There is no doubt that Rwanda is a good safari destination for anyone to visit with your family. The hills, hiking and biking trails, cultural and religious sites, dances, music and traditional rituals and the general culture of the people are of great interest to tourists travelling as a family. Rwanda has features, activities and tourist attractions fit for all people of all age range, young, adults and aged have many things to fulfill their travel interests while in Rwanda.
Lake Kivu which is the largest lake in Rwanda and the sixth fresh water lake in Africa is an ideal one to enjoy of a family safari in Rwanda. The lake is safe from dangerous animals such as crocodiles, hippos and water-borne diseases and hence good for swimming, boating, motor boating and sport fishing.
Birding watching tours in Rwanda along the islands of Lake Kivu is suitable for a family on a holiday since all the activity is enjoyable by all family members of all ages and at affordable prices. The safari accommodation facilities such as the Serena hotel are available making the trip easy and enjoyable.
Located along the Tanzania-Rwanda border and gazetted in 1934 covering a wide area of 1,122km². This Park is the only Savannah grassland park perfect for a family and good for scenic viewing due to the forest fringed lakes, swamps and the rolling highlands.
Game drives in Akagera national park provides clear views to different wild life such as elephants, buffalos, zebras, roan antelope and elands. The primates include olive baboons, vervet monkeys and the secretive Blue monkey are seen during the day, with bush babies seen on night drives.
For commemoration of the 1994 Rwanda genocide that claimed the lives of people, these memorial sites were put up. There are 8 sites located in different places which include Murambi, Gisozi, Gisenyi, Bisesero, Nyamata, and Nyarubuye. These serve as both cultural and historical sites providing history of Rwanda.
Families on Rwanda safaris are privileged to have city tours in Kigali which provides an in-depth view of the past and present of the city.
Rwanda has a lot to offer for families on Rwanda safari holidays with attractions and features that are both natural, cultural, historical and man made all interesting to families travelling in Rwanda.