Rwanda (Bradt Travel Guides)
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Contents
Introduction vii
PART ONE GENERAL INFORMATION
Chapter 1 Background Information
Geography, Natural history and conservation, History, People, Language, Religion,
Education, Culture

Chapter 2 Practical Information
When to visit, Tourist information and services, Tour operators, Red tape, Embassies and consulates, Getting there and away, Safety, What to take, Money, Budgeting, Getting around, Accommodation, Eating and drinking, Public holidays and events, Shopping, Media and communications, Cultural etiquette, Becoming
involved, Investing in Rwanda

Chapter 3 Health
Before you go, On the ground, Animals, Useful contacts in Kigali

PART TWO THE GUIDE
Chapter 4 Kigali
Getting there and away, Getting around, Tourist information, Tour operators, Where to stay, Where to eat and drink, Nightlife, Arts and entertainment, Sport, Shopping, Other practicalities, What to see and do, Excursions further afield

Chapter 5 The Road to Huye (Butare)
Muhanga (Gitarama), Ruhango, Nyanza

Chapter 6 Huye (Butare)
Getting there and away, Getting around, Security, Where to stay, Where to eat and
drink, Nightlife , Shopping, Other practicalities, What to see and do, Excursions
from Huye

Chapter 7 Nyungwe Forest National Park
Orientation, Park fees, Natural history, Getting there and away, Where to stay and eat, Trails and activities

Chapter 8 Lake Kivu
Rusizi (Cyangugu), Karongi (Kibuye), Rubavu (Gisenyi)

Chapter 9 Musanze (Ruhengeri) and Surrounds
Getting there and away, Where to stay, Where to eat and drink, Tourist information, Other practicalities, Excursions from Musanze

Chapter 10 Volcanoes National Park
Wildlife, History, conservation and ecotourism, Getting there and away, Where to stay and eat, Gorilla tracking, Golden monkey tracking, Other hikes, Iby'Iwacu Cultural Village

Chapter 11 Eastern Rwanda
"e Gicumbi (Byumba) Road, "e Nyagatare Road, "e Rusumo Road

Chapter 12 Akagera National Park
Natural history, Getting there and away, Park fees, Where to stay and eat, Activities

Chapter 13 Goma and Virunga National Park (DRC)
Entrance and border formalities, Security, Goma, Virunga National Park, Bukavu,
Kahuzi-Biega National Park

Appendix 1 Language
Appendix 2 Further Information
Index

About the Author

Philip Briggs is the world's leading writer of guidebooks to and about Africa. He has been exploring the continent for 30 years.

This edition has been updated by Sean Connolly. Raised in Chicago and educated in New York, Sean is a full-time culture fiend (read: anthropology graduate) and stays on the move whenever possible. He has been an English teacher in Somaliland, a student in Ghana, a writer in Mozambique, and a backpacker across much of the African continent.

Reviews

'Bradt's Rwana is the best guidebook on the region.' Travel Africa

Recommended reading, The Daily Telegraph

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