1 Days 0 Nights Discover Authentic Rwanda: Hiking through Local Hills, Village from USD 345


Get off the beaten track and explore the scenic hills and villages surrounding Kigali during this private, full-day hiking experience in Rwanda. Listen to stories from your guide as you get an insider’s perspective on day-to-day life in the countryside. Highlights include a visit to a local primary school, panoramic views from Thousand Hills and Gasonga Rock, and a stop at the Kirenge Cultural Center. Water, snacks, and hotel transfers are provided.



  • Start early with breakfast at your accommodation in Kigali.
  • Meet your guide and driver, and embark on a scenic drive to the outskirts of Kigali, where you'll begin your hike.


  • Begin your hike through the local hills and villages, guided by a local expert who will provide insights into the region's culture, history, and natural surroundings.
  • Trek along well-defined trails, passing through lush greenery, terraced hillsides, and small rural communities.
  • Take breaks along the way to admire the stunning panoramic views and capture memorable photos of the landscape.


  • Enjoy a packed picnic lunch at a scenic spot along the trail. Your guide can arrange for a traditional Rwandan meal, featuring local delicacies and fresh ingredients.


  • Continue your hike, immersing yourself in the sights and sounds of rural Rwanda. Engage with local villagers, learn about their daily routines, and discover traditional farming practices.
  • Visit a local market or trading center to experience the vibrant atmosphere and interact with vendors selling fresh produce, crafts, and other goods.
  • Take the opportunity to participate in cultural activities such as traditional dance, basket weaving, or pottery making.

Late Afternoon:

  • Conclude your hike and return to Kigali in the late afternoon.
  • If time allows, visit a cultural site or museum in Kigali to learn more about Rwanda's history and heritage.
  • Reflect on your hiking experience over a cup of Rwandan coffee or tea at a local cafe.


  • Enjoy dinner at a restaurant in Kigali, sampling delicious Rwandan cuisine.
  • Take some time to relax and unwind, reminiscing about your day of exploration.
  • Transfer back to your accommodation or to the airport for your departure, concluding your one-day hiking adventure in Rwanda.


  • 1. snacks
  • 2. Water
  • 3. guide

  • Exclusions

  • 1. Private transportation

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