Northern Tanzania Cultural Tourism
The highlight to visit the area is to learn about our culturally diverse local tribes. These include theMaasai, Hadzabe (bushmen), Datoga and Barbaig people. They all live in harmony with nature and the abundant wildlife. You will experience the authentic ‘African Life’ by observing the various cultures of the Tanzanians. You will enjoy the beautiful scenery of green mountains, wide plains and the dramatic Rift Valley. This cultural journey will bring great delight to you wherever you go. By sharing in our local people knowledge., we will help you to discover our world and inspire you to explore. During the tours we will showcase our locals development projects, like irrigation and soil conservation activities, or income generating project of women’s groups.
Visitors will leave the area feeling they have made new friends and with information on the many positive developments going on in rural Tanzania.
You will be visiting Masai Bomas and walk in the traditional healer who will answer historical questions. Craftsmen group will show you small wooden stools, jewelers, knives and traditional clothing.
It’s located 20 km west of Arusha city, Nairobi road here you will have trekking of Ngorora Hill, there after visiting Masai Boma to have a true experience of African culture on general Masai life, Masai dancing group and visiting Masai colorful market.
Near the Kenyan border, Namanga in Longido you will have a unique experience taming animals by camel ride, learn even act the Masai way of life, Animal and bird watching experience is what you can never miss a day in Longido.
At Sapuk you’ll have chance to visit the amazing waterfall, beautiful forest catchment, hollytree view of the city of Arusha. The more you spend time with the tour, the more you enjoy and learn more.
Situated 63 km north of Mto wa Mbu, on the road to Oldonyo Lengai and Lake Natron is a one of Tanzania’s most important historic sites. Some 500 years ago a farming community of several thousand people developed an ingenious irrigation and cultivation system. For unknown reasons, the farmers left Engaruka around 1700. Many questions remain unanswered who were the people living in Engaruka.
How did they come to develop such an ingenious farming system and who did they finally leave Engaruka?
Located on a gentle slope overlooking the lake, Lake Eyasi Safari Lodge offers stunning views the seasonal soda lake and up to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area.
There are people who leave in the forest near Lake Eyasi called “Bushmen” They live like ancient man depend on gathering fruits, hunting animals and live in caves or forest. They don’t wear clothes. The visit to this area will enable you to see them. The tour takes two/three nights there five campsites offering accommodation (highly recommended)
Mto WA Mbu
Situated adjacent to Lake Manyara National park. In Mto WA Mbu is the only point in Africa, where four languages meet, the Nilote, CushItes, Bantu and Hamates. This is a unique cultural feature in the world, a point in Tanzania where anthropology is most diverse. Visit to Masai Boma, dancing, market, schools and community project will be offered. Maasai village visit will nurture the true experience of most complex cultural elements in Africa. It is a gift will be hard to forget in your entire life.
Mountain climbing enthusiasts will be advised the home and memorial of the late Yohano Lauwo, a Marangu and native who accompanied Dr. Hans Meyer on the peak of Mt. Kilimanjaro in 1989.You can also learn about the Chagga culture by visiting a traditional Chagga house with straw roofs. You will be able to pass historical sites of clan wars where the Chagga used large caves to hide them when they fought with the Maasai.