Xhosa Cultural Village & Guest Farm
Tel: +27 43 8511011
Cell: +27 83 9811336
Fax: +27 43 831 1793
6, Mooiplaas, 5288
traditions are rooted in
vibrant dancing, singing and drumming rythyms.
are different forms of traditional dress for different age groups.
the authentic Xhosa culture of South Africa at Khaya La Bantu,
near East London, with Mama Tofu as your guide and narrator. Together
with her daughter, Zinzi, she explores the sacred rituals and
daily way of life within a Xhosa village.
explanations and stories will enrich your insight into various
aspects of the Xhosa heritage and their proud traditions.
invite you to enjoy a unique visit with a vibrant group of local
Xhosa people dedicated to preserving the traditions and beliefs,
established by their ancestors, which are still practised in the
rural areas of the Eastern Cape and throughout South Africa.
The tour begins with an inspiring and energetic welcome dance
enhanced by rythymic drumming and singing, colourful costumes
with traditional beadwork.
This is followed by a beer tasting ceremony at the Chief's burial
site, a visit to the various dedicated ritual huts, an insight
into the life of the sangomas (healers) and a display of stick
fighting followed by the preparation of a traditional Xhosa meal.
a meal is served in the dining hut which includes refreshments
from the Mananana Bar.
are also invited to learn beadwork and purchase homemade crafts.
include a journey through the various
traditional huts surrounded by a panoramic view.
most important Xhosa
ceremony for young men
is their initation.
undergo special rituals
to prepare them for manhood.