Eastern Rwanda

Travel to Eastern Rwanda – Kigali & Akagera National Park

The region of Eastern Rwanda is home to such destinations as Rwamagana, Kibungo, Rusumo, Byumba and the country’s capital city; Kigali. Kigali is also the main international gateway to the country and here you’ll find colourful bustling local markets as well as the Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre.

However, heading away from the cities you’ll find Akagera National Park; a 1,085 square kilometre park that protects the wildlife in three ecoregions of savannah, mountain and swamp. Here you can join a guided safari in order to spot wildlife such as hyenas and zebras amongst others.

So from bustling vibrant cities to spectacularly beautiful national parks, Eastern Rwanda has it all.

  • Join the locals as they shop in bright and busy markets.
  • Visit the Genocide Memorial Centre and the Muslim quarter in the capital; Kigali.
  • Spot all manner of wildlife in the stunning Akagera National Park.


Africa Travel Information