1 Day Kigali City Tour



Kigali city is a vibrant, clean and beautiful city with great weather and great people. Kigali city is one of the five provinces of Rwanda and the largest city of Rwanda. Being the largest city in Rwanda, Kigali is home to the main Kigali International Airport, government offices and is an active business hub. Kigali city has the best weather throughout the year and the city is well known for cleanliness, organized paved roads and incredible views of the Rwanda the land of a thousand hills. Kigali city does not have a lot of high rise buildings giving you extensive and wide views of the city and beautiful sunsets over the city.

The Kigali city tour is a rewarding activity to indulge in while on your Rwanda Safari. The city tour of Kigali can be added at the beginning of your gorilla trekking in Rwanda tour or while on your chimpanzee trekking safari to Nyungwe national park, one of Rwanda’s finest national parks. The Kigali city tour is also a great activity to do while in Rwanda for a business meeting or while in Kigali for work. It is an easy way to have a feel of the vibrant and historical Kigali city before your return flight back home. The city tour is easy to arrange and your driver guide will pick you up from your hotel. Below is the detailed itinerary;


  • Lunch
  • Car and Fuel
  • Entrance fees
  • English speaking driver guide
  • Drinking water in the car
  • Pick up and Drop off from Hotel in Kigali

Tour Plan

The tour starts with pick up from your hotel in Kigali by your driver guide. Since it is a day trip we advise that you prepare for an early pickup from your hotel. After brief introductions with your guide you start the Kigali city tour.
You will visit the Kandt museum of Natural History where the site guide will take you through the history of Rwanda and her inhabitants. You also visit the Kigali Genocide memorial center, a monumental site in Rwanda as it documents in details the Kigali genocide. After this your driver guide drives you to the Nyamirambo women’s center that is set in a historic neighborhood. The women at Nyamirambo women’s center make beautiful handicrafts and the center was a started by a group of Rwandese women with the goal to address gender-based violence and inequality. Time spent at the center is not only rewarding but is a great avenue to spend time with the women as you listen to their stories. Other sites to visit include the Ivuuka Arts studio, Karisoke Gorilla center and the presidential palace museum. Lunch will be at a restaurant in Kigali city. After a busy and active day your driver guide will transfer you back to your hotel in Kigali as you end your tour.

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