Rwanda Congo Safari Tours
Rwanda Congo Safari Tours enable you to explore the two regions of Africa that is; East where the destination Rwanda belongs and Central where Congo is positioned. Standing as the land of a thousand hills – Rwanda majorly forms the starting and end point of Rwanda Congo Safaris though few exceptions proceed to finish in Kinshasa.
Rwanda Congo Safari Tours present the rewarding encounter with the Mountain Gorillas in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park and Congo’s Virunga National Park which are considered critically endangered world over by the IUCN red list. The Safaris also offer an opportunity to track the Eastern Lowland Gorillas in Congo’s Kahuzi Biega National Park.
Besides Gorillas, Rwanda is endowed with 13 Primate Species in Nyungwe Forest National Park including the largest grouping of Black and White Colobus Monkeys in Africa and Chimpanzees. The Tongo Forest of Congo and Lwiro Sanctuary are Congo’s Chimpanzee hot spots. Congo also features the Bonobo Primate Species found nowhere else in the world. These combined make the Rwanda Congo Safaris ideal for primate tracking experience.
Besides Primates, the extensive wild game in Rwanda’s Akagera National Park including Lions, Elephants, Buffalos, Elands, Topis, Maasai Giraffes, Leopards among others, Okapi animal endemic to Democratic Republic of Congo on world scale among others present remarkable wild game viewing possibilities.
The adventure Mountains like Nyiragongo Volcano, Karisimbi and Bisoke Volcanoes along with Rwenzori Mountains with snow capped peaks offer perfect Mountaineering encounters while a soothing recreation and relaxation is availed at the sandy beaches and Islands of Lake Kivu one of the Great Lakes of Africa and Lake Ihema to the East of Rwanda.
The Rwanda’s genocide sites at Gisozi, Nyamata and Murambi along with the traditional cultural sites like Nyanza Palace, National Museum in Butare not forgetting Mbuti Community in Congo combine to offer rich cultural and historical encounters on Rwanda Safaris and Tours.