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Rwanda Cultural Tour

Rwanda Cultural Tour Packages
Country: Rwanda
City: Musaze
Duration: 6 Day(s) - 5 Night(s)
Tour Category: Culture Tours
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99

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6 Days Rwanda Cultural Tour

Day 1; Arrival in Kigali. 
Well come to Rwanda! From here at the airport, you will be met by our tour guide, and then will transfer you to your hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 2: Ruhengeri
Early morning following your breakfast, you will drive to Ruhengeri in the north of Rwanda, this area has got many hills which you will spot as you take on your journey and that is why it is called the "Land of a Thousand Hills". Tour around the lively and friendly town centre; visit the clay fields and see a group of brick makers. You will then go to your hotel of accommodation and have a traditional dinner and also be entertained a local dance group, have a chance to see the cultural dances.

Day 3; Visit the Twin Lakes of Ruhondo and Burera
This will follow your breakfast, the beautiful region of the twin Lakes of Burera and Ruhondo. The local people will introduce you to the traditional sustainable farming methods with African vegetables and fruits, visit the local fishermen and also see the fishing competition with children from the adjacent villages. You will then have a launch cruise in one of the traditional canoes and have a visit to the convent "Foyer de Charite", visit the local witch doctors and the "snake man"

Day 4; Drive north of Lake Kivu and visit tea plantations.
This day you will visit the Gisenyi at the northern shores of Lake Kivu, visit the tea plantations, and do some shopping at a farmers market then. From here you will have a tour of the city which repeatedly gained tragic publicity in the past decade because of enormous refugee camps, hunger, and epidemics and, recently, a devastating volcanic eruption that reminded of the fate of the historic town of Pompeii and then drive to Kigali

Day 5: Visit to the Palace.
From this point you will visit Nyanza, the historical seat of the ancient Rwandan kings and visit the Palace. Drive to Butare, Rwanda's cultural centre and visit the National Museum. Drive to Kigali and have a tour to the city. Later in the evenning you will visit the Batwa people in their villages and see performances done by the members of a Batwa Pottery Project with an introduction to the life of the first Rwandans, their art of pottery as well as singing, drumming and dancing

Day 6; End of Safari.
This morning you will wake up have breakfast, then drive to Kigali, first have a look at the genocide memorial sites or lively markets in Kigali and then proceed to the airport for your departure.


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