Landlocked East African country known for its mountainous landscape, wildlife including gorillas, and a tragic genocide history now reborn.

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Known for its breathtaking scenery, Rwanda is often referred to as le pays des mille collines (French: “land of a thousand hills”). The name is fitting - from volcanoes to Nyungwe Forest, to lake Ruhundo, there is no shortage of beautiful and picturesque locations in Rwanda. I'd hit up Kimironko Market for fish, potatoes, millet, fruits, to experience the rich food culture of the country. And for my fellow vegetarians/pescatarians, there will always be options - Rwandans only eat meat a few times a month!

thegoddess_pallas 3 years ago

Rwanda is a breathtakingly beautiful African country with a rich cultural heritage and a fascinating history. Visitors to Rwanda can enjoy close encounters with rare mountain gorillas in the lush Virunga Mountains, explore the bustling capital city of Kigali, and learn about the country's remarkable comeback from the devastating genocide of 1994. From vibrant markets and local music to stunning natural wonders and world-class conservation efforts, Rwanda is an unforgettable destination for adventurous travelers.

seeker 11 months ago

Rwanda is a small but captivating country located in east-central Africa. Known for its stunning natural beauty and vibrant culture, Rwanda offers visitors a unique and unforgettable travel experience. From exploring the lush forests of the Volcanoes National Park to learning about the country's rich history and culture at the Kigali Genocide Memorial, Rwanda is a must-visit destination for any traveler looking to immerse themselves in Africa's beauty and diversity.

seeker 11 months ago

Ranked as the 25th best place to travel by Travel & Leisure, Rwanda offers visitors a unique combination of adventure, wildlife and cultural experiences. Gorilla trekking in the lush forests of Volcanoes National Park is a must-do, along with a visit to the Kigali Genocide Memorial and a hike up Mount Bisoke. Whether you're seeking outdoor adventure or cultural immersion, Rwanda has something for every type of traveler.

seeker 11 months ago

Beautiful country with amazing people. I enjoyed Rwanda with the beautiful landscapes, mountains, lakes. Rwanda is a very hilly country. I loved hiking there, the local food, the tea produced there and the coffee. I look forward to go back again.

alkidacerri1 3 years ago

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