The Tanzanite Experience tour

The Tanzanite Experience tour is a 1 to 8-hour tour that introduces the history of this magnificent mineral, including how it was discovered and first mined. It also gives you the opportunity to see for yourself how each precious gem is graded and cut. Once you have a true appreciation of this gem, you can spoil yourself by purchasing a genuine, well cut and certified tanzanite piece at different and fascinating boutique store that we will take you around Arusha town.
This Tanzanite Experience tour will take you to different boutiques which are brimming with beautiful displays dedicated to the fascinating blue violet gemstone. A must have vibrant blue gem for your bejeweled trinket box.

per adult from

$230

NZD

Duration

30 to 60 minutes

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Lunch
    • Private transportation
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Bottled water
    • Entry/Admission - The Tanzanite Experience
    • Entry/Admission - Shanga & Shanga Foundation
    • Entry/Admission - Cultural Heritage Centre
    What's excluded :
    • Pre/post accommodation and airport transfers (booking is available upon request).
    • Alcoholic Beverages
    • Pre/post accommodation (booking is available upon request).
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: The Tanzanite Experience, India St Blue Plaza, 3rd Floor, Arusha 255 Tanzania

    The Tanzanite Experience tour is a 1 to 8-hour tour that introduces the history of this magnificent mineral, including how it was discovered and first mined. It also gives you the opportunity to see for yourself how each precious gem is graded and cut. Once you have a true appreciation of this gem, you can spoil yourself by purchasing a genuine, well cut and certified tanzanite piece at different and fascinating boutique store that we will take you around Arusha town.
    This Tanzanite Experience tour will take you to different boutiques which are brimming with beautiful displays dedicated to the fascinating blue violet gemstone. A must have vibrant blue gem for your bejeweled trinket box.
    Blending shopping with a bit of culture, Tanzanite Experience Shop sells Tanzanite and includes a museum dedicated to this rare gem. These Tanzanite dealers have stores located in a number of locations in Tanzania where you can drop by to learn about tanzanite, mined in the Kilimanjaro area, and pick up a few items as gifts or souvenirs.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Shanga & Shanga Foundation, Dodoma Road Arusha Coffee Lodge - Elewana, Arusha Tanzania

    The Shanga Foundation, this is a house craft store workshop allowing disable locals to exploit knowledge of the artisans behind the glassware, beads, paintings, and fabrics for sale in the store. In the place you will marvel at beautiful decor like walls of recycled wine bottles that magnified the warm light and make a lovely noise when gently moved. The store also has people making beaded jewelry and cloth from recycled materials. They have stuffed elephants made from reused men’s’ shirts. All this will spoil you buy stuff for your family. It’s here also you will get a chance to explore the fascinating Tanzanite Experience boutique, where you can order for yourself tanzanite bracelets and necklaces that make ideal gifts and souvenirs for your Arusha Experience.

    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Cultural Heritage Centre, Arusha-Dodoma Road, Arusha Tanzania

    The Tanzanite experience tour also gives you a chance to browse through an impressive collection of masks and sculpted animals at Cultural Heritage Centre, a gallery of sculpture and traditional handicrafts as well as a curio shop. This private establishment run by an England-educated tourism pioneer features a jewelry boutique, restaurant, and a shop selling carvings, gemstones, and books. U.S. Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, Norwegian King Harald, and U.S. Secretary of State James Baker have all paid a visit here. Inspect the collection of modern art and traditional crafts from Tanzania's 120-plus tribes, and then browse the gift store for classy souvenirs. It’s here also you will get a chance to explore the fascinating Tanzanite Experience boutique, where you can order for yourself tanzanite bracelets and necklaces that make ideal gifts and souvenirs for your Arusha Experience.

    Duration: 3 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We request our guest to send their current location for easy pick up.Airports
    • Kilimanjaro Airport, Kilimanjaro National Park Tanzania
    • Arusha Airport, Arusha, Tanzania
    Departure Time :
    7:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

7

Organised by Take Me To Tanzania Adventure & Safaris

Activity ID: V-245494P8

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