7 Day Educational Tour For University Students in Rwanda

Kigali,Rwanda

Duration

3 days

Tour Type

Explore Tours

Rwanda stands as a captivating destination for an enriching educational journey. Unveiling the nation’s historical treasures, vibrant culture, and enduring heritage, educational trips in Rwanda offer a splendid opportunity to engage intimately with its people. Meticulously crafted, these journeys seamlessly fuse exploration with cultural immersion, promising a tapestry of engaging encounters, enlightening exchanges, and impactful contributions to local communities.

This itinerary will include a mix of cultural, historical, and natural experiences to provide a comprehensive learning experience. Keep in mind that specific attractions and activities might change, so be sure to verify the details closer to the travel date. Also, consider the interests and preferences of your group when finalizing the itinerary.

Day 1: Arrival in Kigali
– Arrive in Kigali, the capital city of Rwanda.
– Check-in at the hotel and freshen up.
– Orientation session and welcome dinner to discuss the upcoming activities.

Day 2: Kigali Cultural Exploration
– Morning visit to the Kigali Genocide Memorial to learn about Rwanda’s history and the 1994 genocide.
– Lunch at a local Rwandan restaurant.
– Afternoon visit to the Inema Arts Center to explore Rwandan contemporary art.
– Evening visit to a traditional Rwandan dance performance.

Day 3: Akagera National Park
– Depart for Akagera National Park.
– Game drive through the park to observe a variety of wildlife, including elephants, lions, giraffes, and more.
– Educational session on conservation efforts in the park.
– Overnight stay in Akagera.

Day 4: Environmental Conservation
– Morning guided nature walk to learn about the local flora and fauna.
– Visit a local community engaged in eco-friendly initiatives and sustainable farming practices.
– Participate in a tree planting activity to contribute to reforestation efforts.
– Return to Kigali in the evening.

Day 5: Lake Kivu and Environmental Sustainability
– Depart for Lake Kivu, a scenic freshwater lake.
– Explore lakeside communities and learn about sustainable fishing practices.
– Visit a project focused on promoting renewable energy sources, such as solar power and biogas.
– Sunset boat cruise on Lake Kivu.

Day 6: Gorilla Trekking Preparation
– Travel to Volcanoes National Park.
– Attend a briefing on gorilla trekking etiquette and guidelines.
– Cultural immersion with a local community to learn about their traditions and way of life.

Day 7: Gorilla Trekking Experience
– Early morning trek to observe and study mountain gorillas in their natural habitat.
– Spend an hour with a gorilla family, supervised by park rangers.
– Afternoon debriefing session to discuss the significance of gorilla conservation.
– Farewell dinner and reflection on the educational tour.

Day 8: Departure
– Morning relaxation or last-minute shopping.
– Check-out from the hotel and departure from Rwanda.

 

Included/Exclude

  • Pick and Drop Services
  • 2 Meal Per Day
  • Cruise Dinner & Music Event
  • Visit 7 Best Places in the City With Group
  • Additional Services
  • Insurance
  • Food & Drinks
  • Tickets

Tour Plan

- Arrive in Kigali, the capital city of Rwanda.
- Check-in at the hotel and freshen up.
- Orientation session and welcome dinner to discuss the upcoming activities.

- Morning visit to the Kigali Genocide Memorial to learn about Rwanda's history and the 1994 genocide.
- Lunch at a local Rwandan restaurant.
- Afternoon visit to the Inema Arts Center to explore Rwandan contemporary art.
- Evening visit to a traditional Rwandan dance performance.

- Depart for Akagera National Park.
- Game drive through the park to observe a variety of wildlife, including elephants, lions, giraffes, and more.
- Educational session on conservation efforts in the park.
- Overnight stay in Akagera.

- Morning guided nature walk to learn about the local flora and fauna.
- Visit a local community engaged in eco-friendly initiatives and sustainable farming practices.
- Participate in a tree planting activity to contribute to reforestation efforts.
- Return to Kigali in the evening.

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Tour Information

Max Guests

10

Min Age

13+

Tour Location