Rwanda’s Best Places to Visit

Posted by on August 15, 2014

What not to miss while visiting Rwanda

Rwanda’s Top Places to visit – from Primates to Scenic Wonders


welcome-to-rwanda-land-of-a-million-smilesRwanda, the land of a Thousand Hills and a Million Smiles – the land of Africa’s Eternal Spring is one of Africa’s most incredible, beautiful countries. Sadly, many think of Rwanda as country where to visit the endangered Mountain Gorillas. Many jet in and jet out and miss much of Rwanda one of Africa’s most scenic countries, a place with history that takes in the horror of one of the world’s worst Genocides and a kingdom that existed for centuries.

Rwanda – a country that even westerners such as gorilla researcher Dian Fossey, humanitarian Rosamund Carr and Dr. Richard Kandt (the founder of Kigali) called their home.

Rwanda – is much more than Mountain Gorillas – it is a Country of unmatchable Beauty unlike any other in Africa.


Here are Places – Things not to miss in Rwanda:


Nyungwe Forest National Park

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Nyungwe Forest National Park is one of Rwanda’s natural and scenic wonders.  It is largest remaining Montane Forest remaining in Africa. Simply an incredible place for those who love to see Primates such as chimpanzees, colobus and mangabey monkeys, rare birds, like to hike, see orchids in the wild – walk on East-Africa’s only Forest Canopy Walk – Nyungwe Forest National Park – not to be missed.


Akagera National Park

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Akagera National Park – Rwanda’s only savannah park bordering Tanzania – a park and place not to be missed for its wildlife and scenic beauty – one of Rwanda’s National Treasures.


Lake Kivu

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Lake Kivu – one of Africa’s most beautiful lakes is the best place in Rwanda where you can relax and chill out at the end of your safari.  Sandy beaches, wonderful weather make Lake Kivu the Costa del Sol of Rwanda.


Volcanoes National Park

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This park is the reason that thousands flock from around the world to track the endangered Mountain Gorillas, hike, go birding, track the golden monkeys, visit Dian Fossey’s grave and much – all things not to miss in Rwanda.


Rwanda’s Genocide Memorials

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A visit to Rwanda’s sacred places – one of the Genocide Memorials is something not to be missed while visiting Rwanda.


 

Taste some of the Best Gourmet Coffee in the World

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Rwanda’s coffee is simply some of the best in Africa – if not the world – be sure to try something for a unique taste of Rwanda’s gourmet coffee. – not to be missed.


Rwanda’s National Dish – Goat Brochettes

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Brochettes are simply found everywhere in Rwanda – goat brochettes are the brochette of choice, but you can find beef, chicken, fish and pork ones – brochettes – the Rwandan National Dish of choice – not to be missed while visiting Rwanda.


 

The Culture of Rwanda

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Rwanda – rich in culture and traditions that are simply not to be missed while visiting Rwnada.


Rwanda – the Land of a Thousand Hills and a Million Smiles where there are many things and places to see and do and not to miss – the above are just a few.


“If I have ever seen magic, it has been in Africa.” John Hemingway, African Journeys


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