You have enjoyed a thrilling Safari?Come to Usambara Mountains and relax!

Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, Tarangire National Park and Mount Kilimanjaro: once in a lifetime experiences Tanzania is famous for. Exciting – and exhausting. Now you need a rest before heading to the coast.

Kanaani Resthouse is the very place to rest, to recover and to gather new strength for your adventures to come.

We offer  a home away from home where you can relax, walk around and enjoy the beauty of the Usambara Mountains. Moreover Lushoto is the place to be if you want to experience true Tanzanian culture and life.

Or learn Kiswahili, Tanzania’s lingua franca and one reason for why people could develop a genuine feeling of nationality which makes more than 120 tribes in this country live peacefully side by side . Learn this language as intensively as you choose yourself: on a survival lever for your short stay; on a “connect-to-the-people” level for you know that surely you will come back; or for more like business and working reasons.

We have four big, inviting Family Guestrooms and offer a variety of European (German) and Tanzanian food. Kanaani Resthouse is run by a German/Tanzanian couple and combines the best of the two cultures.


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The Usambara Mountains are located in northeast Tanzania. They are known for their pleasant climate, magnificent viewpoints and fertile soil. During the colonial era the Germans and the British settled here – you can see the old buildings from the colonial period still everywhere. From Lushoto you can start one or more days hiking tours.

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