A land of great diversity and beauty - this is "the Land of a Thousand Hills".

Rwanda is a beautiful counrty with five volcanoes, twenty-three lakes and numerous rivers. The landscapes in this green country are truly breathtaking. Many a visitor to Rwanda has remarked that the physical beauty of the country is without equal on the African continent.


Spectacular volcanoes and dense tropical forests dominate the north of the country, while gentle hills and valleys, calm lakes and turbulent rivers in both savannah and dense tropical vegetation dominate the rest of the country. Rwanda boasts a wide variety of wildlife - including the famous Mountain Gorillas.

Located at Rwanda's geographical heart, the rapidly growing city of Kigali is not only the national capital, but also the country’s most important business center and main port of entry.

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