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Rwanda

Rwanda – “the land of a thousand hills with a thousand smile” is one of the extraordinarily destination nestled between Eastern and Central Africa. Lying at the hinterland of the African continent, Rwanda is a dynamic holiday destination, offering modern cities, unspoiled wilderness and an amazingly hospitable people.

Rwanda also offers unique and unrivalled biodiversity, magnificent mountains, precious ancient rainforests, five volcanoes, twenty three lakes, several waterfalls, and three stunning national parks.

The country's wildlife includes Thirteen species of primates (a quarter of the total number in Africa), and 670 species of birds, many of which are globally endangered.

Enjoy walking, trekking or mountain biking while tracking the primates along the pristine trails, mountain climbing, volcano exploration, fishing, boating and a plenty of water sports. Cultural immersion includes a spectacle of traditional dance, historical sites, and exhibitions of ethnic art and heritage.

Explore the rainforest covered slopes of its volcanoes mountains home to one of the most magnificent and critically endangered primates in the world the mountain gorilla. Worldwide there are only about 700 gorillas and Rwanda’s Virunga Mountains Volcanoes National Park is one of the few places on earth where you can view them in the wild.

The exhilarating trek into the dense forest mountains, where you find a gorilla family where you experience them feed, play, rest, and raise their young.

This famed primate population even impacted on the local population; you visit a local village and learn how poachers have turned to conservators protecting the gorillas and supporting Rwanda’s eco-tourism movement.

Rwanda Highlights

  • Kigali Town
  • Akagera National Park
  • Lake Kivu
  • Nyungwe National Park
  • Volcanoes National Park
  • Genocide sites