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Nyungwe forest was gazetted as a national park in 2004. The park has an approximate total area of 100 km². It has got an altitude of 1700-2950m and it is 225km from Kigali via Butare. Nyungwe National Park is the largest block of montane forest in East or Central Africa, and one of the most […]

Kigali City – Capital of Rwanda


Kigali City Kigali City is blessed with a moderate high altitude climate that belies its tropical location, and is conveniently located within three hours’ drive of the main tourist sites. The Rwandan capital provides both a comfortable and welcoming introduction to this land of a thousand hills and an ideal springboard from which to explore […]

Rwanda Genocide Memorials

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Murambi Genocide Memorial Site This project is centered on the main building in Murambi, a school that has been left vacated since the genocide in 1994. The school classrooms where over eight hundred corpses have been preserved have been left untouched. After the genocide, as mass graves were being discovered around the city, it was […]

Lake Kivu – What to See…

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It is the largest of numerous freshwater lakes that shimmer in the valleys of Rwanda. Steep terraced hills lead down to the picturesque lake shore, and three resort towns, Gisenyi, Kibuye and Cyangugu, are an ideal stopping point to relax, swim, or take a boat excursion past the small lakeside villages that offer a rewarding […]

Akagera National Park


The park is situated at a moderately low elevation on the border with Tanzania; Akagera National Park could barely be more diverse in mood to the breezy cultivated hills that characterize much of Rwanda. Dominated scenically by the labyrinth of swamps and lakes that follow the meandering course of River Akagera, the most remote source […]



VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK is located in the far northwest of Rwanda, bordering Mgahinga National Park and Virunga National Park. It is a home of the rare mountain gorillas and the rich mosaic of montane ecosystems, which embrace evergreen and bamboo forest, open grassland, swamp and heath. Because the park is on 4,500m altitude, this enables […]