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Hiking In Oldonyo-Sambu (Masai village of small huts)

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7 Hours


Up to 1 day

Group Size

6 people




Oldonyo-Sambu a Masai name which translates to “a village of small huts” is located Thirty Five (35) Kilometres¬† North from Arusha town. At this village, Mount Meru rises with thick forest covering the high hills of the Masai Land. Under Arusha Forest Reserve initiative, people from this area have managed to live with and manage the large forest surrounding Mount Meru. Making this the perfect destination for a full day hike. This area filled with Pine trees and so many more vegetation attracts a large population of birds and Monkeys, from the unique African Stone Chat to the majestic male Pin-Tailed Whydah. This hiking destination also gives a rare view of the unique shy White and Black Colobuses monkey.¬† Hiking around here as been reviewed to be perfect for Birds and landscape photography. With picnic lunch deep in the forest.

We at Safiri support such destinations, in our vision to connect tourism and communities that surround given destination. Here, Oldonyo-Sambu being a unique Masai village with very little or no tourism at all.


  • Mount Meru
  • Masai Cultures
  • Farming practice
  • Bird species
  • Monkey Species
  • Wide Range of Tree species
  • View of Mount Oldonyo-Lengai (The Mountain of God)
  • Kilimanjaro view
  • Sunset views
  • Epic experiences

Bulk discount (by Percent)

Bulk discount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 2 Adults 2 2 40%
2 3 Adults 3 3 50%
3 4 Adults 4 4 50%
4 5 Adults 5 5 50%
5 6 Adults 6 6 50%
Bulk discount children
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 2 Children 2 2 40%
2 3 Children 3 3 50%
3 4 Children 4 50%
4 5 Children 5 5 50%


  • Entry Fees
  • Professional Wildlife, Culture and Mountain hike Guide
  • Lunch Box
  • Drinking Water
  • Pick up at your accommodation (In Arusha)
  • Drop off at Your accommodation (In Arusha)
  • Transport Fees to Oldonyo-Sambu
  • Hiking Equipment. (Basic requirement, No equipment needed)
  • Beverages

Activity's Location


When does this activity Start and End.

Its planned to start with a drive to Oldonyo-Sambu from Arusha at 8:30 am local time and ends at 5 pm local time. The activity may also end at the time the clients wishes to

Do you pick up from Accommodation.

Yes pick up and drop off at your accommodation is included in the budget. Drop off at Kilimanjaro Airport or other locations can be arranged at an extra fee

Are there Airport Pick up Services?

Yes Safiri arrange airport pick up and drop off, please send us your inquiry.

Are there wild cats or harmful animals in this area

No, We believe the area is free of cats and other harmful wild animals.


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