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the Best time to visit Rwanda

The best time to visit Rwanda

Rwanda is best known for being safe, secure, well organized and friendly people. Rwanda has had the worst history of the 20th century whereby the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi took more than 1 million people killed in only 100 days. However, the country has also had an amazing transformation in the last 2 decades whereby the country has moved from being a failed state to today’s safe country. Rwanda is ranked among the safest countries in the world and among the safest countries in the world. If you are planning to visit Rwanda and witness the development that the country has undergone so far, we are advising you on the best time to visit Rwanda.

Majority of tourists visiting Rwanda come to see the gorillas, said to be sharing almost 98% of their DNA with human beings, found in the Volcanoes National Park. However, the country has other attractions to see including big five animals in Akagera National Park and chimpanzee trekking in Nyungwe National Park. The best time to visit Rwanda is during the dry season, which runs from June to September, as well as December to February. During these months, the weather is generally sunny and dry, and the roads are in good condition, making it easier to explore the country.

The dry season is also the best time to visit Rwanda when you are looking at gorilla trekking, one of the main attractions in Rwanda, as the trails are easier to navigate and the gorillas tend to be more active during this time.

However, Rwanda’s climate is temperate year-round, so it’s possible to visit at any time of the year. The rainy season runs from March to May and October to November, and although it can make some roads impassable, it can also be a beautiful time to visit, with lush green landscapes and plenty of birdlife. The animals are easier to see as they are not travelling a lot in search of green areas.

Ultimately, the best time to visit Rwanda will depend on your interests, itinerary, and personal preferences. For instance, in the high season some lodges are a bit expensive and food booked compared to the law season.

So it’s very important to look at the budget side when deciding on the best time to visit Rwanda. To make sure that your trip to Rwanda is well prepared, you need to get advice from a professional tour operator who will help to organize your trip by taking into every detail to make your trip a lifetime experience. Unique Rwanda Vacations experts will help you to make a choice on the best time to visit Rwanda and advise you on the accommodation choices, booking Park activities and finding comfortable transportation during your stay in Rwanda.


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