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Gorilla Trekking Day Tour from Kigali

The critically endangered mountain gorilla can only be found in two locations in the world, one of which is Virunga National Park. Discover these rare creatures on a day tour from Kigali, and learn more about the work done to protect them from your accompanying park rangers. Travel easily to the park’s outlying location with round-trip transport from your hotel, and avoid hidden costs with lunch and entrance fees included.
  • Duration: 1 day
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Full-Day Akagera National Park Safari from Kigali

Rwanda’s flora and fauna is world famous, but can be difficult to explore alone. Discover the country’s only Savannah park on a full day excursion to Akagera National Park, with round-trip transportation from your Kigali hotel. Look out for wild animals, including the Big 5, and benefit from your guide’s experience in locating these creatures in their natural habitat. Make the most of your time with lunch provided onsite.
  • Duration: 1 day
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  • Duration: 1 day
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1-Day Akagera National Park safari

Rwanda is known for its natural wildlife, but knowing the best places to see the Big 5 can be difficult. Enjoy a hassle-free trip to Akagera National Park, with round-trip transportation from Kigali, to discover the country’s only protected Savannah land and observe animals such as lions, leopards, rhinoceroses, elephants, and buffalo. Benefit from your guide’s experience in locating these wild animals, and relax with lunch in the game lodge.
  • Duration: 1 day
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  • Duration: 1 day
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Ntarama & Nyamata Memorial Day Tour

Understanding the context and impact of Rwanda’s 1994 genocide can be difficult for visitors in modern Kigali. Travel to the Ntarama Genocide Memorial and Nyamata Genocide Memorial Site on a round-trip tour from Kigali, and learn about the shocking events that took place over the 100 days of mass violence. Benefit from intimate insights provided by your local guide, and keep energized with lunch included in the price.
  • Duration: 1 day
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  • Duration: 1 day
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Nyamata and Ntarama Memorial visit

Understanding the circumstances and impact of Rwanda’s 1994 genocide can be difficult for visitors to Kigali. Learn about the 20th-century tragedy on a visit to the Nyamata Genocide Memorial and Ntarama Genocide Memorial Centre from the capital, and see sobering artefacts for insight into the reality of mass slaughter. The small-group size ensures a more intimate experience with your local guide.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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A Day in the Life of a Local Artisan from Muhanga Town

Get an authentic taste of rural village life in Rwanda during this flexible-length, small-group experience visiting with a local family. Get a chance to participate in daily chores like hoeing the fields or planting crops, then take a break for a lunch of local Rwandan fare and have time chat with your hosts. Finish your day with a weaving lesson and a chance to purchase local handicrafts made by your family. This small-group experience, limited to six guests, also covers a guide, lunch and transport to the village.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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1 Day Rwanda gorilla trekking safari

Discover the silverback gorillas of Rwanda on this full-day tour from Kigali to Volcanoes National Park. Trek through the dense forests with your guide and learn about where these endangered animals live. After capturing incredible photos of these majestic animals sit down to a delicious 3-course lunch and chat about your gorilla experience.
  • Duration: 1 day
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Experience Traditional Construction in Rwanda

Learn about traditional Rwandan building techniques and experience rural village life during this flexible-length excursion with a local family. Discover the traditional methods used by Rwandans for brick making and fashioning rope from banana trees. After enjoying a simple but delicious lunch of cassava and beans you’ll spend the afternoon applying your new skills to build an animal shelter, fence or house. Finish your trip with a chance to shop for locally-made handicrafts. This chance to learn about Rwandan construction also covers a guide, lunch and transport to the village.
  • Duration: 7 hours
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  • Duration: 7 hours
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Millenium Village Tour

Embark on a full-day community excursion in the historic South of Rwanda. 45-minutes drive outside Kigali and learn about how one of the poorest sectors in Rwanda became a unity, reconciliation and development model with the intervention of MDGs. Welcomed at the MVP headquarters, you'll see the former Nyamata church, now Genocide Memorial, and mass graves of the 1994 Genocide against Tutsi.Visit a local farmer who showcases his farm and agriculture practices with the SDGs interventions. Interact with formerly impoverished women who formed a weaving cooperative that makes beautifully crafted traditional baskets called "Agaseke." Be hosted by a Reconciliation village housing Genocide survivors, the Ex-perpetrators and Rwandan Returnees to hear their testimonies and their journey towards reconciliation.Finally have a traditional get-together “Ubusabane”, a happy time of food and drinks, with a touch of Rwandan Traditional dance.
  • Duration: 6 to 9 hrs
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  • Duration: 6 to 9 hrs
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FROM CROP TO CUP

Embark yourself on an extremely educational excursion over the stunning scenery of Lake Kivu, where you will learn hands-on about the coffee growing process and the entire coffee production chain. The excursion takes you to Amahoro island en route to the nearby washing station where you are introduced to the washing process that involves over 20 sophisticated steps. You pick your own coffee cherries and follow through the various steps of coffee washing. Finally, you can roast the coffee on an open fire and enjoy a cup of your own hand-grinded and traditionally roasted Rwandan coffee alongside local coffee farmers.
  • Duration: 3 to 5 hrs
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  • Duration: 3 to 5 hrs
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1-DAY LAKE KIVU KARONGI SAFARIS

Dedicate your first day in Kigali, discovering the capital of Rwanda. Among activities are touring Kigali with your own guide or in group.   Deprnd on tour kicks off and the stopovers will be taken for memorable photo the tour will rest between 9 to 12 hours  and  the activities in tour are follow:*Visit Ndaba Rock, learn the history behind this rock. Children earn living to narrating the story of this legendary rock.*Have your Lunch  at hotels on shores of Lake Kivu while observing the calm sea-like water.*Visit Environmental Museum*Take boat rides visiting Amahoro (peace in English). Amahoro Island has a small restaurant, campsite and you can swim or play volleyball. The next ride will take you to Napoleon Islands. The island features a brigade of fruits bats.
  • Duration: 9 to 12 hours
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  • Duration: 9 to 12 hours
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