Welcome to Rwanda, the land of the greatest highlands and nature's greatest paradise.

About Rwanda


Rwanda in East-Central Africa is surrounded by the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Tanzania, and Burundi. Steep mountains and deep valleys cover most of the country. Lake Kivu in the northwest, at an altitude of 4,829 ft (1,472 m), is the highest lake in Africa. Extending north of it are the Virunga Mountains, which include the volcano Karisimbi (14,187 ft; 4,324 m), Rwanda's highest point.
Rwanda is a country with green undulating landscape of hills, gardens and tea plantations. This offers tourists a one of a kind tour to a country with one third of the world Mountain Gorillas, having most of Africa's bird species, volcanoes, game reserve, resorts and islands on the expansive lake Kivu, artistic crafts , graceful cultual dancers and people with the best hospitality.

Most flights arrive at the Kigali International Airport, just 11 Km from Kigali the capital of Rwanda. International flights that operate to Kigali are Quatar airways, SN Brussels, Kenya airways, Ethiopian airlines, Rwandair Express and Air Burundi .

Rwanda is known for its breathtaking highlands, mountain views, and communities of rare and wonderful mountain gorillas. It is also quite interesting to take early morning treks into the forest on the slopes of volcanoes, interact with endangered chimpanzees and gorillas, or just enjoy the nature and hospitality of the rwandeese culture.


Basic Information about Rwanda

Area: 26,338 sq. km; about the size of Maryland.

Terrain: Uplands and hills.

Capital City: Kigali (est. pop. 800,000)

Currency: Rwanda franc, dollas are used mainly in the capital though they are hard cuurrency to use in most parts of the country. Credit cards are usually only accepted at the major hotels in Kigali

Climate: Rwanda has a temperate climate with two rainy seasons (February to April and November to January), mild in the mountains but with frost and snow possible.


The most spoken languages are Kinyarwanda, French and English with French being the widely spoken language throughout the country.

Places To visit in Rwanda:

Lake Kivu, Rwanda culture, The Kigali hub, Experience Rwandan culture in Northern Province, Memorials and Museums, Tea plantations, Volcanoes destination, Volcanoes in the park, Dian Fossey Tomb Trail, Lakes, good for birding, Karisimbi volcano hike