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What language is spoken in Rwanda?

The official languages of Rwanda are French, Kinyarwanda, English and Swahili. 

What currency is used in Rwanda?

The currency used throughout the country is the Rwandan franc. Mastercard and Visa are accepted at major hotels and restaurants. ATMs are rare in Rwanda. 

Do I need a visa to travel to Rwanda?

A visa is required when travelling to Rwanda from Canada and The United States. 

When is the best time to travel to Rwanda?

The best time to travel to Rwanda is between December and February or June to September. This is when temperatures are more moderate and there is less rain. 

Is there transportation within Rwanda?

The most common forms of local transportation include moto-taxis, buses as well as mini-buses. 

Is Rwanda a family friendly destination?

Rwanda may be difficult for those travelling with young children as one of the main attractions, gorilla hunting,is not permitted for those under the age of 15. Malaria is still a prominent threat throughout the country.


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