Rwanda – Produces some of the Best Coffee in Africa

Posted by on May 29, 2018

Rwanda more than Mountain Gorillas – Home to Africa’s Best Coffee

Rwanda – produces some of the Best Coffee in Africa and most Rwandans have never tasted it


One of the things coffee aficionados must do while Visiting Rwanda is to stop and taste the delicious coffee, especially the Arabica Bourbon Variety that Uganda is so famous for can be found n Starbucks and other outlets around the world – Rwanda – Produces some of the Best Coffee in Africa and you have not visited Rwanda unless you have had a cup of it.

Most Rwandans have not tasted delicious Coffee that Rwanda produces. The hot beverage of choice here like elsewhere in Africa remains Tea. When on Safari with us, be sure have a cup of the delicious morning brew.


 Rwanda – the land of a Thousand Hills – the land of a million smiles – Home to Mountain Gorillas, Golden Monkeys, Volcanoes, scenic lakes, and valleys – but Rwanda is the country of origin of some of the best gourmet coffee in the World – especially its well-known Arabica Bean Bourbon Coffee.

Rwanda has cultivated some of the finest gourmet coffee in the world, unfortunately, most Rwandans have not tasted some of the coffee in the world that is grown in their own backyard since Rwandans still love their Tea that also is cultivated in the Land of a Thousand Hills.

Rwanda – produces some of the Best Coffee in Africa and the Bourbon variety (no Bourbon in it – it has become of the most sought-after gourmet coffees in the world and you can find it in specialty coffee shops around the world – including Starbucks and Starbucks Rwandan competitor Bourbon Coffee restaurants that not only serve Rwanda’s best in Kigali but have outlets in Washington DC, Boston, and New York – Bourbon Coffee Restaurants that bring Rwanda to the USA.

 Since 1994, thanks to government measures, non-governmental organizations and farmer co-ops the quality has been on the up.  Today, visitors come to Rwanda not just to track the Mountain Gorillas but to seek some of the world’s best coffee that is organically grown in various regions of the land of a Thousand Hills and in Uganda the coffee is truly mountain-grown.

Thousands of Rwandans have directly benefited from coffee growing such as the Maraba Coffee Co-operative along the fertile slopes of Mount Huye where some of the best Bourbon variety is found.  Here over 6000 people directly benefit from coffee, many of them women and children.

Rwandans working together to produce some of the best gourmet coffee in Africa that when it comes to coffee has put Rwanda on the map of gourmet coffee drinkers around the world.

If you are visiting Rwanda – don’t go home without buying some Rwandan Java- it will be a lot less than 30usd per pound at Starbucks.  You can even take a coffee crop to cup tour along Lake Kivu in Rwanda that will give you insight as to how some of Africa’s best gourmet coffee is produced in the land of a thousand hills.

Rwanda – produces some of the Best Coffee in Africa- you will enjoy it….


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