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Rwanda gorilla tourism, Rwanda national parks, Rwanda Safari lodges, Rwanda tourist attractions, Rwanda chimpanzees,Rwanda Virungas. Rwanda is a land of great diversity and beauty. Popularly known as ‘the land of a thousand hills’, Rwanda has six volcanoes, twenty-three lakes and numerous rivers, some forming the source of the great River Nile. The landscapes in this green country are truly breathtaking. Many a visitor to Rwanda has remarked that the physical beauty of the country is witho ...
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Akagera National Park>Rwanda

Set at a relatively low altitude on the border with Tanzania, Akagera National Park could scarcely be more different in mood to the breezy cultivated hills that characterise much of Rwanda-The land of a thousand hills. Dominated by the labyrinth of swamps and lakes that follow the meandering course of the Akagera River-the most remote source of the Nile, this is magnificent African savannah landscape of tangled acacia woodland interspersed with open grassland. Unlike the rest of Rwanda, which is ...
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Kigali city Rwanda

Kigali Rwanda-A land of a thousand hills. Kigali a city with great views. Located at Rwanda’s geographical heart, the rapidly growing city of Kigali is not only the national capital, but also the country’s most important business centre and main port of entry. Serviced by an efficient international airport and connected to neighbouring Uganda, Tanzania and Burundi by surfaced roads. Kigali City boasts a range of hotels catering to all tastes and budgets, and an assortment of fine restauran ...
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Lake Kivu Rwanda

Lake Kivu is a 2,650 sq. km. extraordinarily beautiful inland sea enclosed by steep, green terraced hills along eastern Rwanda. This large lake straddles the border between western Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. The lake is surrounded by forested hills, with sandy bays and fishing villages Three resort towns of Gisenyi, Kibuye and Cyangugu are located along its shores and are connected by a wild roller-coaster road that tumbles through lush plantain fields and relic patches of m ...
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Nyungwe National Park>Rwanda

Nyungwe Forest is the largest single tract of montane forest remaining in East or Central Africa and aside from the gorillas in Rwanda's Parc National des Volcans (PNV), is the most important tourism asset of Rwanda. Home to 86 mammal species, 280 species of bird, a variety of orchids . Nyungwe is also a remarkably rich centre of biodiversity. Main activities in Nyungwe consist of a variety of walking trails through the steeply forested terrain in the hope of spotting some of the elusive chi ...
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Virunga National Park>Parc National des Volcans Rwanda

Parc National des Volcans - PNV protects the Rwandan side of the Virunga volcanoes, a range of six extinct and 3 live volcanoes which border Uganda, Rwanda and DRC. The highest peak ,Karisimbi reaches 4,507m. The volcanoes shelter some of the last remaining mountain gorillas of the world and are renowned for the work of the famous American primatologist Dian Fossey. With some of the most breathtaking scenery of Africa, Parc National des Volcans now hosts a range of activities including a num ...
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Butare(Huye)Rwanda

Butare (now:HUYE ) was the largest and most important city in Rwanda prior to 1965, when it lost out to the more centrally located Kigali, 135km to its north, as the capital of independent Rwanda. Today the site of several academic institutions, including the country's largest university. Butare is still regarded to be the intellectual and cultural pulse of Rwanda. It is also an attractively compact and sedate town of shady avenues emanating from a main street lined with comfortable small hotels ...
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Rwanda & Uganda:Virunga Bio diversity

Virunga Biodiversity Greater Virunga Landscape-VGL (adapted from The World Conservation Society WCS research) The Greater Virunga Landscape (GVL) is one of the most biodiverse landscapes in Africa. It is a landscape of contiguous protected areas that include three world heritage sites and biosphere reserve. The total area encompasses 13,200 km2 of varied habitats including glaciers and rock, montane and lowland forest, savannas, wetlands, bamboo, hotsprings and active volcanoes with la ...
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Rwanda: Is more than Gorillas.

nyungwe national park The Undiscovered Gem-source The eye Magazine Rwanda One of the central planks in ORTPN’s tourism-diversification programme is Nyungwe National Park, 980 Square kilometers of hilly jungle cloaked terrain in the country’s south-west, on the border with Burundi and the DRC, and surely one of the undiscovered gems of African environmental tourism. Ranging between 1,600 and 2,950 metres in altitude, the park is contiguous with Kibira National Park in Burundi, and tog ...
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Rwanda Birding

Rwanda’s location in the Albertine Rift and its dense forests and mountains create a unique and remarkable environment for the ecotourist to enjoy. Though small (about 250km east-west by 150km north-south) it has a bird list of over 700 species and supports the second highest number of Albertine Rift endemics than any other country. Rwanda has seven Important Birding Areas (IBAs) including the three National Parks—Volcanoes, Akagera and Nyungwe, Rugezi Swamp, Akanyaru, Nyabarongo and Cyamudongo. ...
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Rwanda Art and Culture>Rwanda Cultural tours

Arts and Culture Music and dance plays an important role in the traditions of Rwandan people. Performances range from demonstrations of bravery and excellence, to humorous dance styles and lyrics, to artistry based in traditional agricultural roots. Traditional songs are often accompanied by a solitary lulunga—a harp-like instrument with eight strings. More celebratory dances are backed by a drum orchestra, which typically comprises seven to nine members who collectively produce a hypnotic a ...
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Rwanda Gorilla Trekking

Gorilla Trekking When visiting the ‘Land of a Thousand Hills’, one should not miss out on the magnificent opportunity to visit Rwanda's Volcanoes National Park (PNV) consisting of 125 km2 of mountain forest and home to the six Virunga Volcanoes and the world famous mountain gorillas. Protected within the PNV, the lushly forested slopes of the mountains form an appropriately dramatic natural setting for what is arguably the most poignant and memorable wildlife experience in the world: gorill ...
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Rwanda Adventure Travel

Adventure and Leisure More adventurous tourists to the country will appreciate mountain biking over Rwanda’s volcanic, rough terrain in Musanze or along the western part of the country with Lake Kivu as a backdrop. Mountain climbing in the Virunga Mountains and trekking to or climbing waterfalls in Nyungwe National Park is an exhilarating activity for any tourists eager to explore new and less known corners of the country. The fine road network with little traffic, offers wonderful opport ...
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Kigali City Tour

Kigali City Tour The Kigali City Tour offers one an in-depth view of Kigali, past and present, assuring that one feels the genuine heartbeat of the city. Kigali is the capital city of Rwanda, blessed with a year round moderate climate. It is also the country’s vibrant commercial center. Kigali is particularly beautiful at night as the lights glimmer over a few of the country’s “one thousand hills”. The city is divided into three districts—Gasabo, Kicukiro and Nyarugenge and is inhabited by ...
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Rwanda Museums

Museums Rwanda The National Museum of Rwanda Inaugurated on September 18th 1989 and located in Huye, the National Museum of Rwanda is the most well-known museum in Rwanda and houses perhaps the finest ethnographic and archaeological collections in East Africa with more than 10,000 artefacts. Absorbing displays of traditional artefacts are illuminated by a fascinating selection of turn-of-the-century monochrome photographs, providing insight not only into pre-colonial lifestyles, but also int ...
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