When one looks at the size of this country Rwanda, one wonders if there is really something interesting in it! Well! just book a Rwanda safari and you will know it is one of the finest Africa safari countries. Did you know it’s capital city is one of the cleanest in the world? Safari Rwanda so you enjoy a drive around Rwanda’s charming and stunning capital. Though Kigali has a fascinating and disturbing history, it has not stopped travellers interested in Rwanda safari tours from visiting this beautiful land of a thousand hills.
Also known as the Land of a thousand hills, Rwanda has a lot more to offer to tourists interested in Rwanda safaris, including Rwanda gorilla safaris, chimpanzee trekking safaris, Rwanda wildlife safaris, or just city tours. Every Rwanda tour traveller is interested in different activities; some may be interested in just a Kigali city tour because of time, others may be interested in Rwanda gorilla trekking safaris, wildlife safaris in Rwanda, chimpanzee trekking tours in Rwanda, Rwanda cycling safaris, Rwanda historical tour while others need advice on how to enjoy a Rwanda trip during their safari in Rwanda. Contact Prime Safaris & Tours Ltd for your ultimate Africa safari memories.
Though small, Rwanda is the best day trip destination after Uganda. Travellers undertaking Uganda safaris often never miss out in engaging in Kampala city tours, a 1 Day Ngamba safari Uganda,a Jinja city tour, a Uganda cycling Safari, 1 Day Lake Mburo National Park Uganda, 1 Day Fishing safari, a 1 Day Uganda birding safari among others.
So during your Safari to Rwanda, you can enjoy a Rwanda city tour and after head to Lake Kivu, so you engage in different interesting activities available at the lake including boat tours Rwanda to the lake islands or participate in a Rwanda cycling tour along the shores of the lake along the on the Congo Nile Trail. Engaging in different activities during your tour Rwanda will give you a true taste of local Rwandan life.
Interested in a Rwanda wildlife safari tour in the different wildlife safari parks in Rwanda. From Kigali, it is about two and a half hours to get to Akagera National Park, Rwanda’s premier safari destination that will give you a chance to spot yourself the big five game. Akagera Park is extremely beautiful and was started as a conservation project initially but was later opened for tourism.
Because there have been serious efforts of the conservation teams, the park has been repopulated and now you can see many different animals including leopards, lions, and elephants.
Hike Rwanda’s Natural wonders
In about three hours away from Kigali, your eyes will have a beautiful view of Mount Bisoke, also known as Mount Visoke, that lies in the Virunga Mountains. Mount Bisoke stands at a respectable height of about 3,711 meters high. Those interested in Rwanda hiking safaris must be a little fit because it is steep and challenging to trek. Besides the mountain, the main attraction is the stunning crater lake on top of the mountain. This crater is ranked the largest in the region.
Interested in adventure, why not climb Mount Kigali? Starting in the Nyamirambo neighbourhood, this hiking safari Rwanda along the gentle incline, you’ll be rewarded with fantastic views of the city below. At the top, you’ll find a pretty wooded area and you can stop for a celebratory beer and some food at a bar called Mera Neza.
Drive for a few hours northwest of Kigali and you will find the stunning Volcanoes National Park; home to the incredibly beautiful and endangered mountain gorilla. For only $ 1,500 dollars per person, you got the chance to trek through the jungle and spend some time with these majestic apes in their natural habitat. During your Rwanda gorilla tour, you will spend up to one hour observing these very humanlike creatures, observe, take pictures; a magical, once-in-a-lifetime experience that should not be missed if you can afford the luxury.
Have a Rwanda cultural safari visit
Are you a cultural enthusiastic? Your Rwanda safari tour will give you a good insight of Kigali, get involved in one of the many activities offered at the Inema Arts Center during your Rwanda cultural safari. There are various artworks on display from some of Rwanda’s brightest talents and you can see the artists at work in the studio. Here you can purchase your locally made souvenir items from local artists, attend one of their cultural events, or even learn a new skill, such as drumming or dancing.
Visible from all over, the brightly lit and colourful Kigali Convention Centre is one of the most iconic attractions that you must not miss visiting while in the city. The venue is shaped like a giant beehive and was inspired after the architect visited the King’s Palace in Nyanza, which also had a similar shape. It’s adjoined to the Radisson Blu Hotel of which the design was based on Rwanda’s traditional basket-weaving techniques. This is one of the best places to take a selfie!
Today, Kigali is ranked among the best capital cities that symbolize the modern and progressive African cities, however, just a few decades ago, Rwanda was home to one of the most brutal genocides in the history of mankind. The Kigali Genocide Memorial was built to remember the victims and to educate people about the past as well as ensure that this never happens again. It’s an understandable but upsetting experience, so be prepared to get heartbroken.