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Kigali City's Day Tour
"Your driver/guide will meet you at your hotel for a city tour. In a group of 10 people (min) this tour will continue to the old Quartier commercial where some old fashioned buildings are still found before heading to the rapidly changing neighbourhoods via the colorful Nyabugogo valley which is the main taxi park serving all four corners of the country.From Nyabugogo you will continue to Nyamirambo - famous for its various informal businesses and never sleeps and is known for its nightlife. You will then visit KN 2 Avenue to see the first German colonial residents house of Rwanda built in 1907 and now serves as a Nat
From $122.00
 
Kampala Walking Tour Including Refugee Community Visits
"Meet your guide at the prearranged meeting point in Kampala and then travel by air-conditioned minivan to the city center.Follow your guide on foot through the Ugandan capital’s bustling streets. Make your first stop at the Nsambya-YARID center a vocational training facility for women. Here get a glimpse into the difficult lives of East African refugees and find out how the non-governmental organization YARID (Young African Refugees Integral Development) is supporting the community through peer counseling workshops and training.After learning about the challenges that the refugee community face head back out onto Kampala’s street for a snapshot of local life. Walk around Nakasero Market and soak up the atmosphere as you peruse the stalls that are overflowing with aromatic fresh food. Then be amazed by the sea of vehicles at the Old Taxi Park and marvel at the Kampala Hindu Temple’s elaborate towers before browsing the colorful array of secondhand clothing at Owino Market.Walk with your guide to Kampala’s main YARID center. Here
From $55.00
 
Kampala and Kisenyi Slum Walking Tour
"Meet your guide at the prearranged meeting point in Kampala and then travel by air-conditioned minivan to the city center.Follow your guide on foot through the Ugandan capital’s bustling streets making your first stop of the tour outside the Ugandan Parliament building. Here listen to your guide share stories of how the country gained its independence.Next walk with your guide to Nakasero Market. Soak up the vibrant atmosphere as you stroll from stall to stall admiring the kaleidoscopic array of fresh produce. Then be amazed by the chaotic sea of vehicles at the Old Taxi Park and see the elaborate Kampala Hindu Temple before browsing the colorful bundles of secondhand clothing at Owino Market.From here
From $55.00

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About changing money

I found out that only notes of 5,10 and 20 Francs are in use (read: legal) in Goma. The bigger notes carry a portrait that they don't like ;-|So if you want to change money (on the border or at the...
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Check local security

Since Goma is not controlled by DRC government it's important to check if the situation is quiet. Good sources are the various Western embassies in Kigali (Rwanda), organisations like Croix Rouge...
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**Crossing Gisenyi (Rwanda) - GOMA return**

The Rwandese will stamp your passport on exit which means that you'll need a new one when you return, even if it's the same day! Keep in mind that this will cost you $60 (!!!!!) unless entry to Rwanda...
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Check volcanic activity

Mt. Nyiragongo is still very active (03/2003) and it's probably dangerous to go up unless you go with experienced geologists.When we followed the road to the base of Mount Nyiragongo we were stopped...
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