Moshi is a small thriving town situated at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro. The town is home to an estimated population of about 150,000 people.
The town features on a number of tourist itineraries for visitors to Kilimanjaro or nearby parks. Moshi is linked by road and there is regular transport here from other Tanzanian cities. There are also a number of buses that travel here from neighboring Kenya, as far as Nairobi.
The city is home to the Moshi International School which was opened here in 1969. The school’s other campus is situated in Arusha. An impressive facility, the school caters mainly for the expatriate community.
There are a number of decent hotels in the town which cater mainly for travelers enroute to nearby attractions such as; the Kilimanjaro View Hotel and Marangu Hotel.