Day 1: Kigali:
Arrival in Kigali – welcome by your tour guide – check-in at hotel afterwards go for Kigali city tour.
Day 2: Ntarama and Nyamata Genocide Memorial and transfer to Akagera National Park:
Transfer to Ntarama – visit the genocide memorial – transfer to Akagera National Park – boat ride on Lake Ihema: Overnight at comfortable hotel.
Day 3: Akagera National Park:
Game drives + Pastoralist heritage experience.
Overnight at recommended hotel in Kigali.
Day 4: Nyanza and Butare:
Transfer to Butare – visit the Cathedral of Kabgayi and other many historical sites on route – visit the ancient King's palace at Nyanza and National Museum. Optional visit to the women drumming group. Overnight at a recommended hotel.
Day 5: Nyungwe National Park:
Nyungwe National Park – Primate viewing and visit tea plantation – afternoon - Optional: Visit the market and Handcraft association. Overnight: - Recommended hotel
Day 6: Kibuye and Lake Kivu:
Transfer to Kibuye – on route; - visit Bisesero genocide memorial.
Kibuye church and Nyange school genocide memorial – boat tour to Amahoro Island, the Island of Peace. Overnight: - Kibuye.
Day 7: Gisenyi and Lake Kivu:
Transfer to Gisenyi – visit the fishing village, hot springs, visit DRC-Rwanda border (Gisenyi town) and relax at the lake side in the evening. Overnight: - at recommended hotel on the shores of the Lake Kivu.
Day 8: RUHENGERI - PNV:
Transfer to Kinigi – experience traditional dancers and learn about Rwandan drumming, singing and dancing – Extra:-learn about Rwandan cooking in a local family, visit street kid project – optional overnight stay in a family home (or comfortable night at recommended hotel)
Day 9: Twin Lakes:
Visit twin lakes that lie on the slopes of the virunga massif and thereafter visit women cooperatives producing handicrafts out banana of fiber and acquire lessons in sorghum and banana beer production. Overnight: - Ruhengeri
Day 10: Kigali:
Visit selected humanitarian projects like orphanages, child headed homes, widows of genocide and HIV/AIDS, Street kids, former prostitutes etc and afterwards go to the crafts market at CAPLAK and buy some souvenirs – transfer to the airport