1-day Kigali city tour and visit the kimironko local market, city tour drive and the Gisozi Genocide Memorial.
You will be picked up from your hotel at 8:30AM for your 1 Day Kigali city tour safari by our driver guide and with the day’s pre-briefing, check out and head to the city center, local markets and bus plus taxi park.
The morning drive shall involve a drive to the upper town area of Kigali with a great view of some of Rwanda’s a thousand hills capturing new home constructions.
The 1 day kigali city tour will take us and Visit the Kigali genocide museum at the gisozi hill which was set up in 1999 and officially opening in 2004. This memorial center which is also a great tourist attraction houses more than 250,000 persons killed only around kigali.
The museum outlines the history of the 1994 Rwanda Genocide, where women and children were a direct target of the genocidaries for murder,rape and mutilation. the killers were determined to ensure that a new generation of Tutsis would never emerge.
The Tutsi women were systematically raped and sexually mutilated as a weapon of genocide. This was often by the known HIV infected males. And, for the Hutu women in mixed marriages, they were raped as a punishment.
Women and children were not only the victims of the genocide, but rather also the perpetrators. Children were frequently forced to participate and kill their friends and neighbours.
General Romeo Dallaire head of the UN Assistant Mission in Rwanda(UNAMIR). Dallaire cabled New York shortly after the president’s plane crashed and stated. “Give me the means and i can do more”.
Koffi Annan the United Nations Secretary General and former chief of the UN Peace Operations said he could and should have done more to stop the genocide in Rwanda. “The international community failed Rwanda and that must leave us always with a sense of bitter regret.
Social and Economic Development.
Rwanda has begun laying the foundations of a peaceful future, expanding access to education and health care for all,promoting women’s empowerment and cooperatives, and boosting economic growth through initiatives such as trade integration with the East African Community.