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ATTRACTIONS OF THE CULTURAL TOURISM IN MTO WA MBU VILLAGE

 

The cultural tourism in Mto wa Mbu is depending very much on the cultural diversity of the area and the Lake Manyara National park. Although there are other factors like arable land and adequate supply of water. This flows in its natural streams in the village premises.

 

The cultural tourism in Mto wa Mbu as it is a community based organization, it is therefore utilizing these available resources in the area in the category of Eco- tourism.

 

These attractions include the following.

 

        Farming tour

 

In this type of tour visitors will be shown different varieties of banana grown and other crops in the area. In additional to that visitors will be told of the old irrigation system in the area and how it is managed by the local people.

They will also have an opportunity to see different farming activities in the village and its people.

 

 

        Maasai village tour

 

This is one of the fantastic tours a visitors is advised to undertake in the village. Maasai people are people with their culture as solid as it was before western cultures to arrive in Tanzania.

Our guides will tell you a lot of the Tribe and they will make sure ever aspect of life of this tribe will be lied down by our guides; this will include venturing inside their huts which is a woman design in general. They will also dance for you when is requested and much more things that you will ask our guides will make sure you have them answered...

 

        Lake papyrus tour

 

This tour is designed for a full day walking safari in the village and it involve going as close as possible to the wall of the escarpment where there are water falls for you cooling your body after a long walk, however this place is inhabited by one of the smallest tribe in the country called SANDAWE and our guides will tell you about their professional at making traditional bows and arrows and how do they poison them at the tips and the herbs used for poisoning. Our guides will also describe to you different activities performed by women of this tribe in the village and you will visit some of their homes and experience their general lives...

 

        Canoeing in Lake Manyara

 

 Due to the close distance of the village and the lake Manyara the cultural tourism offers you a tour in the lake by canoeing and a visitor will see a larger number of Flamingoes in the lake which has become their ideal home for decades now. However we also organize fishing activities in the lake by traditional methods and we will give you traditional fishermen who will teach you the real methods they use in fishing from Lake Manyara...

        Traditional cuisine

 

Because of the cultural diversity of the are the cultural tourism programme in Mto wa Mbu offers you a chance to have the African dishes cooked for you by African women. The are of Mto wa Mbu has many tribes coming from different parts of Tanzania, about 20 tribes are residing here in this small village so the cultural tourism in the area organizes luncheons and dinners for its visitor who request and the dinning table is plenty of different cuisines that will make you feel different...

 This will include the most popular food in Tanzanian families such as

 

UGALI

WALI

MAKANDE

MLENDA

The guides will tell you about the foods and the tribes respective to their foods

 

        Cycling around the village

 

The cultural tourism programme in Mto wa Mbu also organizes cycling tours around the village premises, this tour is a bit tiring but we recommend you ask for it helps keep limber and it gives you a different state of the whole safari in Tanzania.

 

We use two different types of bicycles to facilitate the tour and make happy the visitor

Chinese bicycles

Mountain (Sports)

And much more from the cultural tourism can be offered please your visit will help this small community in this small village.

 

 

 

 

YOUR VISIT WILL HELP THIS SMALL COMMUNITY BASED ORGANIZATION

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