Travel To Rwanda - Tourist Attractions, National Parks and Game Reserves in Rwanda
Rwanda is a small, and landlocked country in the eastern part of Africa content the country is blessed with a variety of tourist attractions and is one if the 3 countries where a tourist can visit the rare and engendered mountain gorillas in their natural habitat. The country has three common and well known national parks that is Akagera National Park which is well know for wildlife watching, Nyungwe Forest National Park which is mainly known for chimpanzee tracking and being home to over 13 different species of primates, and Volcanoes National Park which is commonly know for being home for the rare and endangered mountain gorillas. in Rwanda you will not only enjoy wildlife watching, there is also other tourist attractions you will enjoy in the country like; the genocide memorial centers, cultural attractions, and other. Due to the increased demand from our clients, Hire Cars Rwanad Ltd now extended its services to the neighboring countries and we are now offering self drive safaris to most of the tourist destinations in the neighboring countries like Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia and other east and central African countries. Below are some of the tourist attractions and national parks in the region;
Nyungwe Forest National Park
Situated in southwestern Rwanda, Nyungwe Forest National Park is one of the most spectacular protected areas that you should consider a must to include in your bucket list. The park lies at the border area of Burundi in the south and (DRC) in the west.
Akagera National Park
Akagera is a wildlife park found in the northeastern part of the country along the Rwandan border with Tanzania. The park got its name from the Kagera River which flows along its boundary in the eats that feeds into several lakes the largest of which is Lake Ihema.
Lake Ihema – Rwanda
Lake Ihema is situated south of Akagera National Park in the savanna area of the Eastern province of Rwanda. The Akagera River feeds several Lakes in Rwanda one of which is Lake Ihema that lies at an altitude of about 1292 meters. If you are looking for the largest Lakes to explore in Rwanda then this is the best place for you.
Genocide Sites in Rwanda
What took place around 1994 in Rwanda will always remain a very regrettable event in life. It was at a time that a civil war between the Hutus and Tutsis occurred and claimed nearly a million lives within just 100 days while thousands were left homeless and sought refuge in nearby countries.
Tourist Attractions in Uganda
Uganda is a small landlocked country located in the northern part of Rwanda. The country is blessed with a variety of amazing wildlife that is preserved in the 13 wildlife reserves and 10 national parks. These national parks fairly distributed throughout the country and most of them can easily be accessed by road transport.
Below are some of tourist attractions you will visit in Uganda;
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
The park found in the southwestern part of the country. Locally the word ‘Bwindi’ means Impenetrable. In fact, this double meaning is fit for this park due to its dense forest. The national park is famously known for being home to almost half of the remaining population of the critically endangered mountain gorillas in the world.
Murchison Falls National Park
Are you looking for that one wilderness destination that can reward you with irresistible wildlife experiences? Well, Murchison Falls National Park is that one splendid protected area that shouldn’t miss out in your travel plan. It is situated in northwestern Uganda and it covers an area of about 3840 square kilometers