Tanzania Cultural Tour

Join us on the Tanzania Cultural Tour! 

9 Day, 8 Night

  • Explore the daily life in and around Arusha and Karatu
  • Learn about local tribes like the Maasai and Hadzabe Bushmen
  • Participate in interactive experiences like drumming and traditional metallurgy.

Day 1:

  • Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) and meet a representative of the Off Season Adventures team.
  • We will then be transferred to the Mvuli Hotel Lodge for accommodations.
  • Depending on the arrival time, you may have an option to explore Arusha City or relax.
  • Dinner in Arusha
  • Overnight at Mvuli Hotel

Day 2:

  • Breakfast at Mvuli Hotel
  • Arusha Cooking Class and Local Drum Experience
  • Arusha Town and market tour
  • Dinner in Arusha
  • Overnight at Mvuli Hotel

Day 3:

  • Breakfast at Mvuli Hotel
  • Peanut Butter Tour
  • Lunch in Arusha
  • Visit to Nelson Mandela Institute
  • Dinner in Arusha
  • Overnight at Mvuli Hotel

Day 4:

  • Breakfast at Mvuli Hotel
  • Full Day excursion and lunch at Mulala and Agape Women Cooperative
  • Dinner in Arusha
  • Overnight at Mvuli Hotel

Day 5:

  • Breakfast at Mvuli Hotel
  • Drive to Tarangire National Park for full day of game drives
  • Visit Off Season Adventures’ Kakoi Water Project
  • Lunch within Tarangire
  • Dinner and overnight at Sangaiwe Tented Lodge

Day 6:

  • Breakfast at Sangaiwe Tented Lodge
  • Mto wa Mbo cultural excursion and lunch
  • Karatu Coffee Tour
  • Dinner and overnight at Bougainvillea Safari Lodge

Day 7:

  • Early wake up and breakfast at Bougainvillea Safari Lodge
  • Morning hunt with the Hadzabe tribe
  • Lunch
  • Afternoon visit to the Datoga tribe
  • Dinner and overnight at Bougainvillea Safari Lodge

Day 8:

  • Breakfast at Bougainvillea Safari Lodge
  • Drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area
  • Descend into the Ngorongoro Crater for game drives
  • Boxed lunch in the Crater
  • Maasai Tribe Experience
  • Dinner and overnight at Bougainvillea Safari Lodge

Day 9:

  • Breakfast at Bougainvillea Safari Lodge
  • International flight home or continue to our many excursions

We are happy to customize additional day excursions before or after this tour if you want to get more out of your journey. Possible additions include Arusha, Arusha National Park, Moshi, Nairobi,  Zanzibar, Serengeti, the coastal region of Tanzania, Dar es Salaam, the Southern Circuit, or so much more.

What’s Included?

  • Your local, experienced driver with many years of guiding tours in Tanzania
  • Lodging in Tanzania on a full room and board basis
  • Entrance fees for all National Parks and Conservation Areas, including the descent into the Ngorongoro Crater
  • All cultural activities and excursions on itinerary
  • Carbon offsets for air travel, ground transportation, and accommodations
  • Contribution to the Kakoi Water Project through the 501(c)(3) organization Second Look Worldwide
  • Beverages while in transit, excluding while in the airports
  • Driver transfers to and from airports
  • An emergency evacuation card, Flying Doctors
  • Wire Transfer and other banking fees

What’s Not Included?

  • International flights to & from Tanzania
  • Tips for your drivers, tour guides, and lodges, highly encouraged
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Traveler’s Insurance, highly encouraged
  • Souvenirs and gifts
  • Baggage weight overages, if applicable
  • Any incidental expenses
  • Anything from room service or the hotel minibar


Mvuli Hotel: 4 nights, Bed & Breakfast Basis

Sangaiwe Tented Lodge: 1 night, Full Room & Board Basis

Bougainvillea Safari Lodge: 3 nights, Full Room & Board Basis

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Pricing is for March, April, May, and November. Significant Discounts available for parties larger than 2.

50% of the total package cost must be paid 90 days before travel to retain your reservation, and the balance must be paid 60 days prior to the date of arrival.