Rukari Palace Museum

Nyanza’s main tourist attraction, this ancient hilltop palace marks the site of the old Mwami’s (King’s) home. The Rukari Palace Museum is the top…

Volcanoes National Park

This immensely scenic and ecologically diverse chain of free-standing mountains is an excellent spot to track gorillas. The 160km² Volcanoes National Park protects the…

Food and drink in Rwanda

Tea field workers © Jordygashagaz, Wikimedia Commons Food Kigali boasts an impressive and growing range of restaurants representing international cuisines such as Indian, Italian,…

When to visit Rwanda

Calendar The wet season is the best time to track chimps in Nyungwe, while the months of November to March will hold the greatest…

Travel and visas – Rwanda

Getting there and awayGetting around Visas Rwanda requires travellers from any country who intend to use the EAC visa to apply at either a Rwandan…


If you’ve ever dreamed of tracking gorillas on the same misty slopes once trodden by Dian Fossey or Sigourney Weaver, go to Rwanda. And…

The world’s greatest wildlife encounters

From gorilla tracking in the Virungas to climbing for condors in Peru, we pick our favourite wildlife encounters from across the globe. 

The hottest emerging destinations for 2019

We’re proud to be the only travel publisher with guidebooks to your favourite emerging destinations. 

Our favourite alternative African cities

You might go to Africa for the wildlife and safaris, but its cities shouldn’t be an afterthought.

In photos: Rwanda’s wildlife

With a range of habitats home to many different species, Rwanda’s wildlife-watching opportunities are diverse.

Rwanda: beyond the gorillas

Discover Rwanda’s best kept travel secrets, from hiking Mount Bisoke to watching the stunning Intore dance performances.

Gorilla tourism in Rwanda

Put crudely, while tourism is probably integral to the survival of the mountain gorilla, the survival of the mountain gorilla is certainly integral to the growth of Rwanda’s tourist industry. 

Maraba Bourbon Gourmet Coffee

Rwanda’s Maraba Bourbon coffee is one of the country’s success stories.

The Virungas

Author Philip Briggs describes the spectacular chain of volcanic cones that border Uganda, Rwanda and DRC.

9 runs around the world

Some of our favourite alternative marathons from around the world.