Jon Ruder writes: Excellent book. Thank you for the outstanding guide. A new start-up tour company called Paradise Safaris Africa (email@example.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
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
Rachel Jones writes: It's taken me a rather long time to post this but I visited Rwanda in February 2017. I was there for one week working in Gisenyi and then had a week before my flight home from Kigali. I used the Bradt guide to get a rough idea of what I might do … Continue reading 2017 trip report
Michel writes: The road up from Gisakura to the Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel is now asphalted, so no longer requires a 4x4.
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
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
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)