We are living modern and standard life, but this is a budget African Bushmen Adventure 8 days tour that reminds visitors on some years past during the Stone Age time where you will be able to meet with bushmen, people of the Hadzabe and Barbaig and Datoga tribes who are still living in bush and caves wearing game’s skins and eat game meat, roots and rodents. A local guide who can very well translate their language will accompany you and you will experience and enjoy their hunting style, bush life and ancient rock paintings and also game drives on the last day.
You will enjoy and experience nature, wildlife, habit and habitat of the fauna and flora in the natural areas, also peoples and culture.
Minimum Rate Per Adult: US$
Departing From: Arusha
Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights
Departure Time: 0830 Hrs (possible to leave earlier than)
Minimum Persons Required: 2
Best Time: All the year round
Detailed Tour Itinerary
Day 1: Arusha – Babati.
In the morning at 0830hrs, Pickup from the hotel in Arusha and drive 172 km approx 3hrs 40min to arrive Babati. Walk or drive to Lake Babati to see large bodies floating on the Lake, Hippos, fishing is the main activities in the Lake. Lunch at Kahembe’s Guesthouse or Camp. There after; visit commercial farms of the local people. Dinner and overnight, in the guesthouse or Camp.
Day 2: Babati – Hanang:
Breakfast in your camp and drive 70km to Katesh Hanang for lunch, after lunch walk thru the bush 16 km over the mang’ati plains and arrive in Dima at Mzee Gavachu’s Boma, a village of the Barbaig bushmen tribe. You will be with a Barbaig guide who will translate when barbaig language is spoken. Dinner and overnight in the Boma and Camping.
Day 3: Hanang:
After breakfast, continue exploring the Brarbaig. You will hear thorough explanation on their unique preceding of marriage, burial of elderly men, religious rituals and local taboos. Be free taking pictures with bargaigs. You will learn and experience the cultural insights from tribe, hear the lecture and or practically on how they make their clothes, and by using goatskin. If time allow, visit their school and dispensary teacher and nurses can be as kid any question. P/O in Boma or Camp.
Day 4: Katesh – Kondoa Irangi:
Breakfast followed by reroute back to Katesh by walking, met your vehicle and drive to Kondoa Irangi, take you lunch box on the way. In the afternoon visit the Rock Paintings; experience the existence of ancient man in Tanzania thru these rock paintings. Dinner and overnight in Quest house or Camping FB.
Day 5: Kondoa – Lake Eyasi:
Wake up at 0630 for breakfast, drive back to Katesh, with our packed lunch which will be served on the way, proceed with your adventure in the AWD vehicle to Lake Eyasi via Ayeda chini where you will arrive in the Mid Afternoon. There after relax at leisure or walk around then soda Lake, the breeding center of flamingo birds Dinner and overnight in Cottages or Camping FB.
Day 6: Lake Eyasi:
Breakfast in the camp followed by walking to track the bushmen of Hadzabe tribe who are living in the area, experience their bush life style, their main activities is to hunt for the food, they also eat rodents. You will have all meals and overnight in Eyasi FB.
Day 7: Lake Eyasi – Mto wa Mbu:
Breakfast in Eyasi, then drive to Mto wa Mbu in Manyara, with a stop at lab. Manyara viewpoint. Mto wa mbu village, is famous for congestion of people from different tribes of Tanzania including some from nearby country. Each tribe following its traditional and culture. Your local guide will explain about it, then proceed with a walk to Miwaleni and waterfall. After lunch, relax at leisure in the lodge/camping waiting for dinner and overnight.
Day 8: Manyara – Arusha:
Breakfast followed by morning game drives in Lake Manyara National Park to look for lion, elephant, giraffe, zebra, wildebeest, hippo, baboons and many water birds on the Lake Manyara. At 1300hrs back to your lodge/camp for hot lunch. Then after lunch, drive back to Arusha,