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Rwanda Cultural tour – 6 Days )

This Rwanda cultural tour 6 Days explores the Rwanda’s cultural values, a visit to Batwa community in Ruhengeri, Omwami’s Palace in Nyanza, and genocide memorial centres  

Program

Day 1: Airport pick-up; Upon your arrival, meet our tour guide and transfer to the hotel

Day 2: Gorilla trekking

Day 3: Visit the Batwa (Pygmies)

Day 3: Visit the twin Lakes – Ruhondo & Burera

Day 4: Transfer to Lake Kivu

Day 5: Transfer  to the King’s Palace in Nyanza

Day 6: Return to Kigali for you departure. Along the way visit Mirambi genocide memorial site.

End of Safari

 

Included in the package;

  1. All Airport pickups and drops
  2. Private transport in an open roof 4 x 4WD vehicle with gas/fuel
  3. Services of a fulltime English speaking driver/guide
  4. Entrance to all the named parks & reserves
  5. 1 Gorilla tracking permit per person
  6. 5 nights accommodation and meals (F/B)
  7. Nature walks as in itinerary
  8. Game drives as stipulated in the Itinerary
  9. Mineral water while in vehicle
  10. All government tax / Levies

Excluded in the package;

  • Drinks (soft and alcoholic)
  • Laundry
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Portarage services
  • Any expenses of personal nature i.e. phone bills, antiquity purchases, etc
  • Personal insurance
  • Air Fares/Visas
  • Driver guide gratuity

 

Day 1: Arrival Kigali Transfer to Ruhengeri

Upon arrival at Kigali international airport you will be welcomed by your safari guide. Your journey takes you through the beautiful terraced hills that characterise much of Rwanda’s landscape. Climbing gradually to the base of the spectacular volcanoes of the Virunga range, the five nearest peaks rising high above the verdant countryside,

Day 2: Gorilla trekking

After breakfast, go for a Gorilla tracking in Parc National des Volcans, through the light mountain forest on the slopes of the Virunga range, is a magical experience. Once you reach the gorillas, you can spend an hour with them Some gorilla families can be more difficult to find, and tracking can take a full day, especially if it is wet and muddy.you will drive back to Kigali for a city tour On reaching Kigali, visit the Gisozi Genocide Memorial site, the handicrafts shops, etc. Later our tour guide will transfer you to Kigali airport for you scheduled flight.

Day 3: Visit the Batwa (Pygmies)

A traditional dance will be organized for you on this day by the Batwa (Pygmies). Visit the local brick makers. There is much to explore here including tracking the endangered golden monkey or trekking to Dian Fossey’s grave and the gorilla cemetery, the final resting place of her favourite gorilla, Digit. Other popular excursions include visiting the local school and community projects Alternatively relax on the shores of Lake Kivu, , or take a guided walk to Lake Bulera and experience local village life .Overnight stay at Mt Gorilla View Lodge / Chimp Nest Lodge

Day 3: Visit the twin Lakes – Ruhondo & Burera

Enjoy your morning breakfast and later transfer to the twin lakes, Ruhondo and Bulera. Interact with the fishermen, if you are interested in activity; go fishing in the local canoes. Later visit the traditional witch doctor called the “Snake man”. Proceed to the convent “Foyer de Charité”

Day 4: Transfer to Lake Kivu

This morning after break fast drive to lake kivu, with en route lunch at Hotel Bethanie. Relax at the sandy beach on Lake Kivu home to some of the finest inland beaches in Africa or just undertake a boat cruise to the coffee island. Overnight stay at Lake Kivu Serena /Paladis Malahide

Day 5: Transfer  to the King’s Palace in Nyanza

After attending a traditional dance by the Batwa community, proceed to Nyanza, the historical seat of the ancient Rwandan kings . Proceed to the Rwanda’s cultural centre – Butare, and the National Museum. Overnight stay at Nyungwe Safari Lodge

Day 6: Transfer back to Kigali

After breakfast, you will drive back to Kigali for a city tour On reaching Kigali, visit the Mirambi genocide memorial site, the handicrafts shops, etc. Later our tour guide will transfer you to Kigali airport for you scheduled flight.

End of Safari

Included in the package;

  1. All Airport pickups and drops
  2. Private transport in an open roof 4 x 4WD vehicle with gas/fuel
  3. Services of a fulltime English speaking driver/guide
  4. Entrance to all the named parks & reserves
  5. 1 chimpanzee permit per person
  6. 2 Gorilla tracking permit per person
  7. 5 nights accommodation and meals (F/B)
  8. Nature walks as in itinerary
  9. Game drives as stipulated in the Itinerary
  10. Mineral water while in vehicle
  11. All government tax / Levies

Excluded in the package;

  • Drinks (soft and alcoholic)
  • Laundry
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Portarage services
  • Any expenses of personal nature i.e. phone bills, antiquity purchases, etc
  • Personal insurance
  • Air Fares/Visas
  • Driver guide gratuity