Kinigi village found in the Musanze district is now famous for mountain gorilla tours in Rwanda. Rwanda’s gateway to the Volcanoes National Park is just a few kilometers from the Congolese border. Kinigi village lies at an altitude of 2,200 meters at Volcanoes National Park border area and features as the main sector in Musanze with five villages and 28 sub-villages, on a total surface area of about 81.04 square kilometers representing about 15.3% of the overall Musanze district surface area. The local residents of this village depend on subsistence farming and Irish potatoes are largely cultivated around the area.
An incredible Kinigi village, a remarkable center gorillaexperience and cultural encounter around Volcanoes National Park. The village features a perfect place for visitors to experience the authentic local cultural highlights of the Rwandan residents, especially their history and culture and offers an opportunity for visitors to explore in-depth how they and their traditional lifestyles affect the modern ways of the people. Kinigi village displays the natural link of community socio-economic way of life and nature appeal to mankind. Take on an Iby’Iwacu community experience to witness this amazing traditional lifestyle of the local people living around the park.