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 ... More info ›
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. The honey gathering is part of it, but depending on the season as the honey gathering is done in the rainy season.
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 a 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, copper or aluminum.
Day 1: ARUSHA – LAKE EYASI SAFARI
Pass By: Lake Eyasi, Karatu Tanzania
Breakfast in the lodge/hotel, depart for Lake Eyasi safari to meet up the elusive Hadzabe tribe, whom you learn more about their fascinating culture. Picnic lunch then we go for Datoga village tour then back in the evening for the overnight.
Accommodation included: Kizumba Tented Camp
Accommodation included: overnight at Kizumba Tented Camp
Day 2: FULL DAY HADZABE IN LAKE EYASI TO ARUSHA
Stop At: Lake Eyasi, Karatu Tanzania
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 the 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.
Duration: 10 hours
No accommodation included on this day.