Kigali, the capital city of Rwanda, is a vibrant and forward-thinking metropolis that has risen to become a shining example of progress and resilience.

A City’s Journey Towards Healing and Unity

This dynamic city, nestled among the country’s rolling hills, offers a captivating blend of culture, history, and natural beauty, making it a destination that leaves a lasting impression on its visitors and is the perfect starting point for an unforgettable Gorilla Trek. The city’s cosmopolitan atmosphere is infused with a sense of harmony and cleanliness, evident in its well-maintained streets and lush gardens. As you explore Kigali, you’ll be captivated by its friendly Rwandans, vibrant markets, and lively art scene. From traditional craft markets to contemporary galleries, Kigali showcases the creativity and talent of Rwandan artists, offering a glimpse into the nation’s artistic soul. Delve into the city’s history at museums and memorial sites. A trip to Kigali is not complete without a visit to the Kigali Genocide Memorial which pays tribute to the country’s past while celebrating its remarkable journey towards healing and unity.

Experience Natural Beauty and Serenity

Surrounded by picturesque hills, Kigali seamlessly blends urban development with natural beauty. Take in panoramic views from viewpoints like the top of the Kigali Convention Centre or enjoy the quietude of the city’s numerous green spaces, such as Nyarutarama Park or the Kigali Golf Club. Beyond the city limits, explore the lush landscapes of nearby national parks, such as Akagera National Park, where you can encounter Rwanda’s magnificent wildlife, including elephants, lions, giraffes, and a variety of bird species. Other recommended highlights include lunch at the Hotel Mille Collines of Hotel Rwanda fame and a ride on a motorbike taxi – or boda-boda through town. Despite its tropical location, Kigali has a moderate high-altitude climate, sheltering it from the sweltering heat. The city houses the Kigali International Airport, making it the ideal arrival point in the country.


Kigali offers accommodation in luxurious hotels and boutique lodges that provide comfortable, modern amenities, and warm Rwandan hospitality in the heart of the city.