Thingira Centre is a cultural village that serves as a gateway for those seeking to learn about the traditional practices of the people living in the Mt Kenya region. The Centre is located at Makutano town, on the Nairobi – Nyeri Highway. The Centre showcases traditional songs, cuisines, artefacts, games among others from the Kikuyu, Embu, Meru and Kamba communities. Besides, it also has a crocodile village where visitors can watch the reptiles at close range.
Departure for Thingira Centre from Conference venue
Arrival at the Thingira Cultural Centre
Welcome songs, dance, and briefing
Tour to the crocodile park
Education on the indigenous trees/herbs
Site seeing on the architecture of different types of huts
Tours through the homestead and introduction to the homestead set-up
- Traditional clothing, music instruments, currency and history of Kenya/bantu, Blacksmith house, Weaving, Beading, pottery and carvings.
- Traditional foods demo (Grains, traditional vegetables, beer making).
- Stone Age fire lighting.
Traditional games such as:-
Interactive traditional dancing
Departure for Conference venue / Areas of residence