Cultural Tours and Encounters
These amazing tours are often part of a safari but can be taken individually by request.
Native to the slopes of Mt. Kilimanjaro, the Chagga live in Marangu, an area of panoramic mountain views, rainforest, and waterfalls. You will visit many Chagga cultural activities including the local blacksmith, Chagga Banana beer brewery, underground hiding caves used during Chagga and Maasai tribal wars, etc..
The Hadzabe (Wahadza in Swahili), are a Tanzanian indigenous ethnic group mostly based in the southwest Arusha Region. Hunters and gatherers who live off the land, these bush men date back to pre-historic times.
Visit a traditional Massai boma and learn about the culture of one of East Africa’s largest and most famous tribes. Witness their ancient life style, learn about their fascinating culture and why they’ve resisted changing their traditional nomadic way of life in modern times.
Waswahili (Swahili) Culture
The East African coastal Waswahili people, speakers of the Swahili language, give spice tours of Zanzibar, a lush island known for growing everything from cloves to vanilla and for its architecture.
There are several routes one can hike on Kilimanjaro - Marangu route, Machame route, Rongai route, Umbwe route, Londorosi route and Lemosho route.