with small farms. The women of Mulalal have united in the form of the Agape Women’s Group. Through this group, they try to support economic activities of the members and start new income generating projects, like the Mulala Cultural Tourism Programme. When you arrive there, you will be warmly welcomed by the village women.
The mulala women have organized the following:
- A tour of Mama Anna’s quaint cheese making unit, this being the starting point of the tour
- A nice garden where you can relax and enjoy a beverage or a simple, traditional meal
- Guided tours criss-crossing coffee and banana farms, walking through the forest reserve or by the Marisha river bank and enjoying spectacular views of Mt. Meru and Mt. Kilimanjaro Agape Women Traditional Activities tour (1 to 2 hours) Visit the farms of the Agape Women’s Group. The women will explain their farming methods and show you the various economic activities they have started, like cheese making, bread-making, flower seeds, chill growing and sewing. Mt. Meru forest reserve tour (1 to 2 hours) Walk into the forest reserve and climb up to the foothills of Mt. Meru, crossing the beautiful natural forest, home to many species of birds and monkeys.