Kigali city has various restaurants, coffee shops and hotels that are mostly known for their hospitality and the top-notch customer care. A variety of those restaurants and hotels are also rated 5 stars on an international level.
Nyabugogo modern market and Nyarugenge market are the most popular markets among the locals as they are located in the center of the city. Many members of SYTRIECI Rwanda also do their daily activities inside and outside of those markets.
Drinking tap water is debatable but it is recommended to use bottled water in case you can’t buy the filtered water that is mostly used by the locals
It is completely safe to walk at night in Kigali but, as you would in any other place, be highly cautious and not bring valuables with you to avoid attracting unnecessary attention.
The weather in Kigali have been hard to predict recently which is why there might be a little rain in May differently from the past years where the month was mostly warm and sunny.
To enter Rwanda a yellow fever vaccination is mandatory to travels coming from yellow fever endemic countries and any country with an active yellow fever outbreak
Covid-19 testing is no longer a requirement prior to boarding the flight to Rwanda. However, regular Covid-19 testing is encouraged. It is also important to be vaccinated for covid-19 before coming to Rwanda to ensure your safety and the one of the others around you. Although it is not mandatory to be vaccinated before you come to Rwanda, regulations can change and we highly encourage you to vaccinate and bring your COVID-19 vaccination certificate.
Hello = Muraho
Thank you = Murakoze
How are you? = Amakuru?
Yes = Yego
No = Oya
Excuse me = Munyihanganire
Sorry = Mbabarira
Please = Ndakwiginze
Help! = Mfasha!
How much is this? = Nangahe
Address: KG 14 Ave (13 min drive from hotel) | Open 8am-4pm
The Museum for Campaign Against Genocide is located in the parliamentary building, in Kigali just 800m behind Kigali Convention Center roundbout, and just 4.9km, 9 minutes drive from Kigali International Airport. This Campaign Against Genocide Museum was opened officially on 13th December 2017 by H.E Paul Kagame, the President of the Republic of Rwanda.
Address: RN3, Kigali, Rwanda (9 min walk from hotel) | Open 8am-4pm
Nyabugogo modern market was constructed by the government specifically for street vendors who were surrounding the area of Nyabugogo.
Address: 326X + 24J (around 17 min drive from the hotel) | Open 6am-8pm