CULTURAL TOUR PROGRAM
There is indefinable quality about the place that gives the feeling one has stepped back into the past, the atmosphere itself is somehow ancient.
The Eco / Cultural tourism programs invite you to broaden your Tanzania experience by our people-to-people brand of tourism with the traditional wildlife / scenery / spots approach. Eco / Cultural tourism it intended to offers you insights into the life-traditional and modern of Tanzanians at home, at work, at play and at rest.
Please visit our itineraries to view a detailed Eco / Cultural tourism itinerary specially designed to bring you closer into contact with Tanzania and its beautiful people and their cultures.
MAASAI VILLAGE DAY TOUR
After breakfast you’ll take your lunch pack from Hostel Moshi and drive to Maasai Village (Olpopongi). Staying with Maasai family, have an opportunity to witness and experience Maasai culture with a visit to their traditional houses. Get to know your host by a brief introduction from both sides in Swahili language by the Maasai men and women. You will be introduced to Village Leaders who will provide you with any information you need to know about the Maasai life. See how Maasai among the last of the World’s Patrol people are coming to terms with 21st Century in their own time. Please do not hesitate to use this visit to discuss with women on issues related to their normal and daily life including female genital mutilation. Participate in making beads and have a chance of dancing and singing with the Maasai women.
A view into culture and daily life of Maasai people should not be missed while you are in Tanzania. Do not forget your camera, as Maasai will not mind taking pictures with you on their pictures before returning to hostel Moshi for overnight (BB).
MATERUNI WATER FALL & VILLAGE DAY TOUR
After breakfast you’ll depart from Hostel and drive to Materuni village. Spend your day with your English-speaking guide among the residents of Materuni village. The village is situated 15KM north of centre of Moshi town. The village lies on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro and whilst you are in the village you can see the fantastic view of Mount Kilimanjaro and Moshi town if weather condition permits.
Materuni Village Tour invites you to spend your day with Chagga people to experience their traditions and learn about their unique life styles. The primary focus of all of our activities is guest participations, giving you the opportunity to interact with the Chagga people for the most authentic experience Materuni Village Tour has to offer.
The day begins in the morning when your guide will meet you at the selected point to start your tour to the village. Have a briefing and know the history of Chagga then start your tour. Along the way, you will stop at various points for information and description of the flora and fauna found at village; visit local primary school found at the village; dance and play with the kids. Next will be visiting a Chagga family where you will have an opportunity to experience coffee making exercises in a local way by making and sipping it with the local people of the village. Finally you will wrap up the afternoon swimming and relaxing at the waterfall before returning to Hostel Moshi for overnight (BB).