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Read More Information About Rwanda As An East African Country

Deemed “Land of a Thousand Hills,” Rwanda is a beautiful country located in the heart of Africa, about two degrees or 75 miles south of the equator. Read More

The population of Rwanda is comprised of close to 13 million people (2017) belonging to three main ethnic groups, which can be classified according to their tribal background. Read More

Historically, the Twa people were the original inhabitants of Rwanda and lived in the forests around the Virunga mountains. Read More

Rwanda is one of the few countries in Africa where the majority of the population lives in the rural areas; a scarce 8% live in the capital city of Kigali and other towns. Read More

Rwanda is a Republic and has an executive President at its helm. The people elect their leader by way of a democratic vote, and the President remains in office for 7 years. Read More

As a landlocked nation, Rwanda does not have a harbor or access to sea routes; the main point of entry into the country is through the international airport at Kigali, its capital. Read More

Those opting to travel to Rwanda are required to comply with the rules and regulations laid down by the government. Read More

If you have opted for meet-and-greet services with AfricanMecca Safaris, our tour representative will meet you at the arrival section at the airport in Kigali and assist you with moving and handling your luggage to the transfer vehicle. Read More

Choosing the appropriate clothing to wear while on vacation ensures that you can move freely and are comfortable on your hikes and game drives. Read More

Just as you would when touring any other country in the world, you must take special care of your personal security in Rwanda. Read More

While it is not compulsory to tip for the safari or related services you receive, giving a good tip shows your appreciation for the efforts put in to make you comfortable during your travels in Rwanda and the value you have received from it. Read More

No matter what time of year you plan to visit Rwanda, the Land of a Thousand Hills will thrill you with an adventurous, nature-centric vacation. Read More

Rwanda has well-developed systems for communicating with contacts within the country or at home when on vacation. Read More

Rwandan cuisine is typically cooked using locally available ingredients that people grow on their farms. Read More

When traveling, make sure you lock your baggage and have the keys with you on arrival in Rwanda. Read More

As with traveling in all developing countries, it is advisable that you opt for bottled or boiled water while in Rwanda. Read More

Travelers who need to recharge electronics while in Rwanda can expect the electricity supply in the accommodation, whether sourced from the central line or a generator, will be 240 volts AC 50 cycles. Read More

During your travels in the country, you will notice that Rwanda's flag has four colors, representing the country's spirit of harmony, heroism, regard for hard work, and belief in the future. Read More

When planning your tour in the country, you might want to keep in mind that Rwanda has 14 public holidays. Read More

Healthcare and medical facilities in Rwanda are of a standard just enough to provide basic care to residents and travelers in the country. Read More

While in Rwanda, you can expect that all weights are calculated in kilograms (kg) and distances in kilometers (km) according to the metric system. Read More

The government-owned TV, radio, and print sectors have the widest reach to the people of Rwanda. Read More

During your visit, take time to check out the beautiful arts and crafts created by the artisans of Rwanda. Read More

If you intend to smoke while on vacation, inform the consultant at AfricanMecca Safaris at the time of booking your stay in the cities and towns of Rwanda. Read More

For physically challenged persons traveling in Rwanda, you will find that most public areas have only the basic facilities. Read More

Rwanda falls in a time zone that is 2 hours ahead of GMT, or Greenwich Mean Time, that coincides with United Kingdom standard time. Read More

If you would like to bring your pets with you on vacation in Rwanda, you will need to obtain a clearance permit and pay the applicable fee. Read More

The Rwandan currency is the Rwandan Franc, in denominations of 500, 1000, 2000, and 5000 notes. Read More

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CONTACT AN EXPERT ON RWANDA SAFARI PRICES & TOURS
Comprehensive Rwanda Safari & Tour Planning Guide
SAFARI PRICES FOR RWANDA
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SAFARI PRICES FOR RWANDA

Review individual itineraries and prices of our suggested Rwanda safaris with the option of customizing your Africa tour based on your needs and preferences.

AFRICA TRIP IDEAS FOR RWANDA
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AFRICA TRIP IDEAS FOR RWANDA

Review experiences available in Rwanda from gorilla treks, photo wildlife safari, hiking, family to honeymoon romantic vacation, beach lakes, cultural & birding tours.

PARKS & RESERVES IN RWANDA
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PARKS & RESERVES IN RWANDA

Review information on wildlife safari parks, reserves and lakes in Rwanda i.e. Volcanoes, Nyungwe Forest, Akagera, Gishwati-Mukura and Lake Kivu

ACCOMMODATIONS IN RWANDA
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ACCOMMODATIONS IN RWANDA

Review information on safari lodges and camps, city hotels, lakeside resorts in Rwanda's pristine wilderness, cities, lake beach shores and idyllic forests.

BEST TIME TO VISIT RWANDA
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BEST TIME TO VISIT RWANDA

Review details on the best time to go to Rwanda to visit its various wildlife outback, forests, beachside lakes, cities and towns, mountains and other wildernesses.

RWANDA PRIMATE & GORILLA TREK
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RWANDA PRIMATE & GORILLA TREK

Review the opportunity to see the mountain gorillas and golden monkeys of Volcanoes Park and other primates like chimpanzees and colobus monkeys of Nyungwe.

RWANDA COUNTRY PROFILE
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RWANDA COUNTRY PROFILE

Review country information and travel tips on Rwanda i.e. geography, culture, history, climate, tipping guide, what to pack and wear, entry requirements and more.

CITY DAY TOURS FOR RWANDA
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CITY DAY TOURS FOR RWANDA

Review city tour suggestions on full or half day options in Kigali. Experiences can be customized around your vacation travels in Rwanda parks and reserves.

RWANDA SOCIAL MEDIA NEWS
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RWANDA SOCIAL MEDIA NEWS

Review Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Instagram real time social media news for Rwanda parks, towns, lakeside beaches, gorilla safaris, lodging and more.

AFRICANMECCA REVIEWS

What are our Customers saying about us? READ MORE REVIEWSfive star africanmecca safaris reviews

  • I just returned from a month in Africa, specifically Rwanda & Kenya. I am left breathless with my experience. AfricanMecca Safaris coordinated the entire trip for me and left no detail, nothing for me to do.
    Carol Bobb - Pennsylvania, United States
  • Rwanda was amazing. The accommodations, food, and guides AfricanMecca arranged were great. Raza also helped us through the complicated process of getting permits for gorilla trekking. AfricanMecca is a fantastic company to work with.
    Stephanie Weir - United States
  • Jambo Altaf and Raza! We are back on earth now after our fabulous honeymoon. This is to say THANK YOU so much for organising a week in Kenya that we will never forget.....!
    Dr Krina Zondervan, Oxford University - United Kingdom
  • Jambo Raza!!! The safari trip was spectacular! Everything went off without a hitch. We loved the Masai Mara. The migration was awesome. You listened to what I wanted and delivered it perfectly.
    Judi & Chaim Platt - Toronto, Canada
  • I cannot say enough about the quality of AfricanMecca. Their teams in Kenya and Tanzania were top notch. Raza, again thanks to you and your entire organization! We will be repeat customers.
    Dan Kobick - Managing Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers - New York, United States
  • AfricanMecca Safaris offers incredibly knowledgeable and skilled services! Our travel arrangements for 2 months of volunteering with TEACH Rwanda in country were made quickly and economically. Honored to work with Raza!
    Janet Brown - TEACH Rwanda Founder - United States
  • This is to let you know my guests, The Bryant's, had a wonderful time on the trip Samburu, Masai Mara/Kenya, Chobe/Botswana & Victoria Falls/Zambia. Everything was perfect! Thank you..
    Christine Milan - MT Carmel Travel - Connecticut, United States

EAST AFRICA SAFARI & TOUR HOLIDAY IDEA FOR RWANDA

When visiting Rwanda, we recommend combining your Kigali visit with a gorilla safari in Volcanoes Park, Nyungwe and Akagera. You may optionally extend out to other wilderness areas of Gishwati-Mukura ending with a beach vacation at Lake Kivu or even extending out to the exotic spice island of Zanzibar or Lamu, or even Mombasa.

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