Characterized by swamps, woodland, savannah and low mountains, the varied terrain of the Akagera National Park in Rwanda offers habitat for abundant wildlife.
Many species of chimpanzees as well as the owl-faced and colobus monkey can be admired during trekking tours in the Nyungwe National Park which nestles in the south western region of Rwanda.
The Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda is home to the dramatic Virunga Volcanoes and the mountain gorillas which can be encountered on thrilling trekking safaris.
The Magashi Camp is located in the north-eastern corner of the Akagera National Park in Rwanda, East Africa.
In Africa’s largest mountain rainforest, the luxurious One&Only Nyungwe House nestles in a paradise for primates.
The Bisate Lodge by Wilderness is set within the natural amphitheatre of an extinct volcanic cone with magnificent views of the surrounding volcanoes.
Rwanda is situated in Eastern / Central Africa. It borders the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west, the country of Uganda to the north, Tanzania to the east, and Burundi to the south. Rwanda is a landlocked country just a few degrees south of the equator. The capital city of Rwanda is Kigali.
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Rwanda is home to three National Parks:
Yes, a gorilla trekking permit is required to witness these in their natural habitat. Volcanoes National Parks is home to the famous mountain gorillas which can be viewed during trekking trips. Travellers have to purchase a Gorilla Trekking permit which has to be purchased in advance as these are very limited.
Yes, the country of Rwanda is not only home to gorillas, chimpanzees and other monkey species, but it is also home to the "Big Five", namely Lion, Buffalo, Rhinos, Leopards and Elephants.
The most exclusive lodges in Rwanda are the Wilderness Safaris Bisate Lodge and the One&Only Nyungwe House.
Guests staying at the One&Only Nyungwe House enjoy the opportunity to explore the heart of the magnificent Nyungwe National Park. It is here where chimpanzee trekking is available which is an exhilarating experience.
Nyungwe is a perfect location during the early mornings to witness the chimps in their natural habitat. Experienced, expert trackers guide travellers on a deep forest trail. The Colobus monkeys can also be observed whilst trekking through Nyungwe’s magnificent, lush forest trails. An early rise is required as these are most active during the mornings.
Yes, besides gorilla and chimpanzee trekking Rwanda is also a wonderful bird watcher's paradise. Rwanda's Nyungwe National Park is home to over 300 bird species. Twenty-seven of these can only be found in the Albertine Rift.
Birdlife International described it as "the most important site for biodiversity conservation in Rwanda". During a bird watching safari, travellers enjoy a wonderful trail through the forest grounds as bird song are all around. The expert guide identifies birds, including the Rwenzori Turaco and the Grey-Chested Kakamega.