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
Katrina writes: World Fusion Tours has launched in Rwanda with a focus great focus on cultural tourism. The Director is an Australian dance teacher living on the ground in Kigali and working to develop cultural tours with a focus of music, dance and art. If you are interested in a customised itinerary that incorporates this … Continue reading World Fusion Tours
Eliza Richman, co-founder of Ethiopia's highly regarded Go Addis Tours, writes: We recently launched a new Rwandan branch: Go Kigali. We offers daily city tours where you get to know Rwanda's beautiful and amazing capital city from the back of a moto (or by car), visiting markets, museums, viewpoints, art and more through the lens of a local … Continue reading Go Kigali Tours
Mark Rowlatt writes Wifi Internet If you're travelling with a laptop, it's difficult to find fast speeds in East Africa. Usually, top end hotels come to my rescue whilst nursing an overpriced drink in the bar. In Kigale, the 4G Square centre on the ground floor of Pension Plaza in the heart of the city, … Continue reading Various bits and pieces (March 2016)