1 Day Kigali City Tour Overview
This 1 Day Kigali city tour itinerary gives you an exceptional feel of Africa’s beautiful and cleanest city, Kigali, which is also a hub of the rolling “thousand hills” of Rwanda. This day tour experience of Kigali city can be added as a refreshment trip from the major safari experiences such as gorilla trekking in the volcanoes, chimps trekking, cultural tour experiences, and other experiences…. Kigali city is Rwanda’s central business district and a hub for various commercial activites and conferences. With a favorable all year round moderate climate, you can visit Rwanda for Kigali city tour experience during any time of the year.
Getting around on your Kigali city tour experience
With well developed public transport systems surrounding the city, getting around on a day trip in Kigali is easy and simplified. You are able to find designated bus and taxi stops from which you can take your public transport which is can be anything from 18 seater taxis, coasters and buses while on the tour. You will also have an option of walking to some of the sights that may be in walk-able distance for you, Kigali city is a pleasant place to walk with clear walkways.
For purposes of visiting the different locations and destinations on this tour, it is more relevant to book a safari vehicle with a driver guide from a reputable tour company so that you can visit the numerous places on your day of the tour.
Kigali City Tour Itinerary
You will start you Kigali city tour with your list of the to-do things and the prepared places to visit on the day during the tour. To get the msot on this tour, you need to engage with your driver-guide concerning your interests but be sure that all your requests must be withing the vicinity of Kigali city.
This particular tour of Kigal city will take around the major historical and cultural heritage sites of Rwanda. You will visit Kandt house or museum of natural history where Dr. Richard Kandt the first German colonial resident of Rwanda resided. The experience at the museum can take about 1 hour in total depending on how you engage the with the museum guides about what you are learning in regards to Kigali and Rwanda in general. After here, you will take a hike climbing Mount Kigali located at the heart of the city.
You will proceed with the guided tour visiting some of the fast-growing centers in the outskirts of Kigali City including the chanceful opportunity to visit the presidential museum where two former Presidents of Rwanda resided, here you will have an opportunity to learn a bit about the political history of Rwanda.
The trip continues as we drive through the older commercial and residential areas with a major stop at Kigali genocide memorial site commemorating the 1994 Rwandan Genocide that claimed hundreds of thousands of the Rwanda people.
Your Kigai city tour will probably end with a visit to the Caplaki Craft centers where you are able to purchase souvenirs from your stay in Rwanda in turn supporting families of the women involved in making the items. You are free to choose a cosmopolitan restaurant for a more diverse menu at the time of the lunch break.
End of the Tour
1 Day Kigali City Tour Prices
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|Price per person
- Ground transport
- Bottled water
- Site entrance fees
- Service of an English-speaking driver guide
- All mentioned activities except for the optional ones
- International flights (From/to home)
- Tips (Tipping guideline; at least US$10.00 pp per day)
- Personal items(Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
- Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees