Tailor-made safaris and gorilla tracking tours to the Virunga Mountains, Nyungwe and Akagera

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Rwanda Safaris

Known as 'the land of a thousand hills', Rwanda is a small country of picturesque and varied landscapes which, with those of neighbouring Uganda, provide a home for Africa's last remaining mountain gorillas.

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Rwanda By Region

Akagera National Park

Demarcating Rwanda’s north-eastern border with Tanzania, the landscape of Akagera National Park could scarcely provide more of a contrast to the terraced hills that characterise much of the rest of Rw....

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The capital and main port of entry to Rwanda, Kigali is a relaxed city with a moderate climate and a good range of hotels. It offers easy access to Akagera, Volcanoes and Nyungwe National Parks.....

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Nyungwe Forest National Park

Nyungwe Forest National Park offers marvellous primate safaris, with a particular emphasis on chimpanzee viewing. Hamlyn's monkey, Ruwenzori colobus and golden monkey are also present in this often-ov....

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Volcanic Lakes

Rwanda's volcanic lakes offer visitors glimpses into ancient African lifestyles. Here, fishermen still fish in dugout canoes unchanged in design for centuries, while the local populace can be seen wor....

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Volcanoes National Park

Volcanoes National Park is situated in the Virunga Mountains in northwest Rwanda. The Virunga Mountains, among the highest in Africa, are home to the rare mountain gorilla. Gorilla trekking safaris ar....

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Our Rwanda Itineraries

Gorilla Weekend Rwanda

This short-break gorilla safari will see you spend three nights at the luxurious Virunga Lodge, as you explore Rwanda's Volcanoes National Park in search of the endangered mountain gorilla. The 4-day itinerary can be booked as a standalone programme or as an add-on to a longer East African safari. You can also extend your stay in Rwanda to include Lake Kivu and/or Akagera National Park.


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Additional Information

Visa Requirements

Visas are required by British citizens. Single entry visas are available on arrival in Rwanda without difficulty. Single-entry visas (30 days) cost $30 (£20), while 90-day tourist visas cost $50, applicable to UK, EU and US passport holders. You can pay in cash (sterling, US dollars or Rwandan francs). Alternatively, visa can be applied for online prior to travel. Other nationals can obtain a visa at Rwandan missions overseas, at Kigali Airport or at land borders.

If travelling elsewhere in East Africa, the East Africa Tourist Visa is a multiple entry visa valid for 90 days to Rwanda, Uganda and Kenya.

We recommend you double check visa requirements before travel as requirements can change.
Non-UK passport holders: please consult your embassy or consulate in your home country for the latest advice on visas and entry requirements.

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