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CULTURAL IMMERSION

CULTURAL IMMERSION

The opportunities for cultural immersion in Africa are abundant and meaningful. 

THE OPPORTUNITIES FOR CULTURAL IMMERSION IN AFRICA ARE ABUNDANT AND MEANINGFUL.

A cultural holiday with ADORE Africa, means you contribute and give back to those people involved in conservation initiatives.

Become immersed in the cultures of truly unique and completely diverse destinations during mutually beneficial excursions

A cultural holiday with ADORE Africa, means you contribute and give back to those people involved in conservation initiatives.

Become immersed in the cultures of truly unique and completely diverse destinations during mutually beneficial excursions

The best ways to become familiar with local cultures and traditions is by visiting an African village.

The best ways to become familiar with local cultures and traditions is by visiting an African village.

Travellers gain authentic insights during this personal time while villages benefit in the form of financial support facilitated by the camp or lodge.

Travellers gain authentic insights during this personal time while villages benefit in the form of financial support facilitated by the camp or lodge.

The funds go towards conservation and development of infrastructure. Cultural interactions also revolve around significant sites.

THE FUNDS GO TOWARDS CONSERVATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF INFRASTRUCTURE. CULTURAL INTERACTIONS ALSO REVOLVE AROUND SIGNIFICANT SITES.

Expertly guided excursions to ancient rock art sites and historical sites reveal unrivalled insights.

Expertly guided excursions to ancient rock art sites and historical sites reveal unrivalled insights.

One of the most remarkable ‘assets’ of this continent is its people.

One of the most remarkable ‘assets’ of this continent is its people.

Cultural Holidays
In Kenya guides come from local communities and are proud to share their homesteads and traditions. Samburu National Reserve is home to the semi-nomadic Samburu, and in some rural settlements or villages, interactive experiences are an option.
Off northern Mozambique, footprints of Arab traders and Portuguese explorers can be found at the award-winning Ibo Island Lodge where the architecture and style of the original ruins were incorporated into the rooms. Meet the people to learn about their ancestry and board a dhow, a traditional sailing vessel, for a relaxing cruise.
Tanzania has 130 different tribes, most with their own traditions and languages. Many properties are committed to supporting local community developments in the areas of education, natural resource management, enterprise development and water management. Singita Sasakwa Lodge is one of them.
Stone Town, the cultural heart of Zanzibar, is a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site on Unguja, the largest island in the Zanzibar Archipelago. Zanzibar has an immensely diverse population and mélange of cultures. As a result, there are incredible historical and cultural tours to choose from.
In Botswana, the San people are one of several groups of indigenous hunter–gatherers. Camps facilitate gentle introductions. On the edge of the mysterious Makgadikgadi salt pans you will find Jack’s Camp and San Camp offering uplifting experiences. In Tsodilo Hills region, rock art paintings and stone tools are some thousands of years old.
In Namibia, visitors can connect with the local nomadic Himba tribes that live off arid landscapes. In terms of architecture, a strong German influence is evident in Lüderitz and Swakopmund.
Those visiting Zimbabwe can learn about intrepid early explorers and diverse cultures.
There are many rock art sites in South Africa, such as in the Southern Kalahari, the Limpopo Region and the KwaZulu-Natal Province. The country also has a fascinating art scene. Top galleries in Cape Town include Zeitz MOCAA, Iziko South African National Gallery, Stevenson Gallery, and Everard Read Gallery. 
Fine galleries in the winelands include Delaire Graff Estate, Kanonkop Art Gallery and Stellenbosch Art Gallery in Stellenbosch as well as Sénéchal-Senekal Art Gallery, Manz Art and EBONY/CURATED Bordeaux House in Franschhoek. Johannesburg boasts more than 40 art galleries.
Fine galleries in the winelands include Delaire Graff Estate, Kanonkop Art Gallery and Stellenbosch Art Gallery in Stellenbosch as well as Sénéchal-Senekal Art Gallery, Manz Art and EBONY/CURATED Bordeaux House in Franschhoek. Johannesburg boasts more than 40 art galleries.

We are careful not to endorse experiences built around staged authenticity.

We are careful not to endorse experiences built around staged authenticity.

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