Day 1: Kigali – Nyungwe (via Butare)
Departure from Kigali to Butare around 7:00am. Around 9:00am visit of the King Rudahingwa’s 1931 Palace. The residence of King Mutara III Rudahingwa, still stands as it did when during the Kings stay. This palace gives visitors a glimpse into how the Rwandan King lived. And on the neighboring hill ‘Mwima’, one can visit the King Mutara III and his wife Queen Rosalie Gicanda burial site.Around 11:00am arrival at the Ethnographic Museum of Butare. This museum was inaugurated in 1989 and houses one of Africa’s finest ethnographic collections, shown in its seven rooms, displaying historical, both per colonial and colonial artisticone and archeological artifacts, giving all visitors a rich insight into the Rwandan culture. Lunch at the Ibis hotel. In the afternoon, enjoy the scenic transfer to Nyungwe Forest.
Dinner and Overnight: Nyungwe Forest Lodge