Lake Eyasi

Lake Eyasi

Lake Eyasi is a soda lake between Serengeti and Tarangire National Parks. It is a superb location for thsoe interested in visiting the Hadzabe and seeing the traditional life of the 'bushmen'. Their hunter-gathering lifestyle has not changed for 1000 years.

  • Culture: Excellent
  • Birding: Excellent
  • Best time to visit Lake Eyasi: All year except April and May.
  • How to get to Eyasi: you have to drive.
  • Safari types available: Walking safaris, food gathering with the local women, hunting with bushmen and traditional weapons

Fit travellers can join the Hadzabe in their traditional hunting with bows and an arrows. Water is carried in Ostrich eggs. For the less athletic you can join the women gathering tubers and seeds.

You can camp at Lake Eyasi or stay in either of 2 Tented camps in the area: KasimaNgeda and Tindiga.

  • Attractions: Culture, Education, and Nature.
  • How to get there: Drive
Where to go in Lake Eyasi

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    United Kingdom, Jan 2013

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