Rwanda What to Pack

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Rwanda What to Pack

  • A point on plugs

    One of my pet peeves with travel guides is that whilst they'll happily tell you what the electricity voltage is (230/240 volts at 50Hz in Rwanda's case), they seldom - if ever - tell you in layman's language what the blasted plug you'll need looks like.So, for what it's worth, both Rwanda and Burundi use standard French two pin plugs - again, be...

  • Gorilla trek gear

    Sturdy boots, you will be climbing up a volcano. Rain gear or at least rain pants, you will be entering the rain forest on the mountain. Leather palm gloves, you will encounter many stinging nettle plants.

  • Preparing for Rwanda

    Use your canvas carry-on, not necessarily a bag with wheels. You'll find yourself carrying your bag up stairs. Bring long skirts and long pants, walking sandals and hiking boots, short and long sleeve blouses. You can have your clothes laundered and pressed for a few dollars at nice, local hotels. Bring a product like "Sting-Eaze" for nettle...

  • Packing List

    Bring your favourite food, the stuff you really can not do without, whether it is Marmite, Pesto or Coco Pops. Basic foods are available and cheap and many imported foods are available but very expensive often the quality is unavailable.Most things are available at a price.

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Rwanda Hotels

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  • Kigali Serena Hotel

    Boulevard de la Revolution, Central Kigali, P.O. Box 7469, Kigali, Rwanda

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 4.5 out of 5 stars

  • Mountain Gorilla View Lodge

    The hotel has beautiful views of the park, and is close to the start point for the mountain gorilla...

  • Hotel Chez Lando

    B.P. 1519, Remera, Kigali, Rwanda

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Families

  • The Manor Hotel

    Pros: The Manor Hotel in Kigali was clean and had all the functionality you would expect from a nice...

  • Iris Guesthouse

    Avenue Kamuzinzi, no. 8, Kigali, Rwanda

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Families

  • LAICO Umubano Hotel

    I've stayed at the Umabano over a period of several months so feel well qualified to comment on it....

  • Hotel Gorillas

    Rue des Parcs, Kiyovo, Kigali, 1782, Rwanda

    Satisfaction: Poor

    Good for: Families

  • Hotel Okapi

    BP 1775 Kigali, Kigali, Rwanda

    Satisfaction: Poor

    Good for: Solo

  • Hotel Baobab

    BP 1406, Kigali, Rwanda

    Satisfaction: Excellent

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