Amboni, have been associated with fascinating stories of a deity residing in the caves where traditional rites are still continuing to be held up to the present time. Ethnic groups such as the Segeju, Sambaa, Bondei and Digo who lived near the caves used it for prayers. There are chambers treated as sacred chambers for worshipping some spirits. One of them is called “Mzimu wa Mabuvu”. Some believe that there is a powerful deity which can alleviate their sickness, sufferings or increase their fertility.This is where Osale Otanga, the person who gave colonialists a hard time lived. The caverns are associated with dazzling stories. One cavern was allegedly used as a hideout by a famous Pre-Uhuru pair of Robin Hoods in the 1950s Mau Mau insurrection.The cave attracts tourist as well as students for their geography lessons.
ItineraryDay 1: Driving from Dar es salaam to Tanga regionStop At: Amboni Caves, Tanga, Tanga RegionYou will be picked up by our driver guide from your hotel or residence and drive to Tanga for 5 hrs, Do a bike tour in Tanga city, discover the hidden gems in the city of Tanga. Experience the local people in their local life. End the day on leisure at the beachDuration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Nyumbani Hotel TangaDay 2: Amboni Caves back to Dar es salaamStop At: Amboni Caves, Tanga, Tanga RegionWake u early in the morning and cycle to Amboni Caves for a half day and later drive back to Dar es SalaamDuration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • LunchNo accommodation included on this day.