A small Masai cultural village that is located a short distance north east of Ngorongoro crater
in northern Tanzania. It serves as a destination for cultural tourism, sporting several cultural boma's, shops and a variety of other spots that can be visited.What to do there?
Cultural tourism, visit the cultural bomas, interact with the locals and purchase souvenirs.Best time to visit?
Any time of the year
Location of Irkeepus village
Irkeepus village is located about a five minute drive from Ngorongoro crater's north eastern rim, with both Olmoti crater
, mt. Lolmalasin
and mt. Losirua
being visible from it as simple mountain ranges. It is also inside the Ngorongoro conservation area
and one of the places seen on the road when heading to Olmoti crater or Empakaai
using the eastern road. For more information on its location, please see the map below.How to get there
By vehicle, whether from Loduare gate or other areas inside the conservation area. This can be a tours and travel vehicle, a rental or a private car - with no preference for 4x4's.
Just remember to get your permits before heading out to the destination. (See NCAA website
for more information.)