9-day Rwanda tailor-made green tour
The all-inclusive 9-day Rwanda tailor-made green tour package is not just a tour package but another way of visiting and exploring green Rwanda. Welcome to Rwanda, the land of a thousand hills and a million smiles, one of the cleanest, secure, hospitable and safe country in Africa.
This green tour will take you through the endless hilly landscapes of the country while enjoying the breathtaking mountains view. The aim of this green tour package is to prove we can reduce the human impact on our environment.
This tour is part of our responsible tourism program benefiting both the local community and the clean environment. Wherever possible, using a vehicle will be avoided while staying in eco-lodges highly encouraged.
Day 1: Arrival in Kigali
On arrival, meet and greet Augustine Tours driver-guide at Kigali International Airport and be transferred to the Hotel to relax after a long hours’ flight. Overnight at Chez Lando Hotel.
Day 02: Kigali city tour
After breakfast, enjoy a Kigali city tour including: • The Genocide memorial site • The Kandt museum • Kimironko market • The wedding roundabout • Inema arts center • Century park garden • Primature garden • Walking tour in the city center Overnight at Chez Lando Hotel
Day 3: Women’s farm tour
After breakfast at 8:00, drive to Kayonza to visit the Urugo women’s opportunity center for a cultural and responsible tour. Some of the objectives of this center created by Women for Women International are creating a space of learning for locals, promoting Women entrepreneurs and an environmentally conscious tourism center to resource the community. You would take part in different activities like craft demonstrations, local food production, Women’s farm tour, coffee trail and enjoy a cultural Lunch and dinner at Urugo Eco-Lodge. Overnight at Urugo Eco-Lodge.
Day 4: Iby’iwacu cultural Village tour
After breakfast at 8:00, drive to Musanze town. After lunch, go for a unique experience at Iby’iwacu cultural Village and understand how ex-poachers became the gorillas' guardians, meet them in their local environment. Have a wonderful afternoon with locals involving in different activities like visiting the traditional healer & clinics, learning the ex-poaching techniques, pottery making, local beer making, traditional dancing and many more before living the community. Overnight at Fatima Hotel.
Day 05: Buhanga Eco-park
After breakfast at 7:30, drive to the Buhanga Eco-park, a sacred forest, really hidden gem where Rwandese Kings performed initiation ceremonies and rituals for a historical and nature trail. This site has enormous ecological importance and stunning beauty. After lunch, we visit the Musanze caves and relax at the hotel after the long trail. Overnight at Fatima Hotel.
Day 06: Musanze-Nyungwe National Park
After breakfast at 7:00, drive to Nyungwe National Park through Karongi. We would stop in Kibuye for a boat trip in Lake Kivu visiting Amahoro and Napoleon’s hat islands. After lunch, we continue our way to Nyungwe National Park. Overnight and Dinner at Nyungwe Top View Hill Lodge.
Day 07: Kitabi Eco-center and Chimpanzee trekking
After early breakfast at 4:30 A.M, we drive to the park reception at Uwinka for a briefing then at 5:00, start the trekking and after finding the group of Chimpanzee to visit, spend 1 hour with the chimpanzee. After the trek, go back to the hotel to relax then after lunch, visit the Kitabi Eco-center offering a great view of Nyungwe N.P for a half day walking tour visiting the community development projects, the life style of local communities, Kitabi waterfall, birds and tea plantations. After lunch at the center, transfer to the park headquarters at Uwinka for a canopy walk at 15:00 then return to the hotel for dinner. Overnight at Nyungwe Top View Hill Lodge.
Day 08: Nyungwe Canopy Walk - Kigali
After breakfast at 7:30, transfer to the park headquarters at Uwinka for a canopy walk at 8:00 for 2 hours. At 10:00, we drive back to Kigali with a stopover at the Ethnographic museum in Huye and the Nyanza Rukari museum. Overnight at Chez Lando Hotel.
Day 09: Departure
After breakfast, transfer to the airport depending on your flight schedule. End of service