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Around Arusha

Exploring the Vicinity of Arusha
Blog Category: Arusha NP | Cultural Tours

Around Arusha

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Olgilai Village is located on the hill side overlooking Meru Mountain and just several kilometers from Arusha town. Olgilai village is surrounded by hills, which contributing to the tropical mountain climate with lush vegetation throughout the year. Basically the village is practicing small scale mixed farming. It is place to visit to see community development and village co-operations in farming and livestock keeping.

Walking and hiking is fantastic especially towards Ngiresi Village or Kiseriani in the valley Monduli Village: located on the north-west of Arusha town, an hour drive. The area that inhabited by Maasai tribe, offers the opportunity or forest hiking and to the nearby Monduli Mountain and Culture tour, which combined with night celebrations and Masai Barbeque.

An armed ranger will be will accompany all visitors in this area. The mountain is dominated with forest reserve covered by rainforest type of vegetations (dense bamboo zones, moss covered indigenous mountain rainforests and open glades) full of birdlife, includes rare species such as the Turaco, a variety of sunbirds, eagles and also Lammergeyer. It is also home to buffalo, elephant, bushbuck and reedbuck, eland antelope, leopard and various primates. Monduli Mountain summit provide the marvellous viewing of Mountain Kilimanjaro and Meru (on a clear sun day).

Descending send you to another Masai Village of Enguik village, allow you to visit several Maasai Bomas in the village. you can combine with the culture tour to these villages with any safaris and trekking in the