RWANDA TOURISM

Nestled on the Great Rift Valley in South Africa, this landlocked country sits at the point of confluence of the African Great Lakes region and East Africa. One of Africa’s smallest countries, Rwanda is characterized by its vast stretches of Savannah and the several lakes that occupy different parts in the country.

Also known as the “Land of a Thousand Hills”, the savannah-clad Rwanda is teeming with natural splendor.  The undulating cliffs, thick forests and scenic valleys in the rural country offer some of the most splendid sights in Africa.

From the high-altitude tropical rainforest in Nyungwe to the lush green jungles at Vulcans National Park, Rwanda’s verdant attractions will leave you breathless. Another significant place to visit in Rwanda is the exploding Lake Kivu, which is one of the only three exploding lakes in the world, making it among the tourist places in Africa.

History buffs travelling to Rwanda may also choose to visit the Genocide Memorial at Kigali Memorial Centre that pays tribute to the people lost during the Rwandan Genocide of 1994 through pictures and well-preserved artefacts.

A number of offbeat and fun activities in Rwanda promise to keep you on your feet throughout your trip. For a truly unique experience, try your hand at Gorilla tracking in the Virunga Mountains. While at Virunga, don’t forget to sit in at an Intore dance performance, which is a tribal dance routine performed by Rwandan natives at the base of gorilla tracking. For a taste of adventure, tourists may choose to take a hike on the volcanoes in the Musanze region, or even enjoy a laid-back kayaking expedition in Lake Kivu.

Due to its high elevation, Rwanda experienced pleasant weather throughout the year. The rainy season in Rwanda lasts between March to May, while the rest of the year remains dry.

Tourism In Rwanda Statistics

Rwanda recorded a total of 2 m tourists in 2019, ranking 115th in the world in absolute terms.

That smaller countries regularly perform lower in a comparison of the absolute number of guests, is obvious. By putting the tourist numbers in relation to the population of Rwanda, the result is much more comparable picture: With 0.13 tourists per resident, Rwanda ranked 143rd in the world. In Eastern Africa, it ranked 4th.

Rwanda generated around 635.90 m US Dollar in the tourism sector alone. This corresponds to 6.2 percent of its the gross domestic product and approximately 6 percent of all international tourism receipts in Eastern Africa.

Best Rwanda Tourism Guide

Have you ever planned to spend your holiday in a country that has lakes, volcanoes and rivers? Are you looking for a place that has great and amazing view for you? If yes, then Rwanda is an ideal destination for you. This landlocked country is located in Central Asia. This beautiful country offers some of the most amazing and excellent views and landscape to the visitors. It is also known as the ‘land of thousand hills’.

It welcomes you to the ‘land of thousand hills’. A Trip to Rwanda will take you to this scenic and resplendent nation, which will make your Rwanda Holidays a memorable experience. Rwanda Tours will offer a journey into astounding scenic beauty, lush greenery, rocky mountainous terrains, and the galvanizing volcanic peaks of Virunga at Northwestern Rwanda.

Rwanda Travel Packages are a delight when you Travel to Rwanda. You can hope to gaze upon the last remaining line of mountain gorillas, obstructing amidst the densely-set bamboo and forest. In fact, this is one of the biggest draws for tourists who land on the country.

You can also avail the Rwanda Holiday Packages to travel to the shores of Lake Kivu and explore some of the niche inland beaches to be found in Africa here. Rwanda Vacation packages are gaining gradual popularity owing to its beauty.

Go on Rwanda Tour now if you want to bask in its serene beauty and enjoy a stay that is both historically rich and naturally extravagant.

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You need a visa to enter Rwanda. You can either get a visa on arrival at the airport, or before you travel. You can apply for single entry and transit visas on the evisas website. You can also apply for these, and other types of visa, at the Rwanda High Commission in London.

The charge for the visa on arrival is US$50 in cash while the charge for processing the E-visa application yourself via the correct Rwanda government website (http://evisa.go.ke/evisa.html) is US$52.53 including credit card fee.

Single Entry Visa is allowed to Indian travellers who wish to stay in Rwanda for a short period. … Indians who travel to a Rwanda for tourism purpose or business purpose or medical purpose. The applicant needs to mention the purpose of his visit. Rwanda tourist visa and Rwanda work visa are the single-entry visas.

The official processing duration for a Rwandan visa as per the official Rwandan Consulates’ site is 14 business days. However, this duration does vary between 2 and 15 days depending on the Embassy to be contacted.