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Exploring Rwanda, The Land of a Thousand Hills

The republic of Rwanda is one of the most alluring countries on the African continent. This tiny East African country is one of the few African safari destinations where the endangered mountain gorillas can be spotted in their natural habitat.

An ultimate African memory on a Rwanda safari awaits you at prime safaris and tours limited, with the best wildlife viewing spots, good food, safari accommodation and a tour guide with exceptional experience all with a price that will make you have a smile on your face.

Gorilla Trekking Safaris in Rwanda which is a popular destination for mountain gorilla trekking in Africa. Rwanda, Uganda and Congo are the only countries that protect the remaining few endangered mountain gorillas in the whole world.

Gorilla Trekking is carried out in only 5 gorilla groups within “Parc Nationale des Volcano”. The activity occurs within the bamboo slopes of the Virunga Volcanoes from where the late Dian Fossey studied the behavior and characteristics of the mountain gorilla for over 20 years and with the filmmakers who shot ‘Gorillas in the Mist’ in the same location.

Bird Watching tours in Rwanda boasts of over 690 Bird species, 44 of which are endemic to Rwanda. These include many of the Albertine Rift Endemics and West Africa’s forest specials including the Purple-breasted Sunbird, Rwenzori Turaco, Red-faced Barbet, Rockefeller’s Sunbird, Collared Appalis, and Fraser’s Eagle Owl.

Wildlife safaris in Rwanda also boast a wide variety of gem all over the country. Volcanoes National Park is home to the world’s endangered mountain gorillas.

Akagera National Park in the eastern parts of Rwanda is crowded with a lot of wildlife including herds of elephants, buffaloes, Giraffes and zebras, dozens of antelopes which include the Chestnut-coated Impala, oribi, tsessebe, bushbucks, Cape eland among others.

Cultural Tours in Rwanda are developing for those interested in cultural tourism. The kwita-Izina Ceremony where the mountain gorillas are named attracts many people and is one of the best safari events to learn about Africa, Culture, people with their norms and traditions.

We at prime Uganda safaris and tours limited can design a customized tour to suit your requirements or choose an already made tailor made itinerary from our selection of gorilla tours, wildlife safaris; cultural tours and birding safari packages. We can also offer an all-inclusive fly or self-drive holidays from Kigali or Kampala in Uganda.

 

 

 

 

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