This 2 Days Rwanda Cultural Tour will give you a great insight into the local culture of Rwanda and enable you to fully understand the amazing lifestyle of the local people and their customs.
Rwanda cultural tours is one of the attractions that make visitors come to Rwanda. While it might have been the gorillas that entice tourists to Rwanda, it’s the people of Rwanda who will keep you coming back.
On this 2 Days of Cultural experience in Rwanda, expect to spend time with the Rwandan local people and if you are interested, you will take part in some of the cultural activities and community projects that employ and empower many of the locals in these villages. The tour also takes you the popularly know Iby’Iwacu Cultural Village, one of the places you should not miss out on your visit to volcanoes, and the Nyamirambo Women’s Center which offers tourists a uniquely personal insight into the culture, history, and daily life of the Rwandan people.
||Please arrive at least 2 hours before the flight.
|Visit cultural sites
||Visit the Genocide Sites
|Tips and gratuities, which are optional
This cultural initiative provides basic facilities like water and education benefits to the people within so that their next generation can stay away from poaching gorillas and instead stick to a formal career.
What to expect in the 2 Days Rwanda Cultural Tour
You can move around the community visiting different people and hearing their stories. You will be amaze at how much these people are friendly and hospitable.
Participate in traditional dances and music
Expect to be treated to traditional music and dances. There are lots of dances and music in the kinyarwanda tradition like the Intore dances, learn about the Agakenke drumming styles and many more others. There are some popular songs they call the songs of the gorillas and you can learn about them too.
Day 1: Kigali – Ib’yiwacu Cultural Village Tour
After having your breakfast at exactly 7:00 am you will start off your 2 Days Rwanda Cultural tour early in the morning from Kigali town where our tour guide will pick you up. at 7:00 am and transferred to Nyabigoma, Kinigi, Musanze district, Northern Province. The journey to Kinigi is roughly 2.5 hours drive from Kigali and along the way you will enjoy a lovely beauty of the unwinding rolling landscape of Rwanda countryside that makes it famous as a country of a thousand hills, you can ask your driver guide to explain to you some of the eye-catch along the way or stop for photography as you proceed.
Within just a short time, you will be in the hearts of Iby’ Iwacu cultural village, a beautiful project employing and empowering the community and providing alternatives from poaching. You will later be joined by a local guide who will greatly welcome you to the village and takes you through an insight into the cultural history of Rwanda.
The guide will take you through some of the programs such as visiting the huts, tasting the local brew, marriage ceremony, storytelling, and rap it with hilarious, fantastic dancers and drummers, who will showcase their traditional dance before you, and you can join. Lunch combined of local food will also be arranged and served within the day, and later in the afternoon, drive back to Kigali for your overnight.
Accommodation options: Marriott hotel (Luxury hotel) or Quiet Heaven Hotel (Standard hotel).
Day 2: Nyamirambo Women’s Center, Departure
Today will mark the last day of your 2 Days Rwanda cultural tour. You will have breakfast in the morning and get ready for a final day tour visiting the Nyamirambo Women’s Center for your last cultural experience in Rwanda. Here you will have hands-on Sisal Basket Weaving lessons, Traditional Cooking classes with Aminatha.
You will also visit the art and craft gallery where you will have a chance to shop some souvenirs for your remembrance of the amazing experience with the locals of Rwanda. In the later afternoon, you will be transferred to your booked accommodation or airport for your flight.
That will be the end of your 2 Days Rwanda Cultural Tour Experience in the beautiful land of “a Thousand Hills”
Your 2 Days Rwanda Cultural Tour is inclusive of the following.
- Ground transportation on a 4 x 4 safari vehicle
- Accommodation and meals as specified.
- Visit your mentioned cultural centers of interest
- Service of an English speaking driver-guide
- Entrance fees for all planned cultural site visits
- A bottle of mineral water
- Exceptional Rwanda Cultural Tour Experience
The 2 Days Rwanda Cultural Tour package excludes expenses of personal nature like Airfare, Visa, drinks, laundry, tips to local guides, telephone, porter fee while trekking, personal insurance, personal shopping bills, and cigars.