1 Day Kigali City Tour

Experience Rwanda culture and history as you explore Kigali city on a one day guided tour – Trip features visits to genocide memorial sites, local markets, craft shops, museums as well as shopping malls and restaurants on request. Get chance to learn about Rwanda’s historic events include the 1994 genocide plus you can sample the everyday life of the locals as you drive around the lush green hills and blissful French named streets of Rwanda.


Itinerary
Day 1-
Our driver guide will pick you up from your hotel/ residence as early as 7am and drive you to the Juru Park, one of the highest points offering magnificent views of Kigali city centre and country side. Take pictures as you enjoy the cool view and breeze of the hills. You will then be driven to the Camp Kigali Belgian Memorial where 10 UN Peacekeepers from Belgium were murdered by the ruthless Hutu militants with aim of provoking United Nations withdrawal so they could launch a massacre on the Tutsi minority.
Proceed to the Kigali Genocide Memorial , one of the numerous burial grounds and a popular local tourist attraction where a large number of genocide victims (over 250,000) were buried after the killings. Explore the facility and get chance to see the skulls and bones of the deceased as the guide tells you the whole story and key events leading to this tragedy that shook the whole of Rwanda. You will also get to watch videos plus also meet survivors and victim families.

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After a hearty lunch in the city, you will then proceed to Natural History Museum of Rwanda also known as the ‘Kandt House ’ , a place where you can learn more about Rwanda’s nature and wildlife behind closed doors. You will find replicas/ statues of many wildlife species as well as natural wonders of the country all in one place.  
End the trip with a visit to the Kimoronko Giant Market, a popular spot for tourists interested in hand-made local art and craft, find African clothing designs, beds, bracelets, hats as well as t-shirts to take back home as souveniours.  

Other interesting sites you could add to the itinerary include Gisozi memorial site, Nyamata church, Presidential palace museum, Ethnographic museum, Green park, shopping malls among other places. Do you want to book a one day Kigali city tour , get in touch with us through booking@tristarafricaskimmersafaris.com or call us now on +256-758540071 , we will be morethan delighted to organize for you the most memorable trip to the Land Of a Thousand Hills.  


 

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