The ideal place to experience a taste of the native way of life, a boiling pot of cultures from all corners of the country! Mto Wa Mbu is believed to be one of the only places in the country where there are representatives from all 120 tribes co-existing harmoniously side by side.

The word Mto wa Mbu literally means “Mosquito River”

Why visit Mto wa Mbu?

Mto wa Mbu flourishes in the presence of three great rivers namely, Kirurumu River, Mahamoud River And Magadini River, hence making a great site for touring.
With the many activities going on to ensure the preservation of their rich cultures, a tour will give you a first-hand experience of the many native ways of life.
Mto wa Mbu village lies within the east African Valley, some 120 km from Arusha City, and it is the best stop over for tourist touring to the Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara National Park and Tarangire National Park.


  • Safari Game drives aboard 4×4 vehicles
  • Hot Air Baloon Safaris
  • Walking & Horse riding on the nearby private and non-profit conservancies.
  • Hurry, come and join us as we explore the different forms of flora and landscapes of the Mto wa Mbu ecosystem and meet some of their most fascinating fauna.