Places to visit

  • Nyungwe Forest National Park

    Located in the south of Rwanda, Nyungwe National Park is a primate playground alive with life. From its iconic chimpanzees to the other primate species such as colobus monkeys...

  • Akagera National Park

    While Rwanda is not often thought of as a Big Five safari destination, Akagera National Park in the country's east is emerging as one of the best off-the-beaten-path safari...

  • Volcanoes National Park

    Dominated by five towering volcanoes, the heavily rain forested Volcanoes National Park is the jewel in Rwanda's national parks, a stunning mist-shrouded forest that is home t...

  • Musanze Caves

    With tours taking approximately two and a half hours, the caves are a perfect add-on to a day spent interacting with Rwanda's famous mountain gorillas....

  • Lake Kivu

    Lake Kivu is among the Great lakes of Africa. It lies on the border between the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda, and is in the Albertine (western) Rift, a part of t...

  • Kigali

    Rwanda's capital is a green, clean city that is fast becoming the envy of cities across not only Africa, but the world. Visitors often describe Kigali not only as Africa's cle...

  • Former King's Palace in Nyanza

    A visit to the former seat of the Rwandan monarchy is a fantastic way to break up the lengthy drive between Nyungwe and Kigali, and offers a window into Rwanda's pre-colonial ...

  • Twin Lakes

    While not quite as well-known as beautiful Lake Kivu, the twin lakes of Burera and Ruhonda are considerably closer to the gorilla trekking region and are quite beautiful in th...