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Rwanda Visa Information

Foreign Nationals wishing to obtain a Rwandan Visa, submit their applications to Rwandan Diplomatic Missions of their Country of residence for processing.

Primate Tracking & Hiking

Gorilla tracking in Rwanda is often described as “life changing” and with good reason. With only an estimated 880 Gorillas left in the world, to see these gentle creatures in their natural habitat is a truly unique moment.

Volcanoes National Park View

Volcanoes National Park

Volcanoes National Park (French: Parc National des Volcans) lies in northwestern Rwanda and borders Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park in Uganda. The national park is known as a haven for the mountain gorilla. It is home to five of the eight volcanoes of the Virunga Mountains (Karisimbi, Bisoke, Muhabura, Gahinga and Sabyinyo), which are covered in rainforest and bamboo. The park was the base for the zoologist Dian Fossey.

Akagera National Park View

Akagera National Park

Akagera National Park is located in the north east of Rwanda along the border with Tanzania. Although founded in 1934, much of the park was re-allocated as farms and in 1997 the park was reduced in size from more than 2,500 sq km (nearly 10% of the surface area of Rwanda) to its current extent of 1,122 sq km. Since 2010, a joint venture with African Parks has seen Akagera return to its former glories.

KivuWatt Power Station View

KivuWatt Power Station

The power plant is located in Kibuye, Karongi District, in the Western Province of Rwanda, approximately 130 kilometres (81 mi), by road, west of Kigali, the capital and largest city in the country.

Kagame launched KivuWatt Power Station View

Kagame launched KivuWatt Power Station

President Paul Kagame today launched the Kivu-Watt Gas Power Plant located in the western district of Karongi.