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Rwanda formerly Ruanda, officially the Republic of Rwanda is a country in Central Africa and one of the smallest countries on the African mainland.
Located a few degrees south of the Equator Rwanda is bordered by Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Kigali and Genocide Museum
Kigali is the capital of Rwanda, roughly the center of the country. It sprawls across numerous hills, ridges and valleys, and a vibrant restaurant and nightlife scene. The Kigali Genocide memorial, documents the 19194 mass killings of Rwandese, associated with the country’s civil war.The City’s Caplaki craft market Village has stalls selling traditional handicrafts, including woodcarvings and woven baskets
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On the city fringes, the Presidential Palace Museum is set in the former home of President Juvenal Habyarimana, whose plane was shot down in 1994. The Museum, with its many rooms and secrets passages, gives insight into the President’s life. There also part of the ill-fated jet. In the former residence of Germany of Pioneer Dr Richard Kandt, the Natural History Museum is dedicated to native plants and animals. Contemporary African sculptures, paintings and installation are showcased at the Inema Arts Center. The City is a jumping –off point for strips to Volcanoes National Park, known for its resident gorillas.
Volcanoes National Park – Lush preserve with Gorillas and monkeys. The Rain forest Park features 5 Volcanos, popular for hiking, Mountain Gorillas and Golden monkeys.
Straddling a dynamic landscape with exotic wildlife in Central Africa, Rwanda enjoys a spectacular backdrop infused with beauty, vibrancy and drama. One of the only countries in the world that is home to the endangered mountain gorillas.Guided treks at Volcanoes National Park, makes it possible for visitors to get up close and personal with these rare creatures. Impressive panoramas and scalable peaks form a delightful variety of thrilling wildlife for the ultimate experience.
Diverse Wildlife can be found in the Nyungwe and the Akagera National Park with the largest Hippo National Park situated in the region – allowing visitors to coddle in the grandeur of nature’s fauna. A 141 – mile Congo Nile trail serves as a haven for outdoor adventures, while the bustling capital Kigali offers a myriad of sightseeing opportunities, with cascading sunrises and mystical settings, Rwanda is sure to be a unique experience.
Nyungwe National Park
Nyungwe Forest National Park is found in the South Western part of Rwanda. It is bordered by the Rwanda – Burundi border in the South. Lake Kivu and the Democratic Republic of Congo lie on the west side of the park. It covers an area of about 1020 km2 and has an elevation of 1600 – 2950m above sea level.
Nyungwe is one of the oldest rainforests in Africa. Nyungwe is rich in biodiversity and spectacularly beautiful. Nyungwe national park is located in the western Great Rift Valley. It stretches from lake Albert to lake Tanganyika. The Rift has many mountain and lakes that flow west into the Congo River system. The Albertine rift besides having an amazing landscape, it is also known for its endemic species of fauna and flora.
Akagera National Park
Akagera National Park lies in eastern Rwanda, hugging the borer with Tanzania. It was founded in 1934 and cover an area of 1, 122 sq Km2. It’s characterized by montanewoodlands, swamps, low mountains and savannah. The varied terrain shelters wild life including Zebra, Giraffes, Elephants, Lions and hundreds of bird species, such as the rare shoebill stork. In the southern part of the park, vast lake Ihema is home to hippos and crocodiles
Mgahinga Gorilla National Park
MgahingaGiorilla National Park is a national park in southwestern Uganda. It was created in 1991 and covers an area of 33.9km2
Entry Visa Requirements
Rwanda Visas are issued on arrival. US Citizens do not pay entry fees. A passport valid for six months after date of entry is required. Visitors must hold return/onward tickets and all documents required for their next destination.
Rwanda does not require proof of a valid Yellow fever immunization certificate, but the country from which you came and are returning to, may ask. Immigration officials might force a visitor to get immunized, which is at an extra cost. Hepatitis A and B, Tetanus and Typhoid immunization are recommended for all travelers.
Malaria prophylaxis is recommended and you should consult your local doctor or physician to advice which malaria medication is best suited for you. Information on vaccinations and other health precautions, such as safe food and water, insect bites protection, may be obtained from the CDC internet site http://www.cdc.gov/travel
Best Time to Visit
Rwanda sits just a few degrees south of the equator and has a temperature tropical highland climate with lower temperatures, typical for equatorial countries due to its high elevation. These are some temperature variations:
- The mountains west and north are generally cooler than the lower lying east
The country experiences two rainy seasons a year:
- February to June is heavy and persistent
- The shorter, less sever rainy season begins in September and lasts through December
The rainy seasons are separated by dry seasons, from June to September, when the country often sees no rainy at all. The shorter dry season is December to February. Rwanda offers good weather throughout the year, but when planning a visit the dry seasons are preferred and offer better wildlife viewing.