Visiting Rwanda for a holiday is always associated with gorilla trekking adventure but Rwanda is beyond this experience. The weather conditions of Rwanda are favorable to anyone wishing to have a peace of mind. Lash vegetation cover that shades the mountain right from the valley to the top.
If you have not visited Switzerland but have a dream of catching up with the beauties of the Alps, Rwanda has the rehearsals of what you expect to see. The scenery that makes up the biggest part of Rwanda is an African demo of Switzerland.
is the renowned attraction that Rwanda is proud to offer. Rwanda is one of the three only homes of the mountain gorillas that are believed to have lived in the dinosaur times. Climatic and human activities create changes in the environment which have claimed most of the renowned pristine forest but Virunga forest is one of the remnants and home to mountain gorillas.
Rwanda is a big primate haven harboring chimpanzees too in Nyungwe National park. Additional chances of going into the jungle world of monkeys kingdom is fun on a Rwanda safari. Troupes of black and white colobus, blue monkeys, enchanting olive baboon, the rare golden monkeys, vervet monkets, pottos monkeys, L’Hoest the list is endless. Rwanda forests are like the meeting point of the world of great primate
is in plenty and unique. An early rise to do birding in Rwanda serves lots of birds species on a silver eye or ears platter. Some of the IUCN rift valley endemics on the red list are common residents of Rwanda forests especially Volcanoes National park. Chances of spotting globally threatened birds like African Green Broadbill, shelley’s Crimsonwing are high.
More birds you may get to see or listen to include Rwenzori Batis, white-tailed Crested flycatcher, Mountain Masked and chestednut-throated Apalises, Red-faced woodland, African Hill Babbler, collared Apalis, the list is endless.
The only canopy walk over a pristine forest Nyungwe Forest in Africa is in Rwanda. None of its kind exists in Africa apart from Rwanda. Do you wish for a special celebration on a special safari that will make a point in someone’s life Canopy walk in Rwanda fits well on your menu.
The varying canopy layers that you walk over, lovely views of the volcanic work, thousands of birds and beautiful butterflies add natural glitter to your moments. Some tourists have got the chance to propose while up over the forest, organised birthday surprises, performed marriage and it has turned out beautiful.
You need to however be in control of your adrenaline and enjoy each moment while up above. It is like taking a fairy tale moment
is a special wildlife safari to Nyungwe National park. Chimpanzees freely live in one of the pristine forests of Rwanda. They are the closest cousins of man in the animals kingdom taking about 98% human DNA.
These chimpanzees are habituated to get accustomed to the presence of humans. For continuous conservation of the chimpanzees, a chimpanzee permit is required prior to this safari. This is one way to support the conservation work of the chimpanzees that seem to be losing there habitat in most parts of the world.
Game drive safari in Rwanda are amazing taking you to Akagera National park. An early rise gives you chance to sport giraffes, zebras, lions, leopards, herds of Buffaloes, Kobs a tremendous bird life. The boat ride on Lake Ihema gives relaxing time as you enjoy a cool breeze from this fresh water lake. Banks of Lake Ihema are from time to time graced by a rich bird life.
The Rich Rwanda culture to enjoy while on an Africa safari exposes you to the unknown life of Africans. Unique Intore dace that demonstrates the nuptial dance performed by the crested Cranes. The women gently swing their arms as men wing the hairy skins tied over there head. Drummer with long drums hit them hard to produce a beautiful sound.
Rwanda has passed kingdoms that reigned until the genocide terror. During Rwanda safari, you get to learn about how they ruled and where they are right now. The remains of this kingdom still exist though it is not functional.
Rwanda genocide museum is one of the most important centers of the country worth adding to your to do activities in Rwanda. Remains of the victims of the 100 days of Terror that the country went through in 1994 are preserved. Audio walkie-talkies can be hired at a small cost to give you details of every point you pass-by while in the museum.
This is a reminder to the rest of the country not to return to such barbaric behavior that claimed thousands of there ancestors. Kigali city has one of those museums but more are situated in different parts of the country.
Rwanda a Special Africa sports center grooming a number of young stars and supporting a lot of sports activities. It is one of the key supporters of the Arsenal football club in England. The country is one of the lucky African countries to have hosted the World Cycling competitions.
Despite its small size, Rwanda has set up world class sports and recreation centers worth paying a visit. Rwanda weather favors the performance of different activities except the dessert sports.
Rwanda is lucky to have hosted the 2022 Common Wealth meeting called CHOGM yet it had just joined. Its organised nature and effort to keep the environment as clean as they can gives Rwanda a bonus advantage compared to other countries. If you are looking for comfort while on an Africa safari Rwanda is worth your choice.
Rwanda is open for all available tourist activities all year round. Gorilla trekking is the most outstanding where you need to get a gorilla trekking permit from the Rwanda Development Board. At Arch safaris and tours we take over the burden of securing a permit from you.
Road Transport is the commonest means of travel with in Rwanda because of the nature of the general Rwanda Topography.
An additional day in Rwanda during shoulder season may call for discounted gorilla permit application terms and conditions apply.
Going through Kigali city is quicker with a motor bike but you must wear your helmet for your safety as it is a compulsory measure in Rwanda
Dumping in Rwanda is punishable by law in Rwanda. You must be very keen as everyone is an eye to another in order to conserve the environment.