About Rwanda

Ikaze mu Rwanda! Welcome to Rwanda. Rwanda is a well- known small country found in the East and Central African region. It is also referred to as the “Land of a thousand hills”. It is a land locked country and has no sea port.

Rwanda is nature’s best paradise! It is one of the friendliest countries, renowned for its comfortable facilities, fine food and a very rich cultural heritage. Kigali its capital is amongst the safest and friendliest city in Africa. It’s blessed with a moderate high altitude climate that belies its tropical local and is conveniently located within two to three hours’ drive of the main tourist sites.

Rwanda boasts a wide variety of wildlife. The Volcanoes National Park, in northern Rwanda is home to the world’s largest number of endangered mountain gorillas. Numbering in the hundreds, the gorillas live in a protected area, free from poachers. Witness Kwita Izina, the famous and unique Gorilla naming ceremony, which takes place once every year. The Akagera National Park in eastern Rwanda is crowded with both large and small wildlife and a variety of birds.

The Kigali Genocide Memorial In Gisozi is a common place to visit after a gorilla safari in Rwanda. Outside Kigali, you can visit Ntarama and Nyamata. Kimironko Market specializes in crafts which you can use as souvenirs. In Musanze, you can engage in tourist activities such as brick making and basket weaving.

Best Time to Visit.

The best time for gorilla and monkey tracking is the dry season, although they can also be tracked in the rain if only to spare you getting wet. The dry season is also good if you want to see game in Akagera National Park because thirst will draw the animals to the watering holes. You will also find at this time the roads are less dangerous and the risk of malaria is lower. The rainy season is the best time to see chimpanzees and is also the time when the place is at its most lush and green. Besides all that, Rwanda can be visited at any time of the year depending on your travel schedule and what to do. Rwanda Airports work 24/7 and its the easiest access to Rwanda and Kigali the Capital City of Rwanda

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