The Republic of Rwanda is thinking ahead of the times and totally winning at it. The African country has granted visa-free travel to all countries of the world. The policy will come into effect from January 1, 2018. Tourists will have to obtain a visa on arrival and not prior to coming into the country. Rwanda aims at developing and strengthening its tourism sector. The visa-free travel will surely boost its tourism industry internationally.
Rwanda’s Directorate General of Immigration and Emigration said that visitors will get a 30-day visa-on-arrival after arriving at the airport. The cost of visa will differ depending on the country you belong to. Rwanda will charge $30 to citizens of the USA, UK, and Germany. Before making visa-free travel open to all nations of the world, Rwanda had already started visa-on-arrival scheme for African nations. Even if other country nationals had to obtain a visa, the procedure was very straightforward.
Rwanda is also known as Land of Thousand Mountains. Every year it attracts over 1.2 million international visitors. Rwanda has a very exotic and natural appeal that attracts visitors. The African country is famous for its mountain gorillas and breathtaking national parks. If you want to apply for a Rwanda travel visa for 30 days now, you’ll have to do it before boarding the plane. For Indians it costs $30.
Home to golden monkeys
Rwanda’s is one of Africa’s smallest countries and has a very unsettling history. However, it is abundant in wildlife and has been its strongest point for attracting tourists all year round. The best time to visit the East African nation is between December and February. This is the time during which you see maximum number of mountain gorillas.
Rwanda is an adventurer’s ultimate dream. Some thrilling things to do when in Rwanda are hike volcanoes, mountain gorilla trekking, and kayak on Lake Kivu.