When To Visit Rwanda, Since Rwandaknown as one of the safest countries in the world. Without any political insurgence, its located on high elevation. And also has an attractive tropical highland climate. With its temperature that ranges from 13°C 24°F all these among many other factor. Makes the country open to visitors at any time of the year depending on the client’s need. And interest and also on the things to do.
However, those who come for adventurous activities like gorilla and primate safaris. These safari activities have finest time. since tracking these primate species is done in the tropical rain forest in volcanoes national park and Nyungwe forest national park. Its recommended to go for these activities during the dry seasons from December to mid-march, and long dry season is from mid-May to mid- October.
The dry season is very favorable since the roads are passable. Which can allow navigation to Rwanda’s national park, even the trails are passable which can allow hiking compared to rain seasons.
So travelers for gorilla and chimpanzee tracking as well as game viewing. The dry season is the best time to explore Rwanda, thirsty forces many animals to rush to the drinking areas, giving visitors chance to viewing them in large number.
The rainy season is also good since most of the country is green with nice scenery and there is pretty of food for animals and primates. However each month is travel time in Rwanda.
All travelers to Rwanda will need a yellow fever vaccine. Rwanda has a tropical climate, receives rainfall most of the year hence has mosquitoes. We strongly suggest that you see your doctor about malaria precautions.
Gorilla trekking activity, over 95% of travelers to Rwanda go gorilla trekking, gorilla trekking done in Volcanoes national park, which is a drive of about 2 hours drive from the capital city Kigali.
chimpanzee trekking, this is basically done in Nyungwe forest national park, basically its a 5 hours driver from the capital city Kigali . chimps are fabulous fun to watch when playing in fruitful trees and tree brunches.
Game drives and boat cruise in Lake Ihema, game drive