Day 02: A guided walk around Coffee plantations – Shopping Souvenir the Tanzanite Minerals + Sundowners.
Leisure breakfast, 08: 30 AM a guided walk around one of Arusha’s coffee plantations, including a tour of the coffee tasting plant providing insight into the brewing process. Arabica and Robusta coffee are Tanzania’s largest export, and they have polished the art of coffee making to near perfection. Board your Luxury Jeep and drive the short distance to Arusha town ready for a Tanzanite Experience tour.
Mined only in Tanzania, the beautiful blue December birthstone, known as tanzanite, is a unique souvenir of your East African adventure and a must-have in any jewellery lover’s collection. The Tanzanite Experience is a 1 to 2-hour tour that introduces the history of this magnificent mineral, including how it was discovered and first mined. You will enjoy the opportunity to see for yourself how each gem is graded and cut and then spoil yourself by purchasing a genuine, certified tanzanite piece.
It is said that tanzanite is “1,000 times rarer than diamonds” and, found at the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro, is incredibly exclusive to Tanzania. Exhibiting magnificent blue and violet hues, tanzanite was first discovered in 1967. World famous New York jewellers “Tiffany & Co”, declared it “the most beautiful blue stone to be discovered in 2,000 years”, and named it Tanzanite. A must have vibrant blue gem for your be jeweled trinket box. Return back to Legendary Lodge for Hot Lunch and afternoon relaxations.
18: 00 PM Enjoy the Sunset ready for your Sundowner set overlooking the beautiful garden, on cool winter evenings, get cozy next to a fireplace and sip one of the best coffees you will ever taste and enjoy dinner at the lodge’s restaurant. Legendary Lodge.