Ethno Botany Tour with Traditional Healers.This field tour will introduce to you herbs and plants t hat help to cure different ailments. It is fo llowed by a visit the local pharmacy and an opportunity to meet individuals who are under treatment and fo llow up their recovery stages.
Kinigi - lby'lwacu Cultural Village offers a number of activities and the opportunity to experience Rwandan traditional living and what makes it authent ic. Grind mil let and sorghum on the local grinding stone to make food, cycle a wooden bicy cle around the village, shoot arrows with the Batwa people, listen to village elders explain their traditions and practices and so much more. There is even the opportunity to enjoy the traditional Intore dancers.
Banana and sorghum are staple food products in Rwanda. Learn about the four different species of banana plants and their use by joining the Banana & Sorghum Beer Production Experience.
Markets in Musanze are worthwhile exploring. Enquire about the Village walks where local Rwandese women demonstrate cooking Traditional Rwandese food. This includes food preparation and how to package food in banana leaves, the use of various local spices until the meal is served.
Brick Making Tour, visits the clay fields where you can watch and learn the art of local brick making with clay. Clay bricks are wrapped in banana leaves to dry over a two day period before being pressed in a wooden frame. This tour is often coupled with the opportunity to get you hands dirty and help build a community house.