3Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari
A quick 3Day tour stops in Rwanda to enjoy one of the greatest wildlife experiences, tracking mountain gorillas in the Virunga Mountains in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park. The tour starts with a city tour in Rwanda visiting the Gorilla Research Centre and Rwanda Memorial Genocide centre. Trek to the Dian Fossey Centre and learn about all the good work she did to save the Rwanda mountain gorillas.
4Days Rwanda’s Parc National des Volcans Gorillas Trekking
This safari takes you on a tour of Parc National de Volcans home of the book and film “Gorillas in the Mist”. Climb the base of the awesome Virunga volcanoes, home to the world’s last remaining mountain gorillas. The most famous destination in Rwanda, synonymous with mountain gorilla tracking safaris and no visit to the country would be complete without visiting these majestic primates.
4Days Rwanda Gorilla Tracking Tour
The best opportunities to see the Gorillas in their natural habitat is none other than Parc Nationale des Volcanoes, Meeting these gentle giants is a world unique experience everyone should have the privilege to experience. Besides Gorilla trekking and Golden monkeys, you can also engage in climbing of Karisimbi volcano with an altitude of 3,800 m, climbing of Bisoke volcano, tour of the lakes and caves or visit the tomb of Dian Fossey the American Scientist credited with great Gorilla research.
6Days Nyungwe and Ruhengeri Gorillas Trekking & Chimpanzees safari
This safari is ideal for lovers of primates, with 13 different species, about 310 different bird species, hundreds of butterflies and orchids in Nyungwe Forest National Park. Go for at least one chimpanzee trekking experience. For gorilla trekking, we head to Parc National de Volcans, home to the world’s last remaining mountain gorillas and the base for the ground-breaking work of primatologist Dian Fossey, evocatively portrayed in the book and film Gorillas in the Mist.
7Days Rwanda’s Nyungwe Forest National Park and Parc National de Volcans
Our safari starts at Nyungwe Forest, harbouring over 310 different bird species, hundreds of butterflies and orchids, and over 75 different species of mammals – including 13 primates. We then head to Parc National de Volcans, home to the world’s last remaining mountain gorillas and home of American Scientist, Dian Fossey whos work is evocatively portrayed in the book and film Gorillas in the Mist.
Commonly known as a land of a thousand hills, Rwanda has reinvented itself in recent years as an ecotourism destination. The undulating hills and mountains ever covered by mist every morning form a good scenery – hence the movie “gorillas in the mist”. Mountain gorilla trekking in Volcano National Park is by far Rwanda’s major international attraction. After the release of the feature film, Gorillas in the Mist, about the late Dian Fossey’s pioneering work habituating the gorillas (in order to study their behavior), trekking increased tremendously.
Rwanda has five volcanoes, 23 lakes and numerous rivers. Her mountainous topography is a product of her position on the eastern rim of the Albertine Rift Valley, part of the Great Rift Valley which cuts through Africa from the Red Sea to Mozambique. Rwanda has three main conservation areas: the Volcanoes Park, Akagera Park and Nyungwe Forest.
Rwanda has three main conservation areas: the Volcanoes Park, Akagera Park and Nyungwe Forest. Each of these protects a very unique ecosystem and combination of large mammals. Akagera supports a typical savannah fauna dominated by a variety of antelopes, zebra, buffalo and giraffe, the aquatic hippopotamus, and plains predators such as lion, leopard and spotted hyena. The Volcanoes Park is the best place in the world to track mountain gorillas while Nyungwe offers visitors a good chance of viewing chimpanzees and 400-strong troops of colobus monkeys – the largest arboreal primate troops in Africa today.
Destination Rwanda: Land of gorillas and Chimpanzees….quintessentially exclusive….
Rwanda, the land of rolling hills and mountains ever covered by mist every morning and home of “the gorillas in the mist” movie has the best Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes Park and chimpanzees in Nyungwe. With 5 volcanoes, 23lakes and numerous rivers Rwanda is truly your undiscovered safari treasure.