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Arusha Village Experience

Arusha, Tanzania
+255 789 260 387
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Interesting but also Touristy

We were seeing Maasai villages all throughout our trip, which we asked about, so our guide... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2017
Jamie H
Manawa, wi
Cultural tours are well worth the money

We took two cultural tours in Arusha. One was a hike in a local village. It's an excellent way to... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2017
Spokane, Washington
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Arusha, Tanzania
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

We were seeing Maasai villages all throughout our trip, which we asked about, so our guide suggested we pay a visit to one to have a cultural experience and see the people/village up close. For $50 you can enter their village, they wrapped us up...More

Thank Jamie H
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

We took two cultural tours in Arusha. One was a hike in a local village. It's an excellent way to experience the local culture. The children were excited to see tourists and loved to accept gifts. We also went to a Massai village. We were...More

1  Thank Satanyah
Reviewed 3 November 2016

This is place where you can get to know more about maasai culture, and see there house and maasai cow and other maasai stuff

Thank Harrison M
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We visited the local market in Arusha. OMG, I could not even begin to describe the feeling in this bartering system....

Thank LISE P
Reviewed 25 November 2015

We booked a organic coffee plantation and village tour through our lodge and it was a very off the tourist beat tour. Saw the organic co op farms and then saw the area they roasted and ground the coffee with a coffee tasting, loved the...More

2  Thank Katie C
Reviewed 11 November 2015

The Ngiresi Village Tour was the best tour overall I took. The guide was excellent, the man that runs the tour is great, and I really enjoyed the school (I had a long discussion with the principal, as he was in the Tanzanian Army and...More

1  Thank Steven S
Reviewed 29 September 2015

We had a wonderful experience talking to the Masai people and seeing how they live. Other than the animals, this was a highlight of our stay in Tanzania.

1  Thank annarc6
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Visiting with the Bushmen was extremely interesting. I have to wonder though what percentage of the tips goes to tobacco and pot rather than shoes or other supplies for the tribe. The highlight was dancing in a baobab tree with a bushman playing on his...More

1  Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 15 August 2015

Arusha was a beautiful city and despite it being a big tourist destination, it was bursting with culture and although we received many stares, we also returned many waves to children and other friendly locals. On our many excursions we drove past plantations and all...More

2  Thank Zahra D
Reviewed 29 July 2015

It was really great to go to the village and be able to shop from local artisans. When I travel I enjoy supporting the local communities.

Thank M L
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Olwala A
16 April 2017|
Response from Satanyah | Reviewed this property |
We paid 20 or 25 dollars per person.
Caroline G
5 January 2015|
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Response from nickytravels2014 | Reviewed this property |
Arusha is miles away from Stone Town and Zanzibar - a full day drive if memory serves. There is a small plane airport in Arusha though. Arusha seems to be a base for safaris and climbs to Kilimanjaro and that's it... More