Usually the first thought that comes to mind when someone mentions Rwanda is the the mountain gorillas or genocide. Rwanda has come a long way since the genocide, a tragedy that Rwandans will never forget and as a tourist in Kigali, one must visit the Kigali Memorial Centre which honors those who lost their lives.
The Congo Nile Trail - This is a beautiful nature trail that stretches along Lake Kivu. You can hike, bike or drive the 227 kilometer trail and along the way pass by and visit coffee-washing stations, tea plantations, three cities, dozens of villages, more beaches, waterfalls and valleys - the trail is nature’s paradise.Nyungwe Canopy Walk - Built 250 feet above the forest floor, in the tropical rain forest of Nyungwe, this walk allows one to look in awe at the rich biodiversity at eye level. Here primates, birds and butterflies thrive among the lush canopy and the towering mahogany trees or orchids.