Cultural Tour to Hadzabe Bushmen and Datoga tribes

we have very unique tribes that your clients will pay a visit to. Hadzabe is one of the very unique tribes we have in the area, the last hunter-gatherers tribe left in Tanzania.

Destination Trip Durations Group Size 2-4 persons Group Size 4-6* persons
Lake Eyasi One day Price starts-$550-pp Price starts-$425-pp

Cultural Tour to Hadzabe Bushmen and Datoga tribesHADZABE
In the morning clients will join the Hadzabe and interact with them, and learn so many stuff like how to make fire by using two dry sticks, the way which has been used for thousands of years. The Bushmen will teach them how to use their bow and arrows, collecting some tubers, roots and fruits with the women or join the men on hunting. Hunting is done in the morning; clients will follow the hunters behind and see how the hunting is done. Honey gathering is part of it, but depending on the season as honey gathering is done in rainy season. Join on Hadzabe tribal dance. Here the tour may take 3 to 4 hours
DATOGA
Once they are done with the Hadzabe Bushmen, they will join the other tribe called Datoga, who resemble the Maasai in culture. These people are also blacksmith, as they make weapons such as arrowheads and knives which they trade with the Bushmen. Tourists can see how they make all those stuff (arrowheads, spears, knives, bracelets etc), also how they grind maize with stones, how they melt bras, cooper or aluminum.
Here the tour will last for almost 1 hour.
Day 1: Arrive Arusha, Tanzania.
Arrive Kilimanjaro International airport, met and greet by our driver guide and assisted through customs and immigration formalities. Thereafter, drive to Arusha town.
Dinner and overnight at Planet lodge: Half board.
Day 2: Arusha – Lake Eyasi safari
Breakfast in the lodge, depart for Lake Eyasi safari to meet up the elusive Hadzabe tribe, whom you learn more about their fascinating culture. Picnic lunch then go for Dagota village tour then back in the evening for the overnight.
Dinner and overnight at Tindiga Tented camp: Full board.
Day 3: Full day Hadzabe in Lake Eyasi.
Start off early with your bushman guide to meet a group of resident Hadzabe people. Enjoy the Hadzabe Tour walking into the bush with the only hunter-gatherers remaining in the East African region. The Hadzabe speak a click-based language and move their encampments with the seasonal movements of the wildlife. Your guide is a member of the group and teaches you more about how they hunt, track wildlife , make fire and even take honey from bee’s nests before introducing you to his people and explaining a little more about the customs and the way of life.
In the afternoon we travel to Maasai market where you will have the opportunity to get the spectacular photos you want.
Hundred of Maasai gather each Thursday afternoon at the bustling Maasai market, where visitors have the chance to see their crafts and taste their food, including the famous Maasai BBQ. A larger, village-wide market occurs on the 22nd of each month.
In the late afternoon we drive back to Arusha for the overnight.
Dinner and overnight at Planet lodge: Half board.
Package Includes:
• Transportation in a Safari vehicle with Pop up roof for game viewing & photography
• Guaranteed window seats for every participants
• English speaking driver Guide (French, Spanish & German on request)
• Local airport transfers
• Bed, Dinner and Breakfast accommodation in Arusha Town
• Full Board accommodation while on Safari [ Full buffet – breakfast, – lunch and – dinner]
• Picnic lunch boxes
• Visit to the Hadzabe and Datoga Village
• Park entrance fees
• Medical Emergency Evacuation Services
• 1 litre Bottled Water
• All government taxes applicable
Package Excludes:
• Extras at the lodges i.e. tips, room services, drinks, telephone services, internet services, laundry or any other personal expenses
• Optional visit to the Olduvai Gorge archaeological site
• International flight into/out of Tanzania
• Entry Visa to Tanzania
• All items not mentioned above.

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