Trip idea in Rwanda

Culture and Communities

Trip cost ex. international flights
from £2,980 per person
Duration
5 days
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While it might have been the gorillas that entice you to Rwanda, it’s the people of Rwanda who will keep you coming back. Ancient traditions of honour and hospitality run strong here, and anybody who takes the time to discover Rwandan culture will find a proud and unique people, happy to welcome you into their lives and introduce you to their traditions. Music and dance play an essential role in everyday life here, and performances range from dashing demonstrations of bravery and prowess to humorous songs, light-hearted dances, and rural artistry with roots in traditional agriculture. Traditional songs are often accompanied by a solitary lulunga a harp-like instrument with eight strings - while more celebratory dances are backed by a drum orchestra, which typically comprises seven to nine members who collectively produce a hypnotic and exciting explosion set of intertwining rhythms. Murakaza Neza!

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Kigali
Day 1
Kigali
  • Transfer from Kigali international airport to your hotel in Kigali
Nyungwe Forest, Kigali
Day 2
Nyungwe Forest, Kigali
  • Azizi Life
  • Nyamirambo Women's Center tour
Kigali, Volcanoes National Park
Day 3
Kigali, Volcanoes National Park
  • Transfer from Musanze to Kigali
  • Kigali Genocide memorial site
  • Kimironko Market
Volcanoes National Park
Day 4
Volcanoes National Park
  • Gorilla trekking
  • Ibyi Iwacu cultural village
Volcanoes National Park
Day 5
Volcanoes National Park
  • Gatsura village tour
  • Transfer from Volcanoes National Park to Kigali international airport