Rwanda Tourist Traps

  • SAFE EXCHANGE ON THE RWANDA SIDE
    SAFE EXCHANGE ON THE RWANDA SIDE
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  • CHAOS IN NO MANS LAND
    CHAOS IN NO MANS LAND
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Rwanda Tourist Traps

  • CHANGING MONEY AT THE BURUNDI BORDER

    The border between Rwanda and Burundi is at Kayanaza Haut. There is a ‘No-Man’s Land’ on the river bridge between the 2 border posts. This is where the money changers operate as well as on the Burundi side. The ones in the middle are fairly calm and will offer you a not so great rate. The guys on the Burundi side are all crooked hustlers who will...

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  • THE MONEY TRICK

    The Bureau de Change places in larger towns are plentiful and give you a good rate of exchange. I really cannot fault theses guys. Even the exchange guys who stand in street outside of their businesses are very polite and will take a polite ‘No’ without any hassle. Also, they do not make you queue up to get a form to fill out like the banks. (In...

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  • muzungus are sometimes overcharged few...

    Locals may in rare cases try to overcharge muzungus (whites) a little, however the amounts are very small.When I took a minibus from Ruhengeri to Kidaho, I didn't know the price, and the busboy demanded 400 Francs ($0,80). After I paid the other passengers started to argue with him, I didn't know what was going on but 5 minutes later he returned me...

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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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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....

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  • 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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