The people of Tanzania are fascinating feature of this multi-faceted country. With their characteristic redblankets,Distinctive hairstyles and colorful jeweler, the Maasai are visually captivating. In order to help preserve their traditional, Pastoralist way of life, the Maasai have embraced the idea of educational tourism and there are many opportunities to do excursions while your at Arusha. You can choose a day trip among below and it will take you to visit either MaasaiBoma culture, Snake park& Camel riding, Short walking at Mount Kilimanjaro, Natural jacuzzi Hot water spring swimming and Mount meru slope hiking to Water falls.
Trip Activities info;
– 1 Day Trip to Maasai Culture
Picked up at Arusha/ hotel around 0830 and drive to the Maasai village. Here you will be shown some of their important customs. The maasai men will bring a goat for you and slaughter it. They do this when they receive guests. The maasai use everything of the goat and they love the fresh blood. The goat will then be barbecued on a fire before you can taste it. The maasai women will show you their traditional dance. A picnic lunch will be served before you will have a short walk with the masaai people and their goats. After walking you will return back to your hotel later.
-1 Day Canoeing safaris
We do also run canoeing conducted in Lake Momella or Duluti, which are run by our highly trained and qualified Guides who each have their own unique knowledge of the local Flora and Fauna found in the respected areas. In Momella Lake, the Buffalos can be clearly seen from a very close range,also the Flamingos flock in great number and can be seen on mass from great distances giving you a taste of the true nature of Africa. The trips last for half a day, an all refreshments are provided later bck to hotel.
-1 Day Visit Snake park& Camel riding
Leave a town at 9:00A.M drive to the Snake Park20Minutes driving. In the Snake Park you get a guided tour among the snakes, reptiles and birds. We do run Camel riding ventures alsohere in the Meserani/Mkuru areas in Arusha, where you can expect a great quality of service and undertake a once in a life time experience. If you want also you can have a look at the very nice Masaai museum here. later back to hotel.
-1 Day Mt. Kilimanjaro Short walking.
Picked up from Hotel at 0700 and drive to Marangu route gate for Mt. Kilimanjaro National park is (1970m). The walk passes through lush vegetation of the mountain rain to Mandara hut (2700 m) and takes 3-4 hours. Lunch will be served when you reach the hut. From the hut you have a great view over Moshi district. Descending down to the gate takes shorter time and you will be drive back hotel Arusha before darkness.
-1 Day Chemka/ Kikuletwa Hot Springs swimming
This is probably the best place to swim at natural jacuzzi. Emanating from within the earth, the geo-thermally warmed water is constantly renewed and is therefore very fresh and clear and clean. It’s a very pleasant place to spend a couple of hours with friends or family if you’re at Arusha, or to relax before or after a climb. The distance from Arusha to the hot springs is 69km and the journey normally takes around 1 hour 20, so one should allow at least 5 hours for this excursion. Cover costs for visiting the hot springs include lunch and transport later back to hotel.
-1 Day Hike Mount Meru slope Oligilai waterfalls.
A trip to Oligilai waterfall isawesome adventure and it is seven (7) km distance to small hill called Sapouk from town, walking and hiking for stretching the legs or we can arrange a local car to take you there ( We always use a local car). A part from that you can observe the local Waarusha andMaasai who lived in the slope of the hill. Having a real picture and view of Arusha Town, swimming at the natural cold swimming pool while looking more than 20m high water fall which drop its water majestically like a huge none stop tape. The trips last for half a day, an all refreshments are provided. Back to hotel later.