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Canoeing experience in Rwanda
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September 28, 2021September 28, 2021

Canoeing experience in Rwanda

Canoeing and Kayaking experiences in Rwanda are among the most requested and booked experience by international and domestic tourists who enjoy this magnificent experience on the beautiful Mukungwan River, Set in the foothills of the Virunga Volcanoes, This experience lets you discover a special way to travel, soak up impressive views, watch abundant birds and...

Rwanda Tea Plantation Tours and Experiences
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September 4, 2021September 4, 2021

Rwanda Tea Plantation Tours and Experiences

Tea growing in Rwanda started in 1952, Rwanda tea is planted on hillsides with high altitudes between 1,900 and 2,500m, and on well-drained marshes at an altitude of 1,550 and 1,800m. Rwanda produces some of the world’s best teas, like those from Pfunda Tea Estate and factory. The tea estate lies below the Virunga volcano...

Intore Dancing
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March 28, 2021March 28, 2021

Intore Dancing

Intore Dancing is the the finest displays of Rwanda’s dynamic traditional musical and dance styles are performed by the Intore Dance Troupes. Founded several centuries ago, the Intore, (The Chosen Ones) who performed exclusively for the Royal Court, were given military training and taught the technique of jumping which forms a significant part of the...

Umuganda
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March 28, 2021March 28, 2021

Umuganda

Umuganda is domestic and homemade solution in Rwanda to ensure cleanliness all across the country. It takes place on the last Saturday of every month for mandatory nationwide community work from 08:00 to 11:00. Participation in Umuganda is required by law, and failure to participate can result in a fine. Translated from Kinyarwanda as “coming...

Hiking in Rwanda
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March 27, 2021March 27, 2021

Hiking in Rwanda

Hiking in Rwanda is a must do courtesy of the epic scenery, pleasant climate and magnificent wildlife make the land a remarkable place to explore on foot. The best hiking to be had is in the western half of the country, all the way from Volcanoes National Park in the north, along the fringes of...

Mount Kigali
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March 27, 2021March 27, 2021

Mount Kigali

Mount Kigali It is one of the highest hills in Kigali. To get there, there are two routes possible. One is via Nyabugogo which takes you all around the hill and the other one via Nyamirambo that takes you straight to the top of the hill. Before or after your motorcycle tour, be sure to save...

Gishwati Mukura National Park
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March 25, 2021March 25, 2021

Gishwati Mukura National Park

Rwanda’s fourth national park, Gishwati Mukura is made up of two separate forests – the larger Gishwati and small Mukura, forming a total of 34 square kilometres plus a buffer zone. The forests sit on the ridge which divides the Congo and Nile water catchment areas, along the incredibly biodiverse Albertine Rift in the west of the...

Umusambi Village
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March 25, 2021March 25, 2021

Umusambi Village

Umusambi Village is a beautifully restored wetland area, providing a sanctuary for over 50 endangered Grey Crowned Cranes saved from the illegal pet trade. These majestic birds have been disabled as a result of captivity and are unable to be returned to the wild. Their new permanent home provides an enriching environment for them to...

The Musanze Caves
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March 24, 2021March 24, 2021

The Musanze Caves

There are 52 caves in the Northern Province with 15.2km of cave passages, most of which are developed from Cenozoic volcanic rocks. The longest cave in Rwanda is called Ubuvumo Bwibihonga, a multi-level system of parallel lava tubes. The Musanze Cave is 2km long and the most frequently visited. It is on the Innes University grounds...

Volcanoes National Park
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March 24, 2021March 24, 2021

Volcanoes National Park

Situated in the far northwest of Rwanda, Volcanoes National Park protects the steep slopes of this magnificent mountain range – home of the endangered mountain gorilla and a rich mosaic of montane ecosystems, which embrace evergreen and bamboo forest, open grassland, swamp and heath. Volcanoes National Park is named after the chain of dormant volcanoes...