Olpopongi - Maasai Cultural Village & Museum, Moshi

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#8 of 31 in Museums in Tanzania
Learn how to throw a spear or get familiar with medicinal plants at Olpopongi - Maasai Cultural Village & Museum, a complex offering a rich cultural and learning experience, as well as walking safaris. Built by Maasai women and men from Tinga-Tinga using local materials, the village offers tours by English-speaking guides. Enter a Maasai kraal made of acacia thorns, used to ward off lions. A small, informative museum exhibits various artifacts of everyday use. You can also spend the night at the family-friendly village in a Maasai boma, a fortified residential compound. Use our Moshi travel tool to arrange your visit to Olpopongi - Maasai Cultural Village & Museum and other attractions in Moshi.
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  • We visited Olpopongi in August 2019 and it was an unforgetable experience. We´ve visited many community based project in other countries and this project is one of the best planned and managed. Of...  more »
  • We were greeted with a nice welcoming song and dance and made to feel very welcome. This strikes me as a village set up in the Maasai style but more for accommodating tourists for an overnight stay...  more »
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  • Masai village and museum where you can see the Masai way of life and interact with Masai people.
  • Day Tour: Cultural day tour with lunch and walking safari. Spend your day in the authentic Maasai Village Olpopongi and share the Maasai life. Included are a museum and village tour, traditional lunch, walking safari in the Maasai territory. Learn about Maasai defense techniques and incredible natural medicines.
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