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Musanze is the new name for Ruhengeri, though the latter name is still commonly in use. The town is the gateway to the Parc National des Volcans, home of one of the few populations of mountain gorillas in the world.
Visit the mountain gorillas in Parc National des Volcans, if you have US$500 to spare.
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There are frequent minibuses from the border with Uganda at Cyanika, costing RWF400 (June 2009) and taking about 45 minutes.
There are several minibuses per day to Gisenyi, costing RWF900 (June 2009) and taking about 1 hour 20 minutes.
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Office national des postes is the company responsible for postal service in Rwanda. Post offices are generally open from 8:00am to noon and 2:00 to 4:00pm, though regional variations apply. The one in Kigali generally keeps longer hours. Check with your accommodation for other options to send letters and postcards, as shops or hotels might sell stamps as well and can help you to post things. Services are fairly reliable though slow and for sending parcels it might be a good idea to check options with companies lik DHL, TNT, UPS or FedEx.
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