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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 are 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.
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On this 5 Days Gorilla Safari Rwanda Cultural Safari Tour, customized tour, you will tour the genocide memorials, visit Volcanoes National Park well known as Parc National des Volcans for Mountain gorilla tracking.
6 Days Rwanda wildlife safari takes the traveler to three national parks that’s Akagera National park for wildlife tour, Volcanoes national park for a 6 day Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari, and Nyungwe forest national park for a Primates tour.
The 6 Days Rwanda Safari goes to Volcanoes National park to adventure the critically endangered…
This 2 Days short Rwanda gorilla trek itinerary is a very convenient gorilla tracking safari to the Volcanoes National Park. This is the only habitat in Rwanda where mountain gorillas can be trekked and seen.
The mountain gorilla trekking experience is amazing as you trek through the bamboo and get to spend a maximum of 1 hour in the presence of these giants that are actually surviving and increasing in number…
The mountain gorilla trekking experience is amazing as you trek through the bamboo and get to spend a maximum of 1 hour in the presence of these giants that are actually surviving and increasing in number due to conservation efforts and funds from gorilla tourism.
This 3 Days Rwanda gorilla trekking Experience and golden monkey’s itinerary is inclusive of gorilla trekking and golden monkey tracking safari to the Volcanoes National Park with a double gorilla trekking experience in the forest.
7 Days Best Rwanda Tour takes the traveler to three national parks that’s Akagera National park for wildlife adventure tour, Volcanoes national park for Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari tour, and Nyungwe forest national park for a Rwanda Primates tour.
The 7 Days Rwanda wildlife Safari goes to Volcanoes National park to adventure the critically endangered mountain gorillas in the bamboo forest of Volcanoes.
7 Days Rwanda Wildlife Safaris Tour takes the traveler to three national parks that’s Akagera National park for wildlife adventure tour, Volcanoes national park for Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Safari tour, and Nyungwe forest national park for a Rwanda Primates tour.
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 Volcanoes national park 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 to Africa, a tourist can reach national parks, volcanoes, rainforests, savannah, lakes, and 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
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Having a Rwanda safari to Volcanoes National Park well known as (Parc National des Volans in French) located on the north-western province of Rwanda in a small town known as Musanze.
The park is currently taken as the oldest national park on the African continent and harbors the endangered Mountain Gorillas of Rwanda that is always available for tourists who would love to carry out gorilla trekking safaris in Rwanda.
Volcanoes National Park (Parc Nationale des Volcans–PNV) is found in a chain of volcanoes that is home to the worlds’ few remaining mountain gorillas.
While the main focus of interest for most visitors in the Volcanoes National Park is Gorilla trekking, but the park has got more than 200 bird species with a local vulnerable swamp-dwelling species; the Grauer’s rush warbler; while at least 16 Albertine Rift endemic are present, including handsome francolin, Rwenzori turaco, Rwenzori double collared sunbird, Rwenzori batis, strange weaver, dusky crimson-wing, collared Apalis, red-faced woodland warbler, and Archer’s round-robin. Besides gorillas, various mammal species can be seen in the forested national park.
In Volcanoes National park, other activities while on a Rwanda safari can be done; as nature walks, hiking which is now well organized, from a one-day ascent of Karisimbi to a non-strenuous nature walk to a cluster of crater later, but the most exciting innovation is that tourists can now visit habituated troop of the near-endemic golden monkey.
Volcanoes National Park is situated in northwestern Rwanda in Ruhengeri, Musanze district.
The park is formed by five of the eight volcanoes in the Virunga Mountains and these are Karisimbi, Bisoke, Muhabura, Gahinga and Sabyinyo.
The Virunga Mountains are a chain of 8 non volcanic mountains that cross through Uganda, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Volcanoes National Park borders Mgahinga Gorilla National Park and Virunga National Park of Uganda and Congo respectively.
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park lies in southwestern Uganda on the edge of the Great Rift Valley.
Its mist-covered hillsides are blanketed by one of Uganda’s oldest and most biologically diverse rain-forests well known as the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, which has lasted for over 25,000 years and contains over 400 species of plants.
More famously, this “impenetrable forest” also protects an estimated number of 400 mountain gorillas which are grouped under 18 families making roughly half of the world’s population.
Mgahinga Gorilla National Park Uganda is dominantly a primates national park located in southwestern Uganda and the smallest park in Uganda but also very influential in the tourism sector because of its abundance in primates.
The phrase “where silver meets gold” is derived from the fact that the park has majorly the Silverback gorillas and the golden monkeys as well as several other primates. The park covers the northern slopes of the three northern Virunga Volcanoes.
To add on, the park is 10km south of Kisoro