Rwanda, land of a thousand hills is a small but stunningly beautiful country in the heart of Africa, her dominant feature being the milliard fertile green and beautifully terraced hills scattered all over the countryside.
But she is also one of the most popular tourism destinations in Africa. In her north, track the rare Mountain Gorillas in Volcanoes National Park, or the habituated Golden Monkeys popularly referred to as the little sisters of the gorillas; or enjoy a day long guided hike up one of the volcanoes in this beautiful national park. Tour Ibyi’Iwacu cultural village for a Rwandan cultural experience or join your Guide on a town tour of Ruhengeri including the local market where you meet, mix and mingle with the local people.
In the south, Nyungwe rain-forest National Park is a fairytale land nature lover’s paradise with stunning scenery, guided forest hikes down the valleys to beautiful water-falls;Tracking large troops of habituated Angola colobus Monkeys;get your adrenalin pumped on the Canopy Walk, the only one in East and Central Africa; Birding tours with expert guides;Track habituated Chimpanzees in Kyamudongo or enjoy Cultural interaction tours to some of the local tea plantations where you meet and mingle with local people.
In Rwanda’s east, the small but incredibly beautiful Akagera National Park is big game country and home of the African Big-5; elephants, newly-introduced lions, rhinos, large herds of buffalo, even the elusive leopard when lucky, and milliard other plains game including eland and hippos and giant Nile crocodilesin Lake Ihema and her many other water bodies.
On the gorgeous Lake Kivu, Africa’s 6th largest lake which forms Rwanda’s western border with DR Congo are found the resort towns of Gisenyi, Kibuye and Cyangugu, perfect spots for a beach stay, leisure and relaxation as well as guided town tours and dining where meet and mingle with local Rwandans as they go about their daily life.
Rwanda’s capital Kigali too is a tourism attraction in her own right; a smart African city of over 1million, reputedly the cleanest on the continent with wide boulevards, nice flowered pavements, world-class hotels and restaurants, and an international airport.
Our city tour of Kigali includes her major historical, cultural, economic and political landmarks as well as the Kigali genocide Memorial Centre; obviously a moving experience but of our recent history and really helps put everything else into perspective. As you tour other parts of the city, you will see just how incredible Rwanda’s recovery has been – a true testament to mankind’s resilience in the face of unfathomable odds.
We also organize dining out experiences to sample of Rwanda’s nice local restaurants serving a wide range of delicious Rwandan, continental and international dishes that will leave you wanting for me.But by far the most amazing thing about Rwanda is encountering her people, Rwandans themselves, certainly some of the most beautiful, gracious and charming anywhere in the world and hospitable to a fault, their ancient culture repackaged for the 21st century and still being practiced; it is they that always leave the longest-lasting mark.
Rwanda is beautiful and amazing -Ikaze mu Rwanda (welcome to Rwanda); experience the magic of the land of a thousand hills, and a million smiles,here in the heart of Africa.
Kigali City Tour
The Kigali City Tour provides an in-depth look at Kigali, its past as well as the present, guaranteeing that you to experience the lively Kigali city. Fortunately, Kigali which is Rwanda’s capital is blessed with a moderate climate all through the year. its as well a lively commercial center of the country. Kigali is especially beautiful at nighttime with its lights glimmering over some of the thousand hills in the country.
Kigali is divided into 3 districts: Nyarugenge, Gasabo, and Kicukiro and is populated by a million people. Your Kigali City Tour starts as a historic journey with a guided tour through the initial modern building from which this capital was founded, to the fast developing neighborhoods which are changing the appearance of this city.
Coffee Question Rwanda
Since 2015, Question Coffee has been serving Rwanda’s best coffee at its busy Kigali cafe and training center. Question Coffee serves coffee exclusively grown by women trained and supported through the Relationship Coffee Institute, a partnership between Sustainable Harvest and Bloomberg Philanthropies providing training and market access to women coffee farmers.
Rwanda’s rolling hills and rich soils produce coffee of extraordinary quality. As a result, the country is a star in the specialty coffee world, with its delicate flavors loved by connoisseurs around the world.Question Coffee Rwanda is a specialty coffee nation with Bourbon Arabica crops amongst the highest grade in the world
Kigali Genocide Memorial
The Kigali Genocide Memorial includes three permanent exhibitions, the largest of which documents the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. There is also a children’s memorial and an exhibition on the history of genocidal violence around the world. The education center, gardens, and Genocide Archive of Rwanda contribute to a meaningful tribute to those who perished, and provide a powerful educational experience for visitors.The general exhibits, at least in their English translations, presented a fragmented and rambling account of the long history of Rwanda’s genocide.
Experience a classic African Safari in beautiful Akagera National Park. With Lake Ihema in the background and cooler temperatures, this is a safari experience unlike any of Rwanda’s neighbors.
Akagera has located approximately 110 km from Kigali. The majority of the way is paved, and the last 28km is on a dirt road, therefore it is recommended to have a 4×4. For self-drive safaris, there is no need to book. Cars are available for hire, there is one 7-seater game viewing vehicle which can be hired out for either a half or full-day, all which includes the vehicle, driver, and guide.
Gorilla tracking in Rwanda is often described as “life changing” and with good reason. With only an estimated 880 Gorillas left in the world, to see these gentle creatures in their natural habitat is a truly unique moment.
Gorillas make their homes in and amongst the bamboo-covered slopes of the Virunga Mountains in the Volcanoes National Park in northern Rwanda. Trek to see them and you’ll be introduced by your expert trackers and guides to one of the fully-habituated families of mountain gorillas and you can stay with them for an awe-inspiring hour, often crouching just a few feet away, whilst the gorillas go about their daily lives.
To enjoy a canopy walk in Nyungwe forest national park in Rwanda, you need a experienced tour driver; get one from hire a car rwanda
Canopy Walk Nyungwe Forest National park Rwanda, The Canopy walk in Rwanda is found in Nyungwe National park South west corner of Rwanda .It is a 2.1Km walk , Nyungwe National Park is an untouched natural rain forest that is filled with exciting biodiversity, found at the Uwinka visitors center in the Nyungwe forest. The canopy walkway was built in 2010 by the Green Heart NGO group supported by U.S.A.I.D. The walk way has a 160 Meter stretch divided in 3sections.The first is a 45Meter stretch, followed by the longest at 90Meters and the shortest at 25meters.The highest point from the 90 Meter walk way is 70meters from ground.