Africa - Rwanda (PDF Chapter)
This is the Rwanda chapter from Lonely Planet’s Africa guidebook.
Today Rwanda is one of Africa’s most stable nations, coming together in the decades since the dark times to create a promising future. Tourism is a key contributor; a highlight is the chance to track mountain gorillas through bamboo forests.
- hike the forested slopes of the Virungas for a close encounter with mountain gorillas and golden monkeys
- hack through steamy rainforests in Nyungwe Forest National Park in search of colobus monkeys and chimpanzees
- confront the horrors of the genocide at the haunting Kigali Genocide Memorial
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Kigali, Musanze (Ruhengeri), Volcanoes National Park, Huye (Butare), Nyungwe Forest National Park, Understand Rwanda and Survival Guide.
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