Thank you for these amazing days at MamboViewPoint! We were immediately stunned by the beauty of MamboViewPoint. The view, the weather, the food, the hospitality, the hiking, all spectacular!! What an amazing delight to find you at the top of the mountain. We were very happy to stay in one of the most beautiful places of Tanzania.      
         
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GreenTherapy and Natuaral Health magazine

Special for iPad owners read the November issue of the GreenTherapy and Natural Health magazine with a very interesting article about MamboViewPoint

Usambara mountains
Usambara Mountains
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With their wide vistas, cool climate, winding paths and picturesque villages, the Usambara mountains are one of Tanzanian's highlights. UsambaraMountains
Other hotels in Lushoto Find all hotels in the Usambara Mountains / Lushoto district.

Relevant organisations
 
JamiiSawa
Mambo
JamiiSawa is organizing all community projects in the ward Sunga which are initiated by MamboViewPoint and MamboSteunPunt or by JamiiSawa.
  MamboSteun
Punt
The Netherlands
MamboSteunPunt is the supporting point for projects in and around Mambo. MamboSteunpunt functions as a link between individual initiatives from "donors" from the rich part of the world and the inhabitants of the Usambara Mountains. MamboSteunPunt
 
Wikipedia
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Areavibes ecotourism-travelers-guide


Learn more about sustainable tourism or Responsible Tourism
 
wikipedia

  Sustainable Tourism In Tanzania A chain of locations and tour operators in Tanzania who take sustainable tourism seriously. logo_stit
  Tanga Tourism
(Tatona)

The Tanga Tourism network Association (TATONA) takes the lead in efforts to protect and develop the tourism potential of the natural ecosystem, build heritage and culture of the Tanga Region. By creating regional and international linkages to tourism markets in order to boost Tanga´s economic development. Tatona
 
HAT
Hotel Association of Tanzania
Hotels Association of Tanzania (HAT) is a membership based organization that serves the Hotel community in Tanzania and is a non-profit organization
  EcoHotels
OfTheWorld
The ultimate independent guide to the greenest hotels and lodges on the planet. Find the best green hotels and eco lodges or the ultimate eco-chic retreats.

MamboViewPoint got the maximum 5-green star rating

Read here why
EcoHotelsOfTheWorld
ButterflyClub
Eco-tropical resorts
Eco-tropical resorts is the place for environmentally friendly hotels in the Tropics. Find the Eco Lodge or Eco Resort of your dreams on this ecotourism hotel lodging directory.
 
 
MamboViewPoint got a 4 star rating (not 5 because we had no written policy yet)
To see a copy of the Eco Rating click Eco Rating.
ButterlyClub
Ecoclub
www
ecoclub
ECOCLUB.com is a network for an Ecosocially Just Tourism, comprised of individuals around the world
 
ecoclub
  Its a green world The first truly global listing of green, eco-friendly hospitality destinations. At IT'S A GREEN GREEN WORLD we bring together everybody who believes travellers should actively benefit the places they visit, sharing their prosperity with the hosting communities, and supporting those who provide sustainable services and accommodation. 
 
ItsaGreenWorld
  Viva Eco Africa
Viva Eco Africa is the first online green travel guide that is solely dedicated to promoting eco tourism in Africa by listing eco friendly businesses in the industry.
  
VivaEcoAfrica
  Pack for a purpose Make a difference in the lives of children around the world.
Use available space in your luggage to provide
supplies to the communities you visit.
If just 500 individuals pack 5 lbs (2.27 kgs) each,
we can provide 1.25 tons of supplies!
pack4apurpose
  Five Leafs Our aim is to help holidaymakers and people travelling on business to find hotels that value eco-performance. With this in mind, a five-leaf system was created to classify the eco- performance of hotels. FiveLeaf
  Global Solar Hotels The purpose of this website is to showcase accommodation establishments that implemented some kind of solar technology. Although the site refers to hotels specifically, it addresses all size and types of lodging facilities, from camp sites and bed and breakfast to large scale resorts. SolarHotels
  The Ethical Volunteer The Ethical Volunteer is an online video travel guide that improves the way international volunteering is carried out

Other
recommended ecological and sustainable destinations in Tanzania
  Kiboko lodge Arusha The Kiboko lodge is a special place to relax, especially after arriving in Tanzania or before you leave. Close to Arusha National park and KIA international airport. From MamboViewPoint you can reach Kiboko in one day.
  Fish Eagle lodge

Tanga

Fish Eagle Point beach lodge has one of the most unique beaches we know of along the Tanzanian coast. You can easily reach Fish Eagle Point in a day, from Mambo View Point and it is a true alternative to busy, touristy Zanzibar, with daily connections to Dar and Arusha.
  Lawns Hotel Lushoto The Lawns Hotel is situated at the entrance of the township a top a hill overlooking the mountains, surrounded by beautiful lawns, flowers and trees.
Honeybadger lodge
Moshi

Honey Badger is a family-run lodge that offers comfortable solar-powered accommodation. We organise tailor-made safaris and mountain climbing expeditions as well as other local activities. Stay at Honey Badger and help us to support our local community.

HoneyBadger
 
Udzungwa Forest
Tented Camp
Hondo Hondo
Udzungwa Forest Tented Camp borders the Udzungwa Mountains National Park, Tanzania. The lodge is known locally as Hondo Hondo meaning "hornbill" in Swahili, due to the amazing number of these remarkable birds which make the area their home. hondohondo
  Chumbe Island
Zanzibar
Chumbe Island Coral Park is a private nature reserve that was developed from 1991 for the conservation and sustainable management of uninhabited Chumbe Island off Zanzibar, one of the last pristine coral islands in the region. ChumbeIsland
 

Other
recommanded ecological and sustainable destinations outside Tanzania
  Hosteria Mandala

Ecuador

Visit the cabins of Hostería Mandála, a place of nature and art, with botanical gardens, games, musical instruments, located in Machalilla National Park in Puerto López at the pacific coast of Ecuador, where you can enjoy gorgeous beaches, the Plata and Salango islands, Spondylus reef, diving and snorkeling, horseback riding or hikes through the dry and rain forest, archeology, bird watching, and see humpback whales from July to September.
  Hotel Concorazon
Nicaragua
Hotel con Corazón is a small hotel in the center of Granada in Nicaragua. It is an ideal spot to call your home away from home.
HotelCorazon
Land of Galilee
Israel
Land of Galilee is a small ecotourism company, located in the countryside of the historical Galilee region in Israel. Galilee
  Guludu
Mozambique

Our idea was to create an innovative and sustainable model to relieve poverty and protect the environment. The result was Guludo Beach Lodge and its associated charity, Nema Foundation.

Guludu
  Polwathha
Sri Lanka
Our vision with Polwaththa is to create a tropical island holiday experience in the relaxed, natural setting of a Kandyan forest garden. While giving you the personal attention you deserve, served in a traditional style. Polwathha

 
Recommended tour operators
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  Bush to
Beach
Arusha /
Tanzania

Bush2Beach safaris, based in Arusha, Tanzania, is a privately owned company offering a very personal service; specializing in creating custom made safaris that fit to individual wishes.

 

bushtobeach
  SED
adventures
Lushoto / Tanzania
Go African Safari Adventures
African Wildlife Safaris - Explore Africa - Sedadventures.com SED Adventure Tours & Safaris
sed
  FAIR TRAVEL
Arusha
& Moshi
Tanzania

Fair Travel is a non-profit tour company using tourism for positive impact for local staff, economy, community and nature. They offer wildlife safaris, mountain expeditions, life-style cultural tours and Zanzibar beach holidays with quality, safety and affordable pricing. None of their staff is tip dependent, all profits benefit community projects and pricing is 100% transparent. Contact res@fairtraveltanzania  or visit www.fairtravel.com to learn more and visit Tanzania with a positive impact!

FairTravel
  Privé Safari
The Netherlands
Privé Safari is a travel agency in the Netherlands, founder and co-owner of the tour operator in Arusha, the safari capital in the northern part of Tanzania. Therefore we have very short operational lines for the organization of your tailor-made safari. The tour operator has a full Tourist agent class-A license and is member of the Tanzania Organization of Tour Operators.
  
privesafari
  Mongoose safaris
Arusha, Tanzania
Mongoose Safaris is a fully licensed safari tour operator based in Arusha, the safari capital of Tanzania.
Mongoose Safaris has a TaLa license class A and is member of TATO, the Tanzania Association of Tour Operators.

 
mongoose
  Special for Cyclists: In Switserland:   Kiliman trek+bike
            For successful Kilimanjaro-climbs and unforgettable biketrips

In New Zealand: Global adventures
In Tanzania:       Kiliman trek and bike
Kiliman
 
Recommended project organizations
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  Advance Consulting
The Netherlands
Advance Consulting assists companies from the Netherlands and abroad to develop their international business. We identify commercial opportunities, advise on strategic cooperation, develop business plans, write project proposals and investment propositions, acquire grant (subsidy) and loan financing, and provide technical assistance and project management.
 
advanceconsulting
  SEBA
Moshi
SEBA wishes to achieve social benefits within communities, these are: fighting poverty; eradicate hunger; increasing income;  fairer trade; education; health care; increasing self sufficiency or even self esteem. Seba
Travel information
  MamboViewPoint is listed in the following travel sites: tripadvisor

   
Tripadvisor
Africa lodges
Bwana Mitch's Safari-Portal
SafariGateway
WikiTravel
HotelsCombined
SafariGateway
SafariStays
World66
YellowMasai
Vakantielandgenoten (Dutch)
  MamboViewPoint is listed in the following paper travel guides:  
   
Lonely Planet (from June 2012)
Bradt Guide (from early 2013)
Insight Guide (from early 2013)
Footprint Travel guide (from end 2012)
PetitFute (from January 2015)
Reise Know How (from 2012)
Safari Insider (from 2010)
Stefan Loose   (from 2010)
Tanga guide (from 2011)
Insight guide (from 2013)
 write us if your guide is not listed!
 
  Flying doctors
For your personal rescue service
+254 774 337 337      
+254 727 337 337      
+254 735 337 337      
Email:  emergency@flyingdoctorsafrica.org   

General Information
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    Download the Tanga tourist guide 2011
Course Swahili
Publications about health and environement in rural area's
Flights to Tanzania

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