Entries tagged: Luxury Rwanda Travel

Nyungwe Forest - A Primate Sanctuary

Nyungwe Forest – A Primate Sanctuary

It’s Rwanda Week here at Ker & Downey. We’re taking an in-depth look at the ins and outs of traveling to Rwanda and the incredible country that has become one of Africa’s greatest success stories. Today – Nyungwe Forest, a must-do for a primate safari. A visit to Nyungwe Forest National Park is a must for anyone looking for a well-rounded primate safari. The forest shelters over 25 percent of Africa’s primate species in its lush forest canopies. Believed to be one of Africa’s oldest forests, its 370 square miles of mountainous rain forest, lush grassland, and swamps create a vast […]

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Rwanda Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park

Rwanda Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park

It’s Rwanda Week here at Ker & Downey. We’re taking an in-depth look at the ins and outs of traveling to Rwanda. Today, it’s all about Rwanda gorilla trekking – the country’s biggest tourism draw. Each year Rwanda draws thousands of visitors to Volcanoes National Park to see the gorillas at home in the mountains. The park is home to half of the world’s wild gorilla population and where legendary zoologist Dian Fossey spent 20 years studying the primates. For the lucky few who are fortunate enough to snag one of the few tracking permits dispersed by the Rwandan government […]

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Lake Kivu, Rwanda's Best-Kept Secret

Lake Kivu, Rwanda’s Best-Kept Secret

It’s Rwanda Week here at Ker & Downey. We’re taking an in-depth look at the ins and outs of traveling to Rwanda and the incredible country that has become one of Africa’s greatest success stories. Today we are taking a look at Lake Kivu, one of Rwanda’s best kept secrets. Lake Kivu is one of the African great lakes and one of Rwanda’s best kept secrets. It’s part of a string of freshwater lakes in Africa’s Great Rift Valley. Shifting rifts in the volcanic area contribute to the significant depth of Lake Kivu, which is the world’s 18th deepest lake. […]

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Turkish Airlines Flights to Rwanda Will Have You Exploring the Land of a Thousand Hills in Under 24 Hours

Turkish Airlines Flights to Rwanda Will Have You Exploring the Land of a Thousand Hills in Under 24 Hours

It’s Rwanda Week here at Ker & Downey. We’re taking an in-depth look at the ins and outs of Rwanda travel and the incredible country that has become one of Africa’s greatest success stories. We’re continuing our series by taking a look at flights to Rwanda. So you’ve decided to book your journey to Rwanda. Congratulations! Now let’s talk about flights to Rwanda. It’s pretty easy to get there from the United States. With Turkish Air, you’ll be there in under 24 hours. From the USA you have an easy connection in Istanbul before continuing onto Kigali. Or, if you […]

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Rwanda Travel - Is it safe?

Rwanda Travel – Is it safe?

It’s Rwanda Week here at Ker & Downey. We’re taking an in-depth look at the ins and outs of Rwanda travel and the incredible country that has become one of Africa’s greatest success stories. The Rwanda of today is a much different country than it was just twenty years ago. While it’s hard to talk about Rwanda without thinking about the terrible genocide that claimed 800,000 lives, it’s hardly the thing that currently defines the country. In the face of tragedy, the country and her people have quickly turned itself and the world’s perception of it around to become one […]

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