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27 days cultural tour through Africa

Africa has numerous ethnic nationalities all with varying qualities such as language, dishes, greetings, dressing and dances. The continent is home to diverse populations, many of which have been influenced by external factors. Each country has its own tribes, languages and cultures, In general, the people of northern Africa adhere predominantly to Islam and those living in Southern Africa largely to Christianity,  African culture is embedded in strong moral considerations. It has a system of various beliefs and customs. The vast majority of people living in Africa are indigenous; however, people from all over the world have migrated to Africa for hundreds of years. Xaviersafaris plans and organizes different types of travel throught the African continent thus this 21 days Cultural tour takes you through 7 countries to their cultural sites within Africa to counties like south Africa, Namibia, Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia, Ghana, Nigeria and morocco.

Ghana, Nigeria and Morocco. the Culture of Africa is varied and manifold, consisting of a mixture of countries with various tribes that each have their unique characteristic and a product of the diverse populations that inhabit African continent displacement. The African Traditions are expressed through music, art, dance, and sculpture with that in mind, the most famous tribes in Africa are Zulu of South Africa, Karo of omo tribes of Ethiopia, Yoruba of Nigeria. The Himba, San of Namibia and the Maasai of Kenya. Africa’s rich history and culture are so diverse that it varies not only from one country to another but also within regions and countries.

Note: international flights;

                (1) In-bound flight to : O.R. Tambo International Airport in South Africa.

               (2):Out-bound flight from :Casablanca Mohammed V International Airport Morocco.

  • Type of safari: Midrange 3 star accommodated Tour

  • Minimum number  of travelers: 1person

  • Maximum number of group travelers: 18Peaple.

  • Children;

     children below 9 years will need a Child Travel Consent any time they’re traveling without all their parents or legal guardians present. If your child is traveling alone, with only one parent, or with a non-legal guardian, they will require a Child Travel Consent signed by both parents or legal guardians and emailed to xaviersafaris@gmail.com.

  • Tour duration: 27 days

  •  Countries to visit: south Africa, Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia, Ghana, Nigeria and morocco.

27 days Cultural tour price below :

  • Solo, single Traveler pays: $7950-USDollars

  • 2 Travelers each pays: $ 7480-USDollars

  • 4 to 12 Travelers each pays: $ 7275-USDollars

  • Note: Single supplement occupancy each person pays: $580- (US dollars)

what is single occupancy supplement? Is a traveler who joins a group safari and wish not to share a room with anyone in the group and wants a room for himself or herself. so, he/ she must pay single supplement fee on top of the group safari price.

What to bring: Torch, hat, sunscreen, binoculars, camera, batteries, chargers, sunglasses, walking shoes, swimwear.

Safari Highlights

Swazi Land tribe Tour- Swaziland south Africa.

Nyamirambo Women’s Center-Rwanda

Iby’Iwacu Cultural Village-Rwanda

Ik cultural tour- Uganda

Mursi tribal tour- Ethiopia

Benna and Tsemai tribe tour- Ethiopia

Dassanech tribe  village tour- Ethiopia


Tour price Includes: 

 Tour 7 African countries: like South Africa, Namibia Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia, Ghana and morocco.

Airport Transfers

 All accommodation mentioned in  itinerary

Safari van and fuel

English speaking Safari guides and their  Allowances

 Meals: as per itinerary

Cultural tours

Entrance fees to all cultural and Historical sites

Kidepo Park entry fees


Tour price Excludes;

All tour countries Entry visas

 Personal shopping

Extra activities

Tips and gratitudes

Freshly made Fruit juices, Coffee.

Alcoholic drinks, Beers, soda, tea.

Extra meals

Extra Activities


Medical insurance

Travel Insurance

 Inbound flight to Uganda

Out bound flight from Ethiopia

27 days detailed TINERARY

DAY1: Arrival at O.R. Tambo International Airport

On arrival to O.R. Tambo International Airport Johannesburg South Africa, you will meet your driver guide who will welcome you, greet you and drive you to the Hotel.

Accommodation: Onomo Johannesburg Sandton Hotel.

Meals: Dinner.

Drinks: bottled drinking water.

Activity: Airport pick up

O.R Tambo airport Johannesburg South Africa   Onomo Johannesburg Sandton Hotel



Day2: Flight to Hazyview

This morning after breakfast your driver guide will drive you to to O.R. Tambo International Airport in time to catch your flight to Hazyview, on arrival xavier safari representative will pick you up from Nelspruit Airport then he will drive you to Makhonja mountains to visit the Geo Trail near Barberton. You will be taken on a journey into the mists of a distant past of more than 3 billion years ago to learn about the first beginnings of life and the geological history of this area.

Accommodation:Lions Rock Rapids Tented lodge Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and Dinner.

Drinks: bottled drinking water.

Activity: flight to Hazyview

Rock rapids tented lodge hazy view South Africa   Hazyview Mpumalanga Panorama-Route


Day3: Transfer to Mantenga Cultural Village

Today you leave Hawane Lodge at around 08h30 and head to Mantenga Cultural Village. Here you will have a guided walk through the village before the show starts which will include traditional dancing and singing. Mantenga is a living museum of old traditions and represents classic Swazi lifestyle during the 1850’s. After lunch at Mantenga Village you head to the King Sobuza Museum. The beloved King led Swaziland for many years and
was responsible for preserving the Swazi culture. It is an experience you will never forget.
Now head to Ngwenya Mine, the oldest mine in the world. The ancient Bushmen mined this area for Ochre which was used in traditional ceremonies and for cultural purposes. There is also a visitor’s Centre with interesting information about these people. Artefacts and rock formations are also exhibited here. After this tour you head back to Hawane Lodge.

Accommodation:Lions Rock Rapids Tented lodge Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and Dinner.

Drinks: bottled drinking water.

Activity: Transfer to Mantenga village.

Mantenga-Reserve village cultural dance South Africa   Mantenga village cultural show dance South Africa

Day4: Transfer to Johannesburg

This morning after breakfast you will check out  from Rock Rapids Tented lodge Lodge

and your driver guide will take you to Nelspruit Airport

Accommodation: Lions Rock Rapids Tented lodge Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and Dinner.

Drinks: bottled drinking water.

Activity: flight  to Johannesburg

Day 3: Visit Nyamirambo Women’s Center

After your morning relaxed breakfast, you will be transferred to Nyamirambo Women’s Center to visit the cultural center where you will have hands on Sisal Basket Weaving Workshop, walk tour around, and Traditional Cooking Class. You will also visit the art and craft gallery where you will have a chance to purchase traditional African costumes. In the later afternoon, you will return to the hotel for leisure and overnight.

Accommodation: Onomo hotel. 

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner Dinner.

Drinks: bottled drinking water.

Activity: Visit Nyamirambo Women’s Center

  Nyamirambo Women’s Center Kigali city  Nyamirambo Women’s Center Kigali

  1. Day 4: Visit the Iby’Iwacu Cultural Village

  2. On this day you will be picked up by 7:00 am, presumably after having your breakfast, and transferred to Nyabigoma, Kinigi, Musanze district, Northern Province which is roughly a two hours drive from Kigali town, you will enjoy a lovely beauty of the unwinding rolling landscape of Rwanda countryside that makes it famous as a country of a thousand hills, you can ask your driver guide to explain to you some of the eye-catching along the way or stop for photography as you proceed. In a short time, you will be in the hearts of Iby’ Iwacu cultural village, a beautiful project employing and empowering the community and providing alternatives to poaching. You will later be joined by a local guide who will greatly welcome you to the village and takes you through an insight into the cultural history of Rwanda. The guide will take you through some of the programs such as visiting the huts, tasting the local brew, marriage ceremony, storytelling, and rap it with hilarious, fantastic dancers and drummers, who will showcase their traditional dance before you, and you can join. Lunch combined with local food will also be arranged and served within the day, and later in the afternoon, drive back to Kigali for your overnight at Gorillas hotel.

  3. Accommodation: Gorillas Volcanoes Hotel

  4. Meals: Breakfast, lunch and Dinner.

  5. Drinks: bottled drinking water.

  6. Activity: Transfer to Kinigi, Musanze district

  7. .Iby’Iwacu Cultural Village performance  Iby’Iwacu Cultural Village cultural performance Kinigi
  8. Day4: Transfer to Uganda
  9. This early morning and take breakfast you will check out of the hotel and your driver guide will drive you to Uganda through Cyanika Border Post into Uganda, after the border visa process you will proceed to Rushaga sector Bwindi Impenetrable national park.
  10. Accommodation: Rushaga gorilla lodge
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  12. Meals: Breakfast, lunch and  Dinner.
  13. Drinking: Bottled drinking water included
  14. Activity: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable forest.
  15. Day  5:Gorilla trekking
  16. Today is best day ever, at 5:00 am early this morning you will wake up to freshen up  then  at 7: 00 am your driver guide will pick you up  from the lodge with parked breakfast and lunch. And he will transfer you to  Rushaga Bwindi sector briefing point. On arrival at the briefing place, you will be welcomed and given seats until time of briefing as your driver guide registers you with the ranger on duty so that you are allocated a gorilla family to trek. You will eventually meet your ranger guide and start your gorilla trek in the jungles of Bwindi. We advise you to hire a porter at $40 to carry your day pack because sometimes the gorillas could be located a distance far from the start of your trek, they can also help push or pull you along the steep slippery paths in the forest. After Gorilla trekking your driver guide will drive you back to Rushaga Gorilla lodge for dinner and over night.
  17.   Tourists photographing a black back gorilla in Bwindi impenetrable national park Uganda.   Sliver back gorilla Bwindi Impenetrable national park Uganda
  18. Accommodation: Rushaga gorilla lodge
  19. Meals: Breakfast, lunch and  Dinner.
  20. Drinking: Bottled drinking water included
  21. Activity: Gorilla trekking.
  22. Day 5: Morungole Ik tribe hike
  23. In the morning today you will have breakfast and prepare to hike up to the Morungole mountains where the Ik/Teuso ethnic tribe live you will interact with them , tour their homes thus enjoy dancing and singing with them later return to the lodge.
  24. Accommodation: Kidepo savannah lodge
  25. Type of accommodation: permanent safari tents.
  26. Meals: Breakfast, lunch and  Dinner.
  27. Drinking: Bottled drinking water included
  28. Activity: Hike to Morungole mountains
  29.   Ik dressing attire Mulongole Uganda   Ik raid dance Mulongole mountains Kidepo Uganda
  30. Day 6: Transfer  to Kampala city.
  31. After breakfast you will check out of Kidepo savannah lodge, and head to Kampala city arriving late Afternoon check-in to Forest cottages
  32. Accommodation: Forest Cottages. 
  33. Meals: Dinner.
  34. Drinks: bottled drinking water.
  35. Activity: Transfer to Kampala.
  36. Bus stop snack town Karuma Uganda  Aerial view of Karuma town Uganda
  37. Day 7: Flight to Masai mara
  38. This morning you will have break fast and check out of forest cottages. Your driver guide will drive you to the airport to catch your flight to Maasai mara game reserve.  on arrival your driver guide will pick you up and take you for lunch at one of the lodges close to the airstrip. After lunch, you will go for a game drive to look for animals like  Big Five  that include Lion, Elephant, Rhino, Leopard and Buffalo ), Cheetah, Giraffe, Hippo and Zebra.
  39. Accommodation: Mara sopa lodge
  40. Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner.
  41. Drinks: bottled drinking water.
  42. Activity: Transfer to Maasai mara game reserve.
  43. Lion Masai mara Kenya  zebra-and-giraffe-Maasai-mara-game-reserve-Kenya.
  44. Day 8: Maasai mara game reserve
  45. Have your breakfast, your driver guide will take you for a morning game drive to a home of over 450 species of birds and mammals including rhino, leopard, elephants, buffalo, wildebeests Elephants, Zebras, Hippopotamus, Thompson’s gazelle Crocodile., warthog, Jackals, lions, many types of antelopes, crocodiles and giraffe. during lunch hours return to the lodge for lunch. After lunch your driver guide will take you to the the Maasai village. the maasai  live in structures known as ‘Manyatta’, which are low height houses, essentially huts, made of mud, cow dung and wood, with a single entrance and minimal side windows. on arrival you will be welcomed, take you for a tour around the village, interact with the maasai then later they will entertain you with their songs. After the tour you will return to the lodge for dinner
  46. Accommodation: Mara sopa lodge
  47. Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner.
  48. Drinks: bottled drinking water.
  49. Activity: Game drive and cultural tour
  50. coalation-0f-Cheetahs-Maasai-mara-game reserve-Kenya.   Maasai worrior jump dancing Maasai mara game reserve Kenya
  51. Day 9 : Transfer to Jomo Kenyatta airport
  52. This morning after breakfast, check out of the hotel  your driver guide will drive you to Jomo Kenyatta airport in time for your flight to Adis Ababa- Ethiopia,
  53. On arrival Addis Ababa Xavier safaris representative will meet you at Bole international Airport and you will visit the diplomatic capital of Africa, headquarters of the Africa union starting from National museum (home of Lucy hominid skeleton dating back to 3.2 million years), afterwards continue to the campus of Addis Ababa University to the Ethnographical museum, with great displays of the many cultures of Ethiopia, housed in the former palace of Haile Selassie. In the afternoon proceed to Mountain Entoto for panoramic views of the city with fresh air from the eucalyptus forests .Here you will visit the Entoto Mariyam church and Museum
  54. Accommodation: Sheraton Addis Ababa
  55. Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner.
  56. Drinks: bottled drinking water.
  57. Activity: Airport pick up.

  59. Day 10: Dorze Village & Lake Chamo

    In the afternoon proceed driving to Dorze, set in the highlands above Arba Minch. The Dorze people are known for their tall beehive-like houses and their fine cotton weaving. You will visit the village and learn about the daily lives of these industrious people. If today is market day (in Dorze village on Monday and Thursday and in nearby Chencha on Tuesday and Saturday), that will be visited. In the afternoon, take a boat trip on Lake Chamo to visit the “crocodile market”, and the local hippos.

    Accommodation: Haile Resort.

    Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner.

    Drinks: bottled drinking water.

    Activity: Airport pick up.

     Omo valley Mursi village lady and her child Ethiopia Omo valley Mursi village lady Ethiopia

    Day 13: Transfer  To Jinka

    After breakfast depart from Arbaminch to Jinka via Konso and Key Afar.  Thursday is market day in Key Afar, where you will see the Benna and Tsemai tribes trading goods.  This is another very popular market in the region.  After the visit, proceed to Konso (market days are Mondays and Thursdays).  The Konso people are known for their wooden statues, known as wakas, which are erected in honor of dead heroes as well as their innovative agricultural terracing.  Today you will have a brief opportunity to visit a local village and the cultural museum displaying many waka statues.

    Accommodation: Eco Omo lodge

    Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner.

    Drinks: bottled drinking water.

    Activity: Nyangatom tribe, Karo tribe tours

    Karo tribe men EthiopiaKaro-Women painted faces Ethiopia

    Day 14:Transfer to Turmi

    Drive through Mago National park to visit Mursi tribal village. The tribe is renowned for the now-uncommon custom of their women, upon reaching maturity, having their lower lips slit and circular clay discs inserted. Return back to Jinka for lunch and in the afternoon proceed driving to Turmi en route visit, Tuesdays and Saturdays are market days in Dimeka, which is one of the most colorful markets in the area and is visited by many tribes, including Hamer, Benna and Karo.

    Accommodation: Paradise Lodge.

    Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner.

    Drinks: bottled drinking water.

    Activity: Omo valley Mursi tribe, Hamer tribe, tours

    Konso Kanta Lodge

    Day 15:Transfer to  Arbaminch

    Morning depart from Turmi to Arbaminch . On the way you will pass through the village of Weyto (market day Saturday), which is home to the Tsemai tribe.  Continue through the Weyto Valley to Erbore, where you will have a brief visit to a local Erbore village (market day is on Saturday).

    Accommodation: Paradise Lodge

    Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner.

    Drinks: bottled drinking water.

    Activity: visit the Tsemai tribe

    Day 16: Transfer to Addis Ababa-Departure

    Morning, depart from Arbaminch  for a full day’s drive to Addis Ababa on the way you may have time to visit one of the following archeological sites of interest , Adadi Mariyam (rock hewn church similar to those in Lalibela or Melka Kunture (pre historic tool making site or Tiya (Ancient stele field and UNESCO world heritage site), Evening we will have fare well dinner in one of the Ethiopian restaurant for cultural dances from the different ethnic groups. Then transfer to the airport flight back home

    Accommodation:  Sheraton Addis AbabaDay room use

    Meals: Breakfast and lunch

    Drinks: bottled drinking water.

    Activity: Flight back home


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