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Address: Kondoa, Tanzania
Phone Number: +255-0-784948858-+255-0-715948858-+255-0-752788154

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If you're interested in Ancient Rock Art, this is a great place to spend a few days

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 23, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 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 point where we were supposed to leave the car and start the walk of about... More 

Thank Josiah T
Bratislava, Slovakia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 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 you are not a fanatic in history it is better to think twice before going... More 

2 Thank AnnaSabuni
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 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 as be able to give full information about them. The walks and views to see... More 

1 Thank pearlkp
Kiel, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 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 did a good job.

1 Thank Marvin B
Hazelton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 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 was an angel (the right kind) who had loaned me his MacBook Pro laptop to... More 

2 Thank Larry J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

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

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 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 under the upper paintings as it is a shaman hangout. Crank up the contrast on... More 

1 Thank John T
British Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 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 the Pahi site is interesting with its more recent black and white art. It is... More 

3 Thank Happytraveller604
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

On a 1 Day trip to the ancient rock paintings at Kolo, Tanzania, I was very pleased with the 1st 3 sites we visited-B1, B2 and B3. These are well signed from Kolo, and although we managed the rocky, sandy, steep track on a motorbike-I would recommend taking a 4wheel drive to others. The 90 minute circular walk from the... More 

3 Thank pearlkp
Karatu, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2012

We just got back from a three-day trip to visit the ancient rock art sites in Kondoa district, central Tanzania. We rented a 4wd safari vehicle from Karatu and although a lesser car would have made the journey, you need a heavy-duty jeep to make it up to the popular BI BII and BIII sites. The road is brand new... More 

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