Map of Parks and Places in Rwanda

Posted by on April 17, 2016

Map of Parks and Places in Rwanda – The Land of a Thousand Hills

Map of Parks and Places in Rwanda – here are Rwanda’s 3 National Parks – see the places you can visit in Rwanda and their Location with Description of each Park Below. A fourth Park was added on 2015 – Gishwati – Mukura National Park and you can find it it on the map near Lake Kivu.


Map of Parks and Places in Rwanda which include the newest Park Gishwati- Makura Park making it four national parks.


 Things to do and see – Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda:

Volcanoes National Park in the land of a thousand hills is the most visited Park in Rwanda – there are so many things to do and see here – one could easily spend a week gorilla – golden monkey tracking, birding, volcano climbing and hiking, nature walks along pristine crater lakes, caving, visiting Dian Fossey’s research camp and gravesite and much more.

Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda is like a magnet drawing people from around the world with many things to do and see in the shadows of the Virunga Volcanoes.


 Things to do and see in East Africa’s vast Montane Forest  – Nyungwe Forest National Park – Rwanda:

Nyungwe Forest National Park is a large track of Montane Forest with all of its wonders – take ca canopy walk through the forest – 50 meters above the ground and above the tree-tops – hikes, chimpanzee tracking, nature walks, monkey tracking, some of the best birding in Africa and.

Nyungwe Forest National Park in Rwanda is not to be missed – put it on your Things to do and see list for the Land of a 1000 Hills – Rwanda.


  Things to do and see – Akagera National Park – Rwanda’s scenic Savannah Park:

Akager National Park – Rwanda’s only Savannah Wildlife Park – is on the border with Tanzania. Akagera National Park is a stunningly, scenic park where you go on day and night game drives, boat safaris, nature walks, hikes, fishing, birding, village visits and stay in one of two lodges within the park.

Akagera National Park makes your visit to Rwanda more complete by giving you the African Savannah experience with its wildlife and scenery.

Akagera National Park – a park in Rwanda not to be missed.


  Things to do and see – Lake Kivu:

Lake Kivu – Rwanda’s answer to the beaches of the Indian Ocean – this landlocked country offers you sandy beaches, swimming, fishing, boating, wind-surfing, sail-boating, biking, nature-walks, cultural visits on, along or near Lake Kivu.

Lake Kivu is the perfect lake in Rwanda where you can relax and chill out after Gorilla and Chimpanzee tracking, Volcano Climbing, Biking the Nile-Congo Trail, exploring Nyungwe Forest and more.

Take in Lake Kivu during your time in Rwanda.


  Things to do and see – Sacred Places – the Genocide Memorials of Rwanda:

Rwanda – the Land of a Thousand Hills and a Million Genocide Victims in the 100 days of blood and tears during the 1994 Genocide that tore this small African country to shreds.

Today – like a Phoenix rising from the Ashes – the slogan “Never Again” can be seen most anywhere and the message comes across as you visit Rwanda’s Sacred Places – the Genocide Memorials.

Such places are not normal Tourist Places to do and see – however Rwanda is a message to anyone as to what happens when the world stands by, as a people are systematically destroyed only to later claim as President Clinton did at the Kigali Airport “I didn’t know.”


 Things to do and see – Kigali :

Kigali is one of the friendliest least chaotic cities in Rwanda with lots of things to do and see for visitors and tourist.  Here are some of the must visit places in Kigali that will give you an idea as to what awaits you here.

The Genocide Memorial, the Presidential Palace Museum, the Muslim Quarter with all of its sights and sounds, Hotel Rwanda (Hotel des Mille Collines), the Belgian Soldier Memorial, to name just a few.

Arts, Crafts, delightful restaurants that serve excellent food, be sure to try some Goat Brochettes – nothing like it.


Map of Parks and Places in Rwanda shows the 4 National Parks in Rwanda.  Volcanoes Naetional Park, Nyungwe Forest National Park, Akagera National Pak and Gishwati – Mukura National Park.  Add on top of that Kigali and Lake Kivu and you have the perfect Travel Destination in the heart of Africa.


Map of Parks and Places in Rwanda – if you any questions – please contact us