The King’s Palace in Rwanda : As part of the cultural tours in Rwanda, you will get to visit a number of rewarding sites in the country and a number of cultural villages that will help you explore the culture of the people of Rwanda as you enjoy spending time with the different cultural groups that have a lot of rewarding cultural aspects that make the visits to them quite fulfilling.
The King’s palace is a reconstruction or a replica of the Rwanda King’s palace whose architectural design depicts that of a bee hive another reason you should visit the palace for an amazing experience. In the olden times, Nyanza where the palace is located in Rwanda was a battle ground and a place of power struggles. Although the monarchy was mobile where the palace used to move between different locations but after the construction of the palace in Nyanza there was no more shifting because of the strategic location of the area.
Making you way to the present day King’s palace in Rwanda you will be struck by how beautiful the area is, the different attractions like the inyambo cows whose herders are very passionate about them that they song to them, they carefully tend to them as their own babies keeping alive the tradition. During the ceremonies in the kingdom, the cows were decorated with jewelry and also trained to move according to the trainers movements during the different parades which is still relevant in the palace and this will give you the chance to watch how they listen closely to their trainers.
In spite of the fact that you will get to watch a number of rewarding cultural aspects of the people of Rwanda, you can choose to pair the safari experience with the wildlife safaris in Rwanda that will also make your safari experience quite memorable and these include;
Chimpanzee trekking in Nyungwe national park or chimpanzee trekking in Gishwati mukura national park will lead you to the habituated chimpanzees that can be seen as you hike through the forests of both of the national parks that will lead you to the habituated endangered chimpanzees that are always on the move which will give you the chance to observe a number of their rewarding features in the wild.
Gorilla trekking in Rwanda will lead you to volcanoes national park where you will get to spend an hour with the gorilla families watching their rewarding features and also get the chance to take their pictures in the wild to ensure you have an amazing safari experience.
While hiking the Virunga mountains in Rwanda that is mount karisimbi, mount sabyinyo, mount muhabura, mount bisoke, you should get the opportunity to access a number of rewarding attractions in the wild like the numerous bird species like the Albertine endemic species, bird species from the Guinea Congo biome therefore carry your binoculars to get an up-close look at the species. You will also get to watch a number of notable primates like the dent’s monkey, Mona monkey, Hamlyn’s monkey, the red tailed monkey and many other rewarding attractions in the wild that will make your gorilla trekking experience in Rwanda worthy of the money spent.
Still in Nyungwe national park you can participate in hiking the trails in Nyungwe national park which will lead you a number of rewarding features like the canopy walkway where you will participate in the canopy walk in Rwanda
Participate in the game drives in Rwanda that will lead you to Akagera national park the home to the big five animals in Rwanda, you will also get to watch a number of other mammals and the carnivores in the wild. You can also participate in the boat cruise on Lake Ihema which will lead you to exceptional views in the wild like the water birds like the king fishers catching their prey, you will also get to watch the sunset during the evening boat cruise and during the day boat cruise you will watch the crocodiles sun basking, you will also get to watch the elephants quenching their thirst from the water sources as you also watch a number of attractions.
You can also wrap up your Rwanda safari by participate in the Kigali City tour which will give you the chance to visit the different sites the cleanest city in Africa has as you enjoy spending time with the locals in the country to understand more about the culture of the people of Rwanda. You can visit the Kimironko market the country’s largest market in Rwanda where you will engage with the local people, you can also visit the Kigali genocide memorial museum to understand more about the 1994 Rwanda genocide.