11 days in Rwanda Itinerary

11 days in Rwanda Itinerary

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11 days in Rwanda Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Kigali
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Kibuye
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Butare
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Kinigi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Eastern Province
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Tel Aviv

4
nights
Kigali

Kigali ©
A vacation in Kigali, Rwanda's capital city and economic hub, lets you experience the very heart of a landlocked country from a pleasant, safe, and organized base point.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Inema Arts Centre and Niyo Arts Gallery. Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Safaris. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Kigali Genocide Memorial, explore the galleries of Abien Arts Center, view the masterpieces at Ikaze Showroom, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Nyamata Church.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Kigali holiday maker site .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Kigali is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Tel Aviv in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Kigali, with lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kibuye.

Things to do in Kigali

Museums Shopping Outdoors

Side Trip

The National Art Gallery
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Kigali Genocide Memorial ©
Kigali Genocide Memorial
Inema Arts Centre ©
Inema Arts Centre
Nature & Wildlife Tours

1
night
Kibuye

Kibuye ©
Kibuye is a city in Karongi District, and the headquarters of the Western Province in Rwanda.LocationThe city lies on the eastern shores of Lake Kivu, between Gisenyi and Cyangugu, approximately 135km, by road, west of Kigali, the capital and largest city in the country. On the 17th (Thu), admire the sheer force of Les Chutes de Ndaba, then explore the activities along Lake Kivu, and then engage your brain at Museum of Environment.

Start your trip to Kibuye by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Drive from Kigali to Kibuye in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Kigali in October, expect nights in Kibuye to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are slightly colder, around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Butare.

Things to do in Kibuye

Parks Nature Childrens Museums
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Lake Kivu ©
Lake Kivu
Les Chutes de Ndaba ©
Les Chutes de Ndaba
Museum of Environment ©
Museum of Environment

1
night
Butare

Butare ©
Butare is a city in the Southern Province of Rwanda and capital of Huye district. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Nyungwe National Park.

To find traveler tips and more tourist information, read our Butare trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kibuye to Butare takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. When traveling from Kibuye in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Butare, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kinigi.

Things to do in Butare

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Nyungwe National Park ©
Nyungwe National Park

1
night
Kinigi

Kinigi ©
On the 19th (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Volcans National Park and then steep yourself in history at Iby'iwacu Cultural Village.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kinigi travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Butare to Kinigi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Butare in October; daily highs in Kinigi reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to drive to Eastern Province.

Things to do in Kinigi

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Volcans National Park
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Volcans National Park ©
Volcans National Park
Iby'iwacu Cultural Village ©
Iby'iwacu Cultural Village

1
night
Eastern Province

Eastern Province ©
Eastern Province is the largest, the most populous and the least densely populated of Rwanda's five provinces. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Akagera National Park.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Eastern Province itinerary planner .

You can drive from Kinigi to Eastern Province in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Kinigi in October: high temperatures in Eastern Province hover around 32°C and lows are around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Eastern Province

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Akagera National Park ©
Akagera National Park

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