Danny Bizimana of Bizidanny Tours writes: We have recently opened our new boutique hotel in Kimihurura, not far from the new Kigali Congress Center: it is called Cozy Safari as it is closely associated with local tour operator, Bizidanny Tours This is a family-run modern hotel, offering a number of spacious and comfortable en suite rooms, … Continue reading Cozy Safari Hotel, Kigali
Mike Culshaw writes: I thought it might be worth updating you on one aspect of your otherwise excellent and generally accurate guide. I visited the Presidential Palace in Kigali today 13th Feb on my last day in Rwanda. I was the only visitor between 10am and 11.15 when I left. I was hoping to spend … Continue reading Presidential Palace in Kigali
Pierre Buffiere writes: I’m part of the team of the Restaurant-Bar Oasis of Peace in Kigali in Rwanda. We are currently in full development and we want to make ourselves known. The setting of our restaurant is beautiful: the room is completely open to a large garden with many trees where it is also possible … Continue reading Restaurant-Bar Oasis of Peace, Kigali
Many thanks to Collette for this very detailed trip report: This information is from our trip in July 2016. We travelled for 2 weeks, the first week by local buses, the second week we rented a car. We were very pleased with the Bradt guide (as always!) It covered all aspects of the trip, was … Continue reading July 2016 trip report
Gaëlle writes: I'm just back from a trip in Rwanda. Your book was very useful. Thank you. Here are a few comments that can help other travellers : 1) Accomodation: - Lake Muhazi We discovered a beautiful and remote hotel on the southern lakeshore : Muhazi Water Sport http://muhazi-watersport.weebly.com/ I'd put it amoung "budget hotels" A … Continue reading January 2017 trip report
Please note that TR Companion, listed on p 99 under Where to Stay in Kigali, has closed.
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