RWANDA CULTURAL TOUR

Rwanda Cultural Tour Experience

Rwanda Cultural Tour

Rwanda is known worldwide as a country of a thousand hills, however apart from that, it’s one of the richest nations in terms of diversified cultural heritage. Its culture contains both tangible and intangible components which include sites that offer an incomparable view on the beauty of the country which gives visitors a plat form about Rwandan history, culture as well as Mythology.

King’s Palace Museum

This museum was once the residence of King Mutara Rudahingwa and sits at Rukari near the royal palace. The palace has been restored and it offers a back ground of Rwandan life as it was in the past days. At the neighboring hill of Mwima, king Mutara as well as his wife were buried. At the museum, there is a traditional house, and a thatched hut which is an imitation of the king ‘palace. The palace differed from the other home steads and his house had three separate poles on which the roof rests.

Rwesero Arts Museum

It’s located across the valley from the museum of Rwandan Ancient History as well as Nyanza Royal palace, this museum displays contemporary artwork which also shows the originality of Rwandan creativity, national, tradition as well history. The pieces also show the originality of Rwanda’s rich history as well as creativity.

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Ethnographic museum (Former national museum of Rwanda)

The former national museum of Rwanda was turned into the ethnographic museum which was started in 1989 and is located in Huye. Before that, the national museum was the only museum in Rwanda and it has the finest ethnographic and archaeological collections in east Africa with over 10,000 artefacts. These show monochrome photographs which show the insights of pre-colonial life styles and the subsequent development of Rwanda into a modern state. This museum also tells the social and cultural aspects of Rwanda were you can find the famous aspects of culture of this country.

Caplaki Crafts Village

There are plenty of places all over Kigali with a variety of Rwanda-y items that will wow and delight friends and family. If you have been wondering where to actually buy all of these wonderful things! This one of the places to shop for a bunch of different types of Rwandan souvenirs and mementos all across the city. Caplaki is Kigali’s largest souvenir-specific market and they’ve got tonnes of items spread across dozens of individual stalls.

Kimironko Market

If you’re willing to brave the somewhat overwhelming Kimironko Market, you’ll be rewarded with some  cheap prices on the usual souvenirs. A good piece of advice would be to embrace the help of our guides. They can help you find things fast at the end they’ll save you a bunch of time and probably money too.

Getting Visa to Rwanda

Visit the Rwanda Directorate general of Immigration and Emigration : https://www.migration.gov.rw/index.php?id=28 which takes you to a visa application form which picks your personal information.

Depending on your travel plans, choose the best visa choice available;
– Single entry visa – allows entry in Rwanda alone for 30 days – 50 USD
– Transit Visa for 3 days – only you in the country for only 3 days – 50USD
– East African Tourists Visa – Allows you to cross to all East African countries including Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda – 100 USD

The supporting document to attach is your tour Itinerary if traveling to visit rwanda, Invitation letter, other document with respect to your travel intentions or your flight details in PDF format. You MUST ATTACH documentation at this stage or the visa request will not be processed.

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