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Address: Kondoa, Tanzania
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We viewed these sites previously, spoke with the guides and director of Antiquities visiting Kolo this time. Seeing those images from so long ago of animals no longer found in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
CM J
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Vancouver Island, Canada
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Vancouver Island, Canada
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111 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We viewed these sites previously, spoke with the guides and director of Antiquities visiting Kolo this time. Seeing those images from so long ago of animals no longer found in the area, the weird and wonderful gives one pause. These sites are worth the time, money and effort, especially on the mountain (KOLO). Next time we'll check out some othe... More 

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1 Thank CM J
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016

We visited the UNESCO site on the 12th of December 2016. Booking, payment and guide have all to be arrange at the official booking office at Kolo (12 km from Kondoa direction Babati). There's also a small museum at that place. After payment, guide 30.000 TzS and entrance, 30.000 TzS per adult (resident), our group of 6 adults and 3... More 

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Thank bonvre
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 13 June 2016

During our one week stay in Kolowasi Vilage as volunteering team of Medical Students and senior, we took tour to one of Rock painting site Named Pahi. The Journey from Kolowasi village to pahi very fine from start, but reaching to pahi Village; at the point where we were supposed to leave the car and start the walk of about... More 

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Thank Josiah T
Bratislava, Slovakia
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75 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2016

We have been there because we read about it and it is in UNESCO. So we wanted to see it as something very special and interesting. Is it really true, is it really so fantastic? I do not think so now after our experience. If you are not a fanatic in history it is better to think twice before going... More 

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2 Thank AnnaSabuni
worldwide
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70 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2015

I chose to visit this site with a friend, but I would recommend using the official guides, as they will know exactly where the rock art is to be found (there was a lack of signs, and we got lost a few times) as well as be able to give full information about them. The walks and views to see... More 

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1 Thank pearlkp
Kiel, Germany
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2015

Moshi Changai organized my trip to the Kondoa Rock-Art Sites, and I can highly recommend his service. As it was only me, a 4WD would have been too expensive, so I took a motorcycle to the Sites. The road is really bad, but the driver did a good job.

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1 Thank Marvin B
Hazelton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2015

On June 8'14, I had arrived at Kondoa by bus from Dodoma, the capital city of Tanzania. It was the start of the dry season. I had met Moshi Changai during my second day at Kondoa. Moshi is a kind, generous, out-going, young man. He was an angel (the right kind) who had loaned me his MacBook Pro laptop to... More 

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2 Thank Larry J
ARUSHA
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2015

The Land Cruiser is highly recommended. You get cave painting Guide from Arusha and at Kolo village.

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1 Thank ADVENTUREARUSHA
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155 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2014

Expect a hot and 4WD experience followed by a rigorous walk uphill to see spectacular rock paintings! Bring plenty of water and a guide. These were found by Dr. Leakey (obviously known by locals for millennia). I would not venture down in the shallow cave under the upper paintings as it is a shaman hangout. Crank up the contrast on... More 

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1 Thank John T
British Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2013

Although going to Kondoa is almost day's journey along the current road from Babati (a 4 wheel drive vehicle is highly recommended), it is well worth the trip. The Kolo sites BI, II, and III are especially amazing with vivid red colours of paintings and the Pahi site is interesting with its more recent black and white art. It is... More 

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