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Rwanda Safaris offer mouthwatering Memorable Rwanda tour Insights, all crowned in the winter jasmine art, Choose from the most elusive Rwandan Safari Activities that include Rwanda Gorilla trekking in the Volcanoes National Park, Hiking the Mountainous Rwanda Virunga Ranges, Cultural visits that include visiting the Rwanda’s historical sites of the Rwanda Genocide remains, exhilarating Chimpanzee tracking experience in Nyungwe National Park, Wildlife Safaris in Rwanda, among others.
The skyscraper tall Mountains towering through an umber-brown ancient forest is a surely gateway for Rwanda Safari tours that feature Rwanda’s stunning sceneries. Rwanda sometimes described as the land of a thousand hills, its un-spoilt extraordinary biodiversity which is a home to hundreds of Bird species, the Rwanda Big 5 and other wildlife species, the great virunga Mountain ranges standing with “dead-looks” seen from a distance, it offers magnificent spots for your photography or filming a documentary in the sweeping plains.
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Catch up with your top bucket list Options with us, Our Rwanda Safari expert will provide you with different tailored itineraries as well giving you options to include or craft your preferred Rwanda Safari experience, Rwanda’s magnificent scenery carpeted by twisted unique Vegetation, surrenders to offer you stealing magic moments with Rwanda mountain gorillas in Volcanoes National Park to experiencing heart-warming encounters with local communities, Rwanda is just exceptional Safari destination whether you opt for a Rwanda gorilla trekking Safari, Chimpanzee tracking or opting to ride along with your guide to the best known Rwanda Wildlife Safari destinations, all this delivers exceptional experiences unlike any other.
Rwanda Primate Safaris
Chimpanzee trekking Rwanda
Rwanda chimpanzee trekking safari offers a special opportunity to see our closest relatives at close proximity. Chimp trekking in Rwanda is in Nyungwe national park in the south of Rwanda. The two areas where chimps can be trekked in Nyungwe are Cyamudongo and Uwinka. Your guide will guide you on the location you are expected to trek from and you will be given a briefing before you can start the trek although it doesn’t get the same attention as Rwanda gorilla trekking, the experience can be quite similar. The intelligence and social structure of chimps
Golden Monkey trekking Rwanda
Golden Monkey trekking Rwanda – The Golden Monkey (Cercopithecus Mitis Kandti) is a local subspecies of the widespread Sykes Monkey, also known as the “Blue Monkey” and is endemic to the high altitude forests of the Volcanoes National Park area. The monkeys are playful and inquisitive and often spend their time leaping from bamboo branches or frolicking on the forest floor. Golden monkeys are known to have unique characters and are a rare species that are endangered at the moment and they are currently found in the Virunga Mountain Ranges
Gorilla treking Rwanda
Rwanda is famous for its gorilla trekking opportunities in the Virunga Mountains or the Volcanoes National Park. This is where Dian Fossey researched and habituated mountain gorillas in the 1960s. Although Rwanda gorilla trekking is a once-in-a-lifetime experience, the country has a lot more to offer. From seeing Rwanda gorillas in their natural habitat to the life changing Gorilla trek in the Jungle. Encounter with Rwanda gorillas as they go about their daily lives are carefully managed, with expert trackers and guides leading small groups of tourists
Rwanda safaris are most expectations that the travelers do expect when they decide to do visit Rwanda. Rwanda is the destination commonly known as the land of the thousand hills and among these hills that’s where most of the wildlife species do inhabit. Majorly in the destination, Rwanda is popularly known for the mountain gorillas that inhabits Volcanoes National Park and offering the safari activity known as the Rwanda gorilla trekking, the activity makes various tourist to come on a Rwanda safari to take part on the safari activity.
Volcanoes National Park
Volcanoes National Park is the famous safari destination on a Rwandan safaris. The park is best for the Rwanda gorilla trekking, where the park is the home of over 480 gorillas, and most of the tourists usually for gorilla trekking in Rwanda that takes place from that park.
Volcanoes national park has got a variety of attractions that brings the tourists to the park like the mountain gorillas, primates like the golden monkeys and among others, animal species, bird species, volcanic mountains and among others.
Activities done in Volcanoes National Park.
Gorilla trekking is the best way of experiencing the best part of nature and this takes place in Volcanoes National Park. This requires you to pay a fee of 1500 USD dollars to book the gorilla trekking permit on a Rwandan safaris. Gorilla trekking is hiking deep in the thick forests while following the trekking trails with the presence of the safari guide as this needs you when you are physically fit for the activity.
This starts with the briefing at the park headquarters about the rules and regulations to follow while trekking the gorillas, and after you can be put in the various groups though of 8 members per each. Then after you go for gorilla trekking, as this takes about 30 minutes to 4 hours and once the gorilla are seen the tourists are given one hour to be with the presence of the gorillas.
Golden monkey trekking.
Golden monkey trekking in Volcanoes national park is among the most attractively activity done in the park. This is where the tourists explore the park’s forests to sight the golden monkeys, the activity starts at 7am at the park headquarters and the permit for golden monkey trekking is 100 USD for everyone.
Volcano climbing in Volcanoes national park is the spectacular and adventurous activity done in the park.The park is blessed with the volcanic mountain that fall under the Virunga Massif like Mount karisimbi, Mount Bisoke, Mount Sabyinyo and among others. Tourists explore the various features as they are climbing the mountains that helps them to sight the variety of wildlife along the hiking way like mountain gorillas, bird species, elephants, and insects and among others. Then hiking along the Mount Bisoke rewards the tourists with the attractions like the Crater Lake towards the mountain’s summit.
Hiking to Dian Fossey Grave.
Tourists on a Rwanda safari do hike to Dian Fossey Grave and visiting the Karisoke research center, that’s where she studied from and buried from inside Volcanoes National Park next to the grave of the ‘’digit’’ gorilla.
Other activities in Volcanoes national park includes caving, Iby’iwacu cultural village and others.
How to get to Volcanoes National Park.
Tourists who want to access Volcanoes National Park use the road transport from Gisenyi town or Kigali capital city, as this takes only two hours which is the best option for tourists to do Rwandan gorilla trekking and at the same time returning to the city after the activity.
Nyungwe Forest National Park
Nyungwe Forest national park is in the western part of Rwanda. The part is largely covered by the Nyungwe forest, the park inhabits various wildlife including the vast numbers of mammals, bird species, and primates and among others.
Nyungwe forest national park has got the attractions including the chimpanzees, primates’ animal species, bird species and others.
Activities done in Nyungwe Forest National Park.
Nyungwe Forest national park known as the home to the chimpanzees, hence the park as well is best for the chimpanzee trekking as the main highlight to why most of the tourists visit the park to have the best Rwandan chimpanzee safaris experiences. The activity starts with the briefing about the rules to follow while carrying out the activity in the morning in the park’s main points Uwinka, Kitabi and Gisakura.
Nyungwe canopy walk.
Canopy walk is such attractive that extends 200 feet above the forest floor and 90 meters long, where it starts at the Uwinka headquarters and takes about two hours. Nyungwe canopy walk is the attractive adrenaline adventure in Rwanda that allows the tourists to explore the higher forest canopy with the beautiful views of the forest’s landscape.
Nyungwe national park is a birding destination that offers the tourists the best bird watching Rwandan safari especially the bird lovers with over 300 bird species like strange weaver, Rockefeller’s sunbird, Archer’s Robin Chat and among others.
How to get to Nyungwe Forest National Park.
Nyungwe Forest National Park can be accessed by road from Kigali city, where the park is located approximately 225 kilometers from Kigali city center.
Gishwati Mukura National Park
Gishwati Makura National Park is the newly established national park in Rwanda. The park was established in 2015 and it covers an area of 34 square kilometers and known as the smallest national park in Rwanda. The park is well located at the edge of the Congo Nile Basin with various vegetation including the bamboo, indigenous hardwood and among others. The park inhabits diverse number of wildlife, with animal species, bird species, and some primates and among others.
Gishwati Mukura national park has the animal species, bid species, primates, nature forest green cover as the main attractions to why the tourists come to the park.
Gishwati Mukura National Park offers the tourists with the best bird watching safari experience where the park hosts over 235 bird species including the endangered Albertine rift like Rwenzori Blur Turaco. Tourists during bird watching can spot bird species like the Purple-breasted sun bird, Grey Crowned Crane, Mountain Yellow Warblers, Rwenzori Batis, Martial Eagle and among others.
Tourists in Gishwati Mukura national park do take the community tours especially to the communities next to the national park, during the community tours. Tourists learn different cultural values and activities like making local crafts and preparing Rwandan locals and among others.
Gishwati Mukura national park offers tourists the best sightings of the primates like the golden monkeys, blue monkeys, chimpanzees and among others around. And along primate watching you encounter other animal species like the wild cats, duikers and many more.
Biking in Gishwati Mukura national park is done at Congo Nile Trail that provides the tourists with the adventurous and thrilling experience to them, as well it provides tourists with the opportunity to reconnoiter rural Rwandan safaris and immerse in Rwanda culture.
Guided nature walks.
Tourists enjoy the guided nature walks where they get the opportunity to explore the natural beauty and the animal species closer and others like the bird species, primates, insects, and tree species and among many others.
How to get to Gishwati Mukura National Park.
Gishwati Mukura National Park is located 157 kilometers from Kigali the capital city of Rwandan safaris Tours, and by road this takes the tourists 3 to 4 hours’ drive to reach the park.
Akagera National Park
Akagera National Park is known as the savannah national park in Rwanda that was established in 1934 known as a home of very large number of the animal species, including over 8000 large animal species and among many others like the elephants, Rothschild giraffes, and bird species and among others. The park covers an area of 1,122 square kilometers with inhabits like the marshland, lakes, savannah grasslands, lakes, woodland and many others.
Akagera national park has got the number of attractions including the wildlife, bird species, waterbodies and others.
Activities done in Akagera National Park.
Akagera national park offers the travelers with the various game drives that are done in different timings that is morning, afternoon and evening game drives. The tourists during the game drive do sight the big five mammals including the lions, elephants, rhinos, leopards, buffalos. Also other animal species can be seen during the period of time including the zebras, sitatungas, hippos, giraffes, and antelopes and among others and then during the night game drive the tourists usually sight the nocturnal animal species to spot while on Rwandan wildlife Safaris.
Boat cruise in Akagera national park do take place from Lake Ihema, as it’s the largest lake in the national park and this rewards tourists with sighting of the large numbers of crocodiles, hippos and among other animal species as they come to take the drinking water, acquatic bird species and animal species.
Guided nature walks.
Guided nature walks in Akagera national Park is the better way to how the tourists get to enclose the variety of animal species while on foot, most of the park’s features can be seen during the guided nature walks like the plant species, bird species, insect species.
The park offers more park activities that the tourists takes part in like the fishing on Lake Shakani, bird watching, community tours, behind the scenes tours and among others.
How to get to Akagera National Park.
Akagera national Park is 110 kilometers from Kigali city that takes tourists almost two and a half hour’s drive to the park. And again for the tourists who want to explore the park by air means can book a charter flight from Kigali international Airport to the [ark while using the Akagera Aviation Company.