Kigali – The Capital City of Rwanda – Enjoy Kigali City Tours
Located at Rwanda’s geographical heart, the rapidly growing city of Rwanda is not only the national capital but also the country’s most important business center and main port of entry. Serviced by an efficient international airport and is connected to neighboring Uganda, Tanzania, and Burundi by surfaced roads.
Kigali City boasts a range of hotels catering to all tastes and budgets, and an assortment of fine restaurants whose menus reflect the country’s historical links with Belgium – while also embracing numerous other international cuisines.
Despite such concessions to modernity, Kigali City retains the feel of a garden city, with a satisfyingly organic shape dictated by the verdant slopes over which it sprawls. The compact, low-rise city center is surrounded by a busy, colorful market, and is studded with souvenir stalls displaying a wide range of lovingly executed local crafts. The atmospheric Muslim quarter abutting the city center is well worth a visit, and the visitor can also explore the network of leafy avenues that wind out of the town center into the surrounding residential suburbs.
Among the safest and friendliest of African capitals, Kigali City is blessed with a moderate-high altitude climate that belies its tropical location and is conveniently located within three hour drive of the main tourist sites. The Rwandan capital provides both a comfortable and welcoming introduction to this land of a thousand hills and an ideal springboard from which to explore this magical country.