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  • Show your community-based travel experience! ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐ŸŒพ

    Posted by Anne on 2 May 2023 at 11:37

    More and more travellers are interested in learning about local cultures and ways to genuinely interact with local communities. ๐Ÿ’š

    Community-based tourism provides just that and also has many positive benefits for local communities (if developed well). โœ”๏ธ

    We’d love to hear your experiences – so let us know ๐Ÿ‘‡

    • The most popular community-based travel experience you offer
    • Benefits you see for the community, travellers and your business
    • Challenges you’re experiencing in managing this

    Need more guidance and background information on community-based tourism? Read our article on how to develop community-based tourism in our online library. ๐Ÿ“š




    Anne replied 9 months, 3 weeks ago 2 Members · 2 Replies
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  • Jane Goldring

    2 May 2023 at 14:50

    Agarthaโ€™s Taste of Uganda Tour: Situated in a small village on the fringes of the Queen Elizabeth National park, (approximately 45 minutesโ€™ drive from the camp) Agartha is a strong member of the local community group and tirelessly works to improve not only her familyโ€™s well-being but also her neighboursโ€™.

    Agartha takes great pride in sharing with you how the women of her tribe, the Bakiga, prepare their favourite food. Not only do you hear how the ingredients are grown and harvested but you can witness how to shift, grind, cook, and most importantly, keep the much-loved food warm for their husbands.

    During the tour Agartha weaves in stories of what itโ€™s like to be a Bakiga wife whilst encouraging you to taste what you may have helped prepare together. She then sends you off on your journey with a packed traditional snack and a taste of the local brew if you wish too!

    • Anne

      2 May 2023 at 14:50

      Thank you for sharing Jane, very interesting to hear! Are (or were) you also experiencing challenges in organising/managing this?

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