Rwanda is a small country that geographically is located in the central part of Africa but due to the economic gains that accrue from being a member of the East African region, it also recently subscribed to this conglomerate.
Rwanda is in East/Central Africa, east of Democratic Republic of the Congo with Uganda to its north and Burundi to the south. Rwanda also shares its eastern border with Tanzania. Rwanda covers 26,338 sq km, slightly smaller than most of African countries. Rwanda has built and developed a magnificent Capital City called Kigali.
Rwanda is Africa's most densely populated country with a population of 10 million people. Rwanda has a temperate climate with two rainy seasons from February to April and November to January and therefore it is advisable to travel to Rwanda between June - September since this is when the country is in the dry season.
Rwanda draws visitors from all over the world, primarily to see its endangered mountain gorillas. Rwanda's horrendous genocide in 1994 has not been forgotten, the memorial museum in Kigali is a "must-see". On the surface (and highly encouraged by officials) Rwandans have decided to move on to better things, and it is a peaceful and safe destination for visitors. Rwanda's infrastructure is good; most of the roads are paved making it easy to get around. The country has banned plastic bags and it certainly has kept it cleaner, all the better to marvel at the stunning landscape of rolling hills and volcanoes. The capital Kigali is booming, with a friendly vibe, lots of new construction and a generally positive atmosphere and self drive adventures are available in Uganda and Rwanda.
Rwanda popularly referred to as “The land of a Thousand Hills”, is a green undulating landscape of hills, gardens and tea plantations. It offers tourists a one of a kind journey – home to one third of the world remaining Mountain Gorillas, one third of Africa’s birds’ species, several species of primates, volcanoes, game reserve, resorts and islands on the expansive lake Kivu, graceful dancers, artistic crafts and friendly people. Rwanda is a thriving, safe country with one of the lowest crime rates in Africa. All major attractions are located within 1-5 hour drive from the capital; Kigali. In a short vacation, a tourist can reach volcanoes, rain-forests, Savannah, lakes and the beautiful city of Kigali.
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