Educational Tours You Can Go On Whilst Travelling
Travelling isn’t just about seeing beautiful places, it’s also about doing meaningful things that will have an impact on your life. It’s becoming more important to be aware of the impact you are having on the world, and be mindful of the environment whilst travelling.
You won’t take much away from a destination if you don’t bother to learn much about it or immerse yourself in the local culture. People who go travelling around the world often have some truly life changing experiences. Travelling really can change your life, and help you to grow as a person.
Instead of going on the usual tourist routes, head to more unique and remote areas where you will have a more authentic experience. It’s wonderful to learn while you are travelling and to create lasting memories. There are lots of different educational tours you can go on that can teach you useful skills and help you to understand how different cultures live. Here are some interesting educational tours you can go on whilst travelling.
Local craft making tours and meeting local people
Making arts and crafts with the local people is great fun. You can make all sorts of different products and get an insight into how the local people make a living. On some local craft making tours you can take souvenirs home, which is a lovely memory of your time away.
You can also speak with the local people and ask them questions about the local area and what their daily life is like. They will tell you fascinating stories and tell you things about the destination you are visiting that you would never find in a tour book.
Amahoro Tours runs a number of different local craft making tours in Rwanda and Congo. You can get involved in activities such as banana beer making, basket weaving, farm tours and stone grinding. All of these activities not only benefit the tourists but also the local people, who often make money from hosting such activities and selling their goods. Amahoro Tours is a sustainable tourism business that takes pride in the work they do with local people and ensures that the business gives back to the local