• Meet our famous friends

    Rwanda is one of only three countries in the world where the critically endangered mountain gorillas live. Experts estimate that there are only 780 mountain gorillas still in existence – and one third of these are in Rwanda.

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  • Land of a Thousand Hills

    Rwanda’s dynamic landscape is one of its main attractions. Watch the mist rise over the hills and cascade into our beautiful Lake Kivu.

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  • Escape to Serenity

    Let the peace and calm of Rwanda surround you. Whether for a weekend or longer, let the fresh air and easy pace of Rwanda relax and renew you.

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  • Join in Tradition

    You’ll be greeted by the warmth of the Rwandan people as soon you arrive. Learn about our traditions and help us remember the past. Join us in celebrating the rich diversity of Rwanda today and the bright future ahead.

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  • Seek Adventure

    Rwanda is a burgeoning adventure hub with some of Africa’s most unique, challenging, and rewarding hiking and biking trails. Breathtaking panoramas are at nearly every turn. Scale volcanoes and glide past serene rivers. Create an experience that you’ll never forget.

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Our Top Experiences

Volcanoes National Park

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Volcanoes has a wealth of adventure after you’ve trekked with gorillas: hike the Dian Fossey Tomb Trail or explore the musanze caves. Read more

Nyungwe National Park

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Meet Rwanda’s 13 other primates at Nyungwe National Park and take a walk across East Africa’s only canopy walkway. Read more

Akagera National Park

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Akagera National Park is home to giraffes, elephants, hippos and soon – a new lion will be re-introduced! Read more

Kigali
City Tour

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Get to know our bustling capital city, Kigali. Every last Sunday of the month, you can participate in city wide community service. Read more

Lake
Kivu

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Enjoy lakeside sports at Lake Kivu – our coastal adventure hub! Wind-surfing, swimming, or boating. Read more

Congo
Nile Trail

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The Congo Nile trail is 227 km of pure adventure – you can walk it, bike, drive it or run it. Read more

East African Experience

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Take advantage of the new East African Community Visa! For $100, you can get a tourist visa to Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda. The visa is valid for 90 days and can be obtained at any consular office of the participating nations.

Rwanda is proud to be part of the EAC, a region with cultural diversity, endless adventures and stunning natural landscapes. We encourage you to explore it all and take the time to visit our neighbors!

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