3 Days Kigali City Tour, Coffee Tour & Genocide Memorial Visit

This 3 Days Kigali City Tour takes you to the capital city of Rwanda in Central Africa with major touristic places and wonderful facilities which will mostly require you to visit the Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre. Kigali city is a developed safe city where tourists can happily stroll around the park-lined boulevards, the Conversation Hall, and Car-free zones and you will have a chance to interact with the local residents. While in Kigali, you will probably taste the authentic National Rwandan Meal known as Goat Brochettes which is served with sweet potato fries and fried plantain which is really palatable and easily prepared.

Kigali city
Kigali city

Kigali City is filled with cultural experiences from high-quality modern galleries to fashion, local crafts, and coffee cooperation which is run by women making the world’s best coffee which will be a wonderful experience for coffee lovers as well. You will be dazzled by the green clean streets of Kigali which is worth spending time there.

Safari Highlights

  • Visit the Kigali Genocide Memorial 
  • Kandt House Museum and Arts Galleries
  • Kigali convention hall, Free car zone, and depart for the airport

Detailed Itinerary; 3 Days Kigali City Tour

Day 1: Visit the Kigali Genocide Memorial

After your morning breakfast at the hotel, our guide/driver will pick you up and depart for the Kigali Genocide memorial which is an emotional as well as educative tour honoring the victims of the 1994 Rwandan Genocide against the Tutsi. This will take approximately 2-3hours as you get to find out the reasons behind this tribal ethnic violence between the Tutsi who were the victims and the Hutus who were the perpetrators. Afterward, they will proceed to the other genocide Memorial places such as the Belgian peacekeepers Memorial which was opened in the commemoration of the Belgian soldiers who are represented by the ten stone pillars which are put in place, and afterward, stop at New Cactus for lunch? Immediately after lunch, you will proceed to the Nyanza Genocide memorial which features the tiled tops of 4 mass graves of over 4000 Tutsis. Later on head to Nyampinga women’s cooperative which produces the finest coffee in Rwanda and while there, the coffee lovers will have a chance to know what it takes to produce one of the world-class coffee before retiring to the hotel overnight and having dinner.

Kigali Genocide Memorial
Kigali Genocide Memorial

Accommodation and meals: Hotel Des Millie Collines, Breakfast and dinner.

Day 2: Kandt House Museum and Arts Galleries

After your delicious morning meal, you will have a guided tour to the Kandt house museum which was the former house of the first German Governor in the 19th Century this museum depicts the Colonial period in Rwanda in the late 19th Century. It’s a house of history whereby you will get to know about the foundation of Kigali as a capital. Kandt house museum is also a natural museum that has a small zoo with some animals which makes it worth visiting and it only takes 1-2hours. Afterward, you will head to Niyo Arts Gallery an absolutely amazing colorful place of creativity where Rwandan artists come and experiment with their art in form of painting, sculptures, dance, music, and drumming which helps them to explore their talents as well as freely express themselves. Have lunch at Shokola café as you relax for some time and later on proceed to Inema Arts Centre which was founded by two brothers in order to help people discover and use their artistic talent. Return to the hotel late in the evening for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation and meals: Hotel Des Millie Collines, Breakfast and dinner.

Day 3: Kigali Convention Hall, Car-free zones, and depart for the Airport

 After breakfast, check out of the hotel and meet the driver to take a brief tour at the Kigali Convention Centre an iconic building multifaceted which reflects a true Rwandan homestead because of its dome shape Auditorium reproducing a hut in a king’s palace. You will have a stopover at the Kigali car-free zone and feel free to take pictures to have a wonderful memory of your city tour and after some time progress to the airport to return home depending on your scheduled flight.

End of the 3 Days Kigali City Tour