Maasai Village Tours in Africa
maasai village visit in kenya
Maasai Cultural Visits offers you a memorable encounter with the local Maasai people in their homesteads known as the bomas. The Maasai People are a famous tribe that existed from ancient times and they reside in the southern part of Kenya and northern Tanzania.
Maasai people are a major tribe that dominates the Maasai Mara National Reserve and probably the reserve was named after some of their terms.
The Masai Mara is named after the term Dotted Plains, while the Serengeti National Park means endless plains. They are famous nomadic pastoralists who majorly depend on grazing cattle.
The Maasai people are known for residing in grass thatched houses termed “Manyatta” which are sort of huts with a single entrance and no exit designed out of reeds/ wood, cow dung, mud, and grass.
These Manyattas are seen scattered in clusters making it a homestead or village which is well called the Bomas of Maasai.
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experience the maasai culture
Looking to enjoy this experience? The Maasai Cultural Visits and Tours are planned within your already organized safaris. From your booked safaris with us, we will recommend the best destinations where you can enjoy an Authentic Maasai Culture.
The Maasai People / Community occupies the Southern part of Kenya and the Northern Part of Tanzania. These are mostly within the best savannah regions, the Masai mara National Reserve, Amboseli National Park in Kenya, and Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area in Tanzania.
Find yourself in the midst of the daily hustle and bustle of local life as you witness the daily rituals of the Maasai people. Once you have drunk your fill of this authentic cultural experience, you can choose to browse through the Maasai Craft Centre and purchase artifacts made by the people you encountered. All proceeds from this go directly to the community.
Witness the great migration and wildebeest crossings in the Serengeti, where millions migrate from south to north of the park as they enter into Masai Mara Kenya.
Masai Mara is known for its best show of wildlife sightings and actions. Wildebeest Migration Safaris are some of the best you can see here including some big cats and big five species.
Cultural Tours & Safaris in kenya
MAASAI VILLAGE TOURs
Immerse yourself in authentic Maasai culture as you visit a traditional village, accompanied by an English-speaking guide who lives there himself. experience one of the most authentic African safari activities while on your safari holidays in Kenya or Tanzania.
Mostly organized with planned safaris, it’s easy to enjoy this excursion. It’s part of exposure to your life, learning new lifestyles and human ways of living. It’s always scheduled in between the day, after your morning game drive, or balloon safari, you are invited for a safari experience of a lifetime, to visit a Maasai Village.
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Maasai village tours prices
What Are The rates Of a masai village tours?
A Maasai Village Tour is scheduled within your safari itineraries, and all of our tours include this experience. We have however listed below how much it costs to visit a Maasai Village in either Masai Mara or Serengeti National Park.
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Inclusive of Safari – USD 30
Inclusive of Safari – USD 30
Frequently Asked Questions About our Maasai Village Visits & Tours
If you have any queries regarding our Maasai Village Visits and Tours, no need to worry, as we have gathered some of our customer’s most frequently asked questions below, to help you make your decision on whether Kenya and Tanzania are the best places for your safari holiday.
However, if you would like any further information, then you can contact our friendly team who would be happy to help! Simply, call us today on +254202509616, or fill out our online contact form and we will get back to you.
A Maasai village consists of several houses known as manyattas, made of mud and cow dung, dry grass, and twigs, surrounded by fencing to protect their cattle from lions & other predators. Apart from their looks and whereabouts, the Maasai are known for their highly-skilled warriors and their cattle-herding abilities.
In fact, in Maasai culture, a man’s wealth is measured in terms of cattle and children. A herd of 50 cattle is a respectable amount, and the more children, the better. O and they drink blood! Maasai Villages consist of many bomas, and bomas consist of many manyattas. Bomas are known as homesteads where many wives of a single man, stay to raise their families from.
A Maasai Village Visit either in Masai Mara National Reserve of Serengeti National Park lasts for almost 2 hours but can be organized and preplanned for you to visit and spend time with the Maasai People for a full day in their bomas, and engage in some cultural practices.
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