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Woza Nawe Cultural Tours Frequently Asked Questions


The following questions are often asked about the tours. Should you not find the answer you are looking for, please contact us via the contact email form.

 

What are the tours that Woza Nawe offers visitors to Swaziland?

Woza Nawe Responsible cultural tours in Swaziland offers visitors a variety of tours including the kaPhunga Village One day tour, the kaPhunga Village Overnight tour, The Museum tour and the Swazi Connect Tours. For further information about these tour options please review our Tours Page.

What accommodation options do you have for visitors partaking in the Overnight tour?

Visitors partaking in the kaPhunga Village Overnight tour are accommodated in traditional Swazi Beehive huts on traditional grass mats. Visitors are required to bring their own sleeping bags and for those who do not wish to sleep on the grass mats, mattresses are available. Please ask in advance so that these can be organised for you.

What should we pack?

It is suggested that you bring the following:

  • - Bring Sweaters or just warm clothes in winter (April, May, June, July)
  • - If travelling with Children - bring other food that they will be able to eat if they   can't eat Swazi foods
  • - You can bring a bottle of wine for the evening if you want relax.
  • - Any supplies for the pre-school especially pencils and pens but mainly other   things can not be sourced from here.
  • - For the ladies- make sure you have skirts or sarongs to wear when you visit the   village or the schools.
  • - Hiking shoes
  • - Sleeping bag, but if you dont have one please let us know in advance. We also   have covers for guests who dont have.


What is the length of stay?

For the kaPhunga Village Tours: One day or Two days and one night. Longer stays can be arranged for groups that want to take part in the community by volunteering in our school (preschool) within the compound.

What is the best time of year to book a Swazi Cultural tour with Woza Nawe Tours?

Anytime of year as the tours operate year round. It is essential to book beforehand.

Are there any toilet facilities?

Yes. There is a long drop, and for those who have never used one before it is quite an experience because it facing and amazing view.

Are there any showers?

Yes there are bucket showers available but we have to heat up the water on the fire first so it does take a bit of time.

Can we drive our own car to the village?

Yes you can drive your small car to the village. The road is very good it is also good for a low clearance vehicle.

Can we arrive at the village at around 4 or 5 o'clock in the evening ?

You can if you don't have any way to change your plans so that you arrive early. Bear in mind that you could miss out on lots of activities.

Do we sleep in the traditional huts?

Yes you spend your stay in the traditional huts.

How many people can be accommodated at on time?

If people are travelling together in a group of friends, you can have up to 4 people in one hut but if guests don’t know each other, there is enough space to enable you to stay with the people you know or even stick with your partner in one hut.

Can we bring our small children in the village?

Yes. You can bring children along from the ages of 7 years and up-wards. We would not recommend any child younger than 7 years to spend the night in the village.

Do we need to bring sleeping bags ?

Optional. Sleeping bags are not necessary, but if you have one and wuld like to bring it along it is always good to have anything extra. We normally have enough covers for guests (depending on the numbers we have). Please let us know in advance if you will be needing a cover.

Can we visit the schools ?

Yes you will be able to go and see how the eduction system in rural Swaziland works. You can spend time at the local pre-school which is in our compound and you be able to interact with the kids.

Can we bring anything for the Community/Donations?

Yes, but it is always best to communicate with us first to check what the priorities of the schools are. Some of the items you can find here in Swaziland. It is always appreciated when guests do give donations such as; sponsoring a school child to attend the school. This is often better as small gifts and tokens may soon be forgotten by the kids.

What if I have a query not answered here?

Send us an email. We will gladly answer any questions you have.




Images from Woza Nawe Cultural Tours - Building with a traditional builder

Assisting a traditional Swazi builder.

 
 
 
 
 
 

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