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Rwanda : The Land of a Thousand Hills
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Rwanda : The Land of a Thousand Hills
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9 jours • 3 départs
10 Aug. 2024
10 Aug.24
7 motos
05 Jan. 2025
05 Jan.25
10 motos
19 Jan. 2025
19 Jan.25
8 motos

Rwanda Motorcycle Tour Season

When is the best time to visit Rwanda? Given its proximity to the equator, Rwanda's climate alternates between two seasons: dry and rainy. It's important to pick the right time to visit Rwanda so you can fully enjoy the country's mountains and forests. The best season for a motorcycle tour in Rwanda is during summer from June to August. The rain also takes a break during winter with January being dry. The lakeside towns only have one dry season, which is between June and August. The Volcanoes, Akagera and Nyungwe National Parks are best visited during the dry seasons. The country's high altitude results in a mild climate with pleasant temperatures all year. The average temperature is around 20 degrees celsius. It rarely rains from June to August in the country's capital, Kigali, and temperatures vary little throughout the year. If you are dreaming of spending time on the beach during your Rwanda motorcycle tour, summer is the time for you!

Explore Nature on a Motorbike Tour in Rwanda

Rwanda is located in East Africa, in the African Great Lakes region. This small country shares its borders with Burundi to the south, Tanzania to the west, Uganda to the north and the Democratic Republic of Congo to the east. During your motorcycle tour in Rwanda, you'll explore its capital, Kigali, perched atop a hill at 1,500 m altitude. While there, you’ll have the opportunity to visit the Kigali Genocide Memorial before setting off for the countryside. From Kigali, your Rwanda motorbike trip will take you through a variety of surprisingly gorgeious scenery. We’ll set out across the highlands, visiting virgin forests, vast marshes and even hillside tea plantations. In eastern Rwanda, Akagera National Park boasts abundant wildlife including lions, rhinos, zebras, giraffes, leopards and elephants. To the north, the Virunga Mountains are home to Volcanoes National Park. This lush forest attracts visitors eager to catch a glimpse of the chimpanzees and gorillas that live within.

Motorcycle Trip in Rwanda: Steeped in History and Culture

During your motorcycle tour in Rwanda, you will have an unparalleled opportunity to explore this East African country. The Rwandan population traditionally followed a clan system made up of Tutsi herders, Hutu farmers and Twa craftspeople. These communities all speak the same language and share the same religion. Rwanda experienced civil war for several years with fighting between the Tutsis and Hutus. This conflict provoked the 1994 genocide, when 800,000 people were massacred over 100 days. Almost 25 years later, peace has been restored and the country lives in harmony. In fact, economic and social policies are gradually transforming this small farming country into an African benchmark for new technologies. After its tragic history, Rwanda is looking to the future and is thriving. Tourism is gradually becoming a promising economic sector, with many new travellers choosing to visit Rwanda each year. Come see what all the excitement is about on your Rwanda motorcycle tour.
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