Tourist Attractions in Rwanda


If you plan to undertake Rwanda Safaris for just an ordinary tour or simply a Gorilla Trekking Tour, then you are reading the right stuff here.

Rwanda has emerged in recent times as one of the world’s top travel sites in Africa even though it is one of the smallest countries in the East African region and landlocked too. Kigali the capital city and is found in the central part of the country. Rwanda borders Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo. The country is fondly referred to as the ‘land of a thousand hills’ because of it is high elevation and her topography is dominated by Mountains in the West, Savannah grasslands to the East and numerous Lakes in its entire breadth.

Visitors from all walks of life have made Rwanda their top priority destination because the country is blessed with Volcanoes, Waterfalls and Rainforests which are home to many different African Animals especially the hugely diverse population of gentle Mountain Gorillas.

A Gorilla Trekking Tour is one of the most popular and interesting things that virtually every tourist thinks of doing at the Virunga Volcanoes National Park. Other attractions however include the King’s Palace Museum,  Ethnographic Museum, the Kigali Genocide Memorial and a host of other national parks like the Akagera National Park which contains large populations of Buffalos, Zebras, Impalas, Baboons, Lions, Warthogs, Hippos, the rare and giant Pangolins as well as Chimpanzees in the Nyungwe Forest National Park.

When all is said and done, the top three national parks of Rwanda are as follows:-

1- Volcanoes National Park

2- Nyungwe Forest National Park

3- Akagera National Park