Rwanda

All Rwanda
What are the basic qualifications for a guide?: 

Our guides are categorized into Three categories; Silver, bronze and Gold. 
The process of grading and categorizing is conducted by RWASAGA after Training and assesment.

How to hire a guide?: 

Depending on what you exactly want to experience, one would prefer to go through the association and some contact our guides directly or through tour oparators.

Is licensing for Guides required? How is it obtained? How often must it be renewed?: 

According to the new tourism law in Rwanda, every guide is required to have an oparating license that is renewed every year.

Who is responsible for certification?: 

RDB (Rwanda Development Board)

Fees decided by tourism authority, association, or guide?: 

Association

Problems faced by guides at this location: 
  1. lack of enough trainers.
  2. training facilities.
  3. marketing.
Entry prepared by: 
RWASAGA
Disclaimer: This entry is not intended to be a comprehensive guide. Neither the WFTGA nor the Member Association is responsible for any errors, omissions or opinions expressed by the contributing author.
Updated on: 02/26/18

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