10 days in Kigali Province & Nairobi Itinerary

10 days in Kigali Province & Nairobi Itinerary

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10 days in Kigali Province & Nairobi Itinerary

Manchester, United Kingdom
Fly:  18​h 45​min
Kigali, Rwanda
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
Nairobi, Kenya
— 2 nights
Fly:  18​h
Manchester, United Kingdom

5
days
Kigali, Rwanda

Kigali ©
A vacation in Kigali, Rwanda's capital city and economic hub, lets you experience the very heart of a landlocked country from a pleasant, safe, and organized base point.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Nyamirambo Women's Center Walking Tours. When in Kigali, make a side trip to see Akagera National Park in Eastern Province, approximately 1h 30 min away. Spend the 17th (Wed) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Spend the 18th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Kigali Genocide Memorial, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nyamata Church, browse the collection at Librarie Ikirezi, and make a trip to Kimironko Market.

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Manchester, UK to Kigali is an approximately 19-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Manchester to Kigali. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Manchester in January; daily highs in Kigali reach 33°C and lows reach 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kigali

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Akagera National Park
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Akagera National Park ©
Akagera National Park
Kigali Genocide Memorial ©
Kigali Genocide Memorial
Inema Art Center ©
Inema Art Center

2
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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi ©
You're likely to visit Nairobi at least once on a trip to Kenya, as the sprawling city houses the country's international airport and remains the jump-off point for many tours and safaris.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nairobi National Park. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at National Museums Of Kenya Nairobi National Museum, then see the interesting displays at Karen Blixen Museum, and then stroll through Giraffe Centre.

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Traveling by flight from Kigali to Nairobi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone changes from Central African Time to Eastern African Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In January, daytime highs in Nairobi are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Sun) before leaving for home.

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Karen Blixen Museum ©
Karen Blixen Museum
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust