6 Days Rwanda Cultural Safaris - Cultural Heritage and Values in Rwanda
In discovering the Rwanda cultural heritage and values, a visit to Batwa community in Ruhengeri province in the northern Rwanda, Omwami’s Palace in Nyanza, the Rugarama hot springs, the genocide memorial centers offer a memorable safari of a lifetime.
Day 1: Pick-up at the Airport
Upon your arrival at the Airport, meet your tour guide or driver guide for a transfer to the hotel for your dinner and an overnight. Day 2: Kigali city tour
Enjoy a visit to the Kandt’s Natural History Musuem, dancing pots workshop at Kiyovu and later Gisozi genocide memorial site.
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. Overnight stay at Mt Gorilla View Lodge / Chimp Nest Lodge.
Day 3: Visit the twin Lakes – Ruhondo and Burera
Enjoy your morning breakfast and later transfer to the twin lakes, Rubondo 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”.
4: Transfer to Lake Kivu
This morning traverse the scenic mountains, with en route lunch at Hotel Bethanie. Relax at the sandy beach on Lake Kivu 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 “Umwami”. Proceed to the Rwanda’s cultural centre – Butare, and the National Museum. Overnight stay at Nyungwe Safari Lodge
Day 6: Return to Kigali for your departure
Along the way visit Mirambi genocide memorial site.