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Olpopongi - Maasai Cultural Village & Museum

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An interesting cultural experience

I found the village to be an interesting insight on the culture of the Maasai as well as learning... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2018
Atlanta, Georgia
Amazing experience!

Olpopongi Maasai Village really is a “must see” when you are in the area. If you want to understand... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2018
Antwerp, Belgium
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Welcome to "Olpopongi" Maasai Cultural Village & Museum - the first authentic Maasai Boma with Maasai-Museum & overnight facilities in Tanzania. "Olpopongi" provides a unique Maasai & Wildlife experience in the West-Kilimanjaro Maasailand; Just 74...more
Moshi, Tanzania
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

I found the village to be an interesting insight on the culture of the Maasai as well as learning about how they utilize the plants in the area to help with everything from illnesses to brushing teeth. I did stay overnight and while they added...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

Very touristic and not real. They were hardly any houses and it looked empty. The Massai people joined us after a while, probably arriving from their own village. It was amusing and entertaining but nothing more than that. Only if you have spare time, then...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 22, 2018

Olpopongi Maasai Village really is a “must see” when you are in the area. If you want to understand the culture and way of living of the Maasai, this is the place to be. I did not know what to expect from this night in...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank BertXL
Reviewed July 7, 2018

Our family of four visited the Olpopongi Maasai Cultural village just a couple weeks ago. It was our first time to Africa. What a wonderful experience getting to know the warm and welcoming Maasai people. We learned a lot about their culture and practices, which...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 13, 2018

I travelled recently on our trip around Tanzania with Sha Tours and Our guide Robert is a very great guide he drove us safely and arrived on time on per activity that was really put in the travel plan we saw a lot of wild...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank bahereza
Reviewed June 10, 2018

if you are keen and like to learn about the Maasai tribe and culture do not hesitate, go and visit this place ! you will meet warm and gentle people that will explain to you anything you will like to know about the tribe's people...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank eytanin
Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

I was greeted by song and dance and the most delicious lunch. The tribe were very welcoming and I was impressed by their English. The ladies offered me their neck jewellery and held my hand as I joined them in a dance. My two left...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank mbechy
Reviewed February 20, 2018 via mobile

We did this on our first day to Tanzania. I was very sceptical about it as I'd read many negative comments online and, for the most part, those comments were due mainly to the fact that it was staged, they're trying to sell you things...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank AlanMerrins
Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

It was exciting to see how local tribes live in the bushes. When i came people greeted me with a dance and song, after i was dancing with them together. It was a nice beginning. I was alone, no other tourists was there. After th...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Natalija R
Reviewed February 9, 2018

We had very special time to have lesson in this area just for one day but we experienced a lot as we were free asking so many questions as much as we can through the assistance of our guide to translate so that to bring...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Diane H
January 31, 2017|
Response from Moses K | Reviewed this property |
The price it's 120$,also you can book on Sunday
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Hi, I am not sure if you need an answer on your statement, as no real question...? Please clarify. Tom
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