Rwanda Kigali Pension Plaza and surrounding buildings at the city centre roundabout
Rwanda Kigali sunset
Rwanda Kigali Rwandan capital downtown ladscape

Rwanda’s bustling capital sprawls across several valleys and hillsides, bookended by towering mountains. This surprisingly attractive city has been the centre of Rwanda’s rebuilding efforts since the horrors of 1994’s genocide, and now offers luxury hotels, fine dining and safe streets. Look out for its atmospheric markets, colourful craft shops and the sobering Kigali Genocide Centre.

Gorilla trekking

An essential guide to gorilla trekking in Rwanda & Uganda

Before Sir David Attenborough’s landmark TV programme, Life On Earth, gorillas were seen largely in a negative light, based on King Kong and cheap B-movie monsters. At one point, a survey of the world’s most feared animals featured gorillas alongside sharks and spiders. Seeing this popular TV personality interacting with friendly gorillas changed all that...read more

3 days

Gorilla trekking in Rwanda

Up close with the elusive mountain gorilla
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8 days

Gorillas and the Big Five

Safaris and gorilla trekking in Rwanda
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10 days

Rwanda’s complete wildlife experience

Gorillas, chimpanzees and the Big Five
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Kigali Tours

Uganda and Rwanda Scheduled Safari

8 days exploring the national parks of Uganda and Rwanda

8 daysFrom $4,245
Rwanda, Uganda
Tour Type Small group tour
Activity Safari, Luxury, Adventure, Hiking & Trekking, Active, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Culture, History, Solo Travel

3 Days Rwanda Gorilla Tracking

Tracking gorillas in Volcanoes National Park

3 daysFrom $2,600
Kigali, Volcanoes National Park
Tour Type Private guided tour
Activity Safari, Luxury, Adventure, Hiking & Trekking, Active, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Culture, Indigenous Tourism, History, Responsible Travel, Eco-travel, Community-led Tourism

8 Days Epic Rwanda Safari Adventure

Explore Nyungwe and Volcanoes National Park

8 daysFrom $4,300
Kigali, Nyungwe National Park, Volcanoes National Park
Tour Type Private guided tour
Activity Safari, Luxury, Adventure, Hiking & Trekking, Active, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Culture, Indigenous Tourism, History, Responsible Travel, Eco-travel

6 Days Rwanda Discovery

Explore Akagera and Volcanoes National Park

6 daysFrom $4,150
Kigali, Akagera National Park, Volcanoes National Park
Tour Type Private guided tour
Activity Cruise & Sailing, Safari, Luxury, Adventure, Hiking & Trekking, Active, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Culture, Indigenous Tourism, History, Responsible Travel, Eco-travel

3 Days Nyiragongo Hiking Adventure

Summit an active volcano

3 daysFrom $1,300
East Africa, Central Africa
Tour Type Private guided tour
Activity Safari, Adventure, Hiking & Trekking, Active, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Culture, History, Responsible Travel, Eco-travel

4 Days Gorilla Trekking Rwanda Safari

Gorillas and golden monkeys in Volcanoes National Park

4 daysFrom $3,000
Kigali, Volcanoes National Park
Tour Type Private guided tour
Activity Safari, Luxury, Adventure, Hiking & Trekking, Active, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Responsible Travel, Eco-travel

Kigali Travel Companies

Rwanda Eco Company & Safaris

Tailor made gorilla and wildlife safaris
East Africa, Central Africa
Custom itinerary, Private guided tour
Safari, Adventure, Backpacking, Hiking & Trekking, Active, Overlanding, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Culture, Indigenous Tourism, History, Responsible Travel, Eco-travel, Community-led Tourism

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