Butiama Cultural Tourism Enterprise

Need a getaway? BCTE is here to help you enjoy the most rewarding cultural experience of your life! Embark for Butiama, the richest Tanzanian expedition



Butiama is located at the following coordinates 1°46′S 33°58′E in Tanzania’s Mara region which shares a border with Kenya. The driving distance from Butiama to the Kenyan border post of Isebania (Sirari on the Tanzanian side) is approximately 115 kilometres (about 1 hour 30 minutes), a route that is also taken by tourists traveling from Kenya to Tanzania. The Ndabaka entrance to the Serengeti National Park is less than one hour’s drive from Butiama, while the Ikoma Gate entrance to the Serengeti National Park is 2 hours’ drive away.

The regional administrative centre, Musoma, is one hour’s drive from Musoma while the principal urban centre of Mwanza is about three hour’s drive from Butiama at a distance of 190 kilometres. Mwanza is served by daily flight connections by Air Tanzania, PrecisionAir, and FasJet to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania’s commercial capital. Dar es Salaam has daily onward departures to most major cities in Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.

Popular Tours

We have a unique way of meeting your adventurous expectations!

Serengeti National Park Tours

We are also able to coordinate tours to the Serengeti National Park for visitors through the network of our partners. The proximity of Butiama to the Serengeti allows the visitor to book day tours of this UNESCO World Heritage site



Mwalimu J.K Nyerere Museum

Mwalimu J.K Nyerere Museum

Accompanied by a guide you will discover the whole history of Julius Nyerere


Time: 30 min

Tour of the compound of Chief Nyerere Burito (Mwalimu Nyerere's father)

Tour of the compound of Chief Nyerere Burito (Mwalimu Nyerere's father)

Chief Nyerere Burito was the chief of the Zanaki group between 1912 and 1942. He is the father of Tanzania’s founding president





Mausoleum of Mwalimu Julius K. Nyerere

Hover Box Element

This tour will allow you to discover the Mausoleum of Mwalimu Julius K. Nyerere financed by Nelson Mandela



Mtuzu Hike

Light trainers are necessary for this leisurely hike to Mt. Mtuzu where visitors will enjoy a panoramic view of the surrounding countryside and will be able to see both Lake Victoria and the Mara Bay, where the Mara River flows into Lake Victoria



Mt. Chamuriyo hike

For visitors preferring a rigorous challenge, Mt. Chamuriyo, Mara region’s highest mountain, is a perfect choice



Meet The Guides

Our highly trained and efficient guides at your service

G. Madaraka Nyerere


Guide Gaudencia Waziri


Balili Hike