Iby’Iwacu cultural village Tour
Iby’ Iwacu village is also located around Parc National des Volcanos in the Nyabigoma Kinigi, Musanze district, in the northern province, the visitors who come to this village share with the local people home and heritage treasures including lifestyle, activities, artefacts and ways of living of local people. Iby’Iwacu Cultural Village is committed to showcasing the ways of living, traditional lifestyles and dances to tourists.
This village gives an opportunity to the tourists to meet the local people, in their environment, with a taste of our culture and traditions. Be genuinely welcomed by the community as a special visitor while they proudly present to you aspects of their traditions and beliefs. The only way to get to know people is by getting close and interacting with local people, taking part in their daily activities and most of all with them.
There are many activities which can be engaged in by the travellers who visit this village and some of these include; 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 the 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 sung by the famous Ngayabatema, Listen to interesting stories about traditional medicine from a local traditional healer, Interested in Rwanda’s education? Make an exploration of Rwanda’s local schools to experience the education life in a developing country–become a student by attending lessons/ a teacher by offering lessons, Don’t leave this village without having a story to tell on Rwanda’s local foods, Attend a local banana brewery process and have a taste on local banana beer and 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 experiences.