About Longido

Longido is a small town and ward north of Arusha in Tanzania and south of the town of Namanga, on the Kenya-Tanzania border. It is the administrative seat for Longido District. Most of the inhabitants are Maasai, but there are other East African tribes as well.

Longido is at the foot of Mount Longido which can be climbed in one and a half days.

Longido includes some basic accommodation (guest houses), restaurants, bars and general stores. There is also a police station there, several churches and a primary and secondary school. The only electricity in the village is by private generator