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The lake is surrounded by the Hadzabe and Datoga tribes, two of the last remaining hunter-gatherer and pastoralist tribes in Tanzania. Visitors can learn about their traditional way of life, including hunting with bows and arrows, gathering roots and berries, and making fire using sticks.
The lake is also home to a variety of bird species, including flamingos, pelicans, and storks. Visitors can take boat trips on the lake to spot the birds and enjoy the stunning views of the surrounding landscape.
Things to do
Visit the Hadzabe Tribe
The Hadzabe Tribe is one of the last remaining hunter-gatherer tribes in Tanzania. Visitors can spend a day with them, learning about their traditional way of life, hunting techniques, and cultural practices. Visitors can also join them on a hunting trip, where they use traditional bows and arrows to hunt small game such as birds and rabbits.
Visit the Datoga Tribe
The Datoga Tribe is a pastoralist tribe that has lived in the area for centuries. Visitors can learn about their traditional way of life, including their cattle herding practices, and visit their villages to see how they live. Visitors can also learn about their traditional crafts, such as metalworking and beading.
Lake Eyasi is a haven for birdwatchers, with a variety of species to spot. Visitors can take a boat trip on the lake to get up close to the birds and enjoy the stunning views of the surrounding landscape. The best time for bird watching is during the dry season, from June to October.
Visitors can take a cultural tour of the surrounding villages to learn about the different tribes that live in the area. The tours offer a unique opportunity to see how the tribes live, learn about their customs and traditions, and sample their local cuisine.
Lake Eyasi is surrounded by beautiful landscapes, including forests, savannahs, and mountains. Visitors can take guided nature walks to explore the area and spot wildlife such as baboons, hyenas, and dik-diks.
When to visit?
The best time to visit Lake Eyasi is during the dry season, from June to October. During this time, the weather is mild and dry, and the lake is at its lowest point, making it easier to access. The dry season is also the best time for bird watching, as the lake attracts a variety of migratory bird species.
During the wet season, from November to May, the lake can be difficult to access due to flooding, and the surrounding areas can be muddy and impassable. However, the wet season is the best time for nature walks, as the landscape is lush and green, and wildlife is more active.