Tourism in Rwanda has rapidly increased, In 2010, 666,000 tourists from different countries visited Rwanda, Rwanda s listed on the top geographical countries. All this culminated with a rapid increase in tourism revenues of $200 million, an increase of 14% by the year 2009. To further place Rwanda on the world map as a first class tourism destination that all travelers have to meet, Should we call this a haven of wonders, well, you will discover by your self on your Rwanda Safari. Rwanda Development Board is a Rwanda agency that partners with the London-based soccer team, Arsenal Football Club to help build the country’s tourism industry, you will realize that on the soccer team’s uniform there is “Visit Rwanda”.
Wildlife tourism, Authentic Nature
Rwanda is located in Central Africa and has much history and natural beauty boosting Tourism in Rwanda. Tour groups are led by an experienced guide who specializes in teaching others about the landscape and wildlife of Rwanda. Expeditions include; visit volcanoes, waterfalls and rain-forests that are home to many different African animals.
Rwanda is home to a huge diverse population of animals including mountain gorillas and the world’s largest natural park for hippos – some 20,000 are believed to be there. Although Rwanda is still a developing country, it has quite hotels and its new international interest in tourism is helping economic growth. Plastic bags are banned in Rwanda, and tourists are instructed not to bring them to the country. On your 3 days gorilla tracking Rwanda you stand a chance to see and learn more about Rwanda’s thrilling adventures, don’t forget to read bout the top attractions in Rwanda before you visit this place.
From the unwinding epic sceneries down to the thousand hills, Tourism in Rwanda opens out to the whole scope, an attribute for a Rwanda Safari flamed with unique experiences. Most of our travelers often come from far and wide to have unique safari insights with incredible wildlife safaris, visiting the volcanoes National Park a haven for the endangered Mountain Gorillas residing in the montane forests.
The Unique Culture experiences that are found nowhere in East Africa but only in Rwanda and Uganda, with the most vibrant cultures intermixed with stories originating from the ancient ancestral stories. The Safari to visit Rwanda culture is inclusive of encountering with the Museums and Art Galleries crowned with golden monuments, an amazing contemporary art found nowhere else. The most interesting Museums & Art Galleries to fall in love with include; the Kandt House Museum, Rwanda Art Museum, Kigali Genocide Memorial, Ethnographic Museum, King’s Palace(A reconstruction of the traditional royal residence), Museum of the Environment which is an educational centre for people to understand and safeguard their environment.
Rwanda’s economy suffered heavily in wake of the 1994 genocide, but has since strengthened. The economy is based mostly on subsistence agriculture. Coffee and tea are the major cash crops for export. Tourism is a fast-growing sector and is now the country’s leading foreign exchange earner. Rwanda is one of only two countries in which mountain gorillas can be visited safely, and visitors pay high prices for gorilla tracking permits. Music and dance are an integral part of Rwandan culture, particularly drums and the highly choreographed intore dance. Traditional arts and crafts are produced throughout the country, including imigongo, a unique cow dung