Kigali is the capital city of Rwanda in East Africa. Located almost in the middle of the country, Kigali is home to around 1.1 million people.

Famous for its ‘umuganda’ concept – this is probably the cleanest city you’ll ever visit! On the last Saturday of every month, one person in every Rwandan household must clean, fix or do maintenance work outside. The word ‘umuganda’ can be roughly translated to “community service” and been practiced for 10 years.

Kigali is Rwanda’s economic, transport, cultural and business hub. It’s the starting point of your Rwanda gorilla or golden monkey trekking adventure.

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Highlights in Kigali

  • Visit the Genocide Memorial Center, an impactful and inspiring place
  • Take a spin on a motorbike taxi through town
  • Have lunch at the Hotel Mille Collines (from the Hotel Rwanda movie)
  • Visit the fruit markets and small shops selling souvenirs and handicrafts
  • Explore the tree-lined inner city on foot

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