• Arusha - Tanzania
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Mto wa Mbu


  • Discover a small town with multi- cultural backgrounds
  • Let the locals unveil the secrets behind their day life to you
  • Make friends, taste the local beer and dance your way back home

About this tour

Mto wa Mbu is the most popular small town adjacent to both Lake Manyara National Park and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCAA) along the main road that connects Tanzania’s Northern Circuit sites and thus presents a plethora of different tourist’s activities. The journey takes about 2-hour drive from Arusha town.

Pick one of the following excursions for your day trip from the many available activities in Mto wa Mbu:

  • Cultural tours that include a visit to Maasai homestead as well as learning about the woodcarving techniques of the Makonde tribe.
  • A visit to the local farms to learn about the cultivation of bananas, fruits, and rice as well as local restaurants and breweries that are mainly ran by Chagga people.
  • Bicycle tour of the village’s farms and other places.

In the town of Mto wa Mbu, you will have a hot lunch in the afternoon. After a full day at Mto wa Mbu, your guide will drive you back to Arusha town unless other arrangements have been made.


  • Pick-up & drop-off
  • Fully equipped safari vehicle
  • All entry fees and taxes
  • Lunch box
  • Bottled water


  • Tips for your safari guide
  • Other soft drinks and snacks
  • Travel Insurance
  • International / local flights
  • Accommodation