Unique things to do in Tanzania
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Snorkeling at Mnemba Island
Join us on a boat trip to one of Zanzibars famous islands called Mnemba Island which is popular for its beautiful underwater world. We start in the morning from Nungwi Beach around 8.30 am and will head to Mnemba Island. Transport from your Hotel can be organized. You’ll have around 1 hour to jump into the water and enjoy watching all of the tropical fish species. If you‘re not a good swimmer or never snorkeled before - don’t worry! A professional guide will help you and make sure you’ll enjoy this experience. After we will head to a sandbank next to the island where you’ll be offered some fruity snacks and have the option to take stunning pictures. Fruits and water is included in the price - if you would like us to arrange anything else, let us know ahead and we will get everything you need! If you're lucky, you might even see some dolphins on the way and will be given the chance to swim with them. We will then head back to Nungwi Beach where to journey started. ♡ Please read me! We will do the experience as a group of usually 5-10 people maximum. If you would like to have more privacy, you can book our experience as a private group. Photography/videography services can be booked additionally.
Stone Town Historical and Cultural Walk with a Local
Join me or one of my team guides on this insightful walk, within the hours invested in the tour you will gain a great understanding of the architecture, culture, daily life and the fascinating history of Zanzibar's world heritage site, and its significant areas, buildings and historical sites. You will soon notice how Zanzibar’s cosmopolitan roots blend with African traditions to shape its unique culture. Other things to note: The tour duration is not limited to 2 hours, depending upon your interests it can be more or less.
Zanzibar spice tour & cooking class
Fantastic spice farm tour with Zanzibar cooking class. You'll start the day at a local market Darajani in Stone town for ingredients shopping,afterwards head to the spice farms, short walk + learn about the spices, then proceed to a cooking class with experienced local chef. Available for all dietary options i.e Vegans - vegetarians - gluten free etc.
Waterfall Hike and Coffee Tour
We will hike to Mfere Waterfalls which is located very close to the Mount Meru forest reserve. The hike will start from the village, passing through local residents, seeing the local people, farms and farm animals on our way up to the hills. After 1 hr to 1.5 hrs we will reach the entrance of the waterfall where we will do little introduction and clear everything needed before entering to the waterfall reserve, from here you will the stunning views of Mt. Meru, listening to the water therapy from the flowing river and waterfalls. We will go direct to the waterfalls where you will be free to explore everything there, you can swim the waterfall pool, lay on the natural garden near to the pool. In this part you can do anything you want which can not distract the nature. After 1.5 hrs we will start descending from the waterfall heading down back to Ambureni village and visit Furahia Cultural Tourism where we will have Lunch and Coffee. We will start with a short coffee tour where we will go through all local processes of making coffee together and make some coffee which we will taste. After making coffee we will sit and enjoy the prepared lunch made from different varieties of local available in our area. You will have a lot options to taste different food together with coffee. After going through all these you will be free to go back to where you came from.
Trail hiking to beautiful waterfalls and coffee tour
My name is Johnny I'm Tanzanian i was born here in Kilimanjaro at Materuni village. Am 23 years old, am chagga by tribal. Materuni village is the last village before Kilimanjaro National park. Once you will visit my village you will register at the village office after that youre tour will begin is 45 minutes from the office to the waterfalls. On the way to the waterfalls you will see bananas and coffee plantations and learn more about my culture and the life of the villagers not only that but also to see Moshi town view point and spectacular view of mount kilimanjaro. After waterfalls you will get back and have short break while you waiting for coffee lesson and you will learn how coffee is processed picking, driying, pounding, roasting, grinding up to drink in local way. Youre mostly welcome.
Immerse into Kikuletwa hotspring by Tuk tuk-Bajaji
Our Chemka Hot Spring Swimming tour will begin from picking you from your Hotel, Hostel, Lodge or family staying in Moshi or Arusha. Bomang’ombe is our starting point of the experience where our Main transport will be Tuk Tuk (Bajaji) which takes 20min to Hotspring. You will have a grateful day from beautiful nature around the highway with big smile from Locals. On arrival at this oasis of its kind you will spend a few hours soaking in the pleasantly warm waters, as well as swinging on the rope swing , relaxing in the sun-dappled shade of the trees, hearing different sounds of birds, Fish massage which will make to relax while your legs under water, Taking Photos and Video is another good experience you won’t forget in this amazing trip. You will test local favorites such as Chips-mayai (a French fry omelette made out of eggs and potato chips) and Nyama-choma which is a local barbecue. Enjoy this experience before/after doing safari or climb mount Kilimanjaro. STARTING POINT is BOMANG’OMBE but we can pick you from MOSHI and ARUSHA by Public transport(Bus) paying one way bus fare. We bring First Aid Kit during Experience!
Canoeing and Hiking Around Lake Duluti
Tour takes place at Arusha region Tengeru street where we'll visit lake Duluti Forest Reserve We'll talk about the history of lake that's it is unique from it formation and the name came from local people We'll canoe around the lake to discover different animals and birds that are found around the lake. We'll walk around the lake in the forest to see different kinds of forest birds small animals and reptiles found around the lake. After the tour in afternoon we'll have lunch in the restaurant found close to lake Duluti forest reserve
Maasai village & Cultural Heritage tour
On this tour, you will start off by visiting the amazing Maasai village located about 1 and a half hour from the city centre of Arusha. You will get to learn about the origin of the Maasai, their ways of life and how they go about their day to day activities. You will interact and see how fire is made from sticks and how meat is being prepared traditionally. After the visit to this amazing cultural experience, you will then head to the Cultural Heritage centre and visit African Arts Gallery - the biggest Arts and Crafts Gallery in Africa. You will get to see the best painting and curio crafts handmade by African artists and also see the finest jewel only available in Tanzania - Tanzanite. After this, you will be driven back at the same destination of pick up. Tour available everyday of the week, contact for availability if the day you want to take the tour is not listed
Coffee & Local Food Tasting
Join us for an unforgettable coffee and local cuisine experience at the local farm in Ambureni village near Mountain Meru. Learn the history of coffee plantations in Tanzania, get in touch with local culture and farming traditions at our delicious gastronomy tour. On the farm, among magnificent serene jungle, you will personally handpick beans from the coffee plants, and our stuff will guide you through each step of coffee making. Then later you will have an opportunity to try a large selection of traditional Tanzanian dishes prepared on the bonfire by local mamas. Finally, finish off with a cup of delicious, fully prepared by you, African coffee. What to expect: - create and taste your own Tanzanian coffee - try a wide range of local cuisine - enjoy the breathtaking view of African nature - experience incredible Tanzanian hospitality - spot the local blue monkeys and different bird species in their natural habitat
Visit a Coffee Farm
Join us for an unforgettable coffee and local cuisine experience at the local farm in Ambureni village near Mountain Meru. Learn the history of coffee plantations in Tanzania, get in touch with local culture and farming traditions at our delicious gastronomy tour. On the farm, among magnificent serene jungle, you will personally handpick beans from the coffee plants, and our stuff will guide you through each step of coffee making. Then later you will have an opportunity to try a large selection of traditional Tanzanian dishes prepared on the bonfire by local mamas. Finally, finish off with a cup of delicious, fully prepared by you, African coffee.
Arusha city tour by walking
Start with the meeting point known Clocktower having ana amazing and unique history of the place will be familiar for some time then a head straight to Mwenge tour where Arusha declaration was done by our firat president Mwl. julius Nyerere with Abeid Karume the fist president of zanzibar, on the way we will pass at the Ngorongoro building known as the head office of conservators. Having pictures and relaxing a while at Arusha declarations then we will have a walking to an oldest market since we were colonized by German and now is called central market that selling vegetables, fruits taking photos with chagga mama ang maasai mama also we will take a walk to Maasai curious where maasai handcrafts are made and sold hope you will buy some. then still have energy we will walk to a big mall in arusha known shoppers mall to buy different staff for your own, this destination it depend if still have enough energy to walk.
Walking tour through the colorful streets of Arusha
Entdecke mit uns das afrikanische Leben in Arusha auf eine besondere Art und Weise. Wir nehmen dich auf unserer Walking Tour mit durch die Straßen Arushas. Highlights unserer Tour sind: ein Besuch auf dem Markt, die Besichtigung einer Galerie, der Besuch eines traditionellen Massai Markts. Wir kommen an bedeutenden Gebäuden vorbei, haben Zeit zum kulturellen Austausch und spezielle Interessen. Die Tour schließen wirmit einem gemeinsamen Essen (auf eigene Kosten) in einem traditionellen Restaurant ab.
Making Tanzanian jewelry
At our workshop, you will get the opportunity to experience a day at Afrikan Wear Design. After your arrival, we will give you an introduction to our history and what we do. You will get to know the team and take a look at their work process. After that Mama Hokororo will sit down with you and teach you how to make Tanzanian jewelry which you can take home afterward. Following that you get the chance to experience real Tanzanian lunch. We are happy to organize your transport from your accommodation to our workshop, just let us know before that this is what you wish.
Swahili Lessons from Local Women
Learn some Swahili with the girls at Lifted Strong - a local non-profit organisation which supports young women to break the cycle of poverty through empowerment and advocacy for their wellbeing. The women running the class are native speakers and will teach you the basics of Swahili. You will have the opportunity to interact with the girls and ask questions while learning the language and culture.
A day of culture, food, landscape Arusha
This is your chance to experience highlights of the city of Arusha. You will visit areas of Arusha and experience elements of the authentic culture and way of life of a local Arusha citizen. The itinerary varies throughout the week because different markets are open different days of the week so for more details please inbox me. Food is one great way for anyone to experience and remember any culture. In this tour, you will visit the marketplace where you will enjoy the range of foods, fruits, and vegetables in display. We can even visit the famous market where goats and cows from Maasai community are auctioned; I highly recommend this authentic Maasai experience. The food markets will be sanitary and safe so you don't have to worry about any of that. If you would like to purchase something, you are welcome to do so. When its lunchtime, you will get to eat local foods and drink local beer or other non-alcoholics at local food stalls and famous local eating spots. Arusha is also known for its gorgeous landscape, and you will see this as we travel through the busy town to the quieter rural outskirts of Arusha. You will enjoy the fresh breeze and green panoramic landscape views with hills as you venture through the city and into the more peaceful outskirts of Arusha. Other things to note Please be advised that the meeting points, itinerary and visited places might change according to the date and time.