Caplaki Crafts Village
Caplaki crafts village is found in Rwanda and it’s an association of over ten stalls and that have combined themselves together to make up a craft shopping village though each shop is an independent business they are all in one area
Caplaki crafts village boasts with a lot of Rwandese handicrafts as well as items from Kenya and Uganda, masks and carvings from Congo. Other things sold are baskets, bags, jewelry, home décor items, painted carved utensils and so much more.
The prices of things at Caplaki crafts village are opened for bargaining, the shop keepers can never tell you the real actual price so you can start bargaining even at 25%. The crafts village is open 7 days a week and from 8:00am to 8:00 pm.
The shops at the crafts village often sell the same things but varying in versions and colors, this is the best place for acquiring souvenirs to take back home for remembrance or gifts for your loved ones.
There’s more to do in Rwanda than just fancy shopping at the Caplaki crafts village some of the activities can be seen below:
Rwanda just like many African countries have got unique cultural values and customs, tourists can get entertained with the famous Ntore cultural dance and learn about people’s ways of living. You can visit the kings’ palace museum in Butare and get an insight to the Rwandan cultural monarchy.
Visit lake Kivu
Lake Kivu is one of the best places for relaxation while in Rwanda; the lake is beautiful with crystal like water providing panoramic views. Tourists can enjoy activities like swimming, boat cruising, kayaking and so much more.
Explore coffee plantations
Rwanda is among the top ten coffee producers in the world, you can visit places like Nyamirundi island and learn the coffee making process from crop to cup and also buy some coffee to take back home for your loved ones.