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Rwanda Safaris: For Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda, Wildlife Safaris & Chimp Tours

Rwanda Safaris are one of the best adventure we do provide to our clients. We arrange short and long trips in this East African country at affordable rates. Do you want to go gorilla trekking? Rwanda is the best destination to visit.

Rwanda is refereed to as “the land of thousand hills” due to the presence of the many hills that form this country. Located in East Africa, Rwanda is one of the best tourism destinations in Africa with amazing natural wonders and landscapes that attract tourists from different parts of the world. Unlike the past when Rwanda image was affected by the deadly genocide that took place years ago, currently the country witness the best and most stable security providing a conducive environment for tourism. The vegetation that covers this small country and the rare wildlife have proven to be a great attraction as many tourists come to experience the real Africa adventure at its peak.

Rwanda SafarisWith many things to do on a Rwanda safari, gorilla trekking in Volcanoes national park stands out as the leading tour activity. With few mountain gorillas left in the world, Rwanda is blessed to have a good number of these rare apes which can be easily trekked on Rwanda gorilla tour. Silverback Gorilla Safaris ltd arranges trips to see gorillas in Volcanoes national park at an affordable rate. You can not talk about Rwanda safaris and forget the wildlife viewing experience in Akagera national park. Rwanda safaris come with unforgettable moments with wild animals like lions, leopards, elephants, giraffes, zebras and more. Primate tracking in Rwanda is the best adventure to book and it gets better when you combine gorilla trekking in Volcanoes national Park and chimpanzee tracking in Nyungwe forest national park.

Things to do on a Rwanda Safari

Mountain gorilla trekking in Volcanoes national Park
Chimpanzee tracking in Nyungwe Forest National Park
Wildlife viewing in Akagera National Park
City tour in Kigali city
Dian Fossey grave hike in Volcanoes national park
Boat ride on Lake Kivu
Cultural visit to the Iby’iwacu cultural village – enjoy traditional dances on this tour
Bird watching in the various tour destinations in Rwanda
Golden monkey tracking in Volcanoes national park
Sport fishing on a Rwanda Safari
A visit to Rwanda genocide memorial centers

Rwanda Tour: Places to Visit in Rwanda

Volcanoes National Park

When it comes to Rwanda Safaris, Volcanoes national park is the most visited place in the country. It known for being a home to the rare mountain gorillas and gorilla trekking is the leading activity in the park. After the 2018 research, Volcanoes national park is believed to have over 400 mountain gorillas and these can be trekked easily on a Rwanda tour. With the history of a famous primatologist, Dian Fossey who was killed in her line of duty trying to protect the mountain gorillas, Rwanda has become the leader of global mountain gorilla conservation.

Apart from Rwanda gorilla trekking, there are other exciting activities one can enjoy on a safari in Rwanda and these include, bird watching, Dian Fossey grave hike, golden monkey tracking, nature walk and a visit to the neighboring local villages for a Rwanda cultural tour experience. You can also enjoy hiking mount Karisimbi, mount Bisoke and mount Sabinyo on a visit to Volcanoes national park. You may like  this 3 days Rwanda gorilla trekking tour to Volcanoes national park.

Akagera National Park

If you want to enjoy a Rwanda wildlife safari, then Akagera national park is the place to visit. This park is found in the Eastern part of Rwanda and it covers an area of about 1200 sq km with the bigger part covered with green Savannah. Akagera national park is the only place to do a game drive in Rwanda to spot wild animals like lions, elephants, buffaloes, giraffes, antelopes, leopards and more. We have amazing tour packages to this park like 3 Days Akagera wildlife safari and 1 Day Rwanda wildlife safari.

Nyungwe Forest National Park

If you are a primate lover then Nyungwe forest national park is the best place to visit on a Rwanda safari. Chimpanzee tracking is the major activity carried out in the park and many tourists visit specifically to spend some time with the gentle apes in their natural habitats. Nyungwe forest has over 1000 tree species making it a good place to explore the green cover and plantation of Africa. Nature walks in Nyungwe are exciting as one gets to penetrate through thick tropical rain forest. The park is also a birding paradise with over 500 bird species. We have arranged tours to Nyungwe forest like 3 days Nyungwe forest safari.

Other places to visit on a Rwanda safari holiday include; Gishwati Forest, Rwanda genocide sites, Lake Kivu, Mount Karisimbi, Mount Bisoke and many more.

Frequently Asked Questions about Rwanda Safaris

What is the best time to book a Rwanda safari?

The best time to  book a Rwanda safari is during the dry seasons. Since Rwanda is located near the equator, it experiences two dry seasons in a year and this is during the months of June to September and December to February. Its best to visit Rwanda during the dry season because the roads to various parks are in better conditions unlike in wet seasons when they are muddy and slippery.

How much does a safari to Rwanda cost?

Are you planning to book a Rwanda safari? The cost of a safari to Rwanda is not fixed. There are various factors that determine how much a safari to Rwanda costs and these are; tour activities to be done, number of people on safari, types of lodges booked, number of days of the safari and more. However, for starters, one should budget about $2000 and above for a gorilla trekking trip in Rwanda.

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