Karatu District is a ittle town, ideally situated within driving distance to the gate of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Lake Manyara National Park, Lake Eyasi and Tarangire National Park. The people in town are friendly and a walk around will get you familiar with life in Tanzania. The dominant tribe in the District is Wairaqw.  Around the Lake Eyasi you can find camps of the indigenous Wahadzabe, which live as hunter-gatherers. The area is a vibrant and important farming centre and there are many large and small farms and plantations around. In fact, the Karatu area is one of the largest coffee producing areas in Tanzania.


  • Hike or bike in the countryside
  • Local experience
  • Place to relax from safari
  • Visiting a coffee plantation


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