Living and working in the concrete jungle will definitely lead to some boredom. Even your hectic stress life will leave you wanting for a peaceful and tranquil destination. If you are looking for the perfect destination to escape to Rwanda is the right place! Not only is it known for its thousand hills but a rich flora and fauna. For a travel journey filled with adventure and marvel, Rwanda is the destination for you!
Cyangugu is the destination to begin your journey. Travel to the Nyungwe Forest which is a popular place for chimpanzees and other primate species. Next travel to Gikongoro and continue onwards to Kibuye. Here, its spectacular Lake Kivu offers a stunning view of the lake apart from providing opportunities for adventure sports. You must also visit the Rwanda genocide memorial located here. Next, travel to Gitarama which has several intricate and majestic churches that are worth a visit. The capital city of Kigali is next on your destination. Filled with exciting landscapes and enchanting flora and fauna, this destination will literally sweep you off your feet. Travel onwards to Kayonza where you will reach your destination of Rusumo, your final destination. Here you can view the wonderful flora and fauna, especially the ones that is thriving near the Rusumo Falls.
With a rich landscape and a history filled with culture, Rwanda is filled with different attractions that will definitely satisfy your interest. When it comes to the natural beauty here, this country provides you with plenty of surprises. The Nyungwe rainforest is one such attraction. Apart from being the country’s pride it is home to various local species of flora and fauna. Also included is the magnificent Volcanoes National Park. Travel through the lush forests and you might be lucky to spot a family of mountain gorillas. Apart from that, you can even view the Bisoke volcano here. Visit the Lake Kivu, which is one of the many African Great Lakes. While nature lovers can take pleasure in the geographical history here, adventurers can indulge in several water based activities here, which include fishing. For a walk through the history of the country, do visit the Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre.
Due to its rustic and rural environment, you will get a lot of humble, yet mouth watering meals here. A must try is the brochettes which is found almost everywhere in country. This is best eaten with the frites. While you can enjoy satisfying your hunger with a simple meal of ugali and cabbage, you can also enjoy the matoke. For a local taste of the beverage, try the urwagwa beer, ikigage and ubuki.
Rwanda has a wonderful landscape that will provide you with a variety of exciting adventure sports. You can easily tour the many national parks here, and view the extra ordinary beauty here. You can also indulge in various water sports activities here. Apart from swimming and diving, boating and cruising is also another option.
While it is exciting to plan your trip filled with adventure and excitement, you must also be prepared for any unexpected mishaps and calamities. These events might not disrupt your trip; however they might affect your safety. A safety net is an ideal way to protect you in such situations. Flexicover, with its range of single trip travel insurance, multi-trip travel insurance, gap-year travel insurance and many other covers, ensures that you are well equipped for every eventuality.
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