We invite you to experience real authentic Rwandese Cultural heritage at Musanze, home to the family of the founders of our company. It is a community residing on the slopes of the Volcanoes National Park .We offers you a chance to immerse yourself in rural life and allow yourself to learn and change. Most of our visitors come as individuals to participate in project or capacity-building work.
Birding Safaris works towards bringing, Conservation, Education, Community and Tourism together. Through conservation the community will be aware of how conservation can benefit them and how to protect it.Through conservation awareness programs we offer, we educate the local population on how to conserve the environment for the benefit of the community and the country in General.
Some of cultural activities we showcase include:
-Demonstration on the social aspects of beer production the most widespread, popular local beer in Rwanda.
– Mountain Bike holiday adventures on a wooden bike at the slopes of the Virunga chain of mountains.
-Walk from village to village with your own private guide, interact with welcoming communities and enjoy the amazing hilly landscapes.
-Introduction to Local cooking techniques, have a chance to participate
There is particular scope for professionals on holidays to make a valuable contribution to the local community. Those with experience of accounts, social work, medicine,business, education, or development can help in imaginative ways. You will have a chance to work with enterprising locals in village already vibrant and hopeful communities to enhance capacities and achieve greater self-sufficiency:
Services you may volunteers includes:
– supporting children in their learning, in schools or with their reading and homework
– teaching and school activities
– skills for partnership working
– Supporting sick individuals at local clinics
All such activities are worked out with local people with support from Birding Safaris . Let us know which activities interest you so that we may organize volunteering program.
Birds are phenomenal! Walks in the local area, and in several mountain ranges just an hour away, are available as group activities and for weekend trips. Lakes Bulera&Ruhondo, also an hour away, abounds in birds and buck. Other game reserves (e.g. Volcanoes National Park) are near the village. Lake Kivu lies in the border of Rwanda and Congo,one hour drive from the village. It is renowned as the fresh, free from bilharzia inland lake in Africa.