Rwanda

7 Days Rwanda Educational Tour

Day1: Arrival Airport pick up and transfer Mille Coline. Overnight – Mille Coline hotel.

Day 2: Kigali City Tour 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 one small village. The women and men in the village have a lot to share with you etc. En-route to Bugesera, you may visit Ntarama and Nyamata church. Overnight at Mille Coline Hotel

Day 3: Visit to an orphanage Visit one of the orphanages in Kigali City which has over 120 orphans - Les enfant de deau; also visit a street kid project who make post cards from banana fibers and if time allows, visit the former prostitutes project in Kigali. Optional-visit to AKWOS Project – Association of Kigali Women in Sports. Overnight at Mille Coline Hotel.

Day 4: Transfer to Kivu Transfer to Kibuye on the shores of lake Kivu - beautiful landscape all the 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 some local beer if you feel like but it's worth trying. Overnight at Bethanie Guest House.

Day 5: Transfer to Gisenyi Transfer to Gisenyi through deep villages to see real life experiences of Rwandans farming etc; it’ safe though the roads are a bit bumpy but in good conditions. Visit a women project in Gisenyi of women living with HIV/AIDS. Transfer to hotel – overnight at Parades Marahides hotel on the shores of Lake Kivu near the fishing village.

Day 6: Visit a local community Visit civic education center for the ex-combatants in Mutobo - Ruhengeri, also visit the former genocide prisoners working under T.I.G and if time allows visit one of the Gacaca courts (local courts). Overnight at 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: Transfer to Kigali Before returning to Kigali, visit the street kid project next to Muhabura hotel. Back to the recommended hotel – End of service.