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Azizi Life Experiences Rwanda

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Address: Muhanga, Rwanda
Phone Number:
+250 785 781 146
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

We offer you a unique opportunity to experience life in Rural Rwanda. Come...

We offer you a unique opportunity to experience life in Rural Rwanda. Come on one of our day trips to try your hand at subsistence farming, eat a traditional meal with a local family and learn how to weave your own Rwanda craft. A real glimpse into life in another culture. You can do a day or more if you want to try out other activities such as traditional Dancing & Drumming, construction, cooking and banana juice making. You can do one day to two weeks and we can tailor the experience to meet the needs and interests of your group - just ask us for more details.

We also offer guided hike around the beautiful hills and valleys around Muhanga.

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Banana Juice Making at a Local Community in Rwanda

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Spontaneously stopped in Muhanga on the way to Akagera to go to Azizi lifes' souvenir shop but ended up with staying one night and went on an experience doing mud bricks. We do... read more

Reviewed February 25, 2017
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Reviewed February 25, 2017

Spontaneously stopped in Muhanga on the way to Akagera to go to Azizi lifes' souvenir shop but ended up with staying one night and went on an experience doing mud bricks. We do not regret it one bit! First of all, they treated us like royalty at the hostel and made us feel right at home for a more than... More 

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Reviewed February 23, 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for a wonderful curated rural experience in Rwanda, Azizi Life is the best. They are best known for their high-quality fair-trade crafts sourced from women's cooperatives all around the area. They have a boutique next to Heaven Restaurant in Kigali and they sell online to customers around the world. In the past few years they took the... More 

Thank orm
Portland, Oregon
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Reviewed November 28, 2016

What can I say that was not phenomenal?! The staff was prompt, professional, and accommodating. I wore traditional clothing, helped to prepare our meal, got water, and cultivated with the women.... It was THE experience to have while in in Rwanda as a tourist. To see people's lives first hand and walk through a day with them, ending with singing... More 

Thank 101SecretPlaces
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Reviewed November 26, 2016

I'd been living in Rwanda for over a year when I had some visitors from home and I wanted to show them as much about life in Rwanda as I could. We did the traditional gorilla and Akagera visits, but I wanted them to see something more 'real.' The organisers created a bespoke day to include a mix of the... More 

Thank Catherine P
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Reviewed October 29, 2016

Half of my trip in Rwanda was organised by Azizi life, the gorilla trekking,chimpanzee trekking and the experience day with Azizi . Among all the activities that my sister and I have joined, the stay with Azizi life in Muhanga was the most memorable one. We spent two nights in Azizi life hostel and joined the construction work experience day,... More 

Thank HoiManWong
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Reviewed October 25, 2016

I spent the day with Azizi Life in Muhanga and it was truly one of the most amazing, inspiring and beautiful experiences in my travels around the world. The women in the cooperative were so generous and loving. I shared a day in their life- and it was incredible. Their children were also part of the amazing day and their... More 

Thank KarenHEncinitas
Hamilton, Canada
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Reviewed October 14, 2016

Our first trip to Rwanda and coming to Azizi in Muhanga was the best choice in our Africa trip, we have got the best experience when it comes to basic living, it taught us a lot on life, on what it is really necessary... Azizi you are doing a great job!

Thank coky45
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Reviewed August 24, 2016

It was a hands on experience as to the life of the Rwandan artisan. We had a great time make our meal, doing farm work, hauling water and weaving our bracelet. We have a better appreciation of quality craftsmanship. The fellowship with the artisans was priceless. I highly recommend this experience.

Thank Joany W
Paris, France
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Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

I feel nearly ashamed that it has taking me so long to write a review on Azizi. I spent a wonderful, enriching and humbling day cooking and talking about life with the local ladies in a village. Azizi also organised my trip, accomodation and a driver to see the gorillas for a reasonable price. I would like to thanks particularly... More 

Thank caro538
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Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

I came with a group to Azizi Life the day after visiting my first Genocide Memorial. Seeing the progress and spending a day with the artisans restored my faith in humanity. I'm more than happy to support their work!

Thank Annie D

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