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Get Up Close And Personal With Maasai Culture

There are still quite a few tribes around the world that almost untouched by modern civilization but many of them have opened up their unique cultures to the world by opening up to the idea of tourism based on their ways of life. There’s has been much debate as to whether this tourism has a positive or negative effect on these people and their well-preserved culture but one way to meet a middle ground is to offer ecotourism.

Ecotourism is a better type of tourism in that it follows practices that are both better for the environment and for the people who will be center stage. Maasai Ecotourism is popular in certain parts of Africa, particularly Kenya and Tanzania and allows visitors to get up close and personal with these people and their fascinating culture

The Maasai people are an ethnic group known for their lively customs and colorful attire. They are very welcoming to newcomers who are interested in seeing how they live but ecotourism is by far the best way to do this.