8 Days Rwanda Cultural Tour

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival
Meet and greet with your driver/guide and drive to the hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 2: Kigali City Tour
After breakfast, embark on a city tour in Kigali mostly visiting the cultural sites that form Rwanda’s history. Visit the Kandt Museum, Presidential palace Museum where the deceased President Habyarimana lived, Gisozi Genocide Memorial site to learn of the terrible past. Dinner and overnight at the Hotel. FB

Day 2: Visit King’s Palace Museum
After breakfast, depart to Nyanza south of Kigali City, visit a palace of the former king Mutara III Rudahigwa which was turned into a museum and the National Museum of Rwanda to learn of history and culture of Rwanda. Dinner & overnight at the Hotel. FB

Day 3: Nyungwe Forest National Park
After breakfast, head to Nyungwe Forest National Park that a home of different species of primates, the most famous are the Chimpanzees & Colobus Monkeys. Afternoon will be spent tracking the Colobus Monkeys. Dinner and overnight at the Hotel/Lodge. FB

Day 4: Chimpanzee Tracking
Early morning you will go to the forest to track the chimpanzees and if time allows you will engage in community walks and activities. Dinner & overnight at the Hotel. FB

Day 5: Lake Kivu
After breakfast, drive to Lake Kivu with spectacular views and stunning sandy beaches. Dinner and overnight at the Hotel. FB

Day 6: Iby’Iwacu Cultural Village in Ruhengeri
After breakfast, head to Ruhengeri and visit Iby’Iwacu Cultural Village to learn about the Rwanda culture, traditions and local ways of living. Visitors also get a chance to have a hands on experience in traditional dances, preparations of local meals, traditional medication. Dinner and overnight. FB

Day 7: Gorilla tracking /Golden Monkey Tracking/ Hike to Diana Fossey’s grave
After breakfast,assemble at the park headquarters for briefing, then set out to track either the mountain gorillas or playful golden monkeys or hike to the grave and research of Dian Fossey a zoologist who dedicated her life to the conservation of the mountain gorillas. After Dinner and overnight at the lodge. FB

Day 8: Visit the Caves in Musanze
After breakfast you will visit and trek through the Musanze caves, as you listen to informative and historical stories associated to the cave. Later drive to Kigali/ Airport for departure. HB
End of Safari

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