Also known as the 'land of a thousand hills', Rwanda is located in East Africa. Its capital city is Kigali, the largest city and the economic centre of the country. Rwanda is one of the three countries in the world with mountain gorillas. It is renowned for its gorilla trekking activities, making it a great tourist destination.
Best time to Visit and how to Get Around
The best time to visit Rwanda is during the dry season, from June to September. Rwanda is accessible by air through Kigali International Airport. There are various means of transportation to get around Rwanda such as using taxis, buses and motorcycles. Find some of the best restaurants in Rwanda's main cities.
Tour Rwanda for a great gorilla trekking adventure in the Volcanoes National Park. This park is home to many mountain gorillas and golden monkeys.
Discover the Nyungwe Forest National Park, one of the world's most beautiful rainforests.
Visit the Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre, for a peep into Rwanda's history that preceded the event.
Explore some of Rwanda's main cities like Kigali, Ruhengeri and Butare, where you can make a stop at the Ethnographic Museum.