6 Day In The Splendid Rwanda
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About the Event
Day 1: Kigali City tour, king palace and ethnological Museum, Nyungwe National Park.
After breakfast, you will drive to the southwest through the greenery landscapes and stopover at the King palace Museum where you will take a journey into the Rwanda origins and learn about the Rwandan king lifestyle. You will visit the ling horn cows, the romantic ones who are always in the king' back yard.
Around 11.30 Am, you will continue toward the Butare city (the old Rwandan capital city) where you will stop for visiting the biggest ethnological museum in the East Africa. You get to learn about the African tribes and traditional industry.
You will continue to Nyungwe Forest and check in Kitabi Eco center.
Day 2: Canopy walks way and go to lake Kivu for a boat cruise through the beautiful islands.
After breakfast, you will walk some 20 minutes in the forest and get your morning challenge by walking above the dark forest on an extended on 200m and shaking bridge suspended above 70m. This will be an challenge experience where you will find yourself above the flying monkeys, birds and the tropical trees. The view is amazing!
Go for lunch and after lunch, drive some 2.5 hours toward lake Kivu in Karongi. Grab your drink and go to respond to the calling islands. Beautiful and most importantly panoramically green. You will hike the Napoleon Island and stand in front of the open thousand hills. You will be amazed by the view, the fruits and the blue monkeys, birds and the natural silence from an island to another.
After what you will check in Bethania Hotel
Day 3: Drive back to Kigali and have an afternoon spent in the parliament building, a visit to the local market.
After breakfast, drive some 3 hours to Kigali
After lunch, go in the parliament building which hosts the campaign against genocide for learning about the resilience and commitment of the current leaders who stopped the genocide and brought Rwanda to a significant successful level. The building is old and orned by the gunshots to testify its terrible and unique history among thousand building in kigali.
After that, you will also visit the Kigali genocide memorial and pay respect to more than 250 000 genocide victims.
Overnight, check in Peponi living Space.
Day 4: Akagera National Park
Starting from Kigali early morning(preferably at 5 am) you will drive to Akagera National Park. You will check in the park around 8 am and register at the park entrance. You will immediately check in Akagera Game Lodge before going for your long day game drive.
Our Druve guide will order a packed lunch (sandwich, fruits, eggs, juices) and go for a game drive. You will start by the southern part of the park home of Zebra, buffalos, giraffe, antelope, and many other species includes a variety of birds.
Around 4 pm you will retire back to Akagera Game Lodge inside the park.
Day5: Boat tour and the evening game drive in the height of the park.
In the morning you will drive to lake Ihema, the second largest lake in the country and get in the boat for exploring the big mammals and reptiles like crocodiles, elephants, buffalo, monitor lizards and even other species coming to drink.
After the boat trip you will drive back to the hotel for lunch and have some 1 hour relaxing (there is a swimming pool)
Later afternoon, go for an evening game drive through the height of the park which not only gives you a rich spot but also a panoramic look above the fives lakes between Tanzania and Rwanda. The sunset above the Akagera water lands give an unforgettable view of the sunset.
Overnight, retire in Akagera Game Lodge
Day 6: Long day game drive and exit
After breakfast, start driving from south to Northern of the park. With the chance to see the big five like Lion, Elephants, Buffalo, Rhino, Leopards...
You will exit through Kilala planes an animal and human picnic area where you will get your last selfy of this trip
Over evening exit and transfer back to Kigali
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