Rwanda is one of the best destinations in the world for primate safaris and home to growing families of Mountain Gorilla. Due to its high altitude, Rwanda rarely experiences extreme heat.
Generally, temperatures in Rwanda drop 6°C/ 43°F every 1,000m you climb, with day time temperatures in Volcanoes National Park and Nyungwe Forest National Park being around 16°C/ 61°F - 21°C/ 70°F. These higher altitude areas are also no stranger to rain, which keeps vegetation lush year round.
Here is a general guide for the best times to visit for some of Rwanda's popular activities:
Please contact the Mahlatini team if you have a question about the Rwanda climate and the choice of luxury accommodation we offer.
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