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Rwanda Safari, Gorilla Trekking, Tours & Wildlife Experiences


  • Seeing a gorilla in Parc National des Volcans will be the highlight of your Rwanda safari.
  • A large silverback mountain gorilla - the ultimate photo opportunity on your Rwanda gorilla trek.
  • The stunning views of Rwanda
  • Antilope in Akagera National Park

Rwanda is a landlocked country situated on the eastern rim of the Albertine Rift which is on the western arm of the Great Rift Valley in Eastern Africa. Much of the country is attractively mountainous, the highest peak being 4500 metres/14,600 feet. It is known as “The Land of a Thousand Hills”, an apt description as it consists of green undulating hills with gardens and tea plantations dotted around them, a very attractive destination for a Rwanda safari.

]What is important is that it is home to one third of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas, one third of Africa’s bird species and several other species of primates, perfect for a Rwanda safari.


The capital is Kigali, an attractive city sprawling across four mountain ridges and the valleys between.

Volcanoes National Park, 1.5 hours from Kigali by road is located in the Virunga Mountains, a magnificent chain of dormant volcanoes in the north of the country. It currently has 700 mountain gorillas as well as rare golden monkeys, Cape buffalo and a profusion of exotic birds. Obviously gorilla tracking is the main attraction in Rwanda but one can also visit the grave of eminent zoologist, Diane Fossey who undertook extensive studies of gorillas in Rwanda, explore caves and track the golden monkey.

Gorilla tracking on travel to Rwanda can be reasonably strenuous as trekking can take up to 6 hours at relatively high altitudes, but the experience will last a life time. Book one of our Rwanda tours today and get ready for a great experience.

 

Rwanda Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy to navigate travel information section dedicated to travel to Rwanda.

Learn about the history and culture of Rwanda, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Rwanda's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Rwanda for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Rwanda tours today!

 

Extend Your Trip

After your Africa tours, why not consider one of Goway's Europe tours or Egypt tours en route from Rwanda or perhaps a stopover in Dubai on one of our United Arab Emirates tours.

 

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