Mto Wa Mbu

Mto Wa Mbu

Culturally diverse village near Tanzania's northern safari circuit.

960 m

About Mto Wa Mbu

Mto wa Mbu, situated in northern Tanzania, is a vibrant village renowned for its cultural diversity, with over 120 tribes represented in a small, bustling community. Located near the entrance to Lake Manyara National Park, this village offers a unique glimpse into the daily lives and traditions of Tanzania's various ethnic groups. Mto wa Mbu is a p...

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Safety & Vaccinations
Mto wa Mbu is generally safe for visitors, with common-sense precautions advised. Vaccinations for Hepatitis A, Typhoid, and Yellow Fever, along with malaria prophylaxis, are recommended for travelers to Tanzania.
For more information regarding vaccinations and health notices, view the CDC’s page :
CDC Travelers' Health
CDC Travel health notices and vaccination recommendations
Getting There
Situated on the main road connecting Arusha to the national parks of northern Tanzania, Mto wa Mbu is easily reached by private car, taxi, or as part of a safari tour.
Getting Around
Walking and bike tours are popular ways to explore the village and its surroundings, offering a closer look at the local way of life.
Visitors to Tanzania, including those planning to visit Mto wa Mbu, need a visa, which can be obtained on arrival or through the online eVisa system.
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