Ilkurot Cultural Tourism
Where is Ilkurot? Ilkurot is situated about 20 km west of Arusha town.
The following are the services offered under this program:
- A visit to a Maasai boma to see the traditional houses and lifestyle of the Maasai
- A visit to a Maasai holy tree where the Maasai offer sacrifices as part of rituals
- A traditional Maasai meal prepared by Maasai ladies. Delicacies include ‘nyama Choma or barbequed meat, green vegetables, herbal tea, coffee, fresh milk, cassava, sweet potato, bread, eggs, and fruits.
- A five-day safari, during which you can hire a camel or donkey to view animals like Giraffe, Zebra, Rabbit, Hyena, Thomson’s Gazelle and dik-dik – and birds and watch the Maasai graze their cattle in scenic pastures.
- Watching Maasai dances, groups of artisans and their handicrafts, traditional healers and bee-keepers
- A visit to the Kilimamoto crater, Ngorora hill, waterfalls, valleys, and Mount Meru.
- Getting familiar with Swahili and Maasai terminology talks with local society members
- A visit to a Maasai women’s handicraft group that makes ornaments from beads and natural products.
Tours at Ilkurot Cultural Tourism are divided into three excursion categories:
- 1:Half day walking tour
- 2: Full-day walking tour
- 3: Full-day walking tour
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