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Arusha Village Experience

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Address: Arusha, Tanzania
Phone Number:
+255 789 260 387

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nice place

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

Reviewed 3 November 2016
Harrison M
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Spokane, Washington
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49 reviews
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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 greeted with a traditional song and dance and we're encouraged to take pictures. We also... More 

Thank Satanyah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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
Boca Grande, Florida
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 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 experience

2 Thank Katie C
Sierra Vista, Arizona
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28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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 I was in the US Army. I offered to provide a geography lesson to the... More 

1 Thank Steven S
Philadelphia, New York
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1,265 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 346 helpful votes
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
Mount Dora
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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 beautiful home-made instrument.

1 Thank Jennifer B
Warsaw, Poland
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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 the rusty shacks. There were typical maasai men herding their cattle and wearing their traditional... More 

2 Thank Zahra D
Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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
Mombasa, Kenya
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87 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2015

meeting people and having that warm hospitality of tanzanian citizen was mu best encounter. The maasai here worship God with a lot of seriousness yet have maintained the dressing culture ! good music they gave us and i bought a copy for my rememberance. On Sunday we went to nearby Church called Church of Christ. mmmmmh these guys are music... More 

1 Thank Semanami2010

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