Explore Rwanda the land of a thousand hills for exciting gorilla trekking safaris, wildlife adventures, bird watching tours and memorable cultural Tours in Volcanoes national Park, Akagera National Park and Nyungwe National Park found in this beautiful landlocked country located in East Africa with Ecological Uganda Safaris
Things to Do and See on a Rwanda Safari
Rwanda Gorilla Trekking
With less than 900 mountain gorillas in the world today, Rwanda is among the three countries were these peaceful giants can be seen. The country has ten Habituated Gorilla Groups living in the Virunga mountain slopes that are open for tourism. Gorilla trekking offers you a memorable lifetime experience that you will not have with other types of wildlife. For anyone to take part in this activity, they are required to have a gorilla trekking permit which costs $750. We organize very exciting gorilla watching safaris so you can make your reservations through us, although we recommend that you book at least 3 months earlier to ensure that we reserve the trekking permit for your preferred safari date.
Nyungwe Canopy Walk in Rwanda
Within Nyungwe National Park home of different primate species and birds is the thrilling Canopy Walk. It was built fifty (50) meters above the ground and takes over the tree canopy offering you a great opportunity to see different animals and birds.
Rwanda Wildlife Safaris / Game Drives
Akagera National Park is the only savannah wildlife sanctuary found in Rwanda. The park offers holidaymakers a number of interesting activities to engage in such as game drives which are conducted in the morning and afternoon during which you will see various animals like lions, zebras, antelopes and elephants among others
Lake Kivu Boat Rides
For anyone looking for some quality time to unwind and escape from all the hustle and noise of the crowded cities, Lake Kivu is the perfect place to go. This is an inland lake with beautiful beaches, and offers very relaxing boat rides, fishing and swimming opportunities. So at the end of your gorilla trek, or wildlife safari, or birding tour, you can include a visit to Lake Kivu.
Visit Rwanda Genocide Memorials
Back in 1994, Rwanda suffered a horrifying genocide that included massive man slaughter for a period of 100 days. This killing tore this peaceful small country to nothing, however the country was able to rise again and today, just a couple of years after the Rwanda has grown into a very peaceful country and has developed it financial and infrastructure system. While in Rwanda. You can visit some of the memorial sites (such as: Bisesero Genocide Memorial Site, Murambi Genocide Memorial Site, Ntarama Church Genocide Memorial Site, Nyamata church genocide memorial site as well as Gisenyi genocide Memorial Site) where the victims were buried and a number of items that were used at the time have been carefully preserved.
Rwanda cultural Tours
We organize educative and very exciting cultural tours to some of the different local communities, and these normally comprise of traditional entertainment of music dance and drama by the locals as well as offering you and opportunity to interact with some of the local people.
Rwanda National Parks
Nyungwe Forest National Park
This park which is largely forested offers holidaymakers a chance to watch birds, do nature walks, see different primate species as well as track chimpanzees man’s closest living relative. This is another must visit destination during your Safari in Rwanda.
Volcanoes National Park
This stands out to be the most popular and frequently visited tourist destination in Rwanda. Volcanoes National Park offers so many things to do to its visitors such as mountain gorilla trekking, bird watching, golden monkey tracking, hiking, exploring the caves, volcano climbing, nature walks and visiting the Diane Fossey research camp.
Akagera National Park
This is the only savannah wildlife sanctuary found in Rwanda. Akagera National Park offers holidaymakers a number of interesting activities to engage in such as game drives during which they will see the various animals, Akagera Boat ride tours, bird watching safaris, fishing trips, nature walks as well as cultural visits among other fascinating activities.