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Tour Details

You are in for an extraordinary stay. You will be greeted with smiles and open arms.

Masai, Dactoga, Hadzabe, and Meru (Masai, Dactoga, Hadzabe, and Meru) Through metalworking, you can visit their habitat and learn about their culture firsthand. Discovering artisans will enhance your cultural experience at Lake Eyasi.

Departure & Return Location

Kilimanjaro International Airport (Google Map)

Departure Time

3 Hours Before Flight Time

Price Includes

  • Air fares
  • 3 Nights Hotel Accomodation
  • Tour Guide
  • Entrance Fees
  • All transportation in destination location

Price Excludes

  • Guide Service Fee
  • Driver Service Fee
  • Any Private Expenses
  • Room Service Fees
What to Expect

A new expedition during the trekking adventure and discovery of local culture with nights spent with the locals. A unique route in direct contact with nature and the local population for those interested in solidarity tourism.

Itinerary

Day 1Meeting with the Meru tribe

Meet at the airport at the end of the day, then transfer for 2 hours by car to the village of Seneto in Meru country.

 Seneto is located near Arusha National Park between Mount Meru and Kilimanjaro.  Mount Meru (4,565 m) is the second highest peak in Africa.  It is the Sacred Mountain of the Wa arusha tribe.

Activities with the Meru: preparing the traditional meal, walking in the fields, participating in the making of coffee by using the stones to grind the beans, after having dried them in the sun and roasted in the fire.  Loot corn or millet with the women dance workshop at the end of the day

 Dinner and overnight with the locals.

Day 2Meetings in Meru territory

Enjoy an orientation walk of Zurich’s OLD TOWN, Switzerland’s center of banking and commerce. Then, leave Zurich and start your Swiss adventure. You’ll quickly discover that Switzerland isn’t just home to the Alps, but also to some of the most beautiful lakes. First, stop at the foot of the Jura Mountains in the picturesque town of Biel, known as Bienne by French-speaking Swiss, famous for watch-making, and explore the historical center. Next, enjoy a scenic drive to lakeside Neuchâtel, dominated by the medieval cathedral and castle. Time to stroll along the lake promenade before continuing to stunning Geneva, the second-largest city in Switzerland, with its fantastic lakeside location and breathtaking panoramas of the Alps.

Day 3Meru territory

 Share daily activities with the Meru and take a beautiful hike through different villages to Lake Momela, the shelter of the flamingos.

 Dinner and overnight with the locals.

Day 4Towards Lake Natron

 In the morning, on the way to Lake Natron 5 – 6 hours drive.

 In the afternoon go for a swim at the ngarasero waterfall.  Which is in the middle of the wall of the volcano ol doinyo Lengai.

Day 5Towards Lake Natron

 Trek and inhabitant

 We will walk to Lake Natron to watch birds and then we will visit the inhabitants of the village.

Day 6Towards Lake Natron Trek

We will walk in the volcanic hills to observe the nature of the Lake and mount Oldonyo Lengai 2950m.

 (option the ascent of ol doinyo Lengai, it is the village which organizes this even the payments)

Day 7 & 8towards Lake Eyasi

In the morning, transfer to Lake Eyasi. First through the onion fields and there is intense rural life before heading to the desert landscapes and many large baobab trees.  The region is suddenly isolated and uncrowded.  The vegetation around the lake is made up of acacia and small groves.  The fauna is abundant: flamingos, pelicans, storks, antelopes, hippos, small primates.

 

 In this unreal, on the outskirts of this alkaline lake region, you will encounter endemic hunter-gatherer and blacksmith tribes, called respectively: Hadzabe (Hadza) and Dactoga.

 

 

 Hadzabe are now less than three hundred to stay in Lake Eyasi.  They are only a few dozen to continue their traditional way of life which revolves around hunting and harvesting the savannah (roots, tubers, fruits, honey).  Their communication is characterized by suffocating language, the oldest human language.

 They have no home and no sleep under tall trees or in caves.

 Share their expertise and build poisonous bows and arrows.  And for the fans, little ones during the hunt!

 The Dactoga are skilled farmers and artisans.  They share with their cousins ​​the Masai the same type of habitat and the same practices (pastors).  The tradition of Datoga also revolved around dancing and singing Maasai style.

Day 9Masai territory

Masai parties, dancing, traditional cuisine, meals all together, walks in sumptuous landscapes, games with children, long discussions with the inhabitants, unusual transport

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alvi

Family Traveller

this was great culture tour in Tanzania

December 14, 2016