Rwanda is a small East African country that draws visitors from all over the world, primarily to see its critically endangered mountain gorillas. Rwanda is one of the African continent’s safest and most stable countries. Its infrastructure is good, its capital Kigali is booming, and its mountainous landscapes are some of the world’s most spectacular.
Since the demise of apartheid, international tourist arrivals have surged, making tourism one of the fastest growing sectors. The tourism industry is well-established with an exciting sector of emerging entrepreneurs. The country is strong on adventure, sport, nature and wildlife travel and is a pioneer and global leader in responsible tourism.
Tanzania is an East African country known for its vast wilderness areas. They include the plains of Serengeti National Park, a safari mecca populated by the “big five” game (elephant, lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino), and Kilimanjaro National Park, home to Africa’s highest mountain.