VILLAGE TOUR AND STAYING IN KAHE WARD AT MOSHI RURAL TANZANIA

 

In our village tour and staying option, which can be done before or after the climb or safari with us, our guests will be staying in Kahe village. This will be in our family homes with local people instead of paying expensive prices for big hotels in the Moshi or Arusha region. We have good, well maintained rooms for our guests with all important and basic needs. Here our guests will be visiting the most famous tribe in the world called 'The Maasai'!.

 

The Maasai live in Kahe village and are very genuine, friendly and kind people .Also our guests will be visiting the big rice farms of the villagers to see their daily movements on their farming activities and livestock keeping.


From Kahe village the great and amazing view of 'The free standing Mount Kilimanjaro is very much available' can be seen in all it's glory

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A village stay will depend on how long our guests are planning to stay and we welcome everyone, including volunteers, charity organisations, special groups of people or individuals etc. 
For our guests who prefer to stay in the town, we can accommodate you in the very good modern hotel called Kindoroko Hotel located in Moshi town. The hotel is located in an area where you can easily see and enjoy the snows of mount Kilimanjaro from Moshi town.


We can also arrange a visit to Kahe village by driving from the Hotel.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VISITING MAASAI VILLAGE
In our village tours and stays we will take our guests to the Maasai people, who live in Kahe ward, Moshi rural areas, Tanzania This is an incredible experience for those guests who are interested in visiting these amazing traditional people of Africa.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FACTS ABOUT THE MAASAI
There are an estimated one million Maasai living in Tanzania and Kenya. They are perhaps one of the best known people of Africa due to the fact that they have a very interesting culture. They also live near many of Africa's most popular tourist attractions such as the Serengeti, Massai Mara, Ngorongoro, Amboseli, and Tarangire game reserves.


Interesting facts about these fascinating people of Africa.

 

  • Cattle play an important role in Maasai life.

  • It is their primary source of food.

  • A man's wealth is measured in terms of the cattle he owns and the number of children he has.-

  • The Maasai believe God has given them all the cattle in the world. -This makes cattle rustling a matter of taking back what belongs to them.

  • The Maasai are semi-nomadic which is a result of their raising cattle and the need to find new grazing land.-

  • The Maasai have a patriarchal society. -The important matters of each group is decided by elder men.-

  • Maasai families live in an enclosure called a Enkang, which typically contains ten to twenty small huts.-

  • The enclosure is protected by a fence or bushes with sharp thorns.-

  • Maasai huts are very small, with usually only one or two rooms and not high enough for these tall people to stand.-

  • The Maasai believe in one god named Enkai or Engai. He has a duel nature; one called Engai Narok (Black God) who is benevolent, and the other Engai Nanyokie (Red God) who is vengeful.-

  • Traditionally these people of Africa do not bury their dead. Burials are believed to harm the soil and is reserved only for some chiefs.-

  • Most dead bodies are simply left outside for scavengers.-

  • The Maasai tribe speaks Maa and are also schooled in English and Swahili (the official languages of Tanzania and Kenya).-

  • The piercing and stretching of earlobes is a common practice of the Maasai .-

  • In the mid 1800's the Maasai territory reached its greatest size. It covered almost all of the great rift valley and several other adjacent lands.

  • Many Maasai have become Christian, and a fewer amount have become Muslim.-

  • There is an extensive oral law that covers many aspects of Maasai behaviour.-

  • It is widely believed the Massai people originated in the Nile valley. It is believed these people of Africa left the Nile Valley in the 15th or 16th century reaching their current home in the Great Rift Valley around the 17th or 18th century.

 

If you would like to find out further information about our Village tours and stay then please contact us directly.

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