Rwanda lies along the East and West Rift valleys of Central East Africa. Uganda is to the North, Tanzania to the East, Burundi to the South and the Democratic Republic of Congo to the West. Rwanda is a modern and very secure Republic covering an area around twice the size of wales. At the capital, Kigali, but many people live on a small farms spread across the “Land of a Thousand Hills”. Rwanda is a very hilly country with fabulous, verdant savannah and montane forest landscapes. Its friendly people will make you most welcome.