Mto wa Mbu is a small village with the population of more than 28,000 people in which there are about 120 tribes reside in the village – it's a cross-cultural melting pot with probably the most exotic mix of languages and customs found anywhere in Tanzania or so, about 1117hectares is irrigatable and cultivable land.
The park borders Lake Manyara National Park to the south and the west Escarpment of the great East African rift valley, Tarangire National Park in the Great Rift Valley. The village is surrounded by magnificent scenery and situated on the main road which leads to the Serengeti National Park and the Ngorongoro Crater and Conservation Area.
Get the insight of the culture of the many different tribes living in the area, a walk thought the farms in the green oasis at the foot of the Rift Valley and a visit to development projects that aim at improving agriculture and start income generating activities for the farmers.
Mto Wa Mbu Village has a very active cultural programme that seeks to show visitors the traditional way of life of the villagers through various activities and also a range of community projects that are in place. You can visit top spots in the area, taste Tanzanian foods and experience authentic cultural interaction. There are a number of excellent walking, hiking and biking tours offered in the village ranging in length from a couple of hours to a full day (bikes can be hired in the village).
We end our tour in the late afternoon and depart to Arusha.
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