Discover Rwanda

The Land of a Thousand Hills

Why visit Rwanda

Rwanda, aptly named the Land of a Thousand Hills, welcomes you with open arms. The captivating allure of its emerald-green landscapes and rich cultural tapestry promises an unforgettable journey. Let us unveil the reasons why Rwanda should be your next destination.

Silverback gorilla in Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda
Colobus Moneky in Nyungwe, Rwanda

Why we love Rwanda

Whats in a Name

Kwita Izina, the annual naming ceremony, transcends mere tradition; it’s a jubilant celebration of new beginnings for Rwanda’s gorilla population. Join locals and fellow travelers to witness the joyous naming of baby gorillas amidst vibrant music, traditional dances, and a spirited atmosphere.

Leading the way through Umganda

Rwanda stands apart with its ban on plastic bags, fostering a clean and litter-free environment. Experience “Umganda,” a monthly community service day where citizens unite to clean their neighborhoods, contributing to the greater good and showcasing Rwanda’s unique sense of community.

From Beats to Brush Strokes

Immerse yourself in the heartbeat of Rwanda’s culture, where art, music, and dance breathe life into everyday existence. Museums, galleries, and cultural experiences unfold the layers of Rwanda’s rich heritage, offering a profound connection with its soul.

Sky High Adventure

Embark on a wild journey above the Nyungwe Forest, traversing a suspension bridge that unveils a bird’s-eye view of the treetops. Amidst tales of flora and fauna, revel in the exhilarating heights that elevate your senses.

Our Rwanda highlights

The vibrant hub of Kigali, Rwanda’s capital, paints a vivid picture of daily life past and present. Museums and art galleries showcase local talents, while the Genocide Museum serves as a poignant reminder. Kigali, a clean and safe city, invites you to savor the unhurried pace of Rwandan life.

Discover north-western Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park, a haven of natural wonders. Gorilla trekking takes center stage amidst evergreen forests, bamboo groves, and diverse habitats hosting over 70 mammal species. Explore the realm of golden monkeys in this breathtaking landscape.

Nyungwe National Park is a must-visit destination for botanists, primatologists, and nature enthusiasts. This lush forested reserve is home to an impressive array of flora and fauna, including over 300 bird species, 13 primate species, and more than 75 different types of mammals. Hikers can explore the park’s tea plantations, trek to the spectacular Isumo waterfall, and experience the thrill of walking on the canopy walkway, a suspended bridge that offers breathtaking views of the forest canopy.

Awesome views from the Nyngwe Canopy Walk in Rwanda
Stunning views on Lake Kivu, Rwanda
Giraffe in Akagera National Park, Rwanda


Lake Ihema, located in the Akagera National Park, is a paradise for animal lovers. Boat rides on the lake offer visitors a chance to observe a variety of wildlife, including pods of hippos and an abundance of birdlife. The park’s low-lying savannas and wetlands are home to a diverse range of mammals, from majestic elephants and lions to elusive leopards and hyenas. For a truly unforgettable experience, visitors can embark on a night drive and witness the park’s nocturnal animals in action.

Lake Kivu, an African Great Lake, invites you to unwind on its shores. Surrounded by rolling hills, towering mountains, and charming fishing villages, the lake offers boat rides to explore its islands and sun-soaked beaches. Indulge in the freshest fish caught by local fishermen for a truly unforgettable experience.

Traversing Rwanda is not just a journey; it’s an immersion into a world where nature, culture, and adventure converge. Let the Land of a Thousand Hills capture your heart and leave an indelible mark on your travel story. Discover Rwanda with us – a destination where every hill tells a tale, and every moment is a masterpiece.

Some of our favourite accommodation in Rwanda

Wilderness Bisate

Nestled in the canopy, Wilderness Bisate, Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda

Wilderness Bisate: Gorilla trekking haven, eco-chic luxury, and dramatic volcanic panoramas await you.

The Retreat by Heaven

Delicious food on the patio at Fusion Restaurant, The Retreat, Kigali, Rwanda.

The Retreat by Heaven: Tranquil luxury, Rwandan charm, and urban energy in Kigali’s heart.

Nyungwe House

Nyungwe House nestled in the tea plantation within Nyungwe National Park, Rwanda

Nyungwe House: Untamed luxury, jungle retreat, and cultural richness in Rwanda’s ancient rainforest.

Wilderness Magashi

Deck and room views at Wilderness Magashi, Akagera National Park, Rwanda

Wilderness Magashi: Luxury safari, wildlife wonders, and tranquil waters beckon in a wilderness escape.

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