“WHERE AFRICA COMES TOGETHER”
The land of a Thousand Hills sits sits at the hub of East Africa. It is here that deep volcanic forces tear the continental plates apart revealing an exquisite beauty where you will wake up to a golden lit sky splashed with mist; you will certainly feel a rush of cool, sweet, fresh air brush against your face.
Bridging the ecosystems of the Congo and the Great Rift Valley of the east you will find a home to the biological riches of both worlds.
Reaching the depths of the cradle of the mountain gorillas and staring into the eyes of these gentle giants you will discover a different form of “man”.
With the recently held presidential elections that were conducted in a smooth and organized manner, it can only go to show that this once ethnically divided country is ready to put the past behind and move forward. The Government and its people are working hard to unite, strengthen and secure the people of the country.
Some actions geared towards a partnership with the domestic and international tour operators, lodges and hotels has been a driving force for promoting cultural tourism and aspects such as infrastructural development has made its mark when it comes to improving the county’s tourism industry.
The visibility tiny country is moving forward in terms of tourism and even more plans to improve and strengthen the sector for it to succeed are in the pipeline.
Rwanda as a people and a nation are trying to find ways to look out for its people right from the top of the earning chain to the lowest man at the bottom. They have managed to do this by introducing pro-poor tourism so that even that Rwandese at the bottom can be involved in the tourism industry whether directly or indirectly, whether skilled labor or unskilled.