Kenya Culture Tour; Well, to most of us have thoughts that visiting wilderness, night life, beaches and excursions it’s all done. But will have got an alternative that cherish us with great memories and excitements. Kenya as a country has got unique forms of the traditional culture of the 42 tribes of Kenyans.

However, the most of our culture experience are; visiting authentic remote villages, the cities and townships of Kenya represent a perfect culture of their own. Each city represents unique blend of culture and ethnic creeds that is reflected in the architecture, art, food, clothing among others. All your required to do is get reliable tour company to arrange for you a perfect culture tour to a local village where you can witness the unique way of life that exists in a few places in today’s world. You will be welcomed into traditional home to observe meal preparation, familial structure and ancient practices.  A visit to Kenya Culture Safari will make you understand the mystery and strange lifestyles of the different tribes of Kenya.

You may also visit other cultures that you may interact with in the Swahilis in their small coastal towns. Visit the Kenya beach areas which are located near of their ancient settlements and ruins. Another tribe to visit in Kenya are Rendille and Pokot sits at the shores of Turkana alongside the smallest tribe in Kenya – EI MoIo.

From the 42 tribe of Kenya, the two most commonly experienced in Kenya are the Maasai and Samburu tribe who have kept their traditions from the modern ways of life.

Similarity Between Maasai and Samburu Communities;

Both tribes follow a nomadic pastoral lifestyle that is deeply rooted in nature.

Both tribes do not hunt wildlife for food instead their food historically has included milk and their treasured cattle blood and meat and sometimes preferred roots and plants.

Both live in small mud-thatched villages, surrounded by their cattle and smallest livestock.

Masai/Samburu Village Visit

A visit to Masai- Samburu you will notice about their many bright colors of their garments ‘’red shukas or sheets’’ and the brightly beaded jewelry like necklaces, bracelets and amulets – worn by the women and men. Their art in beadwork is very inviting and has more than just an ornamental value; mostly they express their identity and social status with their handcrafted pieces. You can help support the village through a purchase their beautiful handmade crafts from your travels.

The Maasai are known for their rhythmic call and response singing as well as their amazing dance which is known as the Adamu or ‘’h dance’’. The warriors form a circle with one person in the middle of center to entertain their dances while jump higher to the rhythms of the singers. As he jumps higher the singers will raise the pitch of their voices. If you don’t mind can join them or you will be invited into the circle adding to the dance fun.

Your village visit may be enhanced with a personal meeting with the elders who amazingly share their wisdom. You will also be able to see the Maasai’s houses, called Bomas. Bomas are small structured with thatched roofs and the perfect part of it is that a job of the Maasai women to build these Bomas. They start with a framework of timer poles and interweave smaller branches to form a structure. It is finished with a mixture of mud, grass, cow dung, urine and ash. Yet, men participate in constructing this homestead but it is their responsibility to build the protective fencing around the village to keep lions and other predators away from the livestock.

Visitors can be invited to participate in a traditional wedding, other rites of passage such as warrior ceremonies, watch the village women create the intricate beaded jewelry for which both tribes are known. Here is highlight of some of Kenya culture as explained below;

Bomas of Kenya

Bomas of Kenya explores a cultural Centre in Langata, Nairobi introducing over Kenya’s 23 major tribes and their homesteads. The term Bomas means ‘’homestead’’ and there are many unique traditional mud huts each representing one of Kenya’s main ethnic groups. Each traditional house is built basing on the original traditional architecture of an African home as built by the ancestors.

Kenya Culture Tour
Bomas of Kenya

When you visit Bomas of Kenya it’s a guarantee to visit a display of acrobatic shows and traditional dances from the local tribes like Kikuyu, Kalenjin, Luhya, Taita and Masai, Kamba, Kisii, Mijikenda, Kuria and Luo.

Loita Place in Narok

This is a place in Kenya where you can find Maasai people, the word Maasai simply means refusing to let go of their culture and we love and admire them for this. One engaging in a guided tour in the Loita Plains will give you a great view into how traditional Maasai Live ‘’Manyattas, spears and fearless warriors who do not finch at the watch of a lion and a nomadic lifestyle.

you an insight into how traditional Maasai live (Manyattas, spears, and fearless warriors who do not flinch at the sight of a lion and a nomadic lifestyle).


The Turkana is a home to the endangered EI Molo people, a tribe that is quite literally disappearing before our very eyes. There is nowhere else in Kenya you can experience the Turkana and EI Molo culture as you can at Lake Turkana.


Lamu Tribe are found in the semi- remote areas that has seen very little impact from the outside world and cultures

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