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Babati & Hanang

 

Babati district is located along the Arusha-Dodoma road in the Rift Valley, South of Lake Manyara Park and West of Tarangire. In both Babati and the nearby Hanang distric. The people follow their tribal culture and traditions closely and visitors can mix freely with them to observe their lifestyle. The area has a rich birdlife with over 400 species.

 

The highlights of a tour to the area are:

 

- An exclusive Mount Hanang Climb

- A fishing adventure with local canoes on Lake Babati while viewing hippos

- A chance to participate in local beer brewing

- A visit to development projects like cattle and goat dairy farming, piped water project, bio-gas energy project

- Cycling expedition through remote areas

 

 

The tours are available for half day, full day, and two/three/four days:

Longido - Arusha Region

 

The tour to the extensive plains around Longido Mountains, 80 km north of Arusha, features an insight into the traditions of Maasai culture. The lush area is home to rare birds and mammals

 

The tour includes:

- A nature trail to spot birds

- A climb to the impressive Longido Mountain through a dense natural forest

- Walking safari through the Maasai plains an over the slopes of Longido mountain

- A visit to a traditional Maasai Village - A tour of historical sites dating back to British colonial times

 

 

 

The tours are available for half day, full day, and two/three/four days:

Moshi-Materuni Cultural Tourism

 

‘A village nestled at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro waiting you to explore’

 

Materuni is one of the few villages of wonder in Northern Tanzania sitting at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro. The village is blessed with full of all the beauty worth much visiting for holiday, week-end outing or vacation. While in the village, scenic view of Moshi Town and Mount Kilimanjaro is astonishing. This green village with fresh air from green vegetations welcomes visitors to explore the beauty of the land and cultural heritage of the Chagga people.

 

The following tours are on offered;

 

- Mnambe waterfall tour

- Local Market Tour

- Local brew

- Chagga traditional Dance

- Coffee & banana farm tour

- Volunteering opportunity

 

The tours are available for half day, full day, and two/three/four days:

Arusha-Ng'iresi

 

Ng’iresi is situated 7 km out of Arusha, on the slopes of Mt. Meru. It is inhabited by farmers of the Waarusha tribe.

 

The villages of Ng’iresia and Olgilai have the following on offer for visitors:

 

- A guided tour to farms on the lush slopes of Mt. Meru

- A visit to several development projects in the village

-soil conservation, irrigation, crossbreeding, bio-gas

- A climb to Kivesi Hill, an old volcano with a natural forest on the top

- A glimpse of the Wa-arusha culture

- A walk to Songoto and Navuru waterfalls

- A delicious lunch and dinner prepared by the Juhudi Women’s Group Different tours have been organized.

 

The tours are available for half day, full day, and two/three/four days:

Oldonyo Sambu

 

Oldonyo Sambu is located 36 km north-west of Arusha on the highway to Nairobi. The centre of operations is Oldonyo Sambu Market (also known as Maiko Market)

 

The programme includes the following:

 

- Short hikes up the hills to view the beautiful Maasai land and to get a glimpse of Mt. Kilimanjaro, Mt. Meru, Longido and Kitumbeine

- Visits to traditional Maasai bomas, markets and watering dams

- Visit to a traditional healer and the centre of Maasai women specializing in making ornaments

- Horse, camel and donkey rides across Maasai country

 

 

The tours are available for half day, full day, and two/three/four days:

Monduli Juu

 

Monduli Juu, situated 50 kms northwest of Arusha, is a cluster of four small villages - Emairete, Enguiki, Eluwai and Mfereji.

 

The following is on offer to visitors:

 

- A picturesque journey through the evergreen rain forest

- A medicinal tour of plants and herbs, which includes a visit to a traditional Maasai herbs doctor

- A visit to Naramatu

- a small factory where Maasai women make ethnic jewellery

- A chance to have a ‘nyama choma’ or roast meat meal with the Maasai.

- Panoramic view of the Rift Valley, Oldonyo Lengai and Lake Natron

- An insight into the culture of the Maasai and Waarusha

 

The tours are available for half day, full day, and two/three/four days:

 

 

 

 

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