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Kigali City Tour

The Kigali City Tour

Kigali, the capital city of Rwanda, geographically located in the centre of the county, is well known for its beauty, greenness and security. It is also the biggest city in the country and serves as a cultural, political, economic and sports hub of the country. The recent years have seen Kigali with a tremendous transformation from a normal city to a well-organized city, attracting visitors from all corners of the World. The Kigali city features in different magazines, indexes and other rankings whereby it is ranked in good positions of cleanliness, green and security. Kigali is ranked second preferred city in Africa after Cape town by the International Congress and convention associations. Kigali city also is ranked the cleanest city in Africa due to the banning of plastic bags and other non-biodegradable materials that are the main cause of dusty in many parts of Africa as well as the community engagement in cleaning the city whereby every end of the month Saturday all businesses are closed to allow the citizens to clean the city, homes, roads and other public places. A Kigali city tour would reward you with a memorable experience whereby you will be able to visit different city sports on rolling hills and valleys of the city.

Kigali City Tour

What to expect when you are on a Kigali city tour? The Kigali city has different spots that have specific stories including historical and memorial sites, art and galleries, recreations sites, new and old Kigali cities, among others.

The Kigali Genocide memorial is one of the highly visited spot in the Kigali city tour whereby you can lean about the history of the 1994 genocide against Tutsi whereby one million people were killed in no more than 100 days. You will have a chance to learn how the genocide was prepared, implemented and stopped. You will also learn how the journey through which the country has gone until today’s Rwanda.

A visit to the old Kigali and the new Kigali is also another item not to miss on your Kigali City tour. Kigali city has recorded a lot of changes mainly in the last 25 years. You will find new and tall buildings emerging in the city center. They are mostly hotels, business buildings and apartments. Behind the tall buildings, there are other places that did not change or that changed a bit for the cleanliness and refurbishment but kept the original form as it was in the beginning. The places like Nyamirambo, Kimisagara and Nyabugogo will give you an insight in how the old Kigali was organized and the people living in the area are still living the same mode of life and interactions as it was before. This would be a different view when seeing the places like Gacuriro, Nyarutarama and the city center when new residential and stores have been regularly added.

crafts in kigali

On the Kigali city tour, don’t forget to visit the art galleries and local markets to learn from the art of craft making, a lot of galleries and craft shops are found in the city to showcase the art work of hands of young men and women with an ancient touch of making and be able to buy souvenirs to take home as memories of this life time experience.

The spots above are just a sample of the Kigali city tour itinerary, various places are available for the visit to experience the uniqueness of the city and be able to testify the way of living in the city of a landlocked country, Rwanda. All you need to do is to forward your booking so that tour consultants at Unique Rwanda Vacation Experts help you to design a package that best fits your interest, time and budget.

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