Rwanda is found 2 degrees beneath the equator, you may anticipate that it will have a hot, tropical atmosphere. Since the country sits at a height and has a hilly geology, giving it the name “The Land of a Thousand Hills”, it gloats a lovely, calm atmosphere that is ideal for holidays thought the year depending on your adventurous coarseness and inclination.
As a small country located in the heart of Africa, Rwanda does not have outrageous varieties in the climate designs starting with one area then onto the next nor starting with one season then onto the next, and it is cooler than East African nations around it for instance Kenya and Tanzania. You will probably find that the mountainous areas of the north and west are cooler than those in the central and east; they regularly receive more rainfall too. When arranging your trip in this intriguing and restored country, you will discover the ability of Kwanza Tours advisors an ingenious guide to create memorable safari itineraries for Rwanda.
Like the rest of the African landmass, Rwanda has two wet seasons and two dry seasons. Druing the dry season that happens from June through to the principal half of October, daytime most extreme temperatures float around 25°C to 27°C (77°F to 81°F) degrees. Should you prefer to holiday in the other dry season, from mid-December to mid-February, you will see comparable temperatures. Evening time minimum temperatures in these seasons stay between 13°C and 16°C (55°F to 61°F) degrees. However, on the off chance that you have to spend time in the mountainous zones of Volcanoes National Park and Nyungwe Forest National Park, you will probably experience cooler temperatures and may wish to pack some warm clothes for evening and early morning wear, for example, a light coat or wool pullover, with you.
The months from April through to July are cool, however August starts to marginally warm up, and the climate remains as such straight up to mid-November. Like whatever remains of the landmass, Rwanda has a lot of changing climate designs. Kwanza Tours keeps up close contact with safari driver guides, camps, rangers, lodges and other personnel, who give us information about the climate conditions. So you can rest guaranteed that your advisors will have the capacity to advice you on up-to-date climatic conditions and plan your excursion well.
Make certain not to disregard Rwanda’s two wet seasons when timing your tour. The long rains start to fall around mid February and last through to May, while the short rains begin in October and can last until the middle of December. Even during the rains, you can expect that there will be spells when the sky is clear and the sun sparkling. Rain can likewise be limited to specific zones amid the day while others stay dry.
The seasons in Rwanda is an indispensable piece of arranging your trip. Gorilla safaris, wildlife safari and chimpanzee tracking to Nyungwe National Park, Volcanoes National Park and Akagera National Park, these three park are amazing to be visited in the dry seasons to stay away from sloppy journeys, for the most part by walking. Experience looking for visitors who wouldn’t fret the rain may select to design their excursions in north-western Rwanda amid the wet season to visit the uncommon mountain gorillas that occupy Volcanoes National Park. The gorillas are probably going to stay in the lower heights during the wet season, as it is hotter there contrasted with being in the higher altitude. Food is all the more promptly accessible, so they may not stay too far and you could track the gorilla family assigned to you after a short tracking.
In north eastern Rwanda, the vegetation is sparser in the dry seasons, and wildlife of Akagera National Park are probably going to assemble around the few wellsprings of water and foliage. Nourishment is additionally scarcer, so spotting particular herbivores looking for grazing grounds is probably going to take you less time. You may likewise observe a hyena, lion, or panther chase in advancement — an unbelievable chance to watch predators stalk and catch their prey.
When arranging your trip, you will find that the dry season agrees with the late spring a very long time in North America and Europe. In like manner, you can spend your family safari in Rwanda when school is out and the children are in the midst of some vacation. The last two weeks of December is the ideal opportunity for the chilly winter season and celebrations up northern atmosphere. On the off chance that you might want to spend the holiday period in Africa, it could turn out to be the perfect decision; you can take a break from the unpleasant cold of the northern winter and relax in the sunshine of the south.
Regardless of which season you visit, you will no uncertainty find assorted activities to participate in and appreciate the warm cordiality and friendliness of the Rwandese, who normally make a special effort to make you feel welcome and at home.