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Touristic Information


Known as the land of a thousand hills, 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. Travellers come from far and wide to catch a glimpse of the magnificent gorillas, yet there is so much more to see and experience. Rwanda is a thriving, safe country with one of the lowest crime rates in Africa. All major attractions are located within 1-5-hour drive from the capital, Kigali.

In a short vacation, a tourist can reach volcanoes, rainforests, savannah, lakes and the beautiful city of Kigali. Located in the heart of Central and East Africa with easy access to bordering countries of Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi and Democratic Republic of Congo as well as to Kenya, Rwanda is an ideal location for travel within the region for conference tourism. A visit here can easily expand to include many of the great African destinations

Rwanda is honoured to be among the latest top tourist destinations to receive the world’s first-ever global safety and hygiene stamp, launched recently by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). As the world adapts to living with the COVID-19 pandemic, Rwanda has put in place health and safety measures and reopened its doors for tourists, offering safe and seamless experiences.

Rwanda is proud to adopt these global standards that re-establish traveller confidence. The country’s number one priority remains the health and well-being of visitors. Tourists are welcome for safe and memorable experiences – from seeing the Big 5 on safari, to trekking the magnificent mountain gorillas and numerous other primate species. Some of the world’s leading travel websites have featured Rwanda among the safest countries you can visit this year and shared the many exciting things you can do while visiting the country. To find out more about Rwanda touristic attraction and some of the places that you can visit while in Rwanda, please visit https://www.visitrwanda.com/


Today Rwanda is a peaceful, vibrant and forward-looking country. No longer divided through tribal affiliation, Rwandans are now one working together in rebuilding the Nation. The country has advanced enormously in terms of improved education, health, social security and encouraging individual entrepreneurship. It is the second easiest place to do business in Africa according to the 2016 Doing Business Report. When visiting Rwanda, you will be pleasantly surprised by many little things such as the cleanliness of the streets and the standards of many of the roads … but most of all, you will fall in love with the warm smiling people. The ‘Land of a Thousand Hills’ compact size is no secret; this means minimized travel time that allows visitors to explore our natural and cultural attractions, one hill at a time!


Founded in 1907 as a small administrative outpost with limited linkage to the outside world, Kigali is today Rwanda’s rapidly growing vibrant capital city and a modern metropolis. Kigali offers a range of three to five-star accommodation options. One of the best things about Kigali city is that it is safe to wander the streets and explore the city by foot. Immerse yourself in the local art, fashion and culture scene as you shop for souvenirs, sip some of the best coffee on the continent grown right here in Rwanda or taste our excellent local cuisine at a rooftop restaurant with breathtaking views of the city. If you are looking for nightlife there are many options in clubs and bars with great music, beer, good food and happy crowds to explore.


-Home to 1/3 of the world’s remaining endangered mountain gorilla population in Volcanoes National Park

-4,507 meters to the top of the highest volcano, Mt. Karisimbi

-14 species of primates including mountain gorillas, chimpanzees, golden monkeys and more

-Home to the 1 and only canopy walkway in East Africa – some 70 meters above the Nyungwe Forest floor

-227 kms of breathtaking Congo Nile Trail

-4,000+ hectares of bamboo forest

-1,000+ hills

-700+ bird species and 7 Important Birding Areas

-151+ animal species


About Rwanda: https://www.migration.gov.rw/aboutrwanda

Visit Rwanda: https://www.visitrwanda.com/tourism


The Customs Services Department under the Rwanda Revenue Authority has the primary function of collecting and accounting for import duties and taxes. All importers must use clearing agents to process goods through customs. Click here for more information on Custom Regulations : https://www.trade.gov/country-commercial-guides/rwanda-customs-regulations

For further information on customs regulations, please contact:

Assumpta Mukabaranga

Kigali Field Operations

Customs Department Services

Rwanda Revenue Authority

P.O Box 718 Kigali


Phone: +250 78 8185675

Website: http://www.rra.gov.rw