Gezaulole Day Trip

1st June - 30th June 2020
Number of people Rate per person
2-4 people USD 80
5-7 people USD 75
10 people and above USD 65
  • Highlights
    • Arab settlement
    • Exotic beaches
    • Local lunch
    • Mosques
    • Fisherman’s life
    • Dhow-trip to Sinda island
    • Bicycle tours to neighbouring villages
  • Introduction

    Gezaulole is a historical town and a settlement for the Zaramo tribe, which has lived along the costal for a many centuries. In the 1970’s, when the village was chosen as one of the first settlements under the Ujamaa-policy, the village renamed it Gezaulole, which means ‘Try and See’ in the Kizaramo language. The village was renaiemd diruing this tome to Again the name Gezaulole was g 123iven to the village: the new inhabitants had to ‘Try and See’ how they could develop their In the 16th Century, Arab settlers came and used the convenient location of the village to carry out their trade. The village thus became a destination for caravans carrying ivory, hides and slaves, who would be shipped to Zanzibar and beyond. They renamed the village ‘Mbwamaji’, a name People from different places in Tanzania were relocated in order to create concentrated agricultural areas. Again the name Gezaulole was given to the village: the new inhabitants had to ‘Try and See’ how they could develop their lives.

  • Women projects

    The women project produce crafts such as tie & die, mats and baskets. There are also ther artisans producing woodcarvings and pottery. Local meals are served at ‘Kali Mata Ki Jai’ which is part of the women’s project. Overnight stays at Gezaulole are accommodated in a private room s furnished with a local bed, mosquito net and beddings at ‘Kali Mata Ki Jai’ ‘s house or with a local family.

  • Village life walk.

    At the village, you will see the local way of working and living. You will visit the agricultural areas of Gezaulole, Mwera and Kizani .

  • Historical places and beach walk.

    This tour will take you to Mbwamaji, the historical and original village on this part of the coast with a four centuries old mosque, the slave depot from where people were transported to other continents and old Muslim graves . On the beach the fishermen are sailing up and down the beach in their traditional boats -dhows, bringing the catch of the day:-fish, octopus, lobster and other seafood. Women are wading in the water and harvesting seaweed.

Price inclusive
  • Return from the hotel
  • Water while on tour
  • English speaking guide
  • All entries
  • Lunch in a local restaurant
  • All required fees
Price exclusive
  • Tips
  • Drinks
  • Meals
  • Personal and Travel Insurance
  • Any activity / item not mentioned above

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