CULTURE

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Angolas Cultural Side

THE SOUTH

Start: Lubango  (8 days, 7 nights)

Embark on an extraordinary journey through the captivating landscapes of southern Angola, encompassing Namibe, Huila, and Cunene provinces. Encounter diverse ethnic tribes such as Mumuhuila/Mwila, Mudimba and Mutua, Mucubal, Himbas, and Tjimbas, each contributing to the rich cultural tapestry.

Explore the charming village of Chibia, witness the serene Kuroca, and marvel at the Nossa Sra. Do Monte chapel and the iconic Cristo Rei figure.
Admire the breathtaking Serra da Leba, the untamed beauty of Iona National Park, the dramatic Fenda da Tundavala, and the awe-inspiring Cascata da Huila. Discover the resilient Welwitschia Mirabilis, the enchanting Namibe Desert, and numerous hidden gems, all in one unforgettable journey.

ANGOLA NORTH TO SOUTH

Start: Luanda (14 days and 13 nights)

Start a captivating journey through Angola, traversing from the north to the south and back. Begin your adventure southward, starting from the vibrant capital. Discover the awe-inspiring Sassa Caves, explore the charming towns of Lobito, Benguela, Lubango, Huambo, and Luena. Engage with the diverse tribes of the southern regions, delving into their unique cultures.

Immerse yourself in the lush landscapes of the Malanje region, where breathtaking waterfalls await amidst vibrant greenery. This odyssey promises a firsthand encounter with Angola’s rich tapestry of landscapes, cultures, and natural wonders, leaving you with indelible impressions of this diverse and captivating country.

TRIBES OF ANGOLA

Start: Luanda (11 days and 10 night)

Join on a cultural odyssey in Angola, where ancient traditions thrive amid the vibrant diversity of tribes. Immerse yourself in the captivating rituals and customs, each tribe boasting its unique identity and rich history.

Interact with the locals and explore the breathtaking landscapes that serve as the backdrop for these diverse communities. A visit to the Angolan tribes guarantees an enriching experience, providing insight into the world of traditional life. Discover the warmth of hospitality, witness age-old practices, and be enveloped by the rich tapestry of Angola’s cultural heritage. It’s a journey that transcends time, offering a profound connection to the roots of this captivating nation.

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ANGOLA BY CAR

Start: Luanda (21 days and 20 nights)

Discover the richness of Angola through an extensive road journey that unveils its most captivating destinations. Commence in the north with the historic M’Banza Congo, delving into the past. Witness the grandeur of Kalandula Falls and explore the Huambo region, a testament to Angola’s recent history.

Engage with the diverse tribes, stepping into a bygone era to admire the fascinating rock drawings and cave paintings. Journey southwards to explore the coastal regions, providing a profound understanding of the country’s culture, history, and landscapes. This road trip promises an immersive experience, connecting you with Angola’s vibrant tapestry of stories and scenic wonders.

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ANGOLA BY TRAIN

Start: Luanda (15 days and 14 nights)

Discover Angola via train, immersing yourself in the distinctive charm of daily life. Engage with locals and delve into the historically rich Kuito region, unfolding Angola’s decades-long narrative of resilience and transformation.

This immersive journey offers a unique perspective, seamlessly blending visually diverse impressions with profound historical insights. Witness the resilient spirit of a nation through the lens of its railway, connecting you to the heart of Angola’s culture and heritage. As you traverse this remarkable landscape, you’ll be captivated by the tales etched into the region’s fabric, creating an unforgettable tapestry of experiences that transcend the ordinary.

M'BANZA CONGO

Start: Luanda (2 days and 1 night)

Explore Angola’s UNESCO World Heritage Site, retracing the path of ancient African kings. The 13th-century city beckons with its rich archaeological sites, offering a glimpse into a storied past. Venture beyond the beaten path to northern Angola, a region yet to fully embrace tourism. Immerse yourself in the unspoiled beauty of nature, where the N’zau Evua caves await exploration. Delve into the provincial charm of Nzeto for an authentic encounter with rural Angola.

 
This off-the-beaten-track journey promises a blend of historical intrigue and unexplored landscapes, making it an enriching experience for those seeking the road less traveled.

CABINDA

Start: Luanda (2 days and 1 night)

Discover the allure of Cabinda, a captivating region in Angola that beckons with excitement. Rich in biodiversity, enveloped by dense rainforests, and steeped in extraordinary culture, Cabinda promises a multifaceted adventure. Beyond its natural splendors, the region is endowed with a wealth of mineral resources, adding another layer of fascination.

Explore the vibrant tapestry of life within the deep rainforest, immerse yourself in the unique local culture, and appreciate the economic significance of Cabinda’s mineral treasures. This region offers a compelling blend of nature, culture, and resources, making it a must-see destination for those seeking an enriching and diverse travel experience.

CUANDO CUBANGO

Start: Menongue (5 days and 4 night)

Embark on Menongue’s charm with a city tour, immersing in its resilient history shaped by wartime struggles. Visit landmarks like the Menongue train station, reflecting on the city’s poignant past. Head to Missombo, once a colonial-era prison, before returning to Menongue for a cultural experience, including the UNESCO-listed Memorial 23 de March.

Continue to Mavinga, boasting the enchanting Mavinga National Park, and explore the history at UNITA founder Dr. Jonas Malheiro Savimbi’s former residence. Conclude your journey in Cuito Cuanavale, discovering the Cuchi River’s path, exploring the war history at the Cuito Cuanavale memorial, and savoring moments of tranquility in this historically charged region.

NAMIBE

Start: Namibe (9-15 days and 8-14 night)

Namibe Province in Angola, a coastal haven, enchants visitors with diverse landscapes and a rich cultural heritage. Highlighted by pristine beaches like Praia do Soba and Baía dos Tigres, Namibe offers a serene retreat. Explore Namibe city’s vibrant markets and historical sites for a deeper immersion into local culture. The Tombua desert adds a fascinating contrast, while seaside eateries provide a taste of fresh seafood amid Angolan hospitality.

Baia dos Tigres, an abandoned island engulfed by Namib Desert sands, stands as a haunting testament to nature’s relentless forces.

Foz do Rio Cunene, where the river meets the Atlantic, showcases Angola’s southwest charm and biodiversity, inviting visitors to revel in its beauty.

HUILA AND CUNENE

Start: Lubango (13 days and 12 nights)

Explore the vibrant city of Lubango, where our journey begins. Delve into the heart of Lubango with visits to landmarks like Fenda da Tunda Vala and the beautiful Nossa Sra. Do Monte chapel. Hike through Fenda do Bimbi, revealing the town’s natural beauty. The adventure continues to Bicuar National Park, home to elephants, giraffes, and more. Experience the unique Mumuila village and camp among the locals. Travel through Chomipapa to meet the Gambue tribe, then proceed to Humbe for a glimpse into the Humbi tribe’s traditions.
 
Discover Ruacana Falls, Oncocua’s timeless charm, and the enchanting Monte Negro falls (Epupa Falls) before concluding our unforgettable journey in Lubango. Immerse yourself in Angola’s diverse cultures, landscapes, and traditions.

LUANDA SIGHTSEEING

Start: Luanda (1 day)

Get to know all the major attractions of the city. On this day trip culture and history are united.

Discover the Marginal, the monument of Augustino Neto, the Parliament and many more attractions.

Angola’s rich history reflects multifaceted in architecture, as well as in people.

LUANDA'S LOCAL NEIGBORHOODS

Start: Luanda (4 hours)

Explore the heart of Luanda on our immersive tour, stepping away from typical tourist spots to engage with locals and uncover hidden gems. With expert guides facilitating cultural exchanges and a focus on authentic experiences, savor local street food and discover the vibrant, lesser-known side of the city.

LUANDA STREET ART

Start: Luanda (4 hours)

Like everywhere else in the world, there is a young and growing street art scene in Luanda.

Get to know the city from a completely different perspective and immerse yourself in the colourful images of the city that reflect the everyday lives of its inhabitants.

MUXIMA

Start: Luanda (1 day)

Muxima means “heart” in Kimbundu and is also the name of the main place of pilgrimage of Angola. The Mary’s church is visited annually by pilgrims from all over the world.

Get to know the lively life around the sanctuary, discover the small market and look forward to explore the Rio Kwanza by boat.

KIZOMBA

Start: Luanda

Kizomba is a popular dance and music genre that originated in Angola in the late 1970s. It is characterized by its slow, sensual movements and a fusion of African rhythms with elements of Caribbean and Latin dance styles.

Learn this increasingly popular dance with the Angolan national champions and enjoy a moving day full of rythm.

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