Longido Village is about 90
kilometers north of
It is one of the places to visit for cultural interaction with Wa-Maasai and other tribes like
Wa-Arusha. Visitors have a chance to see cattle being auctioned in the
market and how local people (Maasai and Wa-Arusha) conduct that business
the Maasai are benefiting from 'green' tourism by organizing tours of the
mountains and plains near their community.
Village offers a guided
tour to Maasai Boma and hiking to Kimokouwa, along the Maasai cattle trail, that winds
the slopes to the summit of Longido Mountain. There is a chance of
viewing wildlife such as giraffe, elephant and buffalo.
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is also place for birding, among the birds found here
are hornbills, trogans, barbets, sunbirds, and turacos.
Longido Village is also famous for
donkey/ camel-back safari, which can be arranged as an
optional in your safari package; the tour can take half a day to a week,
depending on your wishes.
The safari takes you through the plains that are
home to different species of birds; mountains around the area (Longido and
Ol Doinyo Lendaree) with beautiful terrain that allows hiking to take place.
Depending on a person's fitness, hiking can be done just for one day to
the top. Once at the top you have a good view of
Mount Meru and
Kilimanjaro as well as Maasai plain in Kenyan Side on a clear day.
Get a Chance to see and learn a little more about the pride of Maasai
Pastoralists in Tanzania.
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