Things to do in Rwanda
Boneza coffee is originated from Kinunu region which is located in the Western Province of Rwanda in approximately 165 km from Rwanda’s capital Kigali. The coffee is not only harvested solely from Kinunu region but also fully processed from coffee cherries to green coffee, through Kinunu washing station. By overseeing the entire process from crop to cup, Kinunu Wonders Ltd ensures Boneza coffee is of outstanding quality.
Amazing Primate Safaris
You will be cared for by the best in the industry, we are trained graded and licensed by the government of Uganda. We are passionate about our country and are very happy and please to show case the beauty and magnificent attributes that we are proud to poses and we share them with you. We will make your dreams come true, through out your stay with us you will have a personal assistant at your call 24/7 till the end of your trip. By then you may find out that you may not really want to leave. But in so doing you take a little of the Nile with you and lots of pictures and memories
Pottery Pig Painting Class
Come along to our Kigali Studio and paint a Piggy. The Pigs are made from clay in the rural communities of Rwandan and fired in the traditional clay. They make a wonderful gift which you can personalise by painting your own. You also chose the African fabric ear's and tail. This is a wonderful activity to do with Kids but fun for the whole family too.
Imigongo Painting Class
Years ago in the time of the Rwandan Kings, there once was a prince who decided to decorate his house by molding geometric shapes onto the wall of his hut using cow dung. In time, this technique was developed into a popular form of traditional Rwandan art called “Imigongo.” During your workshop, you will learn the history of Imigongo Art in Rwanda. You will then paint your own chosen Imigongo (cow dung Art) to take away with you.
Kinunu guest house
Kinunu Guest House was built in the heart of a coffee plantation and offers a fascinating view of Lake Kivu as well as a surprising ecotourism experience for visitors. The activities offered at KGH include a live experience on how coffee is grown and cared for until it reaches the cup, a farm tour, swimming on a private beach and activities in the area. boat, among others. The guesthouse is also known as the base camp for the Congo Nile Trail which attracts many tourists and cyclists.
Coffee Brewing Class in Rwanda
You will gain brewing skills from an internationally Authorized Specialty Coffee Association Trainer (AST). Guests learn on more than 5 brewing equipments and can choose to focus on any equipment of their choice. At the end of the class, you'll get to go home with professional AST recipes that can easily be used to improve your daily coffee routine.
Banana beer brewery
Traditionally shared during weddings and other celebrations, banana juice (and beer!) has long been a central part of Rwandan parties. Although nowadays banana juice can be easily bought from the local store, the traditional technique for making your own brew is a much greater labor of love. In the morning, you will work with your rural host to collect the green bananas and the leaves needed to begin the process. Next you’ll dig a hole and bury the bananas to ripen over time. After enjoying a simple meal with your host family, you’ll head to the tap to collect water. The ripening process takes four days, but don’t worry- you won’t need to wait. Your hosts will have some already-buried bananas for you to dig up. You’ll then peel, mash, and strain the bananas using traditional techniques, and voila- you’ve made authentic banana juice. The day finishes back at the local pub where we boil the beer is sold to the local people so it is easy for you to taste and take away.
This project is very important for income generating to the community and useful to our lives such as healing a huge number of local diseases. During this tour you will get to know how honey is produced from the making of hive until harvesting fresh honey, you also get a chance to harvest honey as you are well protected by bee keeper’s costume.
We offer a cultural walking tour led by our amazing Akilah student guides. This tour gives you insight into local life for young people through the eyes of Rwanda's future leaders. We meet at the Akilah Cafe for a refreshment and snack as well an introduction to Akilah's education and leadership model. We'll take a short tour of campus and then walk from Akilah to the Nyamirambo neighborhood. On our tour, we will learn about the history of Nyamirambo - one of Rwanda's oldest and culturally vibrant neighborhoods- from students who live here. We will visit local shops & explore the area where student's live. All proceed from this tour benefit our mission of educating future leaders to champion opportunity & sustainability in solving the world’s most pressing challenges.
Specialty Coffee Masterclass
Celebrated as a star in the specialty coffee world, Rwandan coffee boasts delicate flavors sought after by connoisseurs around the globe. Here in the heart of coffee country we invite you to learn how Rwanda’s world-class coffee is harvested, evaluated, roasted, and served. Class guests will pick coffee cherries straight from the trees in our café’s courtyard garden, then experience transforming them into a beautiful cup of coffee.
Community Farming Experience in Kigali City
75% of Rwanda's agricultural production comes from smallholder farmers. The experience includes coffee and tea plantation experience (from crop to cup), greenhouse farming visit, domestic animal farms visit like cattle grazing. The guest will participate during the activity like tea picking, coffee roasting, banana beer making, cow milking, cultivating alongside with locals,
Private 1 Hour Cafe Visit
Experience an in-depth look at our Social Enterprise through a private tour. This tour takes you on a coffee journey of Rwanda and and presents you with up-close views of our coffee center, our operations and the chance to meet our outstanding team. You will be treated to a cup of your favorite women-grown coffee and a Color of Excellence bracelet.
3- Hour Latte Art Course in Kigali, Rwanda
In this course you’ll learn the basics of how to pull an espresso shot, milk steaming and pouring techniques to decorate your coffee drink with artistic patterns. The best cup of coffee doesn't happen by chance. Question Coffee is the result of many people's hard work, from the inspiring farmers who produce the ripe cherries to the barista who pulls the perfect espresso shot. Our coffee is produced by professionals at every step of the supply chain, and supports the livelihoods of everyone involved. The Latte Art Class is for anyone who is curious about how baristas turn milk into beautiful coffee art.
Rwanda's Community Museum of Technology Tour
CMT is the only community museum in Rwanda, that prides itself, not only in its rich cultural collections,but also in its great oratory ability to articulate the story behind myths, beliefs, culture and Rwanda's kingdom history with confidence.Our Museum is situated in the Historical district of Gasabo, the only territory in Rwanda where the first Kingdom was birthed together with where the name Rwanda came from. We are the only current Museum, the whole Rwanda, who are located just few kilometers the tombstone of the late powerful King Rwabugili's, who died in 1895.
Best view hunting tour
Rwanda, the land of thousand hills, with its endless expansive lush mountains and diverse natural beauty, at Rwanda Best View we help you explore its incredible treasure of biodiversity, culture, heritage sites and friendly people. Scenery seekers will not be disappointed here, with breathtaking vistas, wondrous wildlife and verdant greenery stunning at every turn.
Kigali Airport-Hotel or Hotel-Airport transfer. Rwanda
We strive to provide the best customer experience upon your arrival to Kigali. Our driver will meet you at the airport upon landing with holding sign with your name. You will be transferred to your hotel (please specify hotel you will be staying at) on comfortable vehicle. If your flight is delayed or canceled for some reason please let us know so we can reschedule your pick up without any issues.
Traditional Drumming and Dancing Class
Take a step back in time to watch some amazing Traditional Drumming and Dancing and then get into costume and try doing it yourself.
Local hills hiking
It takes about 2.5 hours to reach the top and 2 hours slopping down. It is a hill of about 2,660 meters above sea level. While hiking the tourists enjoy the magnificent view of numerous number of hills in the area, beautiful scenery and landscapes, enjoy lifestyle of local people from their villages, a visit to Mushubi primary school as a stopover before you reach the real top of the hill, panoramic view on Burera and Ruhondo lakes, Bagenge Rock to mention but a few.
Rwandan Food Tour and Cooking Class in Kigali
This food tour combines a good taste of traditional food and stories about Rwandan culture! Start your day with a Rwandan breakfast in the old town, enjoy chapati, African tea and Mandazi. We then make our way to a popular Market, and learn how traditional ‘Isombe’ is made using pounding. Walking your way through the alleys, you will find yourselves among merchants, you will taste exotic fruits and shop plantains. You will discover the street food, learn how "Rolex" is made and taste the best Samosas in town. On to the next stop, we stop at a famous Rwandan milk bar where you will taste fresh and fermented milk, known as "Ikivuguto". You will proceed to our garden kitchen for a cooking class. You will learn how to make Ugali (African porridge) and a Rwandan dish called “Igisafuriya” (a mixture of potatoes, peanuts sauce, green bananas and chicken). Our chef will share the secrets to making Akabenz, goat and beef brochettes. We finally taste “Urwagwa” a home-made traditional wine.
Private Rwanda Fashion and Shopping Tour
Kigali is currently one of the most exciting fashion industries in Africa. This tour is an opportunity to explore the best Rwanda has to offer, from couture ateliers and textile artists to fashion shops and fabric markets. We also get to meet and interact with some of the best designers in Rwanda and the women who run the creative workshops in their communities.