Visit Rwanda for volcanoes, lakes and gorillas
Social chatter buzzes with stories of Rwanda. This compact country in East Africa, known as the Land of a Thousand Hills is home to incredible scenery, friendly people and amazing experiences.
Gorilla trekking in the Virunga Mountains of the Volcanoes National Park, wildlife viewing in Akagera National Park, and chimpanzee sighting in Nyungwe Forest National Park rate as the top three experiences in Rwanda.
Add kayak and canoe excursions on Lake Kivu or an overnight stay on tea plantations at Sorwathe or Gisovu, and Rwanda provides the opportunity for a multi-experience holiday
Talk to us about a custom-made holiday to Rwanda.
Fast facts about holidays to Rwanda
Flying time from Dubai:6 hours direct to Kigali
Best time to visit:
June, July, August, September
Best holidays:Bespoke, private holiday experiences, Family holidays, Honeymoon holidays, Luxury holidays
Best things to do:Cultural experience, Dense rain forest, Mountain gorillas, Mountain scenery, Nature walks and hikes, Primate viewing, Scenic flights
Children:Teens and older. The minimum age for gorilla permits is 15 years.
Explore similar destinations for holidays in Africa
Whatever your travel dreams, Africa Connection can custom-make your holiday. Browse these recommended countries and let us guide you on where to go in Africa.