Kondoa Irangi Tour Overviews
2 Days Kondoa Irangi Tour; The Kondoa Irangi rock art sites are located on the slopes of Irangi hills, near the small village of Kolo, located about 3 kilometer from Kondoa town along the Dodoma Arusha highway. The rock paintings were painted thousands of years ago by local tribes, using a mixture of animal fats, red tree sap and ash. The ones that have survived are all found on sheltered rock faces, where the overhanging rocks have provided shelter from rain over the centuries. Each site had scores of individual paintings, which usually covered an area of around 4m wide by 2m high.
The paintings varied in size from a few inches to a couple of feet. The Kondoa Irangi Tour brings you to dozens of caves and shelters with paintings of elongated people, animals, hunting scenes, and abstract markings. Most of paintings are recorded to be dated at more than 2,000 years old and they look similar to those which in Eastern and Southern Africa.
The Kondoa rock paintings are associated with pastoralist and agriculturalist communities. The paintings shows the cultural link among the communities that live in the Kondoa Area over time.
Detail Kondoa Irangi Tour Itinerary
Day 1: Kondoa Irangi Tour.
Pick up from the hotel or resident house in Dodoma for the journey to Kondoa Irangi rock painting sites. Arrive Kondoa for check in at the lodge, short rest and lunch. In the afternoon depart to Kolo village where rock painting sites are located. With assistance from the guide explore different sites till evening then drive back to Kondoa town for overnight.
Day 2: Kondoa – Dodoma
Early morning depart to Kolo village for a half day visit. Walk into different sites to see different rock paintings. In the midday back to the Lodge for lunch, packing and leave for Dodoma.
Return transport from Dodoma – Kondoa
BB accommodation in Kondoa
Entrance fees to the sites
Fee for the driver guide and local guide
Pure natural water 1.5 liter per person per day
Any kind of drinks at the lodges
All expenses of personal nature