Rafiki Backpackers

'Rafiki backpackers a true place for friends, that's why we named it rafiki, the swahili word for friend.

Our small backpackers offers 6 rooms from private to dorms.

We offer travellers everything that makes your heart jump: Hot showers, free wifi, laundry and breakfast; 24 hours security guard service, book swap, towel rental (7 USD, 2 USD rental and 5 USD deposit), common kitchen, living room to mingle with other travellers, watch dvds or play the guitar. Our front garden is the perfect place to relax and unwind. Opposite to rafiki backpackers you find a hidden gem, a bohemian bar, where you can enjoy local drinks, food and European league football. Local stores and fruit stalls are in walking distance.

Rafiki backpackers is also home to Viva Africa Tours, our tour operator, joining for day trips, safaris and mountain climbs was never so easy! We will be happy to show you the natural wonders of our magical country Tanzania.

Karibuni sana - We look forward to welcome you to our little rafiki family!'