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Kondoa Rock-Art Sites

Kondoa, Tanzania
+255 784 948 858
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Amazing record

We viewed these sites previously, spoke with the guides and director of Antiquities visiting Kolo... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Vancouver Island, Canada
Kolo Ancient Rock pantings

We visited the UNESCO site on the 12th of December 2016. Booking, payment and guide have all to be... read more

Reviewed 16 December 2016
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Kondoa, Tanzania
+255 784 948 858
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

We viewed these sites previously, spoke with the guides and director of Antiquities visiting Kolo this time. Seeing those images from so long ago of animals no longer found in the area, the weird and wonderful gives one pause. These sites are worth the time,...More

1  Thank CM J
Reviewed 16 December 2016

We visited the UNESCO site on the 12th of December 2016. Booking, payment and guide have all to be arrange at the official booking office at Kolo (12 km from Kondoa direction Babati). There's also a small museum at that place. After payment, guide 30.000...More

Thank bonvre
Reviewed 14 June 2016

During our one week stay in Kolowasi Vilage as volunteering team of Medical Students and senior, we took tour to one of Rock painting site Named Pahi. The Journey from Kolowasi village to pahi very fine from start, but reaching to pahi Village; at the...More

Thank Josiah T
Reviewed 24 February 2016

We have been there because we read about it and it is in UNESCO. So we wanted to see it as something very special and interesting. Is it really true, is it really so fantastic? I do not think so now after our experience. If...More

2  Thank AnnaSabuni
Reviewed 23 December 2015

I chose to visit this site with a friend, but I would recommend using the official guides, as they will know exactly where the rock art is to be found (there was a lack of signs, and we got lost a few times) as well...More

2  Thank pearlkp
Reviewed 19 November 2015

Moshi Changai organized my trip to the Kondoa Rock-Art Sites, and I can highly recommend his service. As it was only me, a 4WD would have been too expensive, so I took a motorcycle to the Sites. The road is really bad, but the driver...More

1  Thank Marvin B
Reviewed 27 May 2015

On June 8'14, I had arrived at Kondoa by bus from Dodoma, the capital city of Tanzania. It was the start of the dry season. I had met Moshi Changai during my second day at Kondoa. Moshi is a kind, generous, out-going, young man. He...More

2  Thank Larry J
Reviewed 4 March 2015

The Land Cruiser is highly recommended. You get cave painting Guide from Arusha and at Kolo village.

Reviewed 3 February 2014

Expect a hot and 4WD experience followed by a rigorous walk uphill to see spectacular rock paintings! Bring plenty of water and a guide. These were found by Dr. Leakey (obviously known by locals for millennia). I would not venture down in the shallow cave...More

2  Thank John T
Reviewed 16 October 2013

Although going to Kondoa is almost day's journey along the current road from Babati (a 4 wheel drive vehicle is highly recommended), it is well worth the trip. The Kolo sites BI, II, and III are especially amazing with vivid red colours of paintings and...More

3  Thank Happytraveller604
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