Welcome to Banana Farm Eco Hostel
Stay in our Banana Farm Eco Hostel, a family owned ecofriendly business at the grounds of a banana farm using biogas, compost bins and water sewage for gardening. We grow nine types of bananas, coffee, avocado, guava, papaya, mango, passion fruit and many vegetables including chayote. All is organically grown. The farm extends all the way down to a river where one do hikes and take in the stunning views of the valley and Mount Meru. Whether you go for a gentle stroll around the local village of Ambureni, relax in one of our hammocks in the garden area or get a cooking lesson in Tanzanian cuisine, feel free to make our home your home. Of course you can also book your safari with us or request a hike to Mount Kilimanjaro or Mount Meru.
Where we are
The hostel is only a 20 minute bus ride from Arusha city center. You can take a daladala (Tengeru/USA River written on the front) at A23 highway or at the central daladala station (Kilombero) and get off at Peace Point or Barabara Mpya. From there you can take a motorcycle (bodaboda) or walk up to the farm. It’s a 1.5km walk up the village road. Go up the hill to where the road forms a cross intersection. There will be a shop on your left (Kaka Shop). Take a left and follow the road until the end where you’ll see our gate. We also offer pick-ups from town, Kilimanjaro and Arusha airport for a reasonable price.