7 Days Panorama Cultural Tour Rwanda

Embark on a mesmerizing journey through Rwanda's panoramic landscapes and immerse yourself in its rich cultural heritage with this 7-day Panorama Cultural Tour. From the lush green hills and serene lakes to the vibrant cities and historical sites, this itinerary offers a perfect blend of natural beauty and cultural exploration.

Safari Highlights: 7 Days Panorama Cultural Tour

  • Day#1: Arrival in Rwanda via Kigali International Airport
  • Day#2: Transfer from Kigali to Musanze
  • Day#3: Transfer drive to Volcanoes National Park
  • Day#4: Transfer to Lake Kivu Exploration
  • Day#5: Visiting the Nyanza and Huye Cultural Destinations
  • Day#6: Transfer drive to Akagera National Park
  • Day#7: Farewell and Departure

Detailed Safari Itinerary: 7 Days Panorama Cultural Tour

Day#1: Arrival in Rwanda via Kigali International Airport

  • Welcome to Rwanda

Upon your arrival at Kigali International Airport, our knowledgeable guide will greet you and assist you with the transfer to your accommodation in Kigali. Take some time to relax and acclimate to the pleasant surroundings of the city.

  • Kigali City Tour

In the afternoon, embark on a city tour of Kigali, the capital of Rwanda. Visit the Kigali Genocide Memorial, a poignant and informative museum that commemorates the 1994 genocide and honors its victims. Explore local markets and craft centers, where you can find unique handmade crafts and interact with local artisans.

Day#2: Transfer from Kigali to Musanze

  • Transfer to Musanze

After breakfast, depart from Kigali and journey towards Musanze, a picturesque town located near Volcanoes National Park. Enjoy the scenic drive as you pass through rolling hills and stunning landscapes.

  • Iby'iwacu Cultural Village

Upon reaching Musanze, visit the Iby'iwacu Cultural Village, where you can experience the rich traditions and customs of the Rwandan people. Interact with local villagers, witness traditional performances, and learn about traditional healing practices, farming techniques, and arts and crafts.

Day#3: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park for Gorilla Trekking

  • Gorilla Trekking Experience

Today is the highlight of your tour as you embark on a thrilling gorilla trekking adventure in Volcanoes National Park. Accompanied by experienced guides, venture into the misty forests in search of the magnificent mountain gorillas. Observe these gentle giants in their natural habitat, learn about their behaviors, and capture unforgettable moments. The encounter with these endangered creatures is truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

  • Cultural Interaction with Local Community

After the gorilla trek, interact culturally with a nearby community. Learn about their daily lives, traditions, and customs. Enjoy a traditional meal prepared by the locals and participate in traditional dances and songs.

Day#4: Transfer to Lake Kivu Exploration

  • Transfer to Lake Kivu

Leave Musanze behind and make your way to Lake Kivu, one of the Great Lakes of Africa. Enjoy a scenic drive through terraced hills, lush tea plantations, and charming Rwandan villages.

  • Boat Ride on Lake Kivu

Upon arrival at Lake Kivu, embark on a relaxing boat ride on the lake's tranquil waters. Marvel at the scenic beauty surrounding the lake and witness local fishermen casting their nets. Take in the breathtaking views of the surrounding hills and the distant shores.

  • Cultural Village Visit

Visit a local village near the shores of Lake Kivu and immerse yourself in the vibrant culture of the community. Learn about traditional fishing techniques, interact with local artisans, and gain insights into the villagers' daily lives.

Day#5: Visiting the Nyanza and Huye Cultural Destinations

  • Nyanza Royal Palace

Depart from Lake Kivu and head towards Nyanza, where the historical Nyanza Royal Palace is located. Explore the palace, which was the residence of the Rwandan kings in the late 19th century. Learn about the rich history of the monarchy and the cultural significance of the palace.

  • National Museum of Rwanda in Huye

Continue your journey to Huye and visit the National Museum of Rwanda. Discover the diverse cultural heritage of Rwanda through various exhibits, artifacts, and interactive displays. Gain insights into the country's history, traditions, and contemporary life.

Day#6: Transfer to Akagera National Park

  • Transfer Drive to Akagera National Park

Today, depart from Huye and travel to Akagera National Park, a haven for wildlife and natural beauty. Enjoy a scenic drive through the countryside, witnessing the changing landscapes.

  • Wildlife Safari in Akagera

Embark on an exciting wildlife safari in Akagera National Park. Explore the park's diverse habitats, including savannah plains, wetlands, and lakes. Spot a wide array of wildlife, including elephants, giraffes, zebras, antelopes, buffalos, and various bird species. Capture stunning photographs and create lasting memories of your encounters with Rwanda's wildlife.

Day#7: Farewell and Departure

  • Farewell to Rwanda

After breakfast, bid farewell to Rwanda with cherished memories of your Panorama Cultural Tour. Our guide will transfer you to Kigali International Airport for your onward journey.