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Cultural Experience in Rwanda

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 in a tent at Virunga Community Program 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 Community Programs strives to ensure visitors have enjoyable experiences and meaningful connections with local environment, people and host communities.

per adult from

$541

AUD

Duration

3 days

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • 2x Breakfast
    • 3x Dinner
    • 2x Lunch
    • In-person guide
    • Entry/Admission - VIRUNGA HOMESTAY & CAMPSITES
    • Entry/Admission - Lake Kivu
    What's excluded :

    • Day 1: From Kigali to Musanze

      Stop At: VIRUNGA HOMESTAY & CAMPSITES, Ruhengeri-Gisenyi Rd, Rwanda
      You’ll arrive at the Virunga Programs 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
      No accommodation included on this day.

      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. Accommodation: Tents


      Duration: 4 hours

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      • Lunch
      • Dinner
      No accommodation included on this day.

      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
      No accommodation included on this day.
    • Departure 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
      Departure Time :
      12:00 PM
      Return Detail :
      -
      Hotel Pickup :
      • 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
      • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
      • Face masks required for guides in public areas
      • Face masks provided for travelers
      • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
      • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
      • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
      • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
      • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
      • Guides required to regularly wash hands
      • Regular temperature checks for staff
      • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
      • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
      • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
      • 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
    • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

    Language

    English - Guide, English - Written

    Age Req.

    -

    Fitness Req.

    None

    Group Size

    15

    Organised by VIRUNGA ECOTOURS

    Activity ID: V-68769P11

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