When touring Africa, Rwanda is the place to go with a rising number of vacationists attracted by the pull of gorilla trekking. Try embarking on Rwanda safaris; it is a destination you will love to visit again given an opportunity. The country is majorly an agricultural country with women gathering tea on terraced hillsides, fishers in dug-out canoes and agriculturist tending their crops.
Also, they have cavernous blue lakes, misty forest with many wildlife you will love to see and sweeping Savannah and tropical. The following are the thing to expect when visiting this country.
The perfect destination to visit is Lake Kivu which is the largest Africa’s deepest freshwater lakes. It is an excellent place to complement Rwanda safaris as it has colorful resort towns, picturesque location, and sandy beaches. The popular activities along the lake are kayaking and windsurfing and also a spot for fishing for the ones who love fishing.
You should include Rwanda’s capital in your itinerary. It is a place you must visit when in Rwanda. In the city, you can sip your wine in the garden of Hotel des Milles Collines and remember to visit the Genocide Memorial Museum.
You can get an opportunity to visit the lby’iwacu Cultural Centre of Rwanda to experience Rwandan rural culture through dancing, cooking, archery, walks, and crafts and also you should taste the banana brew and the favorite songs of gorillas.
Rwanda safari begins in the Akagera National Park in the Eastern Province. It is an oasis for all the standard safaris where you can see lions, giraffes, crocodiles, buffalo, hippos, and elephants. Akagera is undergoing some transformation which will make it beat most of some well-known East Africa’s national parks.
Fantastic Flora And Fauna
There are luminous tea plantations, butterflies, birds, stunning waterfalls and buttresses that have been improved by Nyungwe National Park. This park also hosts beautiful orchid garden that has many varieties of these fragile beauties.
Rwanda is known for the Mountain Gorillas, and it is a top spot for other primates. Nyungwe Forest National Park is a home for some species which include Chimpanzees, Golden monkeys, Baboons and Black and white colobus monkey and much more.
Rwanda is also a place to visit for the adventurous seekers and active people. They can participate in mountain biking over many hills in Rwanda. You can try out the Congo-Nile Trail which covers a 230 kilometers area which you can see the active volcano Nyiragongo and the beautiful view of Congolese mountains.