Kigali is a city built in a hilly country, sprawling across about four ridges/ It is the great capital and largest city of Rwanda. It is situated near the geographic centre of the nation, and has been the economic, cultural, and transport hub of Rwanda. Kigali has a lot to offers as a tourist destination.
Kigali genocide Tour & Nyamata Church memorial sites
Begin your day with breakfast In the Morning after Breakfast and before we travel elsewhere in Rwanda explore Kigali with a visit to the Genocide memorial Museum- The exhibition in this museum tells the history of Rwanda leading up to genocide in 1994 . The exhibition also has a section called “wasted lives”, which reflects on the holocausts and genocides in Armenia, South-West Africa, Bosnia and Cambodia. Thereafter visit Kigali Memorial Centre has gained a world-wide reputation for the powerful exhibition and its work in promoting peace. Later in day’s evening visit the craft markets for your souvenir shopping.
Visit the Nyamata Church-Genocide memorial site; this is the church where about 2500 people were killed. It reflects how women were brutalized during the genocide. The way they were raped, and given all kind of treatment. People from different areas had gathered in this Catholic Church and locked themselves inside to protect themselves from the ruthless people, but unfortunately, luck was not on their side as they were found and slaughtered. The place shows the brutality that happened in the 100 days genocide.
The Kigali Excursion Includes
–Transportation in a safari vehicle
-Visit to the Genocide Memorial Centre & Nyamata church.