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Community-Based/ Cultural Tours in East Africa evolve around extraordinary people and strong cultural heritages within Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, and Rwanda.

Travelers Link Africa will take you to authentic, off-the-beaten-track paradises, where you get to interact with the local communities, stay in their homesteads and learn more about their livelihood and environment.

Community-Based / Cultural Tours in Uganda

In Uganda, there are about 56 tribes with about 9 unique authentic cultures of Acholi, Baganda, Bakiga, Bagisu, Banyankole,  Bunyonyo,  Iteso, Langi, and Lugbara.

The most explored cultural experiences are the IK and the karamajong communities of Kidepo Valley National Park, the Batwa/pygmies communities of Bwindi Park, Mgahinga Park, and Lake Bunyonyi, the Bigodi Community & Wetlands Walk, a Tour of the Coffee Plantations of Eastern Uganda and Coffee Farm in Fortportal, Visit Mpambire Drum Village, Nshenyi Cultural Village in Kitwe, Emburara Farm in Mbarara, The Baganda Heritage, the Kabaka Trail, and the Entanda Tourism Cultural Center. The Bagisu Heritage of Circumcision and Sabiny and the Benet communities close to Mt. Elgon.

Community-Based / Cultural Tours in Kenya

In Kenya, there are about 42 tribes of Kenya, the two most commonly experienced cultures are the Maasai and Samburu.  Experience Kenya’s Culture with highlights such as the Bomas of Kenya ( traditional homesteads), Guided Tours to the Loita Plains in Narok that gives you an insight into how traditional Maasai life is, their Manyattas,   spears, and fearless warriors.  The El Molo People of Turkana, the smallest tribe in Kenya.

Cultural Tours in Tanzania

In Tanzania, there are 120 tribes in Tanzania with highlights such as experiencing the Swahili Culture, Visiting the Hadzabe Tribe and the Datoga tribe, the historical sites of Kilwa and Mto wa Mbu, Visiting the Ng’iresi village on the slopes of Mt. Meru, visiting the Mulala village 30kms out of Arusha on the southern slopes of Mt. Meru, Maasai Tribe, and their Bomas, the Stone Town and Zanzibar Island, The Kondoa Rock Paintings,  and Spend time with the Sukuma Tribe originally from Uganda.

Cultural Tours in Rwanda

There are 3 ethnic cultural groups, the Tutsi with cattle, the Hutu with the land, and Twa with the forests. The cultural experiences include Kigali Genocide Memorial, Nyamata Genocide Memorial, Ntarama Genocide Memorial, National History Museum (Kandt House Museum), Nyanza Genocide Memorial, Murambi Genocide Memorial, Banda Cultural Village and Kitabi Cultural Center in Nyungwe Park, the Gorilla Guardians Village formerly known as Ibyiwacu cultural village, Cultural Festivals like the Umuganda” cleaning the streets, “Kwita izina”. gorilla naming ceremony, The Kings Palace in Nyanza, the Presidential Palace Museum 2kms away from Kigali, Urutare Rwa Ngarama, the large rock in  Gatsibo, Inema Art Center in Kigali, Bugesera Reconciliation village, Ethnographic Museum in Huye, National Liberation Park Museum, locally known as “Umurindi w’Intwari”. 

Explore the Unique & Authentic Cultures