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.
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.
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.
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.
Experience the Maasai Culture by Bike tour
On arrival in Maasai village by Mountain Bike you will immerse into great cultural and traditions experience by guided by Maasai warrior. The most famous of Africa’s people, these fierce warriors are still practicing their ancestral way of life and are known for their pastoral traditions, living off their herds of cattle, sheep, goats, and donkeys. They still exist on a diet of milk, blood, and meat, however, it is becoming very common place to supplement their diet with grain. You will involve in different activities in maasai community wchich including maasai dancing, witness inside maasai boma with skin cow matress, local grasses for chassing away mosquitoes, intering in animal house, how to make fire by using pieces of trees( Ulindi and Ulimbombo) and explain you typical medicinal plants, extraordinary tree. In addition to that, the usage of local tools, hunting techniques, fire preparation the usage of local tools, hunting techniques and fire preparation is a part your unforgettable bush excursion. Starting point is BOMANG’OMBE but we can pick you from MOSHI or ARUSHA by Public transport(Bus). Let us know if you need a Safari tour, Mt Kilimanjaro/Meru Trekking and Zanzibar holiday. Welcome
Trail hiking to beautiful waterfalls and coffee tour
My name is Johnny I'm Tanzanian i was born here in Kilimanjaro at Materuni village. I'm 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.
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.
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. In Moshi we prefer to meet at MAS' restaurant Uhuru park area. In Arusha Florida Round about. Pick up from your place(accommodation) charges will be up to you if transfer cost will be needed to Moshi Bus station or Arusha Bus station. 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 omelets made out of eggs and potato chips) which is a local foods. 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!
Bike Tour to Swim in the Caves & Local Cooking Class
This is a private trip. We start from Kendwa at 08.30 with the bikes. We enjoy the trip with the bikes all the way to the caves were we will take a magical swim in the fresh water. After that we will make a small picnic together with a seasonal fruits, soft drinks and juice. You will also be able to see the local handcraft before we start to go back with the bikes. At 12 we start to go back to Kendwa for the local cooking class. You will visit a local home and cook traditional swahili food together with the mother. You will enjoy the delicious food together before we finish the day at 15.00
Horse ride amongst Tanzanian wildlife
If you are looking for an exhilarating horse riding adventure, or just a gentle hack in a hidden oasis amongst a rich array of wildlife, you're at the right place. Every day we run horse rides from our wildlife estate just outside of Arusha, and whether you are a complete beginner or an advanced rider there is an opportunity for everyone. Those with little experienced can enjoy a gentle hack along dust tracks within the quiet estate where zebra, wildebeest and antelope graze contentedly while monkeys scamper in the trees overhead. For the more experienced rider, we offer thrilling expeditions, faster paced riding where a guest can explore the meandering paths, spotting a rice array of wildlife along the way. Being on horseback is a truly unique way to see Tanzanias wildlife, flora and fauna, get closer to nature, all starting just 30 minutes away from the hustle and bustle of Arusha. Other things to note We run horse rides four times a day and each ride is two hours long.
Bike tour to Chemka Hotspring for Swimming and relaxing
CYCLING, SWIMMING AND RELAXING. Our experience is based on cycling Mountain bike through lough road and the swimming of warm water. We will take you to hotspring by cycling. On arrival at this oasis of its kind you will spend a few hours soaking legs in warm water as well as swinging on the rope and drop into water from the highest height,relaxing in shade watching flowing of clean water. You may also having your lunch which are made around this area eg Nyama choma, Chips and eggs. You can not find any where in the northern part of Tanzania except in Kilimanjaro. Better experience before/after Hiking Mt Kilimnjaro or Meru,Safari and Zanzibar beach holidays. we offer public transport pick-up from MOSHI,ARUSHA BUS TERMINAL(Our own cost) and Private Car ONLY from KILIMANJARO AIRPORT (JRO) your own cost. Let us know if you need Tour, Mt Kilimanjaro hiking , Safari and Zanzibar Beach for arrangements. Tip not needed but appreciated . WELCOME
Moshi Sunset bus experience
Moshi Sunset View Bus, is a unique experience in Moshi since 2017. Pick-up from Mountain Bikes House & Eco - Bungalows Hostel Lodge and drive you to the sunset view location where the sunset bus is also parked. There you will sit on top of the bus, where you will be provided with 2 drinks each (beers or sodas a person) whilst you enjoy this sunset experience in case of good weather you'll get to also view the Mountain Kilimanjaro (both Mawenzi ,Uhuru peak & coffee plantations), you can join last minute at an extra cost. N.K From group of 10pax we can also offer a special musician/Guitar player. After the sunset with an additional cost we can also arrange special dinner (pre-booked) @ our newly cultured and uniquely built restaurant named Maisha Khalisi which is located on the same location. The only Restaurant in this region who offers both options of meals for non-veg, vegetarians, vegans, gluten free & famous PIT BBQ style of cooking the beef. Classics and elegant cocktails, wines and all types of fresh organic beverages are available. (A tailor made 3 courses set menu can be prepared for special group request)
Walking in the village
Zanzibar is synonymous with white beaches and crystal clear water. I will accompany you walk past the beach a dive into laborious daily life of villagers of Kiwengwa. Collecting fire wood, water supply, construction of everyday objects . Interaction with zanzibarian culture and tradition.
Photoshoot In Zanzibar
Want to look your best in pictures? I will teach you how to look good in pictures and capture authentic Zanzibar, full of colours! :) If you want to get some amazing portraits of yourself in Zanzibar, this is the experience for you! To see my unique style of photographing people, check my insta: @keeganjchecks I will give you some simple directions according to the scene we are shooting in to make sure that you have incredible and colourful pictures to take home—a truly unique souvenir of your time in Zanzibar. I will also let you be yourself in the pictures. Don't worry! :) We will be walking around on the off beaten path to picturesque corners of Zanzibar, where we will see fantastic street art, beautifully paved streets. Our route will change depending on the weather and lighting conditions. I will deliver high quality edited pictures within 3-6 days. Chosen & Edited carefully with the highest quality. Other things to note - If you would like to shoot a different hour, please contact me. I will arrange a session.
Eat with hands like a Zanzibarian
Discover the flavors of Zanzibari cuisine, on the beach of Kiwengwa on the terrace of the Ayla Beach House sitting on a "mkeka" local handmade mate , eating with your hand, taste typical zanzibarian dishes like a zanzibarian. Eat with hands allow us to test crunchiness, softness and temperature of food, the sensorial relationship involving the touch beyong taste and smell, allow us to fully enjoy the pleasures on the "table".