Gorilla Trekking

Rwanda

The main reasons why travelers come from far and wide to take a Rwanda safari is to view the Gorillas and Primates (chimpanzee trekking is also popular in Rwanda). Rwanda is known as the land of a thousand hills, with beautiful scenery and warm, friendly people. On a trip to Rwanda, you will have a unique wildlife experience visiting beautiful places like Volcanoes National Park. Read more...


RWANDA’S BEST NATIONAL PARKS FOR WILDLIFE TOURS

Beyond the vibrant city of Kigali, Rwanda offers a range of forest habitats where gorillas, chimpanzees and monkeys can be seen on trekking tours.

Volcanoes National Park

“In the heart of Central Africa, so high up that you shiver more than you sweat,” wrote the eminent primatologist Dian Fossey, “are great, old volcanoes towering almost 15,000 feet, and nearly covered with rich, green rainforest - the Virungas.” Read more...

Akagera National Park

The relatively warm and low-lying plains of Akagera are made up of savannah, woodland, wetland, and several lakes. The park covers 465 square miles in eastern Rwanda. Read more...

Nyungwe National Park

One of the oldest rainforests in Africa, Nyungwe is rich in biodiversity and spectacularly beautiful, covering 370 square miles, with the majority being rain forest, along with bamboo, swamps, and grassland. Read more...

Gishwati-Mukura National Park

Created in 2015, this protected forest is an important habitat for L'Hoest's monkeys, golden monkeys and blue monkeys. The park is also home to a sizeable population of chimpanzees. Read more...

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