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Visit the village of Karatu

Discover the village of Karatu together with your guide – visit the market, see the food stalls and meet the local artists.

Important details

  •  Duration: 2-3 hrs
  •  Price: Free

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In between Lake Manyara National Park and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, you can find the village of Karatu. It offers a great opportunity to get a taste of Tanzania’s culture alongside your safari.

A visit to Karatu is a great way to learn more about modern-day African village life. Visit the market with its vegetables, fruits, spices, clothes, and fabrics, and let your guide help you decide on what the try and buy. And for what price, because bargaining is a must on Tanzanians markets! The market is also a good place to find souvenirs, as it is a place where local artists sell their paintings, wood carvings, and handmade jewelry. And if you want to have a change from hotel food, you can go ahead and try the local food here. Did you try ugali yet??


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