Rwanda is a small landlocked country found in east central Africa, however this country has become popular to the outside world as one of the top destinations on the continent where holidaymakers can enjoy an exciting and memorable safari adventure. Below are the top tourist attractions in Rwanda. The very first attraction of Rwanda is Mountain Gorillas. Gorillas are one of the world’s most endangered wildlife species with approximately just 900 of them remaining in the world. you will get a chance to enjoy a Rwanda gorilla trekking safari experience during which you will come face to face with these great forest apes. The Genocide memorials hold some of the remains, artifacts and information about the dreadful genocide that took place in 1994. During that civil unrest, close to a million people were murdered, several families displaces and many left as refugees. You will also get a chance to visit the mass graves in which some of these people were buried. These include: Gisozi Genocide memorial, Ntarama church and the Nyamata memorial. Rwanda’s museums offer you a detailed insight of Rwanda’s history, cultural and religious back ground. You will find book, maps, photos and different artifacts about this country such as the National Museum in Butare. Akagera National Park is the only park in Rwanda where you can enjoy wildlife safaris and game viewing. It is home to more than 20 wild animal species including lions, zebras, buffaloes, hyenas, different antelope species including the large eland, plus a great profusion of bird species. Nyungwe forest National Park is home to over 60 mammal species, 270 bird species, 100 types of orchids and 120 butterfly species. it is the best place to enjoy a primate watching and chimpanzee tracking safaris during which you will see chimpanzees, baboons plus different monkeys like the L’Hoest monkeys.
The Musanze caves are said to have been constructed by one of the kings of Rwanda. During the 1994 genocide it was a site for mass murders and today, this cave is home to a large colony of bats plus several pythons that prey on these bats. Lake Kivu offers holiday makers an opportunity to enjoy exciting boat rides to the different islands, and also brings them closer to the different wildlife living on the lake shores including the numerous water birds. Rusumo Falls are found in the eastern part of the country along Rwanda’s border with Tanzania. This beautiful waterfall is a must visit for all of those crossing into Tanzania from Rwanda. Kigali City is the capital city of Rwanda. What is unique about it is that it is one of the cleanest cities on the African continent. We organize exciting city tours in Kigali during which you will visit the different tourist sites and meet as well as interact with the friendly people of Rwanda.