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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  Eco organisations
Other Ecological destinations
Tour operators
Project organizations
Travel websites and other
Special for Dutch -- Speciaal voor Nederlanders
download the Tanga guide


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
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 is organizing all community projects in the ward Sunga which are initiated by MamboViewPoint and MamboSteunPunt or by JamiiSawa.
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
Areavibes ecotourism-travelers-guide

Learn more about sustainable tourism or Responsible Tourism

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

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
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
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
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.
ecoclub is a network for an Ecosocially Just Tourism, comprised of individuals around the world
  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. 
  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.
  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!
  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

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


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

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.

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
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

recommanded ecological and sustainable destinations outside Tanzania
  Hosteria Mandala


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
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.
Land of Galilee
Land of Galilee is a small ecotourism company, located in the countryside of the historical Galilee region in Israel. Galilee

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.

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
  Bush to
Arusha /

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.


Lushoto / Tanzania
Go African Safari Adventures
African Wildlife Safaris - Explore Africa - SED Adventure Tours & Safaris
& Moshi

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 to learn more and visit Tanzania with a positive impact!

  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.
Demark & Arusha
Safari Jens er ekspert i at sammensætte din ferie i Tanzania! Safari - Bestig Kilimanjaro - Strandferie på Zanzibar
  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
Recommended project organizations
  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.
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

Africa lodges
Bwana Mitch's Safari-Portal
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      

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

Stopped by the police; know your rights and obligations   Same in Swahili
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