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10 Amazing Things to Do in Rwanda

10 Amazing Things to Do in Rwanda

Rwanda, also known as the “Land of a Thousand Hills,” is a small but captivating country located in East Africa. Known for its stunning landscapes, rich culture, and diverse wildlife…

Life Changing Year of Travel Campaign

Life Changing Year of Travel Campaign

Luxury tour operator Abercrombie & Kent has launched its Life Changing Year of Travel campaign, a collection of experiences designed to truly immerse travellers in a variety of destinations and ways. Highlighting the companies…

Interested in Rwanda?

With gorilla watching safaris, mountains, tropical rainforests, volcanoes and national parks home to many wild animal species, Rwanda has grown into a leading and friendly tourist destination. Recovered from the 1994 genocide, tourism has now become the biggest source of income in this former Belgian colony.

Things to Do in Rwanda

Despite its small size, the country houses a rich variety of flora and fauna. It was here that the American Diane Fossey researched the critically endangered mountain gorilla and watching these friendly giants in Volcanoes National Park is one of the country’s top highlights. Other popular things to do are hiking in rainforests and kayaking on Lake Kivu in the Great Rift Valley.

Rwanda Capital

The capital is Kigali, with other major cities Butare, Gitarama, Ruhengeri and Gisenyi.

Rwanda Weather

A tropical climate makes for temperatures around 25C throughout the year. The best travel months are January, July, August and September.


Kinyarwanda, French and English are the official languages.