14 days in Rwanda Itinerary

14 days in Rwanda Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Zurich
Fly:  16 h 30 min
1
Kigali
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Ruhengeri
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Southern Province
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  20 h
End: Zurich

5
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.
Spend the 4th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Kigali Genocide Memorial, steep yourself in history at Ntarama Church, see where the action happens at Amahoro Stadium, and take in the exciting artwork at Niyo Arts Gallery.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Kigali trip planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Kigali is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Central Africa Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Zurich in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Kigali: highs are around 32°C and lows about 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Ruhengeri.

Things to do in Kigali

Shopping Wildlife Tours
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Kigali Genocide Memorial ©
Kigali Genocide Memorial
Niyo Arts Gallery ©
Niyo Arts Gallery
Nature & Wildlife Tours

4
nights
Ruhengeri

Ruhengeri ©
Most tourism in Ruhengeri revolves around the famous national park, which shelters mountain gorillas of the volcanic Virunga range.
Spend the 7th (Thu) exploring nature at Volcanoes National Park. The adventure continues: make a trip to Karisoke Research Center - Dian Fossey Camp.

For reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Ruhengeri online itinerary maker.

Drive from Kigali to Ruhengeri in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Kigali in September, with highs in Ruhengeri at 26°C and lows at 15°C. On the 11th (Mon), you're off to Southern Province.

Things to do in Ruhengeri

Parks Nature
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Volcanoes National Park ©
Volcanoes National Park
Karisoke Research Center - Dian Fossey Camp ©

2
nights
Southern Province

Southern Province ©
Rwanda's Southern Province remains best known for its lush mountainous rainforest, a national park hailed for its well-preserved state and biodiversity.
On the 12th (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nyungwe National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at King's Palace Museum, thensee the interesting displays at Ethnographic Museum of Rwanda, and then steep yourself in history at The Palace of King Mutara III Rudahigwa.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Southern Province trip website.

You can drive from Ruhengeri to Southern Province in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Ruhengeri in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 20°C in Southern Province. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Southern Province

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Nyungwe National Park ©
Nyungwe National Park
King's Palace Museum ©
King's Palace Museum
Ethnographic Museum of Rwanda ©
Ethnographic Museum of Rwanda

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