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Bradt Travel Guides, 2006 - Travel - 264 pages
Tourism in Rwanda--"Land of a Thousand Hills"--is developing rapidly, and this updated edition lists the newest hotels, tours, activities, tour operators and all other travel practicalities. Whether you want to explore Rwanda's ancient and modern history, watch performances of traditional dance and drumming, or climb a volcano, this guide is an essential part of your trip. Visit the three National Parks with their varied wildlife, track chimps in Nyungwe Forest, and, of course, visit the world-famous gorillas in the Volcanoes National Park. With 50 extra pages this guide reflects rapid changes and improvements to the tourist infrastructure of an emerging tourist destination. This guide features: *The very latest updates on hotels, tours, and transport*Twice as many maps--all updated*Conservation areas and national parks in detail*What to see and do in and around Kigali, including local markets, handicrafts, restaurants, and memorials*"Giving something back"--development projects

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Philip Briggs is author and coauthor of seven other acclaimed Bradt guides on African countries and is a specialist in natural history. Prize-winning author Janice Booth has been involved with Rwanda since the 1970s and now leads tours there.

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