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Villa Gorilla, Kinigi near Musanze Rwanda | Volcanoes National Park

During our 14 days in Rwanda we had the pleasure of staying for 2 nights at Villa Gorilla. Villa Gorilla is located at Kinigi near the headquarters of Rwanda’s famous Volcanoes National Park. It has 4 comfortable rooms, each with private bath and toilet facilities, and it also has a Family Lodge. There are many …

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Ruzizi Tented Lodge | Akagera National Park | Rwanda

As part of our Family Holiday to Rwanda we spent two fabulous days in Akagera National Park staying at Ruzizi Tented Lodge. Ruzizi Tented Lodge was the loveliest place we stayed in Rwanda and by far the most exciting for our three girls aged 6, 5 and 5.  I mean we stayed in a tent …

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Canoeing in Rwanda on the Mukungwa River with Kids

One of the best things we did in Rwanda during our Rwanda Adventure was to go canoeing on the Mukungwa River just outside Musanze with Kingfisher Journeys. When we booked our trip to Rwanda, practically everyone who didn’t say “Is it Safe?” asked “Is there anything for the kids to do?” Kingfisher Journeys (run by …

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Nyamirambo Women’s Center | Umutima Co-operative Kigali, Rwanda

On the same day as our trip to the Niyo Cultural Centre in Kigali, Rwanda organised by World Fusion Tours we also visited the Nyamirambo Women’s Center. Nyamirambo Women’s Center is a Rwandan NGO which was launched at the end of 2007 by 18 women living in Nyamirambo, Kigali. Together they created a project which aimed to address gender-based …

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Kigali Marriott for Families | An Oasis of Calm

Having decided to travel to Rwanda for two weeks, we booked our flights and realised we would be arriving into the bustling capital Kigali at 1am late Friday night/early Saturday morning.  It was going to be an adventurous trip which would push us out of our comfort zones at times, but after a 14 hour …

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5 Reasons We Are Visiting Rwanda With Kids

So why are we visiting Rwanda with Kids? Here are 5 reasons! We’ve been talking about the right time to be more adventurous with our family holidays.  BC (Before Children not Before Christ although sometimes it feels that long ago) we travelled extensively.  We trekked in Nepal for our honeymoon, we explored Thailand and Cambodia, we stayed …

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