When to Visit Rwanda?

When to Visit RwandaWhen to visit Rwanda is a frequently asked Question but we are here to explain the Rwanda Safaris based on the Facts of Rwanda weather in each Month. The best time to visit Rwanda is commonly in the dry seasons in June to September and December to first weeks of February. That mentioned, most travelers come to Rwanda to see gorillas, and so the best time is often considered to be when you get a  gorilla trekking permit. Don’t be stopped by the rainy season in Rwanda. There are few rains in November and lots of rains from March to May which will enhance the forests, lakes and mountains for the best view ever, and its also advice to use the rainy season because of the cheaper Gorilla trekking permits. Photographers may take stunting photos also in the rainy season,whereby there is less light from the sky.

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March is the start of the rainy season which takes about a few months from April and May. The end of May can seem to be dry, however, travelers are still avoiding the heavy rains. June to mid-September is the longest dry period and the most known time to visit. You may still get rain warnings during this time. September Accommodates a very special event which take place in Musanze called Kwita Izina, which is a gorilla naming ceremony and celebration of mountain gorilla births. The Kigali International Peace Marathon takes place in May and is a very special Occurrence. If you are taking part or just watching. There are three races; a full marathon, half marathon and a 10km run for peace. The Tutsi Genocide Memorial Day is 7 April, a public holiday and understandably a solemn day. If you are going for gorilla trekking, Then its a dry season recovered in December after the short rains of October and November. Same fact works for January for a spectacular New Year celebration. The Tour du Rwanda is a spectacular country wide race run by the Rwanda Cycling Federation. It continues changing dates, however, so keep an eye on their website. Its originally ran in November and has also taken place in August. It’s an amusing one though, just a bit of a moveable feast. Independence Day takes place 1 July every year in Rwanda, celebrating the day in 1962 when Rwanda was freed from Belgian colonial rule

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