Prefecture de Ruhengeri Travel Guide

  • A silverback playing/tussling with a blackback
    A silverback playing/tussling with a...
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  • Ruhengeri
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    A juvenile and baby gorilla
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  • Exzellent Food

    Ruhengeri Restaurants

    Many places in Ruhengeni have only buffet which i am not fond if, the La Paillotte has a italian and french menue, pizza, pasta, baguettes and brochettes. I had a Brochette de Bouef which came with Avocadosalade and Frits, i had also a Baguette with lokal Gouda cheese, both where quite goode.

  • Mountain Gorilla View Lodge

    Ruhengeri Hotels

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

  • Trek to the Mountain Gorillas

    Ruhengeri Things to Do

    Visiting the mountain gorillas was an unforgettable experience. There are 18 mountain gorilla groups in Rwanda, 10 of which are visited on a daily basis for 1 hour by 8 tourists each. To protect the gorillas from infection, you do your best to keep 20 feet away, but the gorillas are on the same trails as you are, and will brush by your leg at...



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  • Gorilla Tracking

    Kinigi Things to Do

    Needless to say of course that the main reason to go to Kinigi is gorilla tracking. This is where the headquarters of the Rwandan Tourism Authority are and this is where all groups start for gorilla tracking.Gorilla tracking is quiet expensive nowdays. It is 500 Dollars at the time of writing. For me it is worth it every cent! Especially because...

  • Getting to Kinigi from Ruhengeri

    Kinigi Transportation

    If you wish to visit the gorillas and you are not booked with a travel agent, like I did, you must find your own means to get to the ORTPN (Rwandan Tourism Office) headquarters in Kinigi, where gorilla tracking starts from. The same if you wish to spend the night at the Kinigi guesthouse instead of hotels in Ruhengeri.The regional buses will leave...

  • 4WD required

    Kinigi Transportation

    In order to reach the park hotel, you really do need a four wheel drive as the roads are soooo awful. I have seen smoother dried-up river beds; the path really is just a collection of rocks surrounded by potholes, with some very steep sections that make for “interesting” driving!


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