Cultural Safari in Rwanda  : If you’re looking for an adventure that will immerse you in a different culture, Rwanda is the perfect destination. With its rich history and culture, you’ll feel like you’re taking a cultural safari when visiting this East African country. What makes this trip extra special is that you’ll get the chance to visit its many national parks and interact with some of the local wildlife. Here are seven reasons why you should consider planning a trip to Rwanda for your next Rwanda safari:

Go on a cultural tour in Kigali – The capital of Rwanda is known for its friendly locals and delicious cuisine. You’ll be able to go on a culinary tour of the city and explore the local markets where you can see the locals shopping for fresh produce and cooking meals in their traditional kitchens. You’ll also have the chance to go on a tour of Nyamata Church where you’ll find the graves of over 25,000 victims of the genocide that took place in Rwanda. The church serves as a memorial for the victims and serves as a reminder of the importance of peace and compassion around the world.

Visit Volcanoes National Park – Known as one of the most beautiful parks in Africa, Volcanoes National Park is home to a wide variety of animals, including gorillas and chimpanzees. You’ll be able to see them in their natural habitat and observe them playing and feeding.

See Lake Kivu – Located on the border of Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lake Kivu is a popular tourist destination where you can go fishing or take boat rides around the lake to enjoy the beautiful scenery. The lake is also home to a variety of different bird species like storks and pelicans.

Cultural Safari in Rwanda
Cultural Safari in Rwanda

Go shopping at the Kigali Central Market – Located in the capital, the Kigali Central Market is a lively place where you’ll meet people from all walks of life. You’ll find many local vendors selling fresh fruits and vegetables as well as handicrafts made by the Rwandan people.

Visit the Akagera National Park – The Akagera National Park is located near the city of Kigali and is home to a variety of wildlife and birds. You’ll be able to go on game drives through the park to spot African elephants, zebras, hippopotamuses, and more! The park offers stunning views and is a great place to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

Cultural heritage places to visit in Rwanda

The Belgian colonial legacy is well represented in the country with the beautiful old districts found in Kigali. The district houses of Nyamirambo and Imigongo are the main landmarks in the area and are well worth a visit.

Other places of interest to visit are the royal palace in Butare, the traditional drums at Nkuba, and the scenic hills at Bisoke volcano national park in the north of the country.

While in Rwanda, don’t forget to taste the country’s famous Inemajunya sauce which is a local delicacy that is made with fish paste and spices.

Languages spoken in Rwanda

Kinyarwanda is the primary language spoken in Rwanda. This language originates from Burundi and is basically the main language of Rwanda. It is also used widely in neighboring Burundi and Uganda and is also taught in schools in these countries. English and French are also widely spoken in Rwanda and it is fairly easy to find English speakers in most areas of the country.

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