Everything is Better in Hiking Boots

Come and discover our culture, cuisine & lifestyle off the beaten track on the way to the Rongai route of Mount Kilimanjaro and Lake Chala, and impact local life.

ABOUT US

Who are we?                                                  

Mkuu Cultural Tourism is a youth and women-led enterprise that aims to preserve the cultural heritage of the village and to make sure the traditions keep on living. Mkuu Cultural Tourism offers a true and genuine cultural adventure experience and a unique insight into the daily life of the Chagga people.

Mkuu Cultural Tourism intended to preserve cultural and natural heritage resources while satisfying tourists with an unforgettable and unique experience of the local Chagga’s lifestyle and taboos. The program also aims to unlock pro-poor tourism of the area to benefiting the host community.

 

The Mkuu Cultural Tourism Enterprises is recognized and registered by the Tanzania Tourist Board (TTB) which is the public governance for all cultural tourism programs in Tanzania. Thus our program follows and adheres to all principles and guidelines set by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism for Cultural Tourism Programmes.

 

We conduct sustainable tourism

Sustainable tourism is one of the key principles of the Cultural Tourism Programme. With this respect Mkuu Cultural Tourism practice nothing but tourism which respects and protects the environment, local culture and provides positive experiences for both visitors and hosts. With this kind of tourism Mkuu Cultural Tourism provide direct financial benefits for both cultural preservation and empowerment for local people.

Therefore; using our services, visitors create living for some people includes the guides, contact persons such as farmers, storytellers, local food cooks, and local brews makers. On the other hand, when buying local products contributes to the local economy, then you leave the footprints to the locals. The community uses this money to support their daily life and help to conserve the area’s cultural and natural resources.

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Our Guides.

To enjoy your trip, you need to meet the best local guides who know well about the culture, history, and tiny things of the destination, Come and meet our passionate local guides.

Linus Lasway

Linus Lasway

Filbert Lasway

Filbert Lasway

Mr. & Mrs Donasian Laswai

Mr. & Mrs Donasian Laswai

Marycedes Tarimo

Marycedes Tarimo

George Ngowi

George Ngowi

Bibi Matilya

Bibi Matilya

Dukundane Traditional Dance

Dukundane Traditional Dance

Innocent Swai

Innocent Swai