Rwanda is tucked in between the iconic safari destinations of Kenya and Tanzania. The name Rwanda evokes images of mountain gorillas in the mist, eating nettles on the slopes of the Virunga volcanoes. Over half of the world’s gorilla population resides in the volcanic area of Rwanda. Therefore it is no surprise that the majority of guests to this country are here to track and view this highly endangered species. Rwanda’s captivating natural features continue to draw visitors. Visit Lake Kivu and Rwanda’s majestic volcanoes, or experience acres of lush vegetation, verdant tea plantations and dense rainforest.
While the name of this country has not always inspired international travel, Rwanda has successfully focused on developing its tourism as a vehicle for moving forward. The country is known for its stunning natural surroundings. It is home to hundreds of species of trees, plants and birds. The variety of wildlife and biodiversity is evident in any of the stunning national parks. This impeccable wildlife will keep you coming back to this amazing corner of the globe.