Iby’Iwacu Cultural Village

Iby’iwacu cultural village is located 15 minutes drive from Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge and is an interesting cultural excursion.

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The village convinced ex-poachers to turn their back on poaching and instead perform for visitors.

Visiting the village you can discover the traditional house of a local king, watch an authentic medicine man prepare herbal mixtures, try your hand at bow and arrow shooting or enjoy cultural dances and drumming performed by people from the local area.

The guided walk of the village takes around an hour and you can freely take photographs.  A tip of USD$ 20 minimum is normally expected.

It is also possible to walk to the village from Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge. The walk is downhill all the way, takes around an hour.