Rwanda

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Famous for its mountain gorillas and volcanic landscape. Humbling and incredibly rewarding for everybody who visits.

Rwanda is a magnificently scenic country known as the “Land of a Thousand Hills”. After many years of post-colonial conflict which culminated in the 1994 genocide Rwanda’s democratic government can now proclaim to be a country both stable and peaceful.

Almost every visitor who travels to Rwanda comes to see the Mountain Gorillas that live in the Virunga Mountains (Volcanoes National Park) on the border of Uganda, Rwanda and Congo.

It was here that Dian Fossey carried out research for 20 years creating the foundation for mountain gorilla tourism.

Volcanoes National Park: A particularly important area as it has ten habituated gorilla groups which can be trekked. Any close observation and contact with these incredible apes, within their own natural habitat, is one of the most wonderful and inspiring wildlife experiences possible.

Kigali: Depending on your travel plans and possible flight schedule you may require an ovenight in Kigali, Rwanda’s attractive capital, which has some historial places of interest as well as it’s day to day appeal.

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Kigali Kigali

Kigali is Rwanda’s attractive capital city. Located in the centre of the country and spread out over several hills, it is bustling, colourful and noisy whilst also being clean and safe. It is a city with positive character and ambience.

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Volcanoes National Park Volcanoes National Park

Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda is home to 10 habituated groups of Mountain Gorillas.  It is the most accessible and the most popular place to trek and encounter wild Mountain Gorillas.

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Rwanda

Bisate Lodge

Bisate Lodge

Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda

One&Only Gorillas Nest

One&Only Gorillas Nest

Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda

Ingagi Park View Lodge

Ingagi Park View Lodge

Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda

Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel

Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel

Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda

Kigali Serena Hotel

Kigali Serena Hotel

Kigali, Rwanda

Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge

Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge

Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda

Virunga Lodge

Virunga Lodge

Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda

Hotel De Mille Collines

Hotel De Mille Collines

Kigali, Rwanda

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