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Why is Rwanda called the Switzerland of Africa?

Considered the ‘Switzerland of Africa’ due to its breathtaking mountainous landscapes, Rwanda is also home to the formidable mountain gorilla. Mountain gorillas can be found in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park and certain areas of Uganda


Trekking Mountain Gorillas through the dense African forests is a magical experience. Gorilla trekking in Rwanda or Uganda makes an excellent add-on to a Tanzanian or Kenyan safari, as the brief trek is easy to fit into a full itinerary. A gorilla visit can entail anything from an hour to several hours trekking through the forest, led by experienced trackers, ending with one full hour observing these incredible animals.


Situated in northwestern Rwanda, Volcanoes National Park is one of the country’s most popular destinations. The rainforests of the 5 Virunga Volcanoes are the last refuge of the Mountain Gorilla. The lush slopes of the volcanoes provide an appropriately dramatic natural setting for what is perhaps the most poignant and thrilling wildlife experience to be had anywhere. Famous for the research base of Dian Fossey, the late American primatologist,  and, subsequently, as the setting for the film ‘Gorillas in the Mist’, the park continues to uphold its reputation as a destination for unrivaled wildlife encounters.

Paris Saint-Germain and Visit Rwanda Extend Partnership to 2025

Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Visit Rwanda have extended their partnership through to 2025, following three successful years of collaboration. The partnership aims to spotlight Rwanda as a leading tourist and investment destination in Africa, while fostering cultural and creative synergies.

Despite pandemic-related challenges, Rwanda has successfully promoted its tourism sector, welcoming over a million international visitors and generating nearly half a billion dollars in 2022. The country aims to increase tourism revenues to 800 million dollars by 2025.

Since 2019, PSG and Visit Rwanda have launched impactful initiatives across various areas. PSG players and legendary former players have discovered Rwanda’s treasures through dedicated trips to the country. Visit Rwanda’s logo is prominently featured on the men’s team’s training and warm-up kits, and Rwanda’s finest tea and coffee are exclusively served at the PSG stadium.

The PSG Academy Rwanda, which opened in Huye in 2020, offers comprehensive PSG training to over 100 children, including beneficiaries of the club’s Foundation. The academy claimed victory in the boys’ U-13 category at the PSG Academy World Cup last year, marking Rwanda’s debut in the annual competition in Paris.