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Day 1: Kigali

Arrival in Kigali – welcome by your tour guide – check-in at hotel afterwards go for Kigali city tour.

Day 2:

Ntarama and Nyamata Genocide Memorial and transfer to Akagera National Park:
Transfer to Ntarama and Nyamata – visit the genocide memorial – transfer to Akagera National Park – boat ride on Lake Ihema: Overnight at
Akagera Game Lodge)

Day 3: Akagera National Park

Game drives + Pastoralist heritage experience.
Overnight at recommended hotel in Kigali.

Day 4: Nyanza and Butare

Transfer to Butare – visit the Cathedral of Kabgayi and other many historical sites on route – visit the ancient King’s palace at Nyanza and National Museum. Optional visit to the women drumming group. Overnight at a recommended hotel in the area.

Day 5: Nyungwe National Park

Nyungwe National Park – Chimp trekking in the morning and visit tea plantation – afternoon – Optional: Visit the market. Overnight at a
Recommended hotel.

Day 6: Kibuye and Lake Kivu

Transfer to Kibuye – on route; – visit Bisesero genocide memorial.
Kibuye church and Nyange school genocide memorial – boat tour to Amahoro Island, the Island of Peace. Overnight at a recommended hotel in

Day 7: Gisenyi and Lake Kivu

Transfer to Gisenyi – visit the fishing village, hot springs, visit DRC-Rwanda border (Gisenyi town) and relax at the lake side in the evening. Overnight at recommended hotel on the shores of the Lake Kivu.


Transfer to Kinigi – Gorilla trekking in the morning -experience traditional dancers and learn about Rwandan drumming, singing and dancing in the afternoon. Perhaps visit the twin lakes if time
allows; Optional overnight stay in a family home (or comfortable night at recommended hotel)

Day 9: Cooking & Beer Production Lessons

Learn about Rwanda’s tradition of cooking in a local family, visit street kid project, women Cooperatives producing handicrafts out of banana fiber and acquire lessons in sorghum and banana beer production. Transfer to Kigali and overnight at a recommended hotel.

Day 10: Kigali: Departure day