Iby’iwacu is in the Northern Province musanze district around volcanoes national park in Nyabigoma in Rwanda. On your Rwanda safari visit to Iby’iwacu cultural village, you get a chance to meet local people in their local environment, taste the cultural and traditional life-style which includes the daily life, activities and artifacts.
are happily welcomed by local people with special local songs and
cultural dances; they will also proudly present to their visitors
different aspects of their traditions and norms, ways of living and
beliefs. The only way to know more about these people is by getting
close to them, having an interaction on their lifestyle, culture and
Well as Rwanda safari
visitors are in Iby’iwacu village, they also can have a wider safari
experience is IGITARAMO where all visitors gather around the camp-fire
especially during evening hours after all the visitors have done gorilla
trekking and this one of the best activities visitors enjoy after
gorilla tracking, with drums and local dances before the sunset. This is
the point where stories are recounted by the story tellers and by the
old Rwandese whereas everybody is seated around the camp fire.
is a fantastic village with a variety of African cultural experiences
to offer to the visitors and the best ways you can get to learn more
about these people, culture, ways of living and also taking part in
their everyday activities.
Agro-tourism is one of the best safari activities with a wider experience in this area. This is where Rwanda gorilla safari
visitors join local people when going to their farms to work and learn
how to work, harvest and also participate in processing some foods like
millet grinding, carrying water on their heads and participating in
preparing local dishes.
There are community walks and these are
guided by the community members who direct visitors on different sites
that are to be visited within their community. The community walk offers
an unforgettable insight into the daily life of the local people.
the king’s palace is one of the most amazing activities which involves
listening to the kings historical stories, their meanings and the
different symbols used within the palace. In this place, you become the
king for a minute, hours or days if wish to be so.
Enjoy the eight
different types of dances like the intore dance, traditional drumming,
ibyivugo, the umuduri, the ikembe, inigiri, inanga, ingoma and akakenko.
These are the different types of traditional dances performed by
different age groups and sexes that is; men, women, youth and children.
Preparing traditional dishes and dinning with local people is also one of amazing activities that visitor on Rwanda safaris who are interested in learning how local dishes are prepared can go for.
is visiting the traditional healers who teach visitors and demonstrate
to them the different types of traditional plants and shrubs and learn
about the different ways on how patients are administered.
local village schools is also one of the highly interesting safari
activities where you are warmly welcomed by young boys and girls with
their songs and also attending their lessons and seeing how they are
taught and if you are a teacher you can as well offer them a one hour
While in this village, make use of the dust-bins that are
available and also carry all the non-degradable litter. More so when
taking photos, respect the privacy of the community people or ask the
guide or the community leader first if it’s right.
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