Rwanda official known as Republic of Rwanda is a country located in central and east Africa. Neighboring country are Uganda, Burundi, Tanzania and Democratic Republic of Congo. Kigali is the capital city of Rwanda. It has a vast range of Lake Network spread throughout the country. Its geography is characterized by mountain regions, African Great Lakes, Savannahs and forests. Earlier residents of region were Tutsi and Twa tribes and later Bantu speaking people that dominates the region. One of the main economic derivative of the country is tourism. Mountain Gorillas are unique of its kinds living in the mountain region of Rwanda.
Places of Interest
It is a country with mighty lakes and thousands of hills. Gorilla trekking is also a great attraction in Rwanda for tourists. Volcanos, hills, lakes and national parks; all are they beauty of this great African country. Some other places for tourists are outline below
Gorilla Trekking in Parc National des Volcanos is the biggest attraction for tourists. This mountain forest houses mountain Gorillas that are unique of their kind. It attract large number of tourists. Gorilla Trekking cost 500$ an hour.
A’Kagrea national park has some large amount of animals spreading across 2500 square kilometers. There are 500 bird species in the park. Many mammals’ species can be found including lions, zebra, antelopes, hippos, buffalos, apes, impalas, giraffes, elands, elephants and warthog. Other animals like reptiles and fish eating eagles are also found in these game reserves.
Lake Kivu is the one of the Great Lake of Africa that lies along the Congolese border. The lake covers an area of 2700 square kilometers and got some large amount of fresh water live. Fresh water life in the lake is constantly in danger due to harmful material from Volcanic region surrounded the lake.
There are other national’s parks in Rwanda like Nyungwe National park that houses a great range of wildlife. Gisenyi is a bustling market in Rwanda where you can buy local goods and clothing made by the inhabitants across the Gisenyi market place. Volcanic mountain region attract hikers and mountain climbers to discover the region and embark the beauty of these mountains in Rwanda. There are many other places that you can discover here in Rwanda. Just take cheap flights to Rwanda and discover its natural treasures.