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
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.
Noreen writes: I am currently working in Muhanga, Rwanda and have tried a few banks to withdraw cash on my MasterCard. KCB did not work, Visa only. But I have now twice successfully drawn cash from GT Bank's ATM. (We assume this would apply to branches of the same banks in other towns)
For anybody thinking of crossing from Rwanda into the DRC to track gorillas, this detailed & up-to-date trip report on the ThornTree is well worth a read: https://www.lonelyplanet.com/thorntree/forums/africa/democratic-republic-of-congo/trip-report-goma-nyiragongo-bukavu?page=1
Nancy writes: My husband and I just finished a month long tour of Rwanda and wanted to give you some feedback about the tour companies we used. Via your guidebook, we selected Rwanda Ecotours and Bizidanny to write about our interests and desires, physical capabilities, the fact that we are vegetarian, that we prefer … Continue reading Tour operator & Congo feedback