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Kigali city hub is ideally positioned to allow delegates the opportunity to easily experience an incredible offering of pre and post-convention tours exploring Rwanda’s remarkable natural and cultural attractions.

The ‘Land of a Thousand Hills’, Rwanda boasts undulating green landscapes of hills, Africa’s largest protected rain forest, volcanoes, coffee and tea plantations. It is home to one third of the world’s remaining Mountain Gorillas, fourteen species of primates, one third of Africa’s bird species, three National Parks (one of which is a big game safari park), resorts and islands on the expansive Lake Kivu, graceful dancers, artistic crafts and the most friendly of people.

Rwanda has a rich culture that includes captivating music and dance, a growing contemporary art industry and wonderful crafts including pottery, basketry, painting, jewelry, woodcarving and metalwork. A window into Rwanda’s history is provided by the many memorial sites and museums preserved around the country. A number of Community Based Tourism experiences offer travelers the opportunity to experience the destination’s rich cultural life.

Rwanda’s highlights:

  • 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
  • 4,000+ hectares of bamboo forest
  • 1,000+ hills
  • 700+ bird species and 7 Important Birding Areas
  • 151+ animal species
  • 14 species of primates including mountain gorilla, chimpanzee, golden monkey 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