Sustainable And Eco-Hotels In Rwanda

The 8 Most Ethical And Sustainable Hotels In Rwanda according to ETIC Hotels

Kigali Serena Hotel

Outdoor swimming pool,Free WiFi,Airport shuttle,Fitness centre,Free parking,Spa and wellness centre,Restaurant,Tea/coffee maker in all rooms,Bar,Very good breakfast
  •  Kigali, Rwanda
  •  ETIC Green Score: 69%
  •  Reviews: 4.5 (1474+)
ETIC carbon rating
51.4
tCO2e
ETIC Silver rating
6.9
/10

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The Retreat

Outdoor swimming pool,Free WiFi,Airport shuttle,Fitness centre,Free parking,Spa and wellness centre,Restaurant,24-hour front desk,Tea/coffee maker in all rooms,Bar
  •  Kigali, Rwanda
  •  ETIC Green Score: 68%
  •  Reviews: 4.4 (243+)
ETIC carbon rating
51.4
tCO2e
ETIC Silver rating
6.8
/10

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Mythos Boutique Hotel

Outdoor swimming pool,Free WiFi,Airport shuttle,Fitness centre,Free parking,Restaurant,24-hour front desk,Tea/coffee maker in all rooms,Bar,Superb breakfast
  •  Kigali, Rwanda
  •  ETIC Green Score: 66%
  •  Reviews: 4.4 (230+)
ETIC carbon rating
51.4
tCO2e
ETIC Silver rating
6.6
/10

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Phoenix Apartment by LINK

Outdoor swimming pool,Free WiFi,Fitness centre,Free parking,Restaurant,24-hour front desk,Room service,Family rooms,Bar,Breakfast
  •  Kigali, Rwanda
  •  ETIC Green Score: 64%
  •  Reviews: 4.3 (214+)
ETIC carbon rating
51.4
tCO2e
ETIC Silver rating
6.4
/10

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Gorillas Golf Hotel

Outdoor swimming pool,Free WiFi,Airport shuttle,Fitness centre,Free parking,Restaurant,24-hour front desk,Room service,Non-smoking rooms,Bar
  •  Kigali, Rwanda
  •  ETIC Green Score: 62%
  •  Reviews: 4 (322+)
ETIC carbon rating
51.4
tCO2e
ETIC Silver rating
6.2
/10

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Mantis EPIC Hotel & Suites

Outdoor swimming pool,Fitness centre,Restaurant,Free parking,Room service,Free WiFi,Facilities for disabled guests,Family rooms,Bar,Exceptional breakfast
ETIC carbon rating
51.4
tCO2e
ETIC Silver rating
6.2
/10

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Urban by CityBlue, Kigali

Free WiFi,Airport shuttle,Free parking,Restaurant,24-hour front desk,Room service,Non-smoking rooms,Family rooms,Bar,Very good breakfast
  •  Kigali, Rwanda
  •  ETIC Green Score: 61%
  •  Reviews: 4.2 (426+)
ETIC carbon rating
51.4
tCO2e
ETIC Silver rating
6.1
/10

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Hotel Villa Portofino Kigali

2 swimming pools,Free WiFi,Airport shuttle,Fitness centre,Free parking,Spa and wellness centre,Restaurant,Tea/coffee maker in all rooms,Bar,Superb breakfast
  •  Kigali, Rwanda
  •  ETIC Green Score: 61%
  •  Reviews: 4 (481+)
ETIC carbon rating
51.4
tCO2e
ETIC Silver rating
6.1
/10

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COUNTRY PROFILE

Rwanda

  • Official Name:Republic of Rwanda

  • Capital:Kigali

  • Population:12,374,397

  • Area:26,338 km²

  • Major Languages:Kinyarwanda, English, French

  • Major Religions:Christianity

  • Life expectancy:67.61 years

  • Currency:Rwandan Franc

10 Things To Do In Rwanda

  • 1. Go gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park

    Embark on a remarkable journey into the heart of nature as you trek through Volcanoes National Park to witness the endangered mountain gorillas in their natural habitat. This unparalleled experience allows you to connect with these magnificent creatures and witness their behaviors, a privilege that underscores the importance of conservation efforts.

  • 2. Visit the Kigali Genocide Memorial Center

    Pay homage to the past and the resilience of a nation at the Kigali Genocide Memorial Center. Amidst the sorrowful stories, this center becomes a beacon of remembrance, honoring the victims of the 1994 genocide. It`s a place to reflect on Rwanda`s history and to acknowledge the strength that arises from confronting the darkest chapters of humanity.

  • 3. Explore Nyungwe Forest National Park

    Immerse yourself in the wonders of Nyungwe Forest National Park, a biodiverse rainforest that invites you to traverse its lush trails, engage in chimpanzee tracking, and embark on exhilarating canopy walks. Each step becomes an encounter with the raw beauty of nature and a chance to witness the diverse ecosystems that thrive within the forest`s embrace.

  • 4. Embark on a boat trip on Lake Kivu

    Surrender to the tranquility and beauty of Lake Kivu as you embark on a boat trip across its waters. With a backdrop of stunning landscapes and a pleasant climate, the lake becomes a canvas for relaxation and exploration. It`s a moment to unwind and to bask in the natural magnificence that Rwanda offers to those who seek its treasures.

  • 5. Experience traditional Intore dance performances

    Immerse yourself in the cultural tapestry of Rwanda as you witness the captivating Intore dance performances. These ancient dances not only entertain but also tell stories of the country`s heritage. Through rhythm and movement, you`ll connect with the spirit of Rwanda, gaining a deeper appreciation for its traditions and the stories they convey.

  • 6. Discover the Musanze Caves

    Venture into the depths of the earth and uncover the secrets held within the Musanze Caves. Formed through volcanic activity, these underground chambers feature stalactites and unique rock formations that captivate the imagination. It`s an adventure that takes you beneath the surface, revealing yet another facet of Rwanda`s geological wonders.

  • 7. Visit the King`s Palace in Nyanza

    Step into history and tradition as you explore the King`s Palace in Nyanza. The palace provides insights into Rwanda`s monarchy history and showcases traditional architecture. Through guided tours, you`ll gain a deeper understanding of the country`s roots and the cultural nuances that have shaped its identity over the centuries.

  • 8. Explore Akagera National Park

    Embark on a safari adventure in Akagera National Park, where savannah plains and wetlands are home to a diverse array of wildlife, including the iconic Big Five. With each sighting, you`ll connect with the untamed beauty of the natural world and gain an appreciation for the delicate balance that sustains life within this unique ecosystem.

  • 9. Visit the Inema Arts Center in Kigali

    Immerse yourself in Rwanda`s contemporary artistic expression at the Inema Arts Center. This vibrant hub provides a platform for local artists to showcase their creativity and share their perspectives through visual art. It`s a testament to the dynamic spirit of Rwanda and its embrace of cultural innovation and artistic exploration.

  • 10. Taste Rwanda`s unique cuisine

    Embark on a culinary journey through Rwanda`s unique flavors by indulging in traditional dishes like `Ugali,` `Brochettes,` and `Isombe.` Each bite becomes a connection to the country`s culinary heritage, a fusion of ingredients and traditions that offer a taste of the soul of Rwanda and the stories it tells through its cuisine.

5 Most Visited Cities In Rwanda

  • Kigali

    Musanze

    Akagera

    Nyungwe

    Gisenyi

When To Go To Rwanda

  • The best time to visit Rwanda is during the dry season from June to September and December to February. This East African country offers gorilla trekking, wildlife encounters, and stunning landscapes. Kigali, the capital, showcases memorial sites and a developing urban scene. Volcanoes National Park and Akagera National Park provide opportunities to witness Rwanda`s biodiversity. Rwanda`s conservation efforts, gorilla conservation, and warm hospitality create a travel experience that is both inspiring and transformative.

Travel Recommendation And Useful Links For Rwanda

Find the complete travel guide for Rwanda

  • - Check visa requirements and obtain necessary visas before your trip.
    - Respect local customs and etiquette, and learn about Rwanda`s history and culture.
    - Be cautious of environmental conservation; follow guidelines to protect wildlife and nature.
    - Explore Rwanda`s national parks, mountain gorillas, and the capital city, Kigali.
    - Engage with local communities and learn about their way of life and traditions.

  • Office Tourism of Rwanda

  • CIA World Fact-book

  • Wikipedia Page

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