Ihema View Campsite, Akagera National Park

Thanks to updater Sean Connolly for alerting to me to this new development just days after the 7th edition of Bradt Rwanda went to print: The Community Freelance Guides Cooperative at Akagera has established a campsite just outside the park on the ridge overlooking Lake Ihema. Its called Ihema View Campsite, and it looks to … Continue reading Ihema View Campsite, Akagera National Park

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Akagera and Nyungwe National Park tips

Jon Ruder writes: Excellent book. Thank you for the outstanding guide. A new start-up tour company called Paradise Safaris Africa (everest@paradisesafarisafrica.com; 250-784-90-4917), run by a young man named Everest Bahati, provided a great service on my trip/tour to Akagera National Park (we left from Kigali). The price was much lower than any other price around, … Continue reading Akagera and Nyungwe National Park tips

Online bookings for gorilla tracking and other tourist permits

Jeroen writes: I'm enjoying your Rwanda book, travelling there for the first time this Friday for 2 weeks, with Nyungwe, Kivu and Virunga planned. You might want to alert readers that RDB trekking/activities bookings are now all done online via the government's useful Irembo website (e.g. https://irembo.gov.rw/rolportal/web/rdb/mountain-gorilla-tracking). It's not the most easily navigable site but easy … Continue reading Online bookings for gorilla tracking and other tourist permits

2015 trip report

Marc writes: We completed 7 days trip in Rwanda with E&C Tour and Safari, The trip was fantastic, Visiting Akagera national park, gorillas and Nyungwe forest was a fantastic experience, Below is some input for those who want to visit the country, I would highly recommend it. One primary reasons to visit the country, our … Continue reading 2015 trip report