Thingira Cultural Village

thingira cultural village
See Thingira Cultural Village as an additional to your itinerary to Mt.Kenya (The home of living  memories).
A multicultural village set amongst the pristine bushveld and rocky hills laying on a 20 acres piece of land, located along the Tana river, opposite Kengen power plant in Sagana one hour drive north of Nairobi along the Nyeri/Nairobi highway at the intersection of four districts – Kirinyaga, Muran’ga, Embu and Machakos.

Four traditional homesteads demonstrating traditional and modern day lifestyles of Mount Kenya people:

  • The Ameru with their cozy beehive huts, 
  • The Embu with their perfectly thatched rondawels huts and distinctive ceremonial regalia made of leopard skin,
  • the rhythmic drums and whistles of The Akamba tribe and
  • the conical straw huts and thick, brown lessos of The Agikuyu.

thingira cultural village

You will go on a journey that will make you feel like you traveled backwards a hundred and fifty years ago. From life in prehistoric times right through to ultramodern art: For young and old alike, they will feast your senses on stories, smells, flavors and  images of the living history that will make a lasting impression, bringing back memories and astonishing them by turns. Immerse yourself in the past and get to know the culture of the a Bantus of Mt Kenya  and the history of Kenya. Indeed a visit to Thingira Cultural Village  either on a day trip or overnight is an unforgettable experience.


  • Camping
  • Fishing
  • Boat riding to Masinga/Kaburu dam and Mwea National park
  • Bird watching
  • Hiking/walking various hiking trails are available from the novice to  the experienced hiker.
  • Cycling
  • Agro tour to coffee/tea farms and largest fisheries in East Africa
  • Game drive in Mwea National Park , Mt Kenya National Park, Aberdare  National Park
  • Bungee jumping
  • River Rafting through fantastic rapids.
  • Donkey cart rides
  • Canoeing on the Tana River to Masinga dam.
  • Thingira Cultural Village is also excellent place for cooperate events, team building garden facilities for weddings and other events.

Lea founder of ThingiraContact us:

Thingira Cultural Village,
Garden Estate off Thika Rd
P.0 Box 7969-00200 Nairobi,
Tel+254 20 2349509
Tel/Fax +254 20 8565033
Cell +254 735889350


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