About Makoa Farm

Makoa Farm is an intimate lodge located on an old coffee plantation, at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro.

From Makoa Farm you can explore the area on foot or on horseback, take day trips or multi-day cross country and wilderness tours.

The hostess and host are Elisabeth and Laszlo, both veterinarians who take care of wounded and orphaned animals from the area with great love and attention.

The property

The rooms on the farm are simple yet comfortable.

The kitchen serves amazing dishes, with vegetables and fruit from the garden.


Makoa Farm is located near the Machame Gate of Kilimanjaro and offers access to the spectacular rainforest on the lower slopes of the mountain.

Makoa Farm offers the following facilities:

  • Full board
  • Spacious room
  • Comfortable bed
  • Ensuite bathroom with shower and toilet
  • Hot and cold running water
  • Mosquito net
  • Porch
  • Fantastic view
  • Dining
  • Lounge
  • Socially involved


Makoa Farm has comfortable, spacious rooms, two of which have spectacular views of the Kilimanjaro.

Makoa Farm offers the following rooms:

  • Room, king (2p)
  • Room, twin (2p)


Makoa Farm offers horse rides on and around the farm, at all levels.
For the horse riding safaris, some experience and a good condition are required. The safaris are personal and off the beaten track. You ride your horse for 4-6 hours a day and on all safari trips you are accompanied by your host or hostess who makes your holiday an unforgettable experience.

Makoa Farm offers the following activities:

  • Makoa Farm walk
  • Makoa Farm horse ride
  • 1/2 to multiple day horse riding safari
  • Horse riding Maasailand
  • Horse riding Weru-weru River
  • Sunrise or sunset horse ride
  • Jeep safari
  • Wandel safari
  • Mountain biking
  • Guided walks
  • Visit Kibo-Kikafu coffee plantation
  • Swim in the Kikafu River
  • Visit Maasai cattle market
  • Visit Chagga village
  • Hot water springs tour
  • Canoeing and mountain biking Lake Momella
  • Visit Moshi city
  • Visit Arusha city
  • Day trip Lake Challa

Price indication

From € 219 to € 334 pppn (full board)

Please note: the final property price depends on the season and currency fluctuations. Prices are excluding additional costs like transport, entrance fees for the parks, etc.

Stay at Makoa Farm?

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