Gorillas safaris

Mountain Gorillas Learn to Dismantle Poacher’s Traps

Mountain Gorillas Learn to Dismantle Poacher’s Traps Poaching is one of the key threats to the increase of mountain gorilla population in Uganda, Rwanda and Congo. The act is mostly by local people who set traps in the jungle targeting to catch and kill bush animals for meat and other products like the skins. In […]

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2018 gorilla naming ceremony

2018 Kwita Izina Ceremony in Rwanda- Gorilla Naming

2018 Gorilla Naming Ceremony in Rwanda – 18 Baby gorilla to be given names Just like newborn babies are named in human families, volcanoes national park celebrates the birth of new baby gorillas each year. It’s a yearly event in which baby gorillas are given names for easy identification of each baby mountain gorilla in […]

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Congo gorilla safaris

Violence Shuts Virunga Gorilla Park Till 2019

Violence Shuts Virunga Gorilla Park Till 2019 Have you known it yet? All gates to Virunga national park have been closed till 2019. We therefore inform all travelers, tour operators and lovers of mountain gorillas that all gorilla safaris, Nyiragongo volcan hikes and all visits to Virunga national park have been shut till 2019. Much […]

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Rwanda behind the scenes

Rwanda Royal Tour

Rwanda of recent hosted a royal tour in which peter Greenburg a renowned travel documentary maker peter Greenberg explored all treasures in Rwanda. Exceptionally, this amazing tour was guided by his excellence Paul Kagame the president of the republic of Rwanda from the start to the end. The president (Paul Kagame) disclosed the gem Rwanda […]

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Rwanda after genocide

What Makes Rwanda Rise From Genocide?

24 years after the dreadful genocide that shuttered the country into pieces, Rwanda has risen to become the fastest developing country in East and central Africa as a whole. The 1994 genocide was one of the most bone-chilling tragedies in the world’s memories which left over a million people dead and the Republic of Rwanda […]

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Two tourists kidnapped in Virunga national park

Congo insecurity issues have struck the news headlines again with the kidnap of two Briton travelers and the killing of their driver guide in Virunga national park. The incident happened on 11th may 2018 at 10:00am in Kibumba village a few miles form Goma. The kidnapped travelers were headed the starting point of their Nyiragongo […]

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Four Genocide Mass Graves Discovered After 24 Years

Four Genocide Mass Graves Discovered After 24 Years 24 years after the dreadful genocide of 1994, 4 mass graves have been discovered in kabezi village, kabuga cell in rusororo sector Gasabo district in the province of Rwanda. The mass graves were dug way back in 1992 by the then Hutu leaders who already had plans […]

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Explore Virunga National Park

Named after the Virunga volcanoes in the southern part of the park, Virunga national park is situated East of the Democratic Republic of Congo covering a total land area of 7800 square kilometers. The park was established in 1925 as Africa’s oldest national park and the second oldest in the whole world after Yellowstone national […]

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Tourism In Gishwati-Mukura National Park

Tourism In Gishwati-Mukura National Park When it comes to tourism in Rwanda, Gishwata Mukura national park is hardly mentioned. However despite the less visits, the national park is a hidden gem which most travelers on Rwanda safaris have always missed out. A visit to Gishwata Mukura national park makes your Rwanda safari a complete package. […]

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Cyanika border

Raising Transit Costs Due to Gorilla permits

Rwandan Tour Operators Claim Raising Transit Costs Due to Gorilla permits Much as the official figures of Rwanda Development Board show significant increase in tourist numbers regardless of high gorilla permits, tour operators and transporters in Rwanda tell a different story of how they are seriously feeling a pull back. From the RDB’s report, Rwanda […]

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lodges in volcanoes national park

Bisate Lodge Ranked among world’s Best new hotels.

Rwanda’s Bisate Lodge Ranked Among World’s Best New Hotels Comfortable and excellent lodging services are one of the key features behind Rwanda’s tourism success story. The standard and quality of accommodation is one of the frequently asked questions/a major concern for most travelers planning safaris to Uganda, Rwanda, Congo and other African countries. Looking at […]

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Best Attraction to visit in Kahuzi Biega National Park

In contrary to most people’s judgements that tourism in the Democratic Republic of Congo relies on virunga’s mountain gorillas, kahuzi biega national park is a hidden secret. The national park is a new tourism site that has been less travelled hence offering the adventure kind of experience unique to the travelers. Kahuzi biega national park […]

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Rwandair Direct Flights to Abuja, Cape Town

Rwandair To Start Flights To Abuja, Cape Town With the sole purpose of boosting Rwanda’s economy, trade, tourism and bilateral partnership with Abuja and Cape Town, Rwandaair is set to launch direct flights to Abuja in Nigeria and Cape Town in South Africa in a short time to come. The yet to be opened flights […]

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Plans to expand Volcanoes

AWF Donates Land to Expand Volcanoes National Park

In support of the on going efforts to expand the land area for volcanoes national park a home to the critically endangered mountain gorillas, the African Wild Foundation (AWF) a conservation body in Rwanda on 10th January 2018 handed over 27 hectares of land to expand the habitat of mountain gorillas. African Wildlife Foundation is […]

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Rwanda Travel News

Rwanda Tourism Industry Eyes Asia Market

Rwanda Development Board (RDB) for the first time attended the Asia’s leading ITB travel trade in Singapore from 25th to 27th October 2017 aimed at promoting tourism and wildlife conservation in Rwanda. The trade show was held at Marina Bay sanda convention Centre in Singapore and Messe Berlin was the organizer. The recent trade show […]

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