Rwanda

“Muraho !” – A warm African hello

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Rwanda, known as the land of a thousand hills, Rwanda’s stunning scenery and warm, friendly people offer unique experiences.

Rwanda, formerly Ruanda, officially the Republic of Rwanda, is a landlocked country in the Great Rift Valley where the African Great Lakes region and East Africa converge. One of the smallest countries on the African mainland, its capital city is Kigali.

Rwanda’s stunning scenery and warm, friendly people offer unique experiences in one of the most remarkable countries in the world. It is blessed with extraordinary biodiversity, with incredible wildlife living throughout its volcanoes, montane rainforest and sweeping plains.

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Bucket-list

  • Gorilla and Primate Tracking

  • Climb Volcanoes National Park

  • Kigali Genocide Memorial

  • Dian Fossey’s Tomb

  • Butare’s Ethnographic Museum

  • One of the top tea and coffee producing countries

Highlights

  • Gorilla Tracking
  • Primate Tracking

  • Amazing hiking trails
  • Beautiful Landscapes

  • Local Culture

  • Coffee

What you need to know

Due to its high elevation (1500m/5000 feet) Rwanda has a temperate equatorial highland climate. Average temperatures range from 20 degrees to 27 degrees however, the lush forested mountain areas are cooler and get quite chilly at night. The long rainy season is March to May and short rains are December to February.

Rwanda’s dramatic vistas are endless, with a fresh perspective around every corner as well as great Gorilla and Chimp tracking.

The power supply is EU / European standard voltage of 230/240 and power sockets are UK style (square pin type). It is important to note that if you want to use US appliances, you will need a voltage converter as well as a plug converter. Power cuts and voltage fluctuation are not uncommon.

Insurance to cover for medical, personal property and other personal risks during your safari is essential. Sense of Africa requires that all clients arrange for personal insurance. Sense of Africa works closely with Amref for emergency medical evacuation but this is just for emergency medical evacuation and cost of treatment is not included.

Tours to fill your senses

Sense of Africa’s focus is predominantly on group travel. With specialist knowledge, skill, experience and expertise in creating, costing and executing travel for guests to Rwanda in a group environment. Specialist consultants offer versatile itineraries, exclusive added value and an insight into little known tour and safari destinations. The tours originality is evident in travel options with an edge. Extensive knowledge of Rwanda and an open-minded approach to travel have facilitated the design of itineraries that veer far from tired norms, packing in adventure and relaxation in equal parts.

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The people you can count on

Sense of Africa Rwanda is a close-knit family of professionals, all with a passion for travel and an enthusiasm for crafting dream African experiences. We cherish hearing about our clients’ African holiday plans, and are always excited to offer advice and to help to turn their dreams into reality.

Michael Njogu
Michael NjoguManaging Director (EA)
Lisper Rono
Lisper RonoCountry Manager
Ruth Chege
Ruth ChegeHead of Sales & Product (EA)
Marion Schmidt
Marion SchmidtHead of Operations & Director Go Vacation (EA)
Peris Njeri
Peris NjeriHead of Reservations (EA)