Gishwati Riverside Experience

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2 days
Rubavu
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One of out most loved experiences!

Hiking the riverside trail brings you through forests, tea plantations and bright green pastures which will remind you of exotic places such as Switzerland. This is the ultimate genuine 1000 hills experience of the true Rwanda beyond the beaten track. 

During this 2 day tour, visitors can experience genuine activities with the communities surrounding Gishwati-Mukura National Park. Hike the Riverside Trail combined with tea tour, traditional songs and dances, art works, milking and other activities. 

Package Price

Groups of 1-4: 250 USD

Groups of 5+: 135 USD

Departure & Return Location

Gisenyi, Rubavu (Google Map)

Please agree with exact location with your guide

Departure Time

Morning time. Exact time will be agreed before departure

Price Includes

  • Drinks
  • Meals
  • English Speaking Guide
  • Transportation to and from Gisenyi
  • Accommodation in tents

More Information

  • 2 days
  • Suitable for Children
  • This product cannot be cancelled once booked, but rescheduled
  • 15 kms
Itinerary

Day 1Rubavu-Gishwati-Bitenga

  • Briefing and Departure from Rubavu
  • Benimana Hill Tea trail (Storytelling: Benimana story) and traditionally prepared tea tasting at Nteko community known as Gishwati Community Heritage (GCH).
  • Traditional songs and dances by Nteko by GCH
  • Gishwati Community Heritage (GCH) arts and handcrafts
  • Gishwati-Mukura National Park history at RDB
  • Milk collection center visit
  • Gishwati Riverside trail hiking (Storytelling: Riverside story and commentaries on Gishwati forest, villages, cows’ farmsvalleys, hills, rivers)
  • Camping at Bitenga Base camps
  • Rwandan traditional evening (Storytelling: The Rwandan flute story and performing arts )

Day 2 (half day)Bitenga - Rubavu

  • Cow keeping experience and its interpretation
  • Cow milking and Ghee making and its interpretation
  • Return to Rubavu
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