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Rwanda holidays by Cox & Kings

Rwanda is known as the ‘land of a thousand hills’ as it is home to dramatic volcanoes, large lakes and beautiful green terraced hillsides. Although tracking mountain gorillas is the key reason to visit, it is a scenically striking country with much more to offer.

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Key facts

  • Capital Kigali
  • Currency Rwanda Franc (RWF)
  • Flying time from London 12 hours
  • Official language(s) Kinyarwanda, French and English
  • Time difference +1 GMT
  • Visa requirements Visa required for UK passport holders.

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Climate in Rwanda

Discover the temperatures and rainfall you can expect when visiting the main areas of Rwanda, along with the best time to travel.

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