Day 1: Kigali. Arrival in Kigali. Welcome by your tour guide. Check-in at hotel. After lunch, enjoy Kigali city and learn about the Rwandan culture – optional: overnight at one of the best hotels in the country or low budget hotel on request of a client.
Day 2: Akagera National Park. Transfer to Akagera National Park. Game drive (Opportunity to see over 12 species of antelopes, over 525 species of birds including the rare one called the shoe bill stock, papyrus gynolek and the big 5 i.e. Lion, Leopard, Rhino, Buffalo and Elephant) to mention but a few – optional luxurious camping in the Park or enjoy a comfortable night at a recommended hotel.
Day 3: Ruhengeri – introduction to local culture. Transfer to Ruhengeri. Visit community based activities where you can learn to produce banana and sorg-hum beer, acquire the ethno botany skills, make your own beautiful handicrafts out of banana leaves. Experience traditional dancing, drumming and singing. Learn how to make a traditional dish together with a local family. Optional overnight in explorable local family (home stay) or at the comfortable Hotel in Ruhengeri.
Day 4: Gorilla trekking and Buhanga Forest. Track one of the last remaining mountain gorilla families in the world, a once-in-a-lifetime experience – afternoon excursion into Buhanga forest (Where all Rwandan Kings were initiated) or drive to the beautiful twin lakes of Ruhondo and Burera. Overnight: Ruhengeri.
Day 5: Humanitarian projects and return. Alternative visit to some of our humanitarian projects for instance Orphanage or Street Kid projects where you can learn a lot about the Country’s challenges, the history and cultures. Transfer to Kigali and off to the airport.
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