Known as the land of a thousand hills, Rwanda’s stunning scenery and warm, friendly people offer unique experiences in one of the most remarkable countries in the world. It is blessed with extraordinary biodiversity, with incredible wildlife living throughout its volcanoes, montane rainforest, and sweeping plains. As a small Central African nation situated to the west of Tanzania, Rwanda is a western arm of the Great Rift Valley and on the watershed between the Nile and the Congo - Africa's two largest rivers. Its physical beauty is unique on the African Continent with vibrant green grasslands, dazzling riverine forests, and breathtaking mountain views. Travelers come from far and wide to catch a glimpse of the magnificent gorillas, yet there is so much more to see and experience.
Nyanza was the capital of the Kingdom of Rwanda from 1958 to 1962 and Butare is known as education center of Rwanda and Rwanda's museums in general.what to visit: Old and modern king's palace, Horn cows ( Inyambo), Ethnography museum and traditional dance ( Intore), Ethnographic Museum located at Huye, Art Museum located at Rwesero-Nyanza, Ancient History Museum located at Nyanza-Rukari, Presidential Palace Museum located at Kigali-Kanombe, Natural History Museum (Kandt House) located at Kigali-Nyarugenge, and Environmental Museum located at Karongi.
Kigali is the major arrival point for tourists visiting Rwanda's national parks and trekking mountain gorillas , you can also experience amazing Kigali city tour and has its own sites of interest such as: Kigali Genocide Memorial ,Kimironko local markets,Craft and Art boutique,Coffee shops ,Presidential Palace Museum located at Kigali-Kanombe, Natural History Museum (Kandt House) located at Kigali-Nyarugenge, and Campaign against genocide
Lake Kivu is one of the Africa Great Lakes, It lies on the border between the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda and is in the Albertine Rift the western branch of the East African Rift Lake Kivu empties into the Rusizi River which flows southwards into Lake Tanganyika. Lake Kivu also Surrounded by the Rift Valley and Virunga mountains it has picturesque sandy shores and provides a beautiful setting with the view of Nyiragongo at which to relax after gorilla trekking.
The stunning Volcano National Park is situated in north-western Rwanda and covers 160 square kilometers (62 square miles) of prime rainforest, encompassing five of the eight volcanoes in the Virunga Mountains range. Gorillas are critically endangered primates and highly sociable creatures that spend most of their waking hours searching for food on the ground, moving less than 1 kilometer (0.6 miles) a day which makes them easily trekkable. Volcanoes National Park was the base for pioneering primatologist Dian Fossey, which makes it authentic Gorillas in the Mist country you can even pay your respects at Fossey's grave. It's a well-protected and monitored reserve full of different plants and trees monkeys (including the rare golden monkey) and forest birds. At least 10% of the revenue from tourism goes to community projects around the park, reinforcing the positive impact of gorilla trekking in Rwanda and making conservation of these great apes meaningful to rural communities in a very practical way. Reformed poachers are employed by conservation projects that allow them to earn a legitimate income.
One of the oldest rainforests in Africa, Nyungwe is rich in biodiversity and spectacularly beautiful. The mountainous region is teaming with wildlife, including a small population of chimpanzees as well as 12 other species of primate, With 15 trails, so many bird's species. Nyungwe rain forest also offer a unique activity such as Canopy walk away which is one of the longest canopy walk in Africa that you can not found anywhere else.
The relatively warm and low-lying plains of Akagera comprise savannah, woodland, wetland, and a dozen lakes. In partnership with African Parks, we aim to transform the National Park into a world-class location to experience a safari.