Rwanda Safaris Tours, Rwanda Gorilla Safaris, Where to go for Gorilla Tracking in Rwanda?
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Rwanda is a small but wonderful country with a total area of 26,338 sq km, slightly smaller than Maryland State in the USA. It is about 10 times smaller than its counterpart in its north – Uganda.
It is a land of the green undulating landscape of hills, gardens, plantations, and amazing culture. Located in the heart of Central and East Africa. Bordered by Uganda in the North, DR Congo in the West, Burundi in the South, and Tanzania in the East.
This land of a Thousand Hills offers tourists one of the memorable journeys because among the key attractions include but not limited to being home to one-third of the world’s remaining Mountain Gorillas, one-third of Africa’s bird’s species, several species of primates (189 mammal species), volcanoes, game reserves, resorts and islands on the expansive lakes like Kivu, graceful cultural performances, artistic crafts, and friendly people.
History Of Rwanda as an African Safari Destination
Rwanda became independent on July 1, 1962, from Belgium, is known for the genocide of 1994, but it has recovered from those years of turmoil that was known about the nation in the period between 1950 and1994. Today, Rwanda is a thriving, safe country with one of the lowest crime rates in Africa.
The country has three (3) national parks – Nyungwe Forest National Park known for its large size and a vast army of chimps and monkeys; Akagera National park for different species of birds and game, including zebra, giraffe, antelope, buffalo; and Parc Nationale des Volcans where Dian Fossey dedicated her life researching the celebrated gorillas.
All major attractions are located within a 1-5 hour drive from the capital, Kigali, and on a short vacation, a tourist can reach national parks, volcanoes, rainforests, savannah, lakes, and the beautiful cities.
French and Kinyarwanda are the official and widely spoken languages; English is also used in offices and schools. Kiswahili is also spoken in some areas of the country