There are various tour
- Half day walking tours from Karatu Walk through farmlands and
forests on the lower slopes of the highlands, and visit a local
brick-making factory before proceeding to the Iraqw bomas, for more
information and history.
- Visit the Elephant Cave and Waterfall. This hike is popular with
bird watchers and those interested in the flora and fauna of his
part of the Great Rift Valley. Enjoy a delicious, home-cooked meal
prepared by a local woman. Over lunch, hear the history of the Rift
Valley highland settlement.
- Tour around Karatu town-Starting from the Centre, the tour takes
you through the town to observe economic activities like local markets,
shops, small industries, schools, dispensaries, churches, mosques,
orphanage centres and environmental centres. See how local brew
Full day hikes from Karatu
Snake Hill tour
This trip includes a climb to the top of Mlima Nyoka (Snake Hill)
which is abundant in birdlife, flora and small fauna. From the top
of the hill, one can enjoy spectacular views, with Lake Manyara
on the eastern side and Lake Eyasi to the west. The walk back to
Karatu passes through Lambo village to observe the daily social
Oldean Village tour
The guide will take you to Oldean village, a historic German settlement.
Pass through Mama India Centre where you can observe different social
Rift Valley tour
During this hike of the Rift Valley, the guide will tell you fascinating
stories and the traditions of the residents. This walk takes you
along the Rift Valley with panoramic views over the Salela plains
and Lake Manyara. Descend to the valley floor and return to meet
with and talk to local fruit, cassava and sweet potato farmers about
their irrigation scheme.