September 25, 2023

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Top 5 Places On My Bucket List of Things to Do in Rwanda

Bucket list of things to add to my Rwanda safari itinerary

Rwanda; the “Land of a Thousand Hills” is one of the great African safari destinations that everyone would love to visit. Many people have the zeal to explore Rwanda due to its astounding tourist features. The country is blessed with a diversity of natural wonders worthy to explore when you take a trip to Africa. Rwanda is not only famous for the extraordinary luxury gorilla trekking safaris but is also features an amazing landscape home to a wide range of fascinating tourist features. The people in Rwanda are very hospitable, friendly and welcoming. A guided safari in Rwanda offers you a chance to learn more about their authentic traditional culture and behavioral patterns of live. A bucket list of things to do when you travel to Rwanda acts as a guide on some of the impressive attractions you need to not to miss out on your trip to this small nation.

Activity bucket list on a Rwanda safari

Volcanoes National park

Volcanoes national park is the most visited protected area in Rwanda. The park is home to a diverse range of intriguing activities that inspire a lot of tourists to visit Rwanda. As you plan to explore volcanoes national park, there are many things to do that you need to include on your bucket travel list. They include; the great gorilla trekking experience, Golden monkey tracking, Volcano climbing/ hiking, Cultural encounter at Iby’iwacu Cultural village, Birding, guided nature walks along the pristine carter lake, hike to Dian Fossey’s research Centre and grave, cave exploration among others.

Akagera national park

This is the only savannah wildlife park in Rwanda. it is situated at the border of Rwanda and Tanzania. Akagera national park is popular for its stunning landscape beauty blessed with impressive wildlife. A tour to Akagera national park gives you a chance to enjoy an extraordinary game viewing adventure. Things to do and see in Akagera national park include; day and night game drives which offers you an opportunity to sight impressive wildlife in the park, Village visits, birding, boat cruise on Akagera national park, guided nature walking safaris, hiking among others.  The park is a must visit destination on your Rwanda Safari and it gives a true taste of the African savannah wildlife as well as serene experience.

Nyungwe Forest National Park

The park is dominated by a large track of montane forest which hosts amazing great wonders worthy an exploration on a Rwanda safari. grab a chance to enjoy a Canopy walk through the thick forest. This adventurous canopy walk is taken about 50 meters above the tree-tops and above the ground. Chimpanzee tracking is one of the main key reasons why a lot of tourists do visit the park although the protected area is as well a popular destination for the best birding experience in Africa. Other things to do in Nyungwe forest national park include; guided nature walks, Hiking, Monkey tracking among others.

 Lake Kivu

Lake Kivu is an amazing place and a great ideal destination for relaxation after a long tiresome safari in Rwanda’s stunning national parks. The lake is a must-visit destination thus don’t forget to include it on your travel bucket list. It features picturesque sandy beaches and things to do while here including; Wind-Surfing, biking, swimming, boat cruise, nature walks plus cultural visits along Lake Kivu.

Genocide Memorials

Although Rwanda is one of the fast-growing countries in Africa, it was terribly affected by the 1994 genocide fight between the Hutu and Tusi people. During the genocide war, millions of people were killed and a lot of things were destroyed which tore the country to shreds. After the end of the war, there were various genocide memorials that were established in honor and commemoration of the victims that lost their lives and properties. These historical sites have features that exhibit out an imaginary picture of how it was during that time. And apparently, the memorial sites have become one of the astounding attractions that you need not to miss out on your bucket list.

Your visit to Rwanda can be regarded as an incomplete one without exploring the above fascinating destinations that offers you an opportunity a diverse range of things to do on your tour to Rwanda. In case you are interested in booking with us your Rwanda safari, make it a point a to include the above in your bucket list that enhances a dream life trip in the land of a thousand hills.

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