Get ready for an exciting, first-ever event in Africa! Rwanda is thrilled to host the world-famous Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) Road World Championship from September 21 to 28, 2025. Imagine the beautiful Rwandan scenery as the backdrop for top cyclists competing in this major international event. Cycling isn’t just a sport in Rwanda, it’s a national passion, second only to football. Bikes here are more than just a way to get around, they are a symbol of unity and peace. The Tour du Rwanda already put Rwanda on the global cycling map, attracting cyclists from all corners of the world. Don’t miss out on this historic and exciting event!
Planning Your Trip: Book Early!
To ensure a seamless experience, we recommend booking your adventure at least one year in advance. This allows us enough time to arrange the perfect itinerary, including accommodations, activities, and exclusive access to the championship events. And combine the championship with top experiences in Rwanda.
Akagera National Park: A Safari Like No Other
Akagera National Park, located in eastern Rwanda, offers a spectacular safari experience. It’s a unique destination known for its diverse landscapes, ranging from savannahs to wetlands and hills. The park is home to a wide variety of wildlife, including the Big Five (lions, leopards, elephants, rhinoceros, and buffaloes), making it a must-visit for wildlife enthusiasts. Visitors can enjoy guided game drives to observe these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat. Akagera is also a haven for bird watchers, with over 500 bird species. The park’s conservation efforts have successfully reintroduced several species, adding to its rich biodiversity. Experience the beauty and wildlife of Africa in Akagera National Park, a true gem in Rwanda’s crown of natural wonders.
Congo Nile Trail: A Cyclist’s Paradise
Challenge yourself on the Congo Nile Trail, a 3-day mountain biking experience along the picturesque Lake Kivu. It’s an ideal complement to the cycling championship. Several guest houses are located along the trail. All places are perfect to relax after a tough biking day, and they all had decent beds with mosquito nets and a nice dinner & breakfast. In the guest house Bumba you are welcomed with great hospitality and a truly astonishing view.
The Bisoke Volcano Hike: Encounter with the Silverbacks
Experience the thrill of hiking the Bisoke Volcano. The highlight? An encounter with the majestic silverback gorillas, a truly awe-inspiring experience.
With AfriGuideMe, every moment is a discovery. Join us for the 2025 UCI Road World Championship and explore the wonders of Rwanda and Uganda. Book now for an adventure of a lifetime!