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Mkuru Camel Safari | Arusha Safari

Mkuru Camel Safari | Arusha Safari

This is Mkuru Camel Safari, a day tour from Arusha:

Mkuru Camel Safari is a community-based cultural tourism initiative, directly managed by local people, under the umbrella  of  the  Tanzania  Tourist  Board  and  supported  by  Oikos  East  Africa  a  local  NGO  which  manages development  projects which  focus on environmental  conservation,  improvement  of  water supply, education  and awareness on environmental issues and other initiatives of poverty alleviation.

Mkuru  Camel  Safari includes  camel  and  walking  safaris, as  well  as  a  wide  variety  of  cultural  events,  with  the objective of spreading the knowledge of natural and cultural resources of Mkuru/Mount Meru area, and distributing the benefits  of tourism  to rural  communities.

The income of Mkuru Camel Safari remains 100% locally, to pay salaries, guide fees, village contribution, running cost of the camp, trainings and transportation costs. The Mkuru community receives benefits from two different incomes: from the development  fee that the community manages by itself, to pay for school improvements, scholarships for secondary education and other costs to improve the life conditions of Mkuru community.

The second way MCS is distributing benefits is through the Boma visit fee, each tourist entering in a Boma, is paying a fee that goes direct to the family of that Boma.

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