CATTLE HEARDING

In This special tour, you will get to meet Mzee Ole Laibon who is a traditional Maasai witch doctor. Mzee Laibon has over 150 children and grandchildren and has married 24 wives. He has started his own kindergarten and primary school to help accommodate his children and grandchildren. He also owns a milling machine which he uses to prepare food for his large family. You will get to meet with him and interact with his family and even get an opportunity to sleep in one of his many boma’s (huts)

Also in this tour, you will get a chance to go cattle heading with the maasai herders into the manyara ranch corridor as early as 6:30 AM in the morning. The Manyara ranch corridor lies between Tarangire and Lake Manyara Maasai Steppe Heartland, one of the world’s richest refuges for wildlife and an area renowned for its biodiversity.

Tarangire, with its characteristic baobab trees and numerous elephants, and Lake Manyara National Park, famous for its tree-climbing lions, are linked by the Kwa Kuchinja wildlife corridor, which passes through Manyara Ranch. Now, the animals can continue to freely travel the corridor between the two parks. You will get a chance to see all these animals while heading the cattle