Up to date information for vaccinations before you travel to Rwanda are available from the NHS website
For up to date information around safety and security in Rwanda read the Foreign & Commonwealth Office latest information for Rwanda.
June to mid-September is the long dry season; this is generally the best time to visit if you have the choice. October to November is a shorter rainy season and it's followed by a short dry season from December to February.
You need a visa to enter Rwanda. 30 day tourist visas are available on arrival for £20 or $30. If you're planning to apply for resident/business or missionary multiple entry visas on entry to Rwanda you will need to get UK police clearance before you travel.
The official currency of Rwanda is the Rwandan franc.
Home to rare mountain gorillas, lions, rhinoceroses, elephants, giraffes, zebras, over 700 bird species, and so much more, visiting Rwanda should be at the top of anywildlife lover's bucket list.
Brochettes is the National Dish of Rwanda, the meat on a skewer can be goat, beef, chicken, pork, fish.
Kinyarwanda is the national language of Rwanda, and the first language of almost the entire population of the country. It is one of the country's official languages alongside French, English, and Swahili.
The currency in Rwanda is the Rwandan franc. A 10% tip to the waiter is standard, depending on the quality of service. Hotel porters usually expect a tip equivalent to around US$1 per item of luggage. Tip in localcurrency where possible; it may be quite difficult for locals to exchange small amounts of hard currency into Rwanda francs.
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The time difference is 2 hours
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Stay informed before during and after your trip to Rwanda with this Rwanda Guidebook .