1. Visiting Rwanda’s History

    Visiting Rwanda’s Past and Present Rwanda is a gorgeous place to visit. Rwanda is a sparkling gem on the African continent, beckoning travelers from far and wide to visit it’s gorgeous scenery and engaging people. There’s more to see in this beautiful country than just gorillas, though! This area has a rich human history filled with triumphs and tribulations, all which have led Rwanda to be …Read More

  2. Fun Facts About Gorillas

    One of the things that Amahoro Tours is well-known for is the passion and excitement that we have surrounding gorillas. They are the animal that we primarily focus on during a majority of our tours, and we love being able to show people just how magnificent these animals are. When you have the chance to enjoy a gorilla tour with Amahoro Tours, you’ll get to experience these incredible animals fi…Read More

  3. What is Responsible Tourism – Part 2

    In our last blog post, we started to talk about responsible tourism and what it means. Aside from that, we touched on three of the ways that responsible tourism impacts this industry in Rwanda. Amahoro Tours is dedicated to providing the locals of Rwanda with a better place to live, and we do that by providing tourists with a better place to visit. When you get the chance to come along and explore…Read More

  4. What Is Responsible Tourism? Part 1

    “Healthy life is an outcome of sustainable development, as well as a powerful and undervalued means of achieving it. We need to see health both as a precious asset in itself, and as a means of stimulating economic growth and reducing poverty.” - Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland, Director-General Emeritus, WHO You may have heard the term “responsible tourism” before, but may not be familiar with w…Read More

  5. Go On An Eco-Tourism Adventure With Amahoro Tours!

    Welcome back to Amahoro Tours’ blog! Here, we will discuss how our eco-tourism projects in Rwanda, Congo, and Uganda are revolutionizing the tourism industry with community integration and environmental responsibility. Africa is one of the most beautiful continents in the world and is home to delicate ecosystems that deserve to be protected. Join our mission today and we’ll take you on an educ…Read More

  6. Von Trapp children sings Rwanda’s National Anthem

    The Von Trapp children performed to a large crowd at the 2009 Gorilla Naming Ceremony in Rwanda. Eighteen baby gorillas were named at the ceremony by national and international dignitaries. The UN declared 2009 the “Year of the Gorilla.’ Major conservation efforts have allowed the amazing silverback families to thrive. The silverbacks are only found in Eastern Africa’s Virunga Mountains.…Read More

  7. Top 100 Mid-Sized Companies Rwanda Today

    The Importance of Top 100 Mid-Sized Companies The Top 100 Mid-Sized Companies Survey was a KPMG initiative in collaboration with the Nation Media Group through local publication Rwanda Today. The 2013 survey was sponsored by the Rwanda Development Board (RBD), and has since expanded to include companies from across East Africa. The latest results from the Rwanda Top 100 are published here. In term…Read More

  8. Adapt or die

    Scientists warn that animals on the endangered list are monitored to extinction. With over 70,000 known species of animals and plants on our planet, it’s dreadful to think that nearly a third of them are under threat. Yet, even the numbers of giant pandas, known to decline drastically before 1970 to about 1,000, have risen by only 17% in the past decade.   The Red List compiled by the Inter…Read More

  9. Rwanda rolls out free Wi-Fi to boost business

    Kigali City Tower. A scene any visitor would be surprised to see deep in central Africa: a tech-savvy consumer sitting in a restaurant and surfing a broadband connection with a smartphone, tablet and laptop. [..] But in a region long associated with war and genocide, Rwanda is busy trying to reinvent itself as a regional high-tech hub by rolling out free citywide – and eventually nationwide – …Read More

  10. The Amahoro Initiative

    Our work is centered on the Amahoro Tourism Association, a network of local communities, co-operatives and individuals who would like to participate in tourism activities, but often lack the knowledge or means to do so. Tourism plays a major role in the intiative because we believe in its ability to be a tool for sustainable development, the alleviation of poverty and promotion of peace. The major…Read More