1 day kigali city tour (explore Rwanda’s capital city)
The 1 Day kigali city tour itinerary takes you on an unforgettable journey across Kigali capital city of Rwanda, where you chose to use kigali city tour bus, our 4×4 Landcruiser on a 1 day in kigali city trip, Kigali is named after a mountain (hills), is Rwanda’s commercial metropolis and also houses the majority of the country’s significant political offices. Kigali city today is the most sanitary( is kigali clean) and secure (is kigali safe) cities in Africa. Kigali city size, the Kigali city occupies a total land area of 730km2, All roads and general transit system are among the best in Africa. A stroll through the Kigali city centre will lead to aerial view of kigali city Rwanda spectacular view of five-star hotels, high-end restaurants, bars and nightclubs. Kigali city has been chosen as the location for several significant international conferences due to its modern architecture, clean streets, safety, and good government, this makes kigali safe at night. Given Rwanda’s devastation after the 1994 genocide, all of these achievements are amazing. The new government, led by President Paul Kagame, has transformed the country into a magnet for businessmen and tourists, you can witness this during your 1 day kigali city tour Rwanda.
Apart from Kigali city being the cleanest city, superb management, and scenic hills, Kigali city Rwanda offers a pleasant climate all year. Jurapark and Mount Kigali offer the greatest views of the city. All of the surrounding hills, business centers, slums, and residential regions are visible from these important sites that makes kigali worth visiting .
The 1 day kigali city tour will take you through different culture, history, and development made since the end of the 1994 genocide,the top tourist attraction in kigali city. 1 day Kigali city tour can be combined with a Rwanda safari thing to do in kigali rwanda and beyond that includes gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park, cultural visits, a game drive in Akagera National Park, exploration of the incredible Lake Kivu, biking along the Congo Nile trail, and chimp trekking in Nyungwe National Park. Kigali city may be explored on foot or by bike, we will use a vehicle to visit as many attractions in kigali city as possible on our amazing travel to kigali rwanda. The amount of places you visit will be determined by your preferences, general interests, and 1 day Kigali city tour price upon agreed by safari company. You can request to skip specific landmarks or be brought to places of interest that are not on our 1 day Kigali city tour itinerary as long as they visit Kigali.
The order of activities and sites to visit in Kigali is determined by when the Kigali tour begins or where you are picked up. If you want to learn more about the nightlife on the 1 Kigali city tour, we can make separate plans for Kigali city night tour, visit nightclubs, theatres, and music venues. You might be interested in reading about tourist attraction in kigali city or cultural tourism places.
Kigali city tour service, during this 1-day Kigali city tour, our tour guide/company driver will take you to the following places and important tourist attractions:
For things to do in kigali rwanda, visit Mount Kigali(what kigali is known for).
On 1 day kigali city tour packages, mount kigali will be the first spot when you visit Rwanda. It is not a mountain, but rather the tallest of Kigali’s many hills, you can check on kigali city photos from any platform. Mount Kigali is the city’s highest point, allowing kigali city tourists to enjoy breathtaking views of the Kigali city, farmland, and lovely hills. On the top of the hill, there is a café and a firm that organizes equestrian safaris, though there are things not to do in Kigali city.
The Natural History Museum
(Formerly the Kandt House) is a historical museum and Doctor Richard Kandt’s old home. Kandt Kigali city tours is the one who came up with the name Kigali. The museum is located between Mount Kigali and Mount Jali. Kandt, a well-known German explorer, built Rwanda’s first modern structure. If you want to understand more about Kigali city history and the colonial era in Rwanda, visit the Natural History Museum. It is the earliest modern structure in Rwanda. The Museum exhibitions and information from the local Guides will teach you that Kigali began as a colonial colony in 1907. Read more about Rwanda’s other cultural centres.
1 day Kigali city tour Rwanda, The Kigali Convention Centre hosts all important conferences, meetings, and exhibitions. The centre is adjacent to Kigali International Airport and can accommodate up to 2,500 people. The complex also houses the Radisson Blue Hotel, a five-star accommodation facility in kigali with 292 rooms. Other amenities at the Kigali Convention Centre include shopping malls, arcades, small businesses, and offices. It is the ideal location for visiting a modern retail mall, finding affordable lodging, or socializing with Rwanda’s rich population.
After touring the Kandt House, visit Presidential Museum. The presidential museum serves as the state palace or residence of Rwanda’s two past presidents. The Presidential Tour Kigali City Museum is linked to the 1994 Rwandan Genocide in a variety of ways. When President Habyarimana’s plane landed, it landed directly in the compound of the presidential mansion. A substantial portion of the trip focuses on President Habyarimana’s life. The shooting of the presidential jet and the assassination of Habyarimana in April 1994 launched a genocide that had long been planned but not carried out. After visiting this museum, you will be able to learn about other events that occurred prior to and following the Rwanda genocide.
Campaign Against Genocide Museum:
The new museum educates tourists about the Rwandan Patriotic Front’s role in putting a stop to the 1994 genocide. This Museum is located at the Parliament House.
Kigali Genocide Memorial Site:
It is one of many memorials created across the Rwanda to commemorate the approximately 800,000 people who died during the 1994 genocide.
A full day Kigali tour location is located in Gisozi, where around 2500 victims are buried. The Site features three primary exhibitions: one focuses on general facts regarding the 1994 genocide, while the other is a memorial to the innocent children who died during the same massacre. The third exhibition examines genocides that occurred in many parts of the world.
Visitors will learn about the conditions before, during, and after the genocide through documentaries, videos, and personal presentations. The entire experience can be quite moving, but it is still necessary to teach people about the atrocities of genocide so that it never happens again.
Kigali places to visit – tourb Craft Centres:
As you continue on your 1 day kigali city tour, your guide will take you to Kigali’s top artisan stores, where you can shop for gifts to take home as a reminder of your stay at Kigali City’s best artisan centers including Inema Art Center, Ivuka Arts Studio, and Caplaki. Purchasing souvenirs from places like Caplaki Handcrafts Cooperatives is a great way to help the local community, particularly the women who make the art pieces.
Best place to visit in kigali – Major City Restaurant:
This 1 day Kigali city tour trip includes lunch at one of the city’s best restaurants where you may sample native Rwandan cuisine. If you like more foreign foods, you might choose for a one-day trip to Kigali city instead of local gastronomy. Dining at a local restaurant provides possibilities to meet the locals. Depending on how the tour proceeds, lunch may be taken at the Hotel des Mille Collines.
Visit Kimironko Market on Kigali day trips.
The greatest way to learn about a new culture is to visit its markets. Kigali has numerous local markets where inhabitants can buy locally produced goods and foods. Kimironko is a popular shopping destination for spices, herbs, vegetables, fruits, salt, meat, and fish. Individuals will also be selling various art pieces and other items.
Genocide sites are found around the country and are some of the most visible in Kigali. Approximately 50,000 people were killed inside this chapel. They sought refuge in this church, expecting to be spared by the interahamwe. The church turned out to be a death trap, and the killers killed everyone they found in the church. Visitors can see skulls, bones, blood-stained garments, national identity cards, and machetes used by the interahamwe. The grave is outside the church, where the majority of the victims were buried.
Hotel des Mille Collines
1 day trip to Kigali, Rwanda. Hotel des Mille Collines: Also known as Hotel Rwanda, Hotel des Mille Collines played a significant role in the 1994 Rwandan genocide. As unchecked killings continued outside, the hotel’s administration securely concealed over 1,000 residents inside. The hotel offers great foreign and local food, daily buffet featuring indigenous dishes such as Ibijumba and Amateke. The chauffeur may take you to lunch at this upscale hotel while you learn about its involvement in the genocide.
1 Day Kigali Tour to Lake Nyarutarama:
Meet locals and villages outside of the city centre and the driver can arrange for you to visit this lake. Some city residents swim and fish in this lake. Lake Nyarutarama is popular for birding safaris in Rwanda, where you can view different bird species such as the African Hobby, Bat Hawk, Cinnamon-chested Bee-eater, Cisticolas, Little Bee-eater, Red-backed Shrike, Red-chested Cuckoo, Spot-flanked Barbet, Squacco Heron, Sunbirds, Swamp Flycatcher, Yellow-billed Duck among others.
1-day Kigali city trip is suitable for individuals of all ages. No need to be in fantastic physical form to register because you’ll be driving to the various spots.
For the greatest experience, pack sunglasses, sunscreen, and a hat to protect yourself from the sun’s rays. The sun shines brightly in Kigali, regardless of the season. You’ll also need light clothing to keep your body cool and prevent overheating. A competent camera is required for photographing the major landmarks and destinations you will visit. Ensure that you follow any particular medication provided by your doctor.