Rwanda
Travel Guide

the Land of 1000 Hills

Rwanda also known as the Land of a Thousand Hills is a small country found in the greater East African region. It is decorated by stunning rolling hills and part of its border with Uganda and Congo is formed by a chain of volcanoes forming a scenic splendor like no other. 

Rwanda an up and coming tourism destination having overcome the 1994 genocide and embarked on a recovery, reconciliation and rebuilding program, has registered tremendous progress. Today Rwanda is one of the best primate tracking destinations and offers some of the best luxurious experiences.

Rwanda is made up of hills and mountains in the west and savanna in the east. It is one of the 3 countries that make up the Virunga Massif and offer homes to the endangered mountain gorillas. The country has 3 national parks with each park offering a unique tourism product. Volcanoes National Park offers gorilla tracking, Golden monkey tracking and volcano hiking. Nyungwe National Park is home to 13 primate species including but not limited to the chimpanzees, black and white colobus monkeys, Sykes monkeys. Akagera National Park on the other hand is home to the savanna species like Elephants, Zebras, Giraffes, Buffalo, Lions, Leopards and recently the introduction of the Rhinos making the park an African Big five habitat

Besides the small size, the development of Rwanda’s infrastructure makes it’s destinations easy to access by use of both road and domestic flights.

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Popular Safaris

Featured Activities

Some of the activities that make the most difference to us, sourced from all our destinations by our experts

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Bisoke Volcano Hike; Climbing Mount Bisoke in Rwanda

Each of these mountains in the Virunga chain has its uniqueness so tempting to any hiker to end up yearning to make it to their respective summits.

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Maramagambo Forest Bird Watching and Primates Viewing

Maramagambo Forest Bird Watching and Primates Viewing – Python and Bat Caves Tour in Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Also included in Uganda

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Kalinzu Forest Chimpanzee Tracking

Kalinzu Central Forest Reserve is another excellent Chimpanzee tracking spot in Uganda after the major and famous Kibale Forest National Park.

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Rwanda to Uganda Gorilla Tours

Mountain Gorilla trekking expeditions can only be engaged in when one visits the 3 African countries that still keep these animals’ habitats intact.

Also included in Uganda,Rwanda

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Gorilla Trekking in Uganda

Gorilla trekking ranks top and is a highlight for any visit to Uganda.


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Chimpanzee Trekking in Uganda


Also included in Uganda

Places to visit in Rwanda

African Safari Experts

Volcanoes National Park Rwanda

Volcanoes National Park or Parc National des Volcans(PNV), is the oldest national park in Africa and the most visited in Rwanda. It lies along the magnificent Virunga Mountains and....

African Safari Experts

Akagera National Park

Akagera National Park is located along the Tanzanian border in the Northeast of Rwanda in the districts of Kayonza and Nyagatare. With an area of 1,120SqKm set at a relatively low altitude, Akagera....

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Nyungwe Forest National Park

Nyungwe Forest National Park, located in the south western parts of Rwanda close to the Burundi border, constitutes one of the Afrotropical Realm sub regions. It is a pristine Afromontane forest, o....

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Affordable accomodation

We do offer five star accommodation for all of our travellers and tourists at a
precise and affordable prices located within our destinations

KIGALI SERENA HOTEL

Located on a mesmerizing boulevard in the mind of Kigali, Rwanda, in a secure location just a five-m...

BISATE LODGE

Bisate Lodge, adjacent to Volcanoes National Park, combines the bucket-list gorilla trek with a pion...

SINGITA KWITONDA LODGE

Kwitonda Lodge Singita is honored to be opening Kwitonda Lodge and Kataza House in late 2019 in Rwan...

VOLCANOES VIRUNGA LODGE

The magnificent Virunga Lodge is the premier luxury gorilla lodge of Rwanda and one of Africa’s fi...

THE BISHOPS HOUSE

The Bishop's House is located in the Northern Province of Rwanda in a town called Musanze; Well know...

SABYINYO SILVERBACK LODGE

The lodge, situated in the foothills of the mighty Virunga’s, the chain of 15,000 ft volcanoes str...

RUZIZI TENTED LODGE

This camp has a spectacular waterfront location at Lake Ihema, and is one of only three lodges locat...

MAGASHI CAMP

Magashi Camp is situated in the productive and phenomenally diverse north-eastern corner of Akagera ...

LAKE KIVU SERENA HOTEL

Lake Kivu Serena Hotel celebrates the shores of this African Great Lake as a destination of astonish...

The Manor at Ngorongoro Crater

Reminiscent of a country farm and boasting quaint Cape Dutch-style architecture, The Manor at Ngoron...

Serengeti Migration Camp

The central dining area, bar and library tent of this Serengeti safari accommodation are all positio...

Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge

Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge is set in grasslands on the hillside overlooking the beautiful Lake...

Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge

It is a large Tanzania lodge with 75 guestrooms, its interiors are a mixture of stone and wood with ...

HEMINGWAYS HOTEL

Overlooking the Ngong Hills in Nairobi’s tranquil and upscale neighbourhood of Karen, this luxurio...

GIRAFFE MANOR

Situated within 140 acres of indigenous forest and playing host to resident herd of Rothschild's gir...

Mara Engai Lodge

Nestled amongst pristine Kenyan Ravine forest. Set 1000ft high on the Oloololo Siria Escarpment with...

Elephant Bedroom Camp

offers luxury in a setting of breathtaking beauty. The spacious tents have rustic and colorful Afric...

SERENA KAMPALA

The Serena Kampala offers generously proportioned deluxe rooms, executive suites, business suites an...

SERENA LAKE VICTORIA

The Serena Lake Victoria presents a selection of unique accommodation. Choose from standard rooms, e...

WILDWATERS LODGE

Wildwaters Lodge is the ultimate in luxury and intimate accommodation in Jinja. The 10 large canvas ...

APOKA SAFARI LODGE

Everything at Apoka is handmade by local craftsmen, everything is large and capacious. 10 expansive ...

BAKERS LODGE

The newest lodge in this park is our personal favourite: Bakers Lodge, with 10 safari tents. Each of...

CHOBE SAFARI LODGE

Wake up in the morning to the rushing sounds of River Nile and quickly jump in the pool, surrounded ...

PARAA SAFARI LODGE

Paraa Safari Lodge is the largest within Murchison Falls National Park. It is well located for game ...

CRATER SAFARI LODGE

The lodge is in an area where there are trees with flowers in all colors and undulating terrain with...

KYANINGA LODGE

The 8 cottages at Kyaninga Lodge are built on platforms and set apart to ensure peace and intimacy. ...

NDALI LODGE

Ndali can host 16 guests in their 8 luxurious chalets – each one has an en suite bathroom with bat...

CHIMPANZEE GUEST HOUSE

Chimpanzee Guest house was formerly a residence of the British district commissioner in the 1950s, d...

ISHASHA WILDERNESS CAMP

You will be staying in one of 10 large tented rooms with en suite bathroom surrounded by forest and ...

KYAMBURA GORGE LODGE

The 8 bandas are situated on a hill-top creating a fabulous view surrounding this small but luxuriou...

BWINDI LODGE

Overlooking the primeval Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Volcanoes Bwindi Lodge is the finest luxury lod...

CLOUDS MOUNTAIN GORILLA LODGE

Built of local volcanic stone, each of the 7 cottages has a large sitting room with fireplace, vast ...

BUHOMA LODGE

10 chalets with private verandahs invite a breath-taking view over Bwindi. The cottages offer comfor...

SANCTUARY GORILLA FOREST CAMP

8 stylish and spacious tents are on offer at Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp. They feature queen sized...

MIHINGO LODGE

The luxury safari tents covered by a thatched roof and built on a wooden deck featuring en suite bat...

RWAKOBO ROCK

Lively little mongoose running around, herds of zebras on the horizon… Lake Mburo offers impressiv...

MOUNT GAHINGA LODGE

Accommodation at Mount Gahinga Lodge is provided in recently renovated bandas featuring en suite bat...