Nyamirambo Walking Tour in a Vibrant Kigali Neighborhood

Posted by on April 17, 2016

Nyamirambo Walking Tour in a Vibrant Kigali Neighborhood -sights – sounds -smells

Walking through the Nyamirambo  Neighborhood in Kigali and catching the flavor of the real Kigali


Nyamirambo is one of the most vibrant and colorful neighborhoods of Kigali.  It is also known as the Muslim Quarters and is one of Kigali’s  most alive and active neighborhoods.

The Nyamirambo Women’s Center offers guided  Nyamirambo Walking Tour in a Vibrant Kigali Neighborhood and you just might learn some basic Kinyarwanda along the way as you interact with Rwandans that you will meet while taking the walking tour. The sights, sounds, cultural traditions, restaurants, mosques give insight into Rwandan Life.

The Nyamirambo Walking Tour in a Vibrant Kigali Neighborhood begins at the Women’s Center where you will meet your guide and your walking tour of Nyamirambo begins by walking to the Biryogo Market which just across the street from the women’s center.  It is a most colorful sight to behold with local vegetables and fruits being sold.

While there you might just learn how cassava is being dried and how to make Isombe which is cassava leaves being mixed with onions , green peppers, garlic and spinach.  You can also see Muslim embroidery and carpet weaving, local cooking stoves and a variety of African fabrics.

We continue the walking tour passing the local mosque and visiting the hairdresser salon in the area, a tailor, simply observing life in Kigali with everyday people.

The walking tour of Nyamirambo  ends with having lunch at your guide’s home which proves to be most delightful and you can assist in the preparation of the meal and get to know a Rwandan family which is even more delightful.

Nyamirambo Walking Tour in a Vibrant Kigali Neighborhood will soon include handicraft tours and culinary tours that will expand what visitors can see in the Nyamirambo area of Kigali. which is Kigali’s most vibrant neighborhood.  It is a Muslim neighborhood, but frequented by Rwandans of other faiths..enjoy your walking tour.


Nyamirambo Walking Tour in a Vibrant Kigali Neighborhood – If you like to take this tour while on Safari with us – Please contact us.