1 Day Rwanda cultural Tour

1 Day Rwanda Cultural Tour

1 Day Iby’Iwacu Cultural Tour Description

Your 1 Day Iby’iwacu Cultural Village will give you a true taste of Rwandan Culture where you will have great experience to interact with the local people around this village, have a hand to some of the cultural activities, a beautiful project employing and empowering the community and providing alternatives from poaching. Just located around Parc National des Volcans in Nyabigoma, Kinigi, Musanze district, Northern Province, Iby’Iwacu Cultural Village, is one of its kind that you should not miss out on your visit to volcanoes, not only showcases the village the Rwandan culture, way of living, how to make crafts and traditional dances. This day tour to Iby’Iwacu cultural village is one of the way to get and insight of Rwandan cultural, you can spare an extra day after your meeting or stay in Rwanda to visit this village.

Your 1 Day Rwanda Cultural Tour Itinerary

You will be picked by our safari guide from you hotel in Kigali and drive to Nyabigoma, Kinigi, Musanze district, Northern Province which is roughly a two hours and half drive from Kigali town, you will enjoy a lovely beauty of the unwinding rolling landscape of Rwanda country side that makes it famous as a country of a thousand hills, you can ask your driver guide to explain to you some of the eye catch along the way or stop for photography as you proceed. In a short time, you will be in the hearts of Iby’ Iwacu cultural village, a beautiful project employing and empowering the community and providing alternatives from poaching.

You will later be joined by a local guide who will greatly welcome you to the village and takes you through an insight into the Rwanda cultural history. The guide will take you through some of the programs such as visiting the huts, tasting the local brew, marriage ceremony, storytelling, and rap it with hilarious, fantastic dancers and drummers, who will showcase their traditional dance before you, and you can join. Lunch combined of local food, will also be arranged and served within the day, and later in the afternoon, drive back to Kigali for your flight or overnight. End of the 1 Day Rwanda Cultural Tour!

Your Rwanda cultural tour includes

  • Transportation on a 4×4 safari vehicle
  • En-route lunch
  • Service of an English speaking driver-guide
  • Entrance fee
  • Bottled mineral water
  • Cultural visit

IbyIwacu Cultural Village

Highlights & Activities of your 1 day Rwanda Cultural tour;

  • Have a guided community walk to visit different sites and experience the everyday lives of the local people.
  • Culture guide will take you to see the king’s house replica with all the houses interpretation of all parts and stories attached to this cultural treasure. Be enthroned and become a king for some time while exercising king’s powers as presented to you by a village elder through a village ceremony.
    Enjoy different types of traditional dances like Intore dance and famous songs of the gorillas sang by the famous Ngayabatema while listening to the melody produced by traditional musical instruments including African drums.
  • Listen to interesting stories about traditional medicine from a local traditional healer and get to know how medicinal trees, shrubs, grass are used to cure local patients.
  • Interested in Rwanda’s education? Make an exploration to Rwanda’s local schools to experience the education life in a developing country–become a student by attending lessons/ a teacher by offering lessons (whatever your interest is, we got the satisfaction)
  • Don’t leave this village without having a story to tell on Rwanda’s local foods-just have a local lunch or dinner with local people to see the skill they have when it comes to dinning time-No joke with food
  • Attend a local banana brewery process and have a taste on local banana beer. Explore the Batwa pottery making experience, lessons and engagement. Take part in daily life activities to get to know the local people, their culture, and their ways of living since the village is fascinating with a variety of cultural experience.

Tour includes

  • Ground transport per 4WD
  • Bottled water
  • Park entrance fees
  • Game drive
  • Service of an English-speaking driver guide
  • All mentioned activities except for the optional ones

Tour excludes

  • Extras at the accommodation i.e. drinks, telephone, laundry etc.
  • Tips to porters and driver/ guide
  • Insurance

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