The Rwandan Republic is the safest country in Africa. If you plan to travel to this small but wonderful country, good choice! So today we bring you some tips to ensure that your trip is perfect.


Getting informed is important

Before and during the trip we recommend that any information related to safety, health, administrative procedures such as the issuance of visas, etc.


Travel insurance

It is essential that you take out a travel insurance policy with adequate medical coverage. You must remember that Rwanda’s medical facilities and services are basic.



Before arriving, travelers should contact the nearest representation abroad in Rwanda, in the embassy or cunsulate they will process the visas.

It is convenient to do it with enough time in case problems arise.



Packing a suitcase for a trip with activities related to hiking or safaris requires little weight, so we recommend that you bring light layers of clothing, protector, insect repellent and sun nets, and comfortable walking shoes.


Vaccines for travel

  • Mandatory: The yellow fever vaccine is mandatory and travel with the vaccination certificate (children from one year of age).
  • Highly recommended: Hepatitis A, Typhoid, Diphtheria, Tetanus, Poliomyelitis.
  • Recommended: Hepatitis B, Meningitis, Rabies and Cholera


Do not carry plastic bags

In 2008 the government banned all non-biodegradable polyethylene plastic bags. In this way, they can search your luggage and fine you if they find any.


For a safe and hassle-free trip to Rwanda, follow all these recommendations.