Rwanda Parks & Attractions

Rwanda cultural tours

The Land of a Thousand Hills

Wonders, Attractions & Diversity

Some of the activities you might want to include on your itinerary are gorilla trekking, chimpanzee trekking, wildlife safari, birding tour, and cultural tours. However please note that there is so much more to experience in Rwanda, and whatever your interests you must plan well and have enough facts for a great Rwanda experience.

Rwanda’s National Parks & Game Reserves


Akagera National Park

Akagera national park found in eastern Rwanda is a 2500 sq km of mainly Savannah land. The park  is named after Kagera River that flows along Rwanda’s eastern boundary with Tanzania. The river feeds into Lake Ihema and other smaller lakes in and around the park. The park protects an African Savannah landscape of acacia...
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Gishwati-Mukura National Park

Gishwati-Mukura national park was created in 2015 with the government passing the law in an effort to protect the chimpanzees found in this park. It is the smallest park with a total of 34 sq kms of space bringing together Gishwati forest and Mukura forest. It is currently the least visited park with minimal tourism...
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Nyungwe Forest National Park

Nyungwe forest national park is found in western Rwanda and is one of the worlds most beautiful and pristine rain forests. It is dominated by a series of mountains, originating in northern Uganda and Congo, running south through the Rwenzori mountains, western Rwanda and Burundi, to the shores of Lake Tanganyika. Nyungwe forest national park offers...
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Volcanoes National Park

Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda is best known for mountain gorilla trekking but the park is also rich with many other exotic activities to engage in. This park is part of the Virunga volcanoes which are shared between Uganda, Rwanda, and DR Congo. This park is an evergreen bamboo forest with grassland areas, swamp and heath...
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More of Rwanda’s Attractions

Rwanda Gorilla Safari

5 Reasons Why Rwanda is a Bucket List Worthy Destination

Planning Rwanda Exploration Known as the  "Land of a Thousand Hills", Rwanda, the East-African captivating country draws the attention of travelers with its awe-inspiringly beautiful landscapes, wildlife diversity, and vibrant culture. Located in East Africa, Rwanda boasts a unique combo of spectacular natural wonders, amazing biodiversity, and warm hospitality from locals that leaves visitors in...
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Museums of Rwanda

The institute of Museums of Rwanda comprises of 6 museums in total with headquarters in Huye district. Below are the different museums in Rwanda and the areas they focus on Ethnographic Museum (‘The National Museum of Rwanda’) The national museum of Rwanda is located in Huye district which is en route to Nyungwe forest national...
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Iby’Iwacu Cultural Village Tour in Rwanda

While you visit Volcanoes national park in Rwanda for gorilla trekking consider to add on a visit to Iby’Iwacu cultural village to explore the culture and lifestyle of the Rwandan people. The cultural village started as a response to gorilla poaching which was carried out by some members of the community and was on the...
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Rwanda Genocide Memorial Centres

The Rwandan genocide memorial centers are spread all over the country with some more prominent than others commemorating the Rwandan genocide in 1994. It is believed that over 800,000 people were killed in a space of 100 days starting in April 1994. The centers have exhibits of remains, photographs, and personal belongings like clothing, shoes,...
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Exploring Lake Kivu – Rwanda

Lake Kivu is located in western Rwanda and is shared with Democratic Republic of Congo with beautiful beaches, great tropical weather, and beautiful scenery. The lake provides the ideal place for rest and recuperation while on your safari in Rwanda. Some of the activities on the lake include, sunbathing, swimming, and water sports like Kayaking,...
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