How to get to Moshi
Moshi is a town in northern Tanzania, near the Kenyan border. It’s known as a gateway to Kilimanjaro National Park, home to Africa’s highest mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro. Trails run up the mountain’s cloud-ringed, snow-capped dome, through alpine forests and meadows home to elephants and leopards. One of Tanzania’s major coffee-producing hubs, Moshi is known for its coffee farms and auctions.
Arriving to Moshi Kilimanjaro From Abroad
To reach Moshi/Kilimanjaro, the best option is flying to Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO). Several airlines such as KLM/Kenya airways, Ethiopian and Condor serve it. Our shuttle from JRO airport to Moshi is 20 US$ on way. The tickets to Kilimanjaro airports may be a bit more expensive than flying to Nairobi or Dar es salam, but you save time for bus travel, costs for domestic travel, costs for a Kenyan visa (if flying to Nairobi) and possibly 2 hotel nights in Nairobi or Dar es salaam.
Going to Moshi by Road
|Dar-es-salaam to Moshi: Busses between Dar to Moshi are around 20 US$ per person one-way and take 8 hours. They only depart in the morning. Domestic flights take around 1 hour and cost approx. 240 US$ per person one way. Safe hotels range from 70-150 US$ for a double room. We can assist you with hotel bookings and transportation from/to Dar es salaam. Time table of busses (To get to Moshi, choose the bus Dar-Arusha).|
You can also you can also fly to Kilimanjaro international airport, which is located halfway between Moshi and Arusha, where your operator can pick you up (20 USD one way).
Kilimanjaro - Moshi - Transport Contacts
Moshi Taxi Services
Trip Insight - is a well-known brand in provision of Transport in Moshi that include Taxis, airport transfers, Staff travel, Events, conferencing and private functions.
Luxury Buses from Moshi
The easy way to get to Moshi from Dar es Salaam or any other part of the country is by bus. A bus ride from Dar es Salaam to Moshi is approximately 10 hrs bus trip.
Transfers and Car-Hire
Looking for car rentals in Moshi - Tanzania? Look Car Rental, Contact Trip Insight Tanzania, Local owned business which as offices in Iringa and all Tanzanian major cities.
Train Travel to Moshi - Kilimanjaro
TRC offers a few passenger services a week from Dar es Salaam to Arusha via Moshi, to Mwanza via Tabora, and services between Tabora and Mpanda. See their website for schedules. It’s worth paying the higher fares for 1st and 2nd-class coaches with onboard catering and wi-fi, rather than squeezing into seating-only 3rd-class carriages.
Moshi Town Map
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