July 2017 trip report

Claire writes: Thanks for your great guidebooks - always my first stop when planning a trip. I have just returned from Rwanda and had such a wonderful time. I thought you might be interested in a couple of updates:   Butare/Huye  The Shalom Guesthouse in Butare/Huye - although there is a section of the guesthouse … Continue reading July 2017 trip report


Speed limits & no-car days

Thanks to Lisa Marsden for alerting us to the fact the Rwandan government has introduced new speed limits on several roads. The Kigali-Musanze/Ruhengeri Road, for instance, has a maximum speed limit of 60km/hour while Kigali-Huye/Butare is 80km/hour. While this is a welcome development in terms of road safety,  and it remains to be seen how strictly these … Continue reading Speed limits & no-car days

2014 trip report

Goran writes: Trip report Jan 2014 Places visited Huye, Nyanza, Kigali, Rubavu, Rubona, Musanze, Lake Burera, Volcanoes NP (NB: some practical info may be outdated as the report is more than a year old). Exchange rate: USD1=RWF670 I was planning to stay in Rwanda for three weeks maybe, but had to cut my visit short as … Continue reading 2014 trip report