African community tours/community tours in Africa are part of sustainable tourism that combines the conservation of unique wildlife and the local communities and culture.
Community adventures count among the transformations in the way in which tourists view traveling, which is not just to create a meaningful difference and support the wildlife, but also the locals and their cultural beliefs.
Travelers and children from school institutions, universities, and families or friends can carry out volunteer trips that will leave a better education for learning locals. On the other hand, their program will enable them to enjoy uplifting adventures on their visit to the African continent.
The development of local communities and organizations in Africa will range from a school or hospital program that will enable you to create an amazing connection with members from different communities as you assist in supporting and solving economic challenges and business ventures of the people while promoting traditions.
As one, everyone can impact the people through promoting responsible tourism for cultural and animal conservation in their program like teaching and building solar power sources and wells in a school. When you visit these neighboring local communities, you will experience the ways of creating a meaningful difference as you support the lives of these people whether it is learning in a school or their homes during your safaris.
On your visit, be moved by the warmth of Africa’s people
Immerse yourself in the friendliness and warmth of the African people and culture when you visit the different local communities and look at their different projects whether in a home or a school program in Africa.
Much as the culture and life of the African people are diverse, warmth and love are among the common important factors in all of them, from the school students and other members of families in Africa. This is whether you visit Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya, Victoria Falls areas of Zambia and Zimbabwe, South Africa, and many others.
Read below to learn more about the community visit and program adventures in Africa.
As an experienced tour company, therefore, we can support you in organizing your amazing community excursions in East, Southern, or other parts of Africa to visit families or a school of your choice to explore culture. Below are some of the various projects for people to participate in for your community visit in Africa.
Experience what it is like to volunteer in Africa today during a visit to a school or family to help in the learning process of the youth through your expertise! It is an uplifting program and many attest to it being one of the happiest moments of their journey.
It is a fact that half of the citizens of East Africa can access clean, safe water for healthier lives.
The clean water program is among the projects that enable volunteers, locals, and group members to assist in keeping water safe, it may involve collecting water in low rainfall zones.
In this project, participants on volunteer trips join hands to install gutters and reservoirs to prevent waterborne diseases in families or a school in villages in Africa.
Additionally, support in constructing desks in classrooms, you contribute to helping the youth and children in a school to learn about different health-related knowledge including how to access safe water.
Tanzania in East Africa has different projects to support a group, a school, and community members. Below are some of the program adventures.
The Serengeti Girls Run occurs every year at the end of October and it is hosted by the Grumeti Fund together with the Singit.
It is a charity initiative where the runners participate and funds raised are used to empower the women in schools to solve their different challenges. You will get to run among the animals like Hyenas, Zebras, and Wildebeests.
Every participant on the run contributes $8,500 and these are donated to the Grumeti Fund which is a nonprofit organization carrying out an important wildlife conservation program and Community Development in the West of Serengeti.
This is an amazing activity that enables you to make a positive change while also testing the endurance of running long distances.
This top tour destination stands at the Usangu Wetlands in an extensive wild and pristine Ruaha NP.
This safari destination conserves both the African wildlife, and the land both for neighboring families, their school institutions, and the animals.
At this destination, you will track collared animals like Elephants, Wild Dogs, Leopards, and Lions that are surrounded by camera settings and this helps the research department in their research.
With this kind of tourism which is dubbed the Citizen Science safaris, tourists have been involved in travel with a purpose during their adventures in a school or villages.
By participating in conservation tourism, travelers understand the importance of preserving nature for future importance.
This is a small island found on the Zanzibar coast as well as a nature reserve that protects the remaining coral islands of the region.
It is the first managed and privately established Marine Protected Area in the world and is kept for ecotourism.
The local fishermen in the region are trained to be the keepers of the island and guides for the visitors who visit to awe at its beauty.
When you visit the Chumbe Island Coral Park in Zanzibar, you will get to discover the beautiful coral reef sanctuary, and the coral rag forest and stay in the beautiful eco-friendly bungalows.
In Kenya, East Africa you can do or have funds raised for the following projects to do or offer your service trips for community members.
Solar power is one of the important power projects that is an environmentally and eco-friendly program.
On your hot air balloon trip, seeing the beautiful nature from the sky is one of the ways in which you can enjoy a group African animal adventure and help conserve the environment.
The program most times beginning at dawn leads you to beautiful nature, following the amazing Mara River twisting stream into a breathtaking landscape.
Get to view the amazing riverine forest during your project at its most beautiful landscape and wild nature of the amazing landscape.
Ol Pejeta is home to the last remaining Northern White Rhinos in the world with amazing animal encounters. Whether you are watching in a safari vehicle or tracking on foot, the experience is worth undertaking.
Ol Pejeta Bush Camp is an amazing safari site in the Ewaso Nyiro River and it sits on 100,000 acres of land found in the Kenyan Laikipia area. This camp is an amazing destination that helps to support sustainability which includes the future use of electric safari vehicles and the future of luxury African safaris.
Part of the community and conservation projects in Uganda, East Africa will lead you to support and solve challenges among local communities that range from the Batwa (who used to hunt in the forests) and the indigenous Karamojong and IK tribes.
Participate in the initiative of renovating a school for children for quality education by buying paint to paint the walls and supporting solar power projects. This will make the classrooms in a school all be brightened for the students and children to learn and have insight into knowledge.
More so, you could help to save the environment and soil erosion by joining the group projects of planting different indigenous trees in a society or school.
For animal conservation, you could participate in saving the Rhinos of Uganda at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary in Uganda to save endangered species that are only 32 in the country.
Likewise, you could participate in the construction of a sports field for students, children, and other family members who would love to play soccer. Participate in leveling the landscape, marking the fields, and digging trenches to mark the line as you help to construct the goalposts for footballers, especially for students in school institutions.
Enjoy the amazing adventures of visiting various villages, families, and children in school institutions to help improve their standards of living.
Tongabezi is found within ebony trees at the end of the powerful Zambezi River.
This powerful lodge in Africa boasts large beautiful ceilings, extensive wood and glass doors, and windows: an architecture inspired by the traditional arts and crafts of the locals.
The design of the architecture gives high priority to sustainability and while you stay in the lodge, you can visit the Tongabezi Trust School or other schools and you will get to learn about the free materials for education and nutritious food, plus contribute to their various projects.
On your visit to the Mukuna Community Farm, you get an insight into the different sustainable agricultural methods in the area and you will also get the chance to interact with the Simongi people.
Community tourists in Zimbabwe participate in a range of activities and the funds raised from their visit help in various projects within a school on a safari in Africa. Let us look at some of these group trip project activities to do on your Zimbabwe visit to Africa on your safaris as seen below.
Zimbabwe is another rare gem for community adventures and with the Singita Pamushani Lodge, there are various animals protected within the Malilangwe wildlife area.
The area spreads over an extensive area covering South West Zimbabwe. This amazing resort has a beautiful luxurious pool and rooms. Its wild nature makes it an important wildlife conservation area for African animals and a chance to empower the surrounding communities.
The Kamboko Living Museum, found close to the reserve is a paradise for guests to do a range of activities like visiting the local Shangaan culture.
These Shangaan members are direct descendants of the Zulu people who split from King Shaka Zulu of Africa during the early 19th century.
On your trip and society project, they will teach you how to make fire by using friction, and how to make the bow and the arrow as you contribute directly to their development, especially in their different projects.
Learn of the different ways in which you can create a meaningful difference for elders and children by uplifting the lives of surrounding communities in South Africa through the following community and wildlife adventures during your safaris in Africa.
Kwandwe Private Game Reserve provides comfortable accommodations, homes, and campsites that will give you exclusive luxury on your tour.
This protected area, with its social partner the Ubongie Foundation, carries out projects to help people in rural areas and create volunteering opportunities for travelers on safaris to Africa.
This lodge participates in a range of activities to help you have insight and appreciate the family lives of the neighboring individuals better during your safaris.
By planting the Spekboom which is native to the Eastern Cape, you leave your carbon imprint behind as this plant is one of the top five plants on earth with a high carbon storing capacity.
Tracking and monitoring the animals at the Marataba Conservation Camps is one of the various ways in which you can conserve endangered White and Black Rhinos.
The funds raised in these conservation experiences are used for purchasing important tools such as radio collars, camera traps, and microchipping equipment.
Have a tour of different places and experience different adventures in the culture, traditions, and schools of the country during your safaris.
Volcanoes NP is an amazing place for visiting the Batwa people who were former settlers in the forests. The Batwa Resettlement Project tour done at the Mount Gahinga Lodge with funds raised by well-wishers seeks to support the Batwa people. They comprise more than 100 adults and children who once lived in the Mgahinga NP, over 25 years ago and now are adjusting to the new life like going to school.
The Batwas have permanent villages of about 10 acres where they stay with their families and through the community visit adventures, many contribute to their wellness which range from building houses, and health centers, providing them tools for agriculture, and teaching them about business.
The Batwa Cultural Heritage Site or the villages built on the properties of the Mount Gahinga Lodge are thus among the important projects and factors in the lives of the Batwa locals.
On your safari, get to learn about the traditions in the villages that range from herbs in the bush to the huts, and how they collect honey and hunt in the forests.
With the help of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund an organization together with other organizations helps in protecting the endangered Mountain Gorillas for a better experience in Rwanda. All earnings go toward raising awareness about the importance of conserving the animals of Africa.
The Gorilla conservation program and project adventures on the trip during your safari in Africa include
While you experience the different villages in Namibia and get to see the different lower-level schools and upper-school institutions, you will also be amazed to discover the different species of wildlife in the country. Below are some of these adventure projects to do on your safaris in Africa.
Track the Desert-adapted Rhino of Desert Rhino Camp in Damaraland
Desert Rhino Camp is known as one of the most pristine regions in the world, with the untamed beauty of the arid-adapted Rhinos that you can see on your safari in Africa.
The desert protects the largest number of Black Rhinos in the wild and to help save the Rhinos the Desert Rhino Camp works together with the Save the Rhino Trust to conserve the inhabitant.
The Black Rhinos are a critically endangered species with less than 5,600 left in the whole globe. At this desert conservation center, you will connect with various conservationists and other local trackers to go game viewing in these wild lands and experience the amazing tour of meeting some of the largest numbers of predators. On your tour to the outskirts of Etosha National Park, you will see the Leopards, Hyenas, dessert-adapted Lions, Cheetah, and many others during their explorations.
An African community tour which most times merges with wildlife conservation safaris is an amazing adventure that will bring you close to different communities and people. You will not just immerse yourself in the uniqueness of their life during your trip safaris but also in the beautiful experience of helping in the development of projects that will make lives easier for different people.
Let us help you organize your best African community tours.