Visit Rwanda 2023 – A traveller’s questions : Rwanda is a breathtaking country with all the hills and nature and good weather. The country has diverse wildlife that keeps you in awe on your every visit to a wildlife park not to mention just trekking the mountain gorillas is another life changing experience in its own right.
Of course apart from the wildlife and the mountain gorilla trekking the country offers other amazing adventures like hiking, mountain climbing, community tours, nature adventures, genocide memorial tours, water adventures and many other things.
It’s no doubt most travellers or toursists look forward to visit Rwanda in their lifetime and more still many are planning to visit Rwanda this year 2023. But even though most travellers are enthuatistic, they also have questions about travelling to Rwanda.
Below are some of the answers to the common questions people ask before planning a trip to Rwanda:
- Is Rwanda safe to visit?
Rwanda is one of the safest countries in Africa and the East African region. The citizens are friendly and quite mind their business most cases. The country’s crime rate is also on a minimal compared to other East African countries. And you can access local authorities easily in case of a problem.
However, when in crowed places, there will be some bad habits like pick pokers, so be ware. Also be alert wherever you are, it helps to keep safe. And avoid some spots in the night that may be dangerous.
In the wake of COVID19, Rwanda is also one of the countries that has successfully recovered from the pandemic and has effective measures to keep the disease under control, with vaccinations and early detection and treatment plans.
- What are the places to visit
The whole of Rwanda is a place to visit on your trip and safari, the whole country is a wonder but to make it easy for you. For safari destinations look no further than Volcanoes National Park, Akagera National Park and Nyungwe National Park.
For relaxation and just sight-seeing Kigali city is a good start, Musanze caves, Nyanza King’s palace among other places
Take an adventure with a hike on one of the Virunga Mountains especially Mt Karisimbi and others. There are also water adventures on Lake Kivu.
- What vaccinations do I need to Visit Rwanda?
Yes, the Rwandan government requires all visitors arriving to the country to at least have a COVID19 vaccination if you don’t, you subjected to a mandatory test.
If you are from endemic nations with ongoing communicable disease transmissions you are required to have a yellow fever vaccination certificate.
- What is the best time to visit Rwanda?
Any time is good to visit Rwanda, but during the dry season, the weather conditions are favorable for most safari activities in the country. Uganda is dry mostly between June to September and December to February
- How many days do I need to explore Rwanda?
The number of days varies from person to person. It also depends on a lot of things like what exactly you’re going to do on your safari, how much you want to spend, location of your safari destionation and many other things.
Also Rwanda’s Tourist Visa is valid for 30 days single entry and 90 days multiple entries you can have a safari up to 30 days.
That said if you are looking for just a one activity safari at one destination, 3 days are enough. But if you are thinking of more activities, different destinations think of 7 to 10 days or more, Visit Rwanda 2023 – A traveller’s questions
But ultimately the number of days will be determined by your itinerary and budget mainly.
- What’s the relevant clothing for a safari in Rwanda?
Most important be respectful of the Rwanda culture and be descent in what your wear.
So, wear what’s comfortable for you as long as it doesn’t disrespect the Rwandan people and culture.
Also remember if you are travelling in the dry seasons the sun is out pack light clothing, shades, hats, sunscreen and anything you need to go through the sunny days.
These are just but some of the common questions asked but many others are asked and if you need instant answers, contact one of tour consultants.