Kigali city Tour : Kigali city is not only famous for being the capital city of Rwanda but one of the main entry points to Rwanda where travellers who using air transport to get to Rwanda land at the Kigali international airport that are interested in participating in the different activities in a number of activities during your Rwanda safari. Once you make your way to Kigali city you will get to realise that there are a number of rewarding attractions that you will get to observe a number of rewarding attractions from the rolling hills that can be seen in city, a number of historical sites, a number of restaurants that can be visited to feast on the traditional dishes to make your Rwanda safari quite memorable all of these can be seen when you take part in the Kigali city tour.
Kigali genocide memorial museum
The Kigali genocide memorial museum is largest exhibition and the most famous among the genocide memorial museum in Rwanda where you will get an insight about the events that led to the Rwanda genocide that led to the death of about 1,000,000 Rwandans mainly the tutsis who were the target victims, however the hutu that helped the tutsi hide were also killed, the batwa were also killed this is because the hutu were spreading the agenda that the Tutsi’s were a threat to the development Rwanda and the Hutus.
When you visit the Kigali genocide memorial museum, you will get to visit the different exhibition areas where you will get to observe the video recording of the mass killings, you will also get to observe the confessions of the killers and the victims which is quite devastating but at the end of your safari you will get to watch how the country has evolved to be one of the safest countries to visit in Africa.
Visit Kimironko market and get to watch the largest and oldest market in Rwanda where you will get to observe a number of rewarding attractions like the different African fabrics, you can purchase a number of organic fruits, organic food stuffs like silver fish, watermelons, you will get to engage with the local people to ensure that you have an amazing experience engaging with the locals interacting with them, you will get to realise the fact that the market is a meeting point for traders from different countries like Uganda and Rwanda making it one of the culturally diverse countries and cities in the country.
Mount Kigali is not your typical mountain but it will give you the most rewarding safari experience watching the different views of Kigali city when you get to the summit of mount Kigali, you will get to observe the rolling hills of the mountain, you can visit the Sengha Fazenda horseback riding school where you will have the chance to take part in exploring the mountain on the horse’s back for an amazing Rwanda safari experience. While you hike along the mountain, you can visit the local restaurants to feast on some of the most delicious local dishes in the country, you can also visit the local bars and get to taste some of the local brew in the country.
The presidential palace museum
Among the most rewarding attractions that you should not miss out on visiting during your Kigali city tour is the presidential palace museum which played one of the biggest role in the 1994 Rwanda genocide. It should be noted that the death of the then president of Rwanda president juvenale Habyarimana after his aircraft was bombed after take-off from his compound and the hutu extremists blamed the tutsis from the Rwanda patriotic front for having killed their beloved president which led to the outbreak of the large massacre of the tutsis in the country. You will get to see the remains of his plane that crushed and caused his death. At the museum you will get to see how the president carried out his daily activities, you will get to observe his study, bedroom, his cigars among other rewarding attractions in the museum that will help you understand more about the Rwanda genocide.