Are you planning your safari today? Where are you going for a safari? If you’ve not yet include Rwanda the third best place to visit in Africa, it’s high time you include it on your must see list before the end of this year. This small country is blessed with a lot of tourist attraction most of them you won’t see them elsewhere. Rwanda neighbors’ countries like Uganda in the north, Burundi in the south, the Democratic Republic of Congo in the west and Tanzania in the East, and it lies a few degree south of the equator. Many tourist attraction that inhabit the country makes it a must visit county.
Who doesn’t want to meet gorillas in their natural habitat? You should know that mountain gorillas are listed as endangered species and not like other gorilla species or wildlife species that can be seen in captivity (zoos) mountain gorillas are only seen in their natural habitat deep in the forest which is regarded as a magical experience one should not love to miss.
Rwanda is among the three countries in the world to host these endangered species the other two are Uganda and the DRC, however Rwanda is considered the best gorilla safari destination in the world. If you choose gorilla tracking in the Volcanoes National Park Rwanda, chances of seeing these giant apes is very high as compared to the rest of the two countries, and Rwanda gorillas can be easily tracked as some of the gorilla families are easily tracked within 1-2 hours you meet a gorilla family in a very close range. Don’t miss this great chance of being among the few to meet gorillas in their natural environment, so please plan your gorilla safari with us we will take you in the wild to meet these apes, do it now before it’s too late. However, gorilla tracking is regarded as the most expensive tourist activity done in Rwanda; it’s considered as the most done tourist activity in Rwanda.
For primate lovers, Rwanda is a must visit country before the end of this year as it one of the few countries in the world to host over 13 species of primates many of which live only to Nyungwe forest national park. The park is a home to the close relative of man chimpanzee which shares almost 98% of human DNA make-up. Like gorillas, tracking begins with a short briefing at the park headquarters to get more information about chimp tracking, after follow the ranger guide to the forest to begin the activity, tracking lasts for only one hour while studying as well as taking photography. Chimps are fabulous fan watch when playing in fruitful trees or tree branches. Other primate species that live in the Nyungwe forest national park include golden monkeys, baboons, civet monkey, grey checked mangbay, black and white colobus monkey, red tailed monkeys among others. Mixing the love of gorillas with primates is a wonderful moment you should not love to miss when on a safari in Rwanda. Nyungwe forest national park is located in the south- western part of Rwanda about 5-7 hours from Kigali Rwanda’s capital and its largest city.
Whatever you love to see on a safari in Rwanda has, it’s a home to over 55 mammal species which can be seen in the Akagera national park in the eastern side of the country. Game drives are superb as you are privileged to meet various species of animals like lion, leopard, elephant, buffaloes, and many small species life giraffe, warthogs, Burchall’s zebra, spotted hyena, antelope, hippos and crocodiles can be seen when on a boat cruise on Lake Ihema. For bird lovers, Rwanda is the only country to think of, it’s sometimes referred to as a birders paradise, it houses over 1023 species of birds most of which are endemic only to Rwanda. some of the bird species to see include the shoebill stock , gonolek, neumann’s , Rwenzori hill babbler, strange weaver, blue headed , purple throated, this is just a list of 1023 birds species that live in the country.
Striking city Kigali is Rwanda’s capital and largest city and its one of the cleanest city in the world with very many tourist attraction, many attractions within the city is a must to visit like the Kigali genocide memorial site which is located just about 3km from the Kigali city, here over 1000 people were buried together under the same graveyard, visit also the national museum to get a clear history of Rwanda, visit the cultural site to learn more about the Rwandan culture, market places among others. A few mentioned among others makes Rwanda a unique country that one should not miss if you are to travel to Africa.