Go Far, Do Good: Rwanda

January 2020

Go Far, Do Good offers the socially-conscious traveler a curated, once-in-a-lifetime travel experience to extraordinary destinations. Each excursion booked also secures funding for primary school education for an underprivileged child in your destination.**

 

You will arrive and settle into Rwanda's most historic Hotel, Mille Collines. Recharge as you begin to absorb your new surroundings…take in the beautiful breezes, listen to the bustling city and the views surrounding you that gives Rwanda it’s famous moniker..."Land Of A Thousand Hills."

Itinerary highlights

Full itinerary once trip is booked
  • Explore the bustling capital city and jewel of East Africa, Kigali. Take in the charm and deep culture of old neighborhoods and marvel at the emerging spaces and infrastructure. 

  • Visit the powerful Genocide Memorial honoring the lives and memory of Rwandans killed in 1994. The memorial serves as a physical reminder of the call “Never Again” though education, peacebuilding, and reconciliation initiatives.

Day one and two

Day three and four

  • Rwanda’s rich wildlife will be on full display at your safari adventure in Akagera National Park.  Home to the “big 5”, be on the lookout for lions, elephants, cape buffaloes, leopards, rhinos and much more.

  • Let your hair down as we move through the vibrant city nightlife. Listen to the live music spill into the streets, get a taste of some of the best late-night street food and dance until the sun comes up-literally.

Day five and six

  • Rest, recharge and reflect on your visit to one of Rwanda’s most beautiful destinations, Lake Kivu. Lake Kivu is the sixth largest lake in Africa, surrounded by mountain views and a waterfront dotted with historic mansions, hotels, and trendy bars.

  • *No trip to Rwanda would be complete without a trek to visit the majestic silverback mountain gorillas.  You will be in awe of the dedication and care the skilled guides have for these animals.

Day seven and eight

  • Immerse yourself in the biodiversity of one of Africa’s largest rain forest, Nyungwe National rain forest. You’ll be sure to spot some of the 13 species of primate species and trek captivating chimpanzees

  • Enjoy a unique lesson on roasting coffee straight from Rwanda's magnificent coffee farms and a relaxed art lesson designing a Rwandan classic.

  • Check out Rwanda’s thriving art scene as you tour art galleries and boutiques spotlighting local creatives and developing spaces of artistic expression for generations to come.

  • Meet the students that will have the opportunity to continue their primary school education due to your visit to Rwanda.

Day nine and ten

What is included:

  • Two years of school funds for an underprivileged student in primary school**

  • 10 nights of accommodation in locally owned and luxurious hotels

  • 9 breakfasts, 9 lunches, and 10 dinners  

  • Admission to Akagera National Park and Nygugwe Rainforest 

  • Sunset cruise and Game Drive-through Safari 

  • Chimpanzee trekking

  • Boat tour on Lake Kivu

  • Tour of Kigali

  • Admission to Rwanda Genocide Memorial

  • Admission to art galleries  

  • Exclusive art and cooking lesson

  • Nightlife experience

  • Private BBQ

  • Airport pick up and drop off

  • Transportation to all activities

  • Onsight staff

  • Customer service prior to the trip

  • Welcome package before arrival

  • Optional tour guides on free days

  • Professional photographer 

  • GFDG  individually made gift-bag

What is NOT included:

  • International flights to Rwanda (KGL)

  • Visas 

  • Traveler’s Insurance, highly encouraged

  • Alcoholic beverages

  • Souvenirs and gifts

*Optional:

Gorilla Trekking at Volcano National Park ($1,500)

$3,195

This price is for double capacity per room. Each person books separately and we will pair you with someone after booking.

Meet Nina Iliza.

She is the founder of Go Far, Do Good and will be your host for your 10 days in Rwanda. She is Rwandan-American and is excited to launch this experience for you in her home country.