Archives for Culture

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Mubaku Community Conservation Organisation

The remote community of Mubaku is located beside the sprawling savannah of Murchison Falls National Park, in the sun-drenched northwestern region of Uganda. The village is a collection of traditional thatched mud huts around a central clearing, where villagers gather to escape the midday sun under the shade of a large tree. In this dry ...
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Walumbe Tanda Pits

Tanda pits are believed to harbour Walumbe (death), the brother of Nambi, who was wife of Kintu, the first Muganda, are still feared by many thinking they could easily die upon visiting the site because of the mythical stories that link Walumbe to suffering and death. According to the legend, Kintu was the first person and ...
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Nkokonjeru Royal Tombs

This is also an important site I the history of the Banyankore. Located in Kakiika, Mbarara District, Nkokonjeru tombs are a home to the remains of the last two Kings of Ankole, Omugabe Edward Solomon Kahaya II, who died in 1944, and Omugabe Sir Charles Godfrey Rutahaba Gasyonga II who died in 1982 after ruling ...
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Nakayima tree

With this tree of cultural importance, Nakayima Tree is found on top of Mubende hill 4km from Mubende town. The appearance of the tree would tell that it is really old estimated to be about 450 years but what is more importance is the cultural value that has existed for centuries. The place is believed ...
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Azizi Life Experiences

Azizi Life Experiences is a social enterprise that runs Community Based Tourism in partnership with local Artisans. It is located in the south of Rwanda in a town called Muhanga, just one hour drive from Kigali. Our mission is to enable visitors to Rwanda to fully participate in rural life so that all people involved end ...
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Muslim quarter of Nyamirambo

The Muslim quarter of Nyamirambo introduces the city's most multi-cultural suburb, the sights, sounds and smells of urban Rwanda. In association with the Nyamirambo Women's Centre (NWC), you will be guided through homes, exposed to the Arab influences, the market, the West African tailors, hair salons, recording studio and more. Your hosts will invite you ...
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Ethno Botany Tour

This field tour introduces you to plants that help cure different ailments. This tour incorporates a visit the local pharmacy and an opportunity to meet individuals under treatment and to follow up on their recovery stages.
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Nshenyi Cultural Village

Take the Isingiro Road from Mbarara towards the Tanzanian Kikagati border. From Kikagati, drive towards Kitwe Town. Nshenyi Cultural Village is about 8 miles down that road, before Kitwe, on the right, opposite a large dam. It is visibly marked with signage. Our accommodation options range from a traditional grass thatched hut to a modern contemporary farm house. ...
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