What To See

Interesting Culture and Lifestyle

The People

Alongside the beautiful scenery, the archaeological wealth and the wildlife, is a proud people - the Maasai tribe, who with their strong insistence on maintaining their traditional customs and colorful clothes, interest many visitors. Today, approximately 100,000 (2012 census) Maasai pastoralists are living in NCA with their cattle, donkeys, goats and sheep. Visitors to Ngorongoro can learn about the culture of the Maasai, take photos and buy original Maasai handicrafts only in designated areas known as Cultural Bomas”. Other tribes that are found in Ngorongoro are Hadzabe na Datogas