Rwanda is a small, landlocked country in East Africa. It is bordered by Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi , and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Rwanda is a beautiful country with a diverse landscape, including mountains, forests, lakes, and savannas. It is also home to a wide variety of wildlife, including lions, elephants, giraffe, and chimpanzees.

Rwanda is a popular tourist destination, and there are many things to see and do in the country. Some of the most popular tourist attractions include:

  • Volcanoes National Park, home to mountain gorillas
  • Nyungwe Forest National Park, home to a variety of primates, including chimpanzees and colobus monkeys
  • Kigali Genocide Memorial, a sobering reminder of the country’s dark past
  • Akagera National Park, home to a variety of wildlife, including lions, elephants, and zebras
  • Lake Kivu, a beautiful lake that is perfect for swimming, boating, and fishing

A destination literally at the heart or center of the African continent, Rwanda has much to behold. A Rwanda safari offers her visitors some unique wildlife and a nature sighting experience to remember for a lifetime. Among the unique things you will get to do here is seeing the rare golden monkeys and yes, encountering the breath-taking mountain gorillas that find their home in bamboo forests of the Volcanoes NP.

Dubbed “the land of a thousand hills”, Rwanda’s scenic setting is mind-blowing. A haven for any scenery lover! If interested, there are also some volcanoes to explore while on a Rwanda tour, including crossing border into the famous Nyiragongo craters.

It’s really not just about the safari and savannah here, but the warmth of people you meet as well. Rwandese people are endlessly kind and caring, and the culture is captivating, whether that’s delivered through traditional dance (itore), unique architecture or works of art.