1 Days 0 Nights Candle Dipping and Hive Making Private Tour from Muhanga from USD 104


Gain hands-on experience working with natural materials on a tour to a nearby village from Muhanga. Work with members of a crafts cooperative to pick up traditional hive-making and candle-dipping skills, and create two of your own candles to take home as souvenirs. Keep energized for your day of handiwork with a local lunch included, and benefit from the undivided attention of your host on a private excursion.



  • Departure from Muhanga: Your day begins with a departure from Muhanga, a town located in the Southern Province of Rwanda. Enjoy a scenic drive to a nearby village where you'll immerse yourself in traditional craft-making activities.

  • Introduction to Crafts Cooperative: Upon arrival in the village, you'll be warmly welcomed by members of a local crafts cooperative. Meet your hosts and get acquainted with the traditional craft-making techniques you'll be learning.

Craft-Making Workshop:

  • Hive-Making Skills: Dive into the art of hive-making as you work alongside members of the crafts cooperative. Learn about the natural materials used in hive construction and the traditional methods employed by Rwandan artisans.

  • Candle-Dipping Demonstration: Watch as skilled craftsmen demonstrate the intricate process of candle-dipping, a traditional Rwandan craft. Gain insight into the history and cultural significance of candle-making in Rwandan communities.


  • Local Lunch: Take a break from your craft-making activities and enjoy a delicious lunch prepared with locally sourced ingredients. Taste traditional Rwandan dishes and savor the flavors of authentic Rwandan cuisine.


  • Hands-on Craft Experience: Roll up your sleeves and put your newfound skills to the test as you create two candles using traditional candle-dipping techniques. Receive personalized instruction and guidance from your hosts as you work on your craft projects.

  • Souvenir-Making: Take home your handcrafted candles as souvenirs of your experience. Admire your creations and reflect on the memories made during your time spent learning and crafting in the Rwandan village.


  • 1. Gratuities
  • 2. Bottled water
  • 3. Lunch
  • 4. Local guide
  • 5. Tour host
  • 6. Return transport from Muhanga Town to Village

  • Exclusions

  • 1. Transportation from Kigali (but this can be aranged on request for an additional charge)
  • 2. Items at the gift shop

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