CULTURAL AND HISTORICAL SITE TOURS
Tanzania offers many contrasting African cultural experiences.
With a population of around 50 million, the majority of whom are living in rural areas; it's possible to interact with a wide variety of people.
Tanzania offers real insights into many different cultures, backgrounds and religions.
Across Tanzania the cultural groups and traditional practices differ greatly.
A few examples of these contrasting groups are the iconic Maasai people who live mostly in northern Tanzania, the largely Muslim population of Zanzibar and the waMeru people who settled at the base of Mount Meru hundreds of years ago.
Tanzania also boasts of a number of world-famous historical and pre-historic sites some dating as far back as 2 million years ago :
Oldupai Gorge – popularly known as The Cradle of Humankind home of the Nutcracker Man (Zinjanhtropus) capable of making simple stone tools believed to have lived nearly 2 million years ago
Kondoa Rock Paintings of Kolo – amazing art dating more than 5000 years, UNESCO World Heritage Site
Kilwa – the ruins of Kilwa Kisiwani and Ruins of Songo Mnara depicting early Swahili civilization on East African coast, UNESCO World Heritage Site
Zanzibar – the Stone Town of Zanzibar steeped in history, UNESCO World Heritage Site
Bagamoyo – Kaole Ruins, the embarkation port for slaves, 75 km from Dar es Salaam.