THINGS TO DO IN RWANDA

With its varied ecosystems and abundance of wildlife and national parks, Rwanda offers many activities unique to the country and region such as tracking gorillas, camping near a beautiful lake, and trying the local cuisine. Here are 11 unique things tourists can see and do while visiting Rwanda.

  • Hike volcanoes.
  • Gorilla tracking. …
  • Coffee washing stations. …
  • Eat big fish. …
  • Camp on Lake Burera. …
  • Kayak the shores of Lake Kivu.
  • Watch Intore dancers
  • Spend time in Kigali
  • Bike or hike the Congo Nile Trail
  • Chimp trekking
  • Canopy walk

The Things To Do In Rwanda are many given that she is a small landlocked country. Rwanda is found in East Africa and covers an area of 26,338 square kilometers. Rwanda shares borders with Uganda, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Burundi and Tanzania. Rwanda is known for her beautiful hills, volcanoes, mountain gorillas, and handsome people but sadly for also enduring one of the worst genocides in recent history. After the genocide, the government of Kagame embarked on the difficult task of healing the nation, reconciliation and bringing people together to rebuild their country. Rwanda is now considered a benchmark for how other African countries can organize their people, curb corruption and set efficient systems even with few resources.

When you Travel To Rwanda, you will love to visit popular tourist spots and enjoy the local culture. Amongst other Things to do in Rwanda, you can surely explore some of the best things to do in Rwanda to make your trip a fulfilling one. On a trip to Rwanda things to do can include exploring Rwanda attractions and visiting the places of interest.

The Best Things To Do In Rwanda focus around the country’s beautiful wildlife, landscapes and people. The main and most popular is trekking the endangered mountain gorilla. There truly is nothing else like it in the world—looking deep into the expressive brown eyes of these gentle giants is an extremely special privilege and an unforgettable encounter. The trekking duration and conditions can vary but a moderate level of fitness is highly recommended.

There are other primates you can trek in Rwanda as well: playful chimps, curious colobus monkeys and cheeky golden monkeys. There is also the opportunity for more traditional safari activities such as game drives, nature walks and bird watching. If culture and history is of interest to you, a community visit, tea plantation tour or trip to the Dian Fossey Museum could be of interest. Additionally, the capital of Kigali is a great place to learn about the history of Rwanda by visting Genocide Museum—a heavy experience but one we feel is really important.

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Chimpanzee Trekking Rwanda

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Primate Safaris Rwanda

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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.