Kigali city tour

Kigali city tour

Rwanda / The editorial choices /

Peacefully nestled along picturesque hilltops, Kigali is a thriving African city immediately notable for its cleanliness, orderliness, and hospitality.   Kigali is a great place to begin or end any Rwanda journey as it’s conveniently located in the geographic center of the country. The city is clean and safe, with extremely welcoming people. Travelers will […]

Get lost along the lake in Rwanda’s wildest corner

Get lost along the lake in Rwanda’s wildest corner

Rwanda /

The Congo Nile Trail is a trail along Lake Kivu that extends from Rubavu, continues through Rutsiro via the Karongi, Nyamasheke districts and ends at Rusizi District. 227 km (141 miles) of beautiful landscapes, including rolling hills and clear water. The entire trek can be completed in a 10- day hike. However, the trip can […]

the national museums of Rwanda

the national museums of Rwanda

Rwanda /

Though the national museum of Rwanda (today’s Ethnographic Museum) was only established in 1989, the country’s network of compelling museums has expanded rapidly since then, and today there are six sites all across the country administered by the Institute of National Museums (www.museum.gov.rw). From ethnography to environment and art to architecture, the national museums of […]

In Kigali with Sheila

In Kigali with Sheila

Rwanda /

We love our traveling community here at Visiter l’Afrique and love introducing you all to each other even more! Meet Sheila as she settles into Kigali!     So tell us a bit about yourself.   My name is Sheila Ingabire Isaro, Well I’m raised in Canada, specifically the ‘‘6’’, Toronto. But I was born in […]

No visa, No problem: Most visa-open African destinations for African nationals

No visa, No problem: Most visa-open African destinations for African nationals

Benin / Cape Verde / Comoro / Djibouti / Ghana / Guinea Bissau / Madagascar / Maurice / Mauritania / mozambique / Rwanda / Seychelles / Somalia / Togo / Uganda /

If you have an African passport, you already know the hassle of applying for visas to travel almost everywhere. While dreams of a borderless Africa are still far away, some governments are already taking steps to insure smoother travels for africans to their african neighbours. Regional blocks like ECOWAS and SADC allow for relatively free […]

Congo Nil Trail : Get lost along the lake in Rwanda’s wildest corner.

Congo Nil Trail : Get lost along the lake in Rwanda’s wildest corner.

Rwanda /

The Congo Nile Trail is a trail along Lake Kivu that extends from Rubavu, continues through Rutsiro via the Karongi, Nyamasheke districts and ends at Rusizi District. 227 km (141 miles) of beautiful landscapes, including rolling hills and clear water. The entire trek can be completed in a 10- day hike. However, the trip can […]

Travelling to the heart of traditional pottery making in Rwanda

Travelling to the heart of traditional pottery making in Rwanda

East Africa / Rwanda /

Are you looking for a memorable day trip out of Kigali? A visit to the Gatagara Cooperative offers the perfect hands-on pottery experience combined with meaningful learning. Situated between Ruhango and Nyanza, Gatagara is a 90 minutes drive from Rwanda’s capital city. Once at the cooperative, you will learn all that there is to know […]

Aziz life experience: Rwanda

Aziz life experience: Rwanda

East Africa / Rwanda /

What is Azizi Life? In Swahili ‘Azizi’ means good life. Azizi Life is a charity organization who’s vision is “to participate in local initiatives for the development of Rwandan communities working towards physical and spiritual wholeness for all.”They work with different women’s cooperative to help earn fair-wages by selling their crafts to help develop the different […]