‘Wild Rwanda’ review

Strongly recommended to all birders and other wildlife enthusiasts visiting Rwanda, Wild Rwanda is an excellent new publication which I reviewed for the Sept/Oct 2016 of African Birdlife. Click here to read a PDF of the review, and see also http://www.birdlife.org.za/publications/african-birdlife    

Foyer de Charité, Lake Ruhondo

Paul writes: The rates provided for Foyer de Charité Remera near Lake Ruhondo in the Jan 2016 guide have changed. They are now:  One room - 38 000Rfw include break-fast with lunch 5 000 Rfw per person and evening meal / dinner also 5 000 Rfw per person.

New visa fees

The Directorate General of Immigration & Emigration has released visa fees valid for 12 months from 31 July 2016. The standard tourist visa still costs US$50 but for those paying in other currencies it has changed to GBP35 or Euro45. A tourist group visa for 4-10 persons costs US$100/GBP70/Euro90. A transit visa costs US$30/GBP27/Euro20.