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Longido Culture Tour

Longido Culture Tour

Longido Cultural Tourism

 

Day 1:

Pick up from the bus station/Airport and transferred to your hotel
O/N Meru House Inn

Day 2:

Breakfast then drive to Longido for Maasai Culture tour, after a formal meeting with Maasai elders then the Maasai warriors will take charge of the tour of the village and they will express their way of living which encounter with their traditional home called Boma (made from mud and cow dung), the whole ideas are how does Maasai perform their duties in daily routine such as women plays the role of fetching water in the early morning and collect firewood afterward,  young children play outside their homes and the grown up boys engaged into the role of herd men at the very tender age to takes care of the cattle while young girls will be performing the rolls of cooking and milking  the role that leant from their mothers. With so many stories to reveal then later in the evening proceeding the camp for dinner and overnight.

O/N Public campsite

Days 3:

After breakfast at the Camp then the tour will be heading for a full day walking trip at the Maasai Land in the area where there is an abundance of colorful birds to be seen: starling major, the red and yellow barbet, the masked weaver, the silverbill and the secretary bird and so many to be mentioned.
The walking continues further to the area well known for the presence of rare mammals that cannot be seen easily in many national parks such as gerenuk, the lesser kudu and the klipspringer. Among other animals that can be seen around while conducting this tour at Longido are giraffes, zebras, gazelles, buffaloes, mongoose and some silver jackals.
Dinner and overnight at the camp

O/N Public campsite

Day 4:

Wake up a bit early for the short drive to Kimokouwa, where several Maasai Bomas are peacefully situated in the green "valley of wells". From here we start the ascent of Longido (2629 meters) Guided by Maasai warriors armed with knives and spears we leave Kimokouwa in the early morning and follow narrow footpaths through a dense natural forest. After two and a half hours you arrive at the marvelous "dawa ya supu" (soup-medicine) viewpoint. From here you will follow trails created by buffaloes to reach the top in another two hours' climb. With loud cries the Maasai warn the buffaloes that people are coming to avoid dangerous encounters. The views from the top are simply unbelievable.

On clear days you can see the view of mount Meru and snow cape of Mount Kilimanjaro on the eastern side, with the completion descent of the steep and sharp mountain Longido then drive to Arusha town for drop off at your hotel

O/N Meru House Inn