About Rwanda Safari
Rwanda lies a few degrees south of the Equator in the heart of Africa. It’s the easiest and most accessible gorilla trekking from the Rwandan safari. After arriving at the capital city of Kigali, you are only a few hours’ drive away from the legendary Volcanoes National Park and its habituated but still wild gorilla families.
Known as the land of a thousand hills, Rwanda’s stunning scenery and warm, friendly people offer unique experiences in one of the most remarkable countries in the world. It is blessed with extraordinary biodiversity, with incredible wildlife living throughout its volcanoes, montane rainforest and sweeping plains. travellers come from far and wide to catch a glimpse of the magnificent gorillas. Visitors can be rest assured the country is safe as well as stunning – Rwanda was ranked the 9th safest country in the world by the World Economic Forum. To explore Rwanda is easy, thanks to an excellent road network linking the core areas. The rich, green rainforest – the Virungas.” The Volcanoes National Park fall on one side of the Virunga Massif, home to mountain gorillas, golden monkeys. Rwandan gorilla safari combines well with other East African destinations in Uganda, Kenya or Tanzania.
Our top places to visit in Rwanda:
Volcanoes National Park – gorilla treks & bird watching
Kigali – gateway to the gorillas
Lake Kivu – part of Africa’s series of Great Lakes and offers an idyllic shoreside interlude – before or after gorilla trekking – in the quaint town of Gisenyi. Spend your days boating, kayaking and unwinding as you soak up the sun.
Nyungwe National Park, with approximately 500 chimpanzees live throughout the forest, making fresh nests in the treetops each evening.
Akagera National Park, the relatively warm and low-lying plains of Akagera comprise savannah, woodland, wetland and a dozen lakes. In partnership with African Parks, Rwanda have reintroduced lions and rhinos, can be sported during the Big five game safari drives.