Boasting beautiful scenery, Rwanda is blessed with mountainous rainforest, tea and coffee plantations, plus incredible wildlife. It is a country that has transformed itself into one of Africa’s most stable nations after its turbulent history, a true testament to the determination of the Rwandan people, who continue to pave a way for a promising and dynamic future. The main highlight for visitors is the opportunity to observe one of the twelve habituated groups of the magnificent and critically endangered Mountain Gorilla, roaming within the Rwandan section of the Volcanoes National Park. This tiny nation has a big heart, an endearing charm and stunning landscapes to discover. Known for gorillas, chimps, diverse birdlife and beautiful mountain and lake scenery, a holiday or safari in Rwanda can be tailor-made for you with the right experiences and great places to stay. Talk to our Rwanda specialists for personal advice.
Rwanda is best known for the opportunities of seeing mountain gorillas and chimpanzees in the wild. Nature and wildlife encounters are the key reason most travellers come, but often the cultural aspects of Rwanda make just as big an impact on visitors.
Known as the land of a thousand hills, Rwanda is a land of great natural beauty and a superb ecotourism destination. Most people come here to see the silverback mountain gorillas made famous by the film Gorillas in the Mist. When you’re not tracking animals, partying in Kigali, watching Intore dancers in Virunga or trekking to volcanoes, enjoy just hanging out with the warm and friendly Rwandans themselves.