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Climbing Mount Karisimbi (Rwanda)

by Ivan Wassaaka Mount Karisimbi is the highest of the eight volcanoes in the Virunga Mountains. It is a huge dome, now dormant, that dominates the range, more in girth than in height. Its name in Kinyaruanda means white shell, which refers to its often white-capped summit. Interestingly, this cap results not from snow but…

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Trek to Dian Fossey Tomb (Grave) Hike

by Ivan Wassaaka What exactly is at the grave and Research Center? How does one get there, how long is the hike, how much does the  trek cost, how do I arrange the trek?  What do you see besides her grave and what sounds to be a small museum? What is the center like? One…

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Nyungwe National Park nominated for Global Award

Nyungwe National Park nominated for Global Award NYUNGWE NATIONAL PARK has made the cut of seven from the continent shortlisted for the 2013 World Travel Awards. The accolade follows last year’s British Guild of Travel Writers’ Global Award that the park received for its effort to harmonize tourism, wildlife and the agricultural community in one…

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TOURISM TO MUSANZE CAVES TO BE OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED

TOURISM TO MUSANZE CAVES TO BE OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED Musanze caves were formed by geologic activity which was centered in Virunga Volcanoes. The caves are 1.25 miles and are located outside the town of Musanze and are just 90 minutes’ drive from the city of Kigali. The caves harbor lots of bat species and it has…

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Rwanda Gorilla Tracking experience with Gorillas and Wildlife Safaris

Rwanda Gorilla Tracking experience with Gorillas and Wildlife Safaris This is one Gorilla Tracking experience with one of our clients who trekked mountain gorillas in March 2013. They have shared their experience and reviews on TripAdvisor http://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowTopic-g293828-i9987-k6270417-Gorilla_tracking_Rwanda_Gorillas_and_Wildlife_Safaris_LTD-Rwanda.html  and also on their Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/VinceAndDrewOnTheGo. They have allowed us to share their experience without readers. Their…

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13 Group (aka Agasha Group) Gorilla Family in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park

13 Gorilla Group (aka Agasha Gorilla  Group) Gorilla Family  in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park When first habituated this Agasha gorilla group had only 13 members hence its name. Now the group has approximately 25 members: 1 Silverback; 12 Adult females; 2 Sub adult female; 3 Juvenile and 7 Babies. Formerly this gorilla group was commanded…

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Susa Group (Susa A Family) – Volcanoes National Park Rwanda

Susa Group (Susa A Family) – the gorilla group that was famously studied by Dian Fossey in Volcanoes National Park Rwanda. It derives its name from the Susa River which flows through their home range. This family is the hardest to trek as it tends to range high into the mountains but RDB’s Tourism &…

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More Rwanda Hotels to be Graded by Rwanda Development Board

More Rwanda Hotels to be Graded by Rwanda Development Board Using the East African Community’s guidelines for grading and classification of hotels and other hospitality businesses, more Rwanda hotels are to be graded. RDB is reportedly committed to play their part in ensuring that standards and quality of tourism establishments in Rwanda are uplifted to…

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Rwanda Tourism looks to Russia, China for new markets of Rich Tourists

Rwanda Tourism looks to Russia, China for new markets of Rich Tourists Rwanda Tourism board is looking for new source for incoming tourists. Russia and China are increasingly becoming sources of both high-end leisure tourists and also mass tourists because of the increasing wealth among their populations and also their thirsty to explore new destinations like…

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