Kigali Essence City Tour

Tour of Kigali

Embark on a captivating journey through the heart of Kigali, Rwanda's vibrant capital city, with our "Kigali Essence" half day city tour.

Delve into the rich tapestry of history, culture, and innovation that define this dynamic metropolis.

Enjoy this grate tour for only $ 95 pp.

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What you will see

Your adventure begins with a visit to the poignant Kigali Genocide Memorial, a solemn tribute to the victims of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi. Gain insight into Rwanda's tragic past and the remarkable resilience of its people as you explore the museum and memorial gardens.

Next, we'll immerse ourselves in the bustling energy of Kimironko Market, a kaleidoscope of sights, sounds, and aromas. Engage with local vendors, sample exotic fruits, and browse a colorful array of handicrafts, textiles, and souvenirs.

Our journey continues to the Presidential Palace Museum, offering a glimpse into Rwanda's political history and the legacy of former President Juvenal Habyarimana. Roam through the elegant rooms and manicured gardens, where echoes of bygone eras linger.

Conclude your half day tour with a panoramic drive through Kigali's picturesque neighborhoods, from the leafy avenues of Nyarutarama to the bustling streets of Nyamirambo. Marvel at the city's modern skyline juxtaposed against lush hillsides, a testament to Rwanda's remarkable transformation.
Join us for an unforgettable exploration of Kigali's essence, where past and present intertwine to create a city of enduring beauty and resilience.

Kigali Genocide Memorial (1-1.5 hours):

Begin your tour with a somber yet enlightening visit to the Kigali Genocide Memorial. Spend time exploring the museum's exhibits, which provide a comprehensive overview of the events leading up to and during the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi. Pay your respects in the memorial gardens, reflecting on Rwanda's journey of healing and reconciliation.

Kimironko Market (1 hour)

Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of Kimironko Market, where bustling stalls offer a kaleidoscope of goods. Engage with local vendors, sample fresh produce, and haggle for unique souvenirs amidst the lively ambiance of this bustling marketplace.

Presidential Palace Museum (1 hour)

Explore the opulent halls and verdant gardens of the Presidential Palace Museum, once the residence of Rwanda's former president, Juvenal Habyarimana. Gain insight into Rwanda's political history and the legacy of its leaders as you roam through the beautifully preserved rooms and exhibitions.

Panoramic Drive (30 minutes)

Conclude your tour with a scenic drive through Kigali's diverse neighborhoods, from the modern developments of Kacyiru to the historic charm of Nyamirambo. Marvel at the city's skyline and verdant hillsides, soaking in the beauty of Rwanda's capital.