Safari Code: SWK002
Safari Duration (Days): 1
Price (USD): 60
Custom Tags: Rwanda, Holiday Extension, Day Excursions

Kigali is the capital and largest city of Rwanda, located geographically in the heart of the country and one of Africa's / World's cleanest cities. The history of Rwanda dates back centuries and Kigali has been a part of it for over 100 years. Founded in 1907 as a German settlement, Kigali did not become the capital until Rwanda’s independence in 1962 when it replaced the colonial seat of power in Butare. Today, the city offers a remarkable mix of rural and urban town overflowing on contrasting hilly terrain. The capital is the starting point for most holiday tours to Rwanda. Kigali city is inhabited by one million people and is divided into three districts—Gasabo, Kicukiro and Nyarugenge.

The Kigali City Tour begins as a historic journey through the city with a guided tour from the first modern building from which the capital city was first founded, to the rapidly growing neighbourhoods that are changing the face of the city. Kigali is one of the friendliest, cleanest and safest of African cities attracting numerous visitors and investors to the capital. Kigali City was founded in 1907 as a small colonial outpost by Dr. Richard Kandt, the first German colonial resident of Rwanda. His residence at the base of Mount Jali and Mount Kigali in the heart of the city has been converted into the Natural History Museum in honour of Dr. Kandt’s work, and is one of the first stops on the tour. Along the tour, we will pass by Kigali’s older commercial “quartiers”, business and residential areas.


Visit the Genocide Memorial site, a grim reminder of a senseless massacre of innocent’s lives in 1994. The memorial is an exhibition on the history of genocide in Rwanda, a children’s memorial exhibition. Learn about Rwanda’s history from pre-colonial times to the 1994 genocide; learn about other genocides in the world and how Rwanda has dealt with that past.

Rwanda’s recovery has been incredible, a testament to humankind’s resilience. Gisozi is also a burial site with over 250,000 victims of genocide. The large memorial garden contains 10 mass graves where families and visitors may pay their respects.



Travel Date
Price per person

Travel Dates: Throughout the year


USD. 60.00


*The pricing is indicative. Pricing depends on the season and number of travelers.

Other Information

  • The Kandt Museum, the first colonial building in Rwanda;  Entrance fee US$ 12 Per person
  • Camp Kigali, where 10 Belgian UN Blue Berets were killed on the first day of the genocide
  • New Kigali and the City Centre
  • Old City, The Muslim Quarter, Nyamirambo (the oldest quarter of Kigali)
  • The craft market (which displays a variety of local art and crafts depicting the local and cultural heritage Rwanda).
  • Genocide Memorial Visit
  • Visit to one of the Kigali markets
  • The Hôtel des Mille Collines, the hotel-turned-refugee camp made famous by the movie Hotel Rwanda;
  • The Presidential Museum (Kanombe) Entrance fee US$ 15 Per person
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