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Rwanda Tourism

5 Reasons Why You Should Visit Rwanda

5 Reasons Why You Should Visit Rwanda

Rwanda Tourism

Rwanda is one of the African countries you must not miss to visit; it has very many tourist attractions some of which can’t be seen elsewhere in the world. The country is located in the central Africa and its sometimes referred to as ‘’a land of a thousand hills’’ due to very many green rolling hills in the country, even the capital Kigali Rwanda’s largest city is built on a hill. The country neighbors countries like Uganda in the north, Burundi in the south, the Democratic Republic of Congo in the west and Tanzania in the East. It has no seaport and it lies a few degree south of the Equator.

This small country but gifted by many natural wonders should be on your must see list because of the very many attraction a few among them include, the mountain gorillas. When we talk of mountain gorillas, know that they can only be seen in three countries in the world that’s Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. They are regarded as endangered and their only 880 individuals left in the world. So if you’re planning your safari on the African continent, Rwanda should be number one on your list, as it’s regarded as a premier gorilla safari destination in the world. If you book a gorilla safari in Rwanda, chances of seeing these giant apes is very high as compared to the rest of the two countries, and Rwanda gorillas can be easily tracked as some of the gorilla families are easily tracked in. meeting our close relatives eye to eye in their natural habitat is a moment in life very difficult to forget so include Rwanda on your must see list this year.

How do you see mixing the love of gorillas with chimpanzee the most close relative to human sharing a very big percentage over 97% of human DNA make up. Chimps are fabulous fan watch when playing in fruitful trees or tree branches. Rwanda is one of the few countries not only in Africa but also in the world for housing over 13 species of primates in one national park. Nyungwe forest national park is blessed with this chance, and it’s located in the south western part of Rwanda in a drive of just about 5-7 hours from Kigali Rwanda’s capital and its largest city. Other primate species you can’t miss to see include golden monkeys, baboons, civet monkey, grey checked mangabey, black and white colobus monkey, red tailed monkeys the list is endless, all these make Rwanda a must visit country especially if you’re a primate love don’t fail to include Rwanda on your must see list this year.

Wildlife is fantastic on a Rwandan safari, many games are protected in Rwanda’s Akagera national park located in the western part of Rwanda its about 2-3 hours drive from the capital Kigali Rwanda’s biggest city. Game watching is superb in the park as you will be fortunate to come across several species of animals including the big five mammals like lion, leopard, elephant, hippo, buffaloes, and many small species life giraffe, warthogs, Burchell’s zebra, spotted hyena, antelope species among many others.

For bird lovers, Rwanda must be included on your list for any African safari, Rwanda is sometimes referred to as a birders paradise due to very many birds that live in the park and most of them are endemic to only this country. Don’t miss watching the shoebill stock , gonolek, neumann’s , Rwenzori hill babbler, strange weaver, blue headed , purple throated, this is just a list of 1032 birds species that live in the country.

Attractive city, Rwanda is very small but beautiful country and its regarded as one of the cleanest city in the world, Kigali Rwanda’s capital and largest city is a very attractive city. no one can visit Rwanda without taking a Kigali city tour to visit some of the attractive places with in the city, places you should not miss to visit include the Kigali genocide memorial site which is located just about 3km from the Kigali city, visit also the national museum to get a clear history of Rwanda, visit the cultural site to learn more about the Rwandan culture, market places among others. A few mentioned among others makes Rwanda a unique country a must visit country.

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