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Arusha: Tanzanite Museum and Shopping Tour with Transfer
Learn about this beautiful blue stone, mined only in Tanzania, on a unique guided journey with a local expert. Travel through history and embark on an expedition to shop for amazing tanzanite crafts.
- discover the finest Tanzanite stones
- Arts and culture
- souvenir shopping
DescriptionThe Arusha region is well known for a range of Gemstones, exquisite jewellery, Maasai crafts and intricate ebony carvings. Your guide will tailor a shopping expedition to the places well known for Tanzanite,ebony carvings,Maasai crafts,Paintings and Gemstones. It is said that tanzanite is “1,000 times rarer than diamonds' ' and, found at the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro, is incredibly exclusive to Tanzania. World famous New York jewellers “Tiffany & Co”, declared it “the most beautiful blue stone to be discovered in 2,000 years”, and named it Tanzanite. A must have vibrant blue gem for your jewelled trinket box Visit Tanzanite Experience museum and learn about the history, mystery and rarity of this precious gemstone, unique to Tanzania. Through a series of interactive tours and visual exhibitions, including a replica of a Tanzanite mine shaft, visitors discover how Tanzanite was created, named, mined, cut, polished and graded. There is also the opportunity to purchase Tanzanite direct from the source with all gemstones purchased being accompanied by a certificate by The Tanzanite Laboratory. The museum is located in the center of Arusha and has a store attached and in addition. Cultural Heritage Centre Cultural Heritage is a unique cultural Centre on the outskirts of Arusha. there are curio shops, a jewelry boutique, a tanzanite and precious stone counter, a restaurant, bargain center and outstanding commercial art gallery. There is vast array of ornaments, jewelry, antiques and local crafts to cater for any budget. the exquisite collection of precious and semi-precious stones – including rubies, emeralds, tsavorite, diamonds, sapphires and opals - is unrivalled across the continent. The only collection of its kind in the world, ranging from African antiques to contemporary painting and sculpture you will be dazzled by the assembly of art and artefacts, a breath taking feat of engineering and artful display that will leave you awe-struck. Expert assistants are on hand to help you purchase art by emerging African artists or fascinating antiques form across the continent. Taste traditional African dishes and humus, who would go anywhere else?
IncludesHotel pickup and drop-off All entrance fees and Taxes 1L bottled water
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