A Cultural holiday in Africa offers a unique eye-opening experience into what daily life is like in local villages and schools. Learn how to track, hunt and build, all while discovering more about the cultural and historical significance between humankind and nature.
Cultural excursions are part of the activities offered while staying at this selection of lodges. Cultural interactions range from dancing and musical performances at the lodge, visiting local villages and schools or informative nature walks led by a guide belonging to a local tribe.
Learn how to survive in the world’s harshest and driest climates, as you cross over deep red desert dunes in search of fresh water. Learn how to track big game in the area by identifying prints and more about the wildlife in the area. Discover the medicinal properties of the local plants and vegetation in the region. Experience traditional customs, etiquette and a different way of daily life through significant cultural events and ceremonies that form the very foundation of these ancient societies.
Engage in hunting techniques, local games and sport in the villages while opening your mind to a new way of seeing the world through cultural immersion. Learn how to bead, thread and create traditional artifacts and jewelry worn by the locals and the significance of the pieces and the roles they present in society. Know more about the ancient folklore of the lands around you and their significance to the local people. A cultural holiday is an experience that looks to enrich your African holiday with a unique touch.
The continent of Africa has so much more to offer than its amazing wildlife and mind-blowing eco-systems. Inhabited by a plethora of nations and societies for thousands of years, the people who call Africa home have mastered the art of living in the many environments of the continent. With a cultural holiday in Africa, you will get the amazing opportunity to gain first-hand experience of what daily life is like for those living off these lands.
Walking safaris at Camelthorn Kalahari Lodge take place alongside a local San guide who will introduce you to the hunter-gatherer lifestyle of the native Bushmen on a Bushmen of the Kalahari Safari....more
Dumazulu Lodge and traditional Zulu village offers the most authentic Zulu cultural experience in Southern Africa. In a Zulu kraal forming part of a 'living museum', you will witness the manufacturing of spears, shields......more
Gorges Lodge is built on communal land, with concession fees and royalties paid to the local council which helps to improve schools, domestic water supplies and clinics. Cultural activities offered include visits to a local village...more
South Luangwa safari activities at Luangwa Safari House include day and night game drives, walking safaris, seasonal boating safaris, cultural village and school tours, Wildlife Education Centre visit....more
Tucked into the wild heart of Samburu National Reserve, this luxury tented camp offers a host of activities for a cultural family safari in Kenya....more
Sanctuary Olonana has a workshop where local artisans show off their traditional crafts. Visit the local Maasai village and experience their culture and traditional way of life on your Masai Mara safari in Kenya...more
Sarova Shaba Game Lodge provides an exciting escape to this unique semi-desert oasis set in the heart of home of the colourful Samburu Tribe of Kenya. A memorable Samburu warriors and wildlife safari....more
While on a Masai Mara safari, you will be able to meet the Maasai warriors and their families. Most of the staff are from the surrounding areas and are very keen to introduce you to their fascinating cultural traditions....more
Victoria Falls Safari Lodge offers a classic Victoria Falls safari in Zambezi National Park. Entertainment includes performances by traditional singers, dancers and drummers...more