Cheap flights to Rwanda

Reasons To Visit Rwanda

The country of Rwanda offers many memorable things to do whether it’s exploring its stunning wilderness or learning more about its history. There are many beautiful natural sights around the country which attract many visitors to Rwanda such as the Nyungwe Forest which is especially known for its chimpanzee population, or you can venture out to the relaxing Lake Kivu in the west of the country. Within the capital Kigali there are a number of landmarks well worth visiting including the interesting Presidential Palace Museum, or you can simply soak up the vibrant atmosphere of the city at one of its cafés or restaurants or visit a street market for some memorable keepsakes.

Arriving In Rwanda

Kigali International Airport is the main airport in Rwanda located just 5 km outside of the capital Kigali. If you are looking to travel from the UAE to Rwanda, it will be possible to make the journey directly to Kigali out of Dubai. Currently the only airline providing flights from the UAE to Rwanda is RwandAir, with all flights departing from Dubai International Airport.

When you have arrived at Kigali International Airport you can quickly and affordably travel into the capital by taxi which is only 5 km away. Inside the airport itself there are relatively few facilities available, so make sure you bring everything essential with you in order to avoid disappointment. However, there is a café available on site to grab a quick bite to eat and you can also benefit from free Wi-Fi during your stay.

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Rwanda Travel Information

As a UAE national traveling to Rwanda, you will be able to obtain an e-visa online before flying. In the country there are two rainy periods falling between September to December and March until May. Remember that Rwanda is two hours behind the UAE, so don’t forget to wind back your clocks when your flight has arrived. You can generally expect prices in the country to be a lot cheaper compared to the UAE, so a tight budget may go a long way in Rwanda.

Where to stay: Ratings and booking information for hotels in Kigali for every budget

* This information is correct as of December 2017

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