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Cultural Experience in Rwanda

By VIRUNGA ECOTOURS

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Cleaning and safety practices

Masks required
Contactless payments
Vehicles and venues disinfected

Overview

  • This trip is a fascinating insight into Rwanda giving you the opportunity to learn about the country's culture and history, take part in community workshops, interact with the local people, enjoy sports activities and spend the nights at Virunga homestay & campsite. Enjoy the thrill of sleeping under the canvas, in a relaxing environment where you can unwind, enjoy a refreshing deep sleep and get away from the city to absorb the sights and sounds of the bush, without walls separating you from nature. Virunga Ecotours strives to ensure visitors have enjoyable experiences and meaningful connections with local environment, people and host communities.

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What's included, what's not

  • What's included2x Breakfast
  • What's included3x Dinner
  • What's included2x Lunch
  • What's includedAccommodation included: 3 nights
  • What's includedIn-person guide
  • What's includedEntry/Admission - VIRUNGA HOMESTAY & CAMPSITES
  • What's includedEntry/Admission - Lake Kivu

Know Before You Book

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
  • All visitors are expected to test negative for COVID-19 within 72 hours prior to arrival. Tourists will take a second COVID-19 test on arrival and prior to visiting any tourist attraction. • We do arrange your testing appointment. • A COVID 19 testing fee is paid by international visitors
  • Departure time: 12:00 PM

What you can expect

Itinerary

Day 1: From Kigali to Musanze

Stop At: VIRUNGA HOMESTAY & CAMPSITES, Ruhengeri-Gisenyi Rd, Rwanda
You’ll arrive at the Virunga homestay camping grounds where you can take part in all the community activities featured. Watch a demo on the social aspects of beer production and then be introduced to traditional art and crafts of Rwanda. Later that afternoon, visit 'IRIBA RYA NKOTSI NA BIKARA', a nearby pond with magical waters, as legend would have you believe. You’ll not only enjoy fantastic vistas on the way to the pond, but also a refreshing natural foot massage (we will be walking on rocks throughout). Accommodation: Tents
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Virunga Homestay

Day 2: Musanze city Tour

Stop At: Ruhengeri, Ruhengeri, Musanze District, Northern Province
After breakfast, take part in basket weaving as you attend a workshop put together by the local weavers. Afterwards, you can visit our botanical garden, which is a lovely way to learn about how Rwandans depend on nature for food and medication. In the afternoon, please feel free to take up any sports activity that takes your fancy, including football (soccer), table tennis (ping pong), volleyball, biking and many others.


Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: overnight at Virunga homestay

Day 3: From Musanze to Rubavu

Stop At: Lake Kivu, Goma Democratic Republic of the Congo
Lake Kivu After breakfast, drive to Gisenyi to go kayaking on Lake Kivu. Explore impressive scenery, discover the water birds, opt for a visit to the town and its environs, or just relax at the shores of Lake Kivu
Duration: 7 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Over night at Rubavu

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants
  • Gear and equipment sanitized between use

Social distancing

  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Temperature checks given to staff
  • Temperature checks available
  • Masks required
  • Masks provided
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Location

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Activity Location

  • Kigali Kigali Province

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Traveler pickup is offered We meet with you on airport we always there 1 hour before your arrival Airports Kigali Intl. Airport, Kigali Rwanda
    • Kigali Kigali Province

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