East Africa - Rwanda (Chapter)
This is the Rwanda chapter from Lonely Planet's East Africa guidebook.
As the scars of its terrible past gradually heal, Rwanda is emerging as a first-rate ecotourism destination. Traipse through lush jungle to meet mountain gorillas, enjoy the hidden inland beaches of Lake Kivu...just be sure to keep your camera close! The scenery here is seriously photogenic.
- hike the forested slopes of Parc National des Volcans in search of silverback gorillas and golden monkeys
- kick back with a passionfruit cocktail on the sandy shores of Lake Kivu in Gisenyi
Coverage includes: History, Sights, Festivals & Events, Drinking & Entertainment, Kigali & around, Kigali for Children, Northwestern Rwanda, Southwestern Rwanda, Eastern Rwanda, Nyamata & Ntarama Genocide Memorials, Musanze (Ruhengeri), Parc National des Volcans, Gisenyi, Huye (Butare) & around, Parc National de Nyungwe, Cyangugu, Kibuye, Parc National de l'Akagera, Transport.
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