31 days in Guinea & Rwanda Itinerary

31 days in Guinea & Rwanda Itinerary

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31 days in Guinea & Rwanda Itinerary

Start: Nassau, Bahamas
Fly:  26 h
1
Conakry, Guinea
— 5 nights
Fly:  13 h 45 min
2
Eastern Province, Rwanda
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Huye, Rwanda
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Kibuye, Rwanda
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
Ruhengeri, Rwanda
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Kigali, Rwanda
— 8 nights
Fly:  23 h 30 min
End: Nassau, Bahamas


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5
nights
Conakry, Guinea

Conakry ©
Guinea's capital and largest city, Conakry acts as the nation's economic and cultural center, containing nearly a quarter of the population.
Change things up with a short trip to Le Voile de la Mariee in Kindia (about 2 hours away). There's much more to do: step off the mainland to explore Iles de Los, enjoy some diversion at CanalOlympia Kaloum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sante Marie Cathedral, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Conakry holiday app.

Nassau, Bahamas to Conakry is an approximately 26- hour flight. Traveling from Nassau to Conakry, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Nassau in March, with highs in Conakry at 37°C and lows at 28°C. You will leave for Eastern Province on the 7th (Sat).

Things to do in Conakry

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Les Cascades De La Soumba, Le Voile de la Mariee
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Iles de Los ©
Iles de Los
National Museum (Musee National) ©
National Museum (Musee National)
Conakry Grand Mosque ©
Conakry Grand Mosque

3
nights
Eastern Province, Rwanda

Eastern Province ©
Eastern Province is the largest, the most populous and the least densely populated of Rwanda's five provinces. Spend the 9th (Mon) exploring nature at Akagera National Park. There's more to do: admire the sheer force of Rusumo Falls.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Eastern Province itinerary planner.

You can fly from Conakry to Eastern Province in 14 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central African Time (CAT), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Conakry in March, expect Eastern Province to be little chillier, temps between 31°C and 19°C. On the 11th (Wed), you're off to Huye.

Things to do in Eastern Province

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Akagera National Park ©
Akagera National Park
Rusumo Falls ©
Rusumo Falls

4
nights
Huye, Rwanda

Huye ©
Get out of town with these interesting Huye side-trips: Butare (Murambi Genocide Memorial Center & King's Palace Museum), Nyanza (The Royal Palace & The Palace of King Mutara III Rudahigwa) and Our Lady of Kibeho Shrine (in Kibeho).

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Huye trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Eastern Province to Huye takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. On the 15th (Sun), you'll travel to Kibuye.

Things to do in Huye

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Butare, Nyanza, Our Lady of Kibeho Shrine
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King's Palace Museum ©
King's Palace Museum
Our Lady of Kibeho Shrine ©
Our Lady of Kibeho Shrine
Murambi Genocide Memorial Center ©
Murambi Genocide Memorial Center

4
nights
Kibuye, Rwanda

Kibuye ©
Kibuye is a city in Karongi District, and the headquarters of the Western Province in Rwanda.LocationThe city lies on the eastern shores of Lake Kivu, between Gisenyi and Cyangugu, approximately 135km, by road, west of Kigali, the capital and largest city in the country. Step out of Kibuye to go to Butare and see Nyungwe National Park, which is approximately 1h 45 min away.

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You can drive from Huye to Kibuye in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in March, and nighttime lows around 19°C. You will leave for Ruhengeri on the 19th (Thu).

Things to do in Kibuye

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Nyungwe National Park
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Nyungwe National Park ©
Nyungwe National Park
Lake Kivu ©
Lake Kivu
Museum of Environment ©
Museum of Environment

4
nights
Ruhengeri, Rwanda

Ruhengeri ©
Most tourism in Ruhengeri revolves around the famous national park, which shelters mountain gorillas of the volcanic Virunga range.
Step out of Ruhengeri with an excursion to Congo Nile Trail in Rubavu--about 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape of Volcanoes National Park, look for gifts at Umuzabibu Mwiza - Home to Handspun Hope, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Burera and Lake Ruhondo, and don't miss a visit to Karisoke Research Center - Dian Fossey Camp.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Ruhengeri vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Kibuye to Ruhengeri by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Kibuye in March, Ruhengeri is little chillier at night with lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kigali.

Things to do in Ruhengeri

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lake Burera and Lake Ruhondo, Iby'iwacu Cultural Village, Congo Nile Trail
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Volcanoes National Park ©
Volcanoes National Park
Congo Nile Trail ©
Congo Nile Trail

8
nights
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.
Step out of Kigali with an excursion to Ahazaza Centre in Muhanga--about 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Kigali Genocide Memorial, view the masterpieces at Niyo Arts Gallery, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and get engrossed in the history at Campaign Against Genocide Museum.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Kigali journey tool.

Traveling by car from Ruhengeri to Kigali takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Ruhengeri in March, things will get a bit warmer in Kigali: highs are around 31°C and lows about 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kigali

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ahazaza Centre
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Kigali Genocide Memorial ©
Kigali Genocide Memorial
Inema Arts Centre ©
Inema Arts Centre
Nyamata Church ©
Nyamata Church

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