Rwanda is a magnificent little country in East Africa, known for its wildlife, mountain gorillas, and national parks.

There are several reasons that can make this country a special travel destination and, today, we want to show you other reasons why you choose Rwanda as your next destination:

 

It is the safest place in Africa

According to the World Economic Forum, it is the safest country on the African continent.

So if you die to know some place on this continent, but in a certain way you stop because of the insecurity of one of its destinations, Rwanda will definitely not disappoint you.

 

Its volcanoes

On your tour of gorilla country, you can visit the Virunga Volcanoes National Park, a chain that forms the natural border between Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Uganda. It is recognized for serving as the setting for the book and movie «Gorillas in the Mist.»

This park is one of the most exciting in Africa. Few experiences are so amazing.

 

Gorillas in the Mist!

Among all the extraordinary attractions of Rwanda, its mountain gorillas stand out. Most of its visitors flock to the Virunga Volcanoes Park motivated by the desire to come face to face with gorillas in the mist, but the rare golden monkeys can also be seen, some of which have become accustomed to contact with humans. Other mammals include: jungle elephant, black duiker, buffalo, spotted hyena, and bosbock.

 

Quirky crafts

Handicrafts represent very well the materialization of a good part of the culture and tradition of a country.

And Rwanda, has numerous handicrafts such as figures carved in wood or containers made with straw threads. One of those that stands out the most due to its peculiarity is the Imigongo, paintings whose base is made with cow excrement.

 

If we have convinced you, at Only One we want to remind you that during your trip to Rwanda, relax, open your mind, enjoy the landscape and, above all, learning.