9 days in Rwanda Itinerary

9 days in Rwanda Itinerary

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Fly
1
Kigali
— 5 nights
Drive
2
Ruhengeri
— 3 nights
Bus to Kigali, Fly to Casablanca

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Kigali

— 5 nights
A vacation in Kigali, Rwanda's capital city and economic hub, lets you experience the very heart of a landlocked country from a pleasant, safe, and organized base point.
Spend the 25th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Kigali Genocide Memorial, take in the history at Belgian Peacekeepers Memorial, take in the exciting artwork at Niyo Arts Gallery, and contemplate the long history of Ntarama Church.

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Casablanca, Morocco to Kigali is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Casablanca to Kigali is 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to drive to Ruhengeri.

Things to do in Kigali

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Tours

Ruhengeri

— 3 nights
Most tourism in Ruhengeri revolves around the famous national park, which shelters mountain gorillas of the volcanic Virunga range.
On the 30th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Iby'iwacu Cultural Village and then make a trip to Karisoke Research Center - Dian Fossey Camp. On the 31st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Umuzabibu Mwiza - Home to Handspun Hope and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

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Traveling by car from Kigali to Ruhengeri takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Kigali in October, with highs in Ruhengeri at 26°C and lows at 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ruhengeri

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Wildlife

Side Trip

Rwanda travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nature & Parks · Art Galleries
Land of a Thousand Hills
Tourism in Rwanda experienced a serious boost in the recent years largely thanks to the country's large population of mountain gorillas. One of only two nations in which the enigmatic, critically endangered gorillas can be tracked, Rwanda appeals to adventurous travelers interested in hiking the hills and equatorial jungles inhabited by the endemic species. The people of Rwanda remain positive about their future, and the political stability that has taken hold since the horrors of the 1994 genocide allows a growing number of international tourists to share in the optimism.