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How Rwanda Aims to Be a Smart Nation

Regardless of Rwanda’s no access to minerals as a source of income, the country has opted for wide investment in science and information technology to cover up its gap in the trade deficit. While attending the nations address at the 15th annual national dialogue, HE Paul Kagame the president of Rwanda realized the need for […]

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Mountain Gorilla Habituation Experience In Bwindi

Do you want to spend more time with mountain gorillas? Take part in the exceptional gorilla habituation experience done only in Rushaga sector of Bwindi forest national park. Much as many people cherish the 1-hour of gorilla trekking, gorilla habituation experience is much more than being with gorillas but rather a half-day of interaction with […]

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Weather in Rwanda

Rwanda weather is one of the key factors which draw thousands of travelers to the land of a thousand hills. As soon as travelers step into Rwanda, a fresh and pleasant feeling of a conducive weather awaits. The warmth and coldness of Rwanda is determined by variations in elevation. Areas with low elevation such as […]

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Rwanda to Celebrate the International Day of Peace

23 years down the peace road, the government of Rwanda and the Never Again Rwanda (NAR) have made a significant strides in peace-building in the country that today Rwanda is one of the most peaceful countries to visit in Africa. Rwanda joins the rest of the world to celebrate the International Day of Peace (IDP) […]

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Rwanda to Expand Volcanoes National Park

Gorilla tourism in Rwanda is a true successful conservation story, a dream of passion initiated by Dian Fossey a famous American primatologist who foresaw that making mountain gorillas a tourism object would protect the lives of mountain gorillas and promote their sustainability. As such there has been a notably steady increase in the number of […]

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Gorilla Safaris in Bwindi Forest National Park

Gorillas in Uganda can be watched in Bwindi impenetrable national park and it takes one long day of driving to reach from Entebbe. Alternatively to cut the distance, one can opt to track the bwindi gorillas from Rwanda crossing to Kisoro via the Cyanika border only 1 – 2 hours drive. From Kigali the shortest […]

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Kwita Izina a benefit for the Community

This year at the Kwita Iziina – also called the gorilla naming ceremony of Rwanda, 13 baby gorillas will be named.The 12 year old gorilla naming ritual was started in 2005 by the Rwanda Development Board as means of creating awareness of mountain gorilla conservation in Rwanda and recognizing the collective efforts of the local […]

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Rwanda has Double Gorilla Permits fees!

Kigali, 7th May, the Rwanda Development Board (RDB) has double the gorilla permit cost from $750 to $1500 Per person for one hour watching gorillas in the Volcanoes national park. In the same statement the RDB has introduced a new exclusive offer for visitors looking at trekking the entire gorilla group for 15,000 U.S dollars […]

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Discover Interesting facts you didn’t know about Rwanda

Since time memorial, Rwanda has been known for being a home to the endangered mountain gorillas in the volcanoes national park alongside Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. More still, the country is well recalled for the terrific 1994 genocide that claimed the lives of roughly 800,000 people in 100 days. The country has […]

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Diversifying Rwanda’s tourism potential beyond Mountain Gorillas

Recent African tourism records show Rwanda as one of the fast growing touristic destination in Africa.Realistically Rwandan is greatly dependent on mountain gorillas safaris attracting the largest international crowd with just few other add-on attractions added along the mountain gorillas to make a standard Rwanda tour package. Other attractions include the genocide memorial sites, canopy […]

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Rwanda’s Tourism Compliments Conservation & Community Growth

Despite the past misconceptions concerning tourism and conservation in Rwanda, the two have now been balanced and tourism compliments conservation and community development projects . It is a mystical and humbling experience spending an hour with the mountain gorillas in the wild; no single experience can be compared to mountain gorilla tourism. Presently, gorilla trekking […]

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Unmissable Attractions in East Africa

Made up of several countries, Uganda the pearl of Africa, the magical Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda a land of a thousand hills , Democratic republic of Congo and south Sudan, East Africa is the great tourism destination every traveler should not miss out. Tourism in East Africa has been made easier by the introduction and promotion […]

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