Airport pick up and transfer to Discover Rwanda Youth Hostel, Five to Five Hotel, Urban boutique hotel. Overnight – One of stated hotels.
DAY 2: – 8:30am
Kigali City tour and visit the reconciliation village to learn about the reconciliation process between the survivors of genocide and the perpetrators who are now staying in a small village. The women and men in the village have a lot to share with you etchetera. En-route to Bugesera, you will visit Ntarama and Nyamata church. Overnight at Discover Rwanda Youth Hostel, Five to Five Hotel, urban boutique hotel.
DAY 3: – 8am.
Visit one of the orphanages in Kigali City center which has over 100 orphans – Les enfant de Dieu; also visit a street kid project who make post cards from banana fibers and if time allows, visit the former prostitutes project in Kigali with optional-visit to AKWOS Project – Association of Kigali Women in Sports. Overnight at Discover Rwanda Youth Hostel, Five to Five Hotel, Urban boutique hotel.
DAY 4 – 8am
After breakfast you have a transfer to Kibuye on the shores of lake Kivu – beautiful landscape all your way as you watch the country side and judging the reality of “1000 hills” while looking at millions of smiles from the Rwandan children/people deep down in the villages. Visit the Napoleon Hut and Peace islands on Lake Kivu and enjoy Kivu tilapia and local beer if you feel like but it’s significance trying. Overnight at Bethanie Guest House.
DAY 5 – 8am.
After breakfast a quick transfer to Gisenyi through deep villages to see real life experiences of Rwandans farming etc; it’ safe though the roads are a bit rutted but in good conditions. Visit a women project in Gisenyi of women living with HIV/AIDS. Relax at the beach before transfer to hotel – overnight at Inzu Lodge, Parades Marahides hotel on the shores of Lake Kivu near the fishing village.
DAY 6: – 9am
After breakfast, visit civic education center for the ex-combatants in Mutobo – Ruhengeri, also visit the former genocide prisoners working under T.I.G. Overnight at Red Rocks, Muhabura Hotel.
Optional: Traditional healers and Batwa Cultural village; also, depending time – visit the twin lakes. Other – Buhanga forest where Rwandan kings were initiated.
DAY 7 – 8am.
Before returning to Kigali, visit the street kid project next to Muhabura hotel.
Back to the recommended hotel – End of service.