Day Maasai Cultural Safari to Longido
Experience one of Africa’s most fascinating cultures, the Maasai with a visit to Longido. A cultural tour of Longido will give you the opportunity to experience traditional Maasai culture and interact with Maasai warriors. Spend a day walking around the extensive plains of Longido Mou
Walking safaris with Maasai warriors over the slopes of Longido Mountain
Bird-watching walks over the plains
A climb up the impressive Longido Mountain, through dense natural forest
A view into the culture and daily life of the Maasai
Sipping tea with Maasai people in a real Maasai Boma
Explanation of various plants in the surrounding area by a local guide
Half day tour: Longido is rich in bird life. Some of the birds seen in this area are Starling Major, Red and Yellow Barbet, Masked Weaver, silver Bill and Secretary Bird.
A bird walks through the Maasai plains starting from the town of Longido to the bomas of Ol Tepesi allow you to see birds as well as trees and plants used by the locals to make food and medicines. Later, visit a Maasai boma to see the Maasai lifestyle.
Full day tour: Add to the bird walk, a walking safari from Ol Tepesi to Kimokouwa along a cattle trail. Gradually climb to an altitude of 1:600m to get panoramic views of Mt. Kilimanjaro and Mt. Meru. Descend to Kimokouwa green ‘valley of wells’ and a nearby historic British grave.
On Wednesdays, you can extend your stay by visiting the busting and colorful cattle market. Another popular activity for the people with enough time is a four days trekking trip – from Longido to the Big Rock and Kitumbaine, on to Lake Natron.
Longido mountain climb