Rwanda Gorilla safaris

Are you Planning to take luxury Rwanda gorilla tours or Budget Rwanda gorilla safaris to go gorilla trekking in Rwanda Volcanoes National Park? or you just wish to have a 1-day gorilla trek in Rwanda or a 2-12 days Rwanda gorilla safari but wondering;- is gorilla trekking worth it in Rwanda? if there are Rwanda gorilla trekking lodges for your stay on your visit for a Rwanda tour, how to get Rwanda gorilla permits? what to wear for gorilla trekking in Rwanda? how much is a Rwanda gorilla worth, how much is budget/luxury gorilla trekking in Rwanda prices, which are the best Uganda Rwanda gorilla safari tours? We are here to serve you as you plan for your dream Rwanda gorilla trekking safari in Africa.

Our Rwanda Gorilla safaris are some of the memorable wildlife experiences that Africa can offer. These Rwanda Gorilla tours take you in a country known as a country of a thousand hills, in Africa. Rwanda is one of the most promising tourist destinations where gorilla trekking in Volcanoes can be carried out. A Rwanda Gorilla safari trek to Volcanoes National Park can involve anything from a 1 to 6-hour trek through the dense tropical rainforest of Rwanda. Using experienced gorilla trackers who have spent their entire lives inhabiting in or close to the forest, a gorilla trek in Rwanda is such interesting as you weave through moss-covered, Hagenia trees, overhanging vines and giant Lobelias that thrive in the tropical climate.

Rwanda Gorilla Tours offers Gorilla trekking in Rwanda which is filled with many other interesting wildlife encounters. During the trek, gorilla trekkers can also see Golden monkeys, bush duikers or buffaloes, and a wide variety of birdlife as well as endemic flora. After meeting the gorillas in the wild, one of the greatest wildlife experiences on earth, you can spend an hour watching the gentle giant gorillas as they go about their daily life, playing, resting, feeding, and raising their young ones. you will understand what kept conservation Dian Fossey living in this same forest for 15 years protecting these wonderful animals at the end of the trek.

1 Day Rwanda Gorilla Tour

1 Day Rwanda Gorilla Tour; is designed to enable time-constrained Rwanda safari undertakers also to have an opportunity to track the critically endangered mountain gorillas.

2 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari Adventure

2 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari Adventure; Meet our guide and exchange greetings after your breakfast from your lodge and then transfer to Volcanoes national park head offices.

3 Days Gorilla Safari to Volcanoes National Park

3 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari to Volcanoes Park; On arrival at Kanombe-Kigali International Airport you will meet our guide and then take Kigali city excursion to Rwanda Memorial Genocide.

4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Tour

4 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Tour; This Rwanda Gorilla Tour takes you for a 4 days mountain gorilla trekking tour in the Parc National des Volcanoes of Rwanda.

4 Days Rwanda Adventure Safari

4 Days Rwanda Adventure Safari; exposes you to the climbing of Karisimbi Volcano 4,507m which is the highest point in Rwanda and the 6th in Africa thus giving you great views.

5 Days Rwanda Gorilla Tour

5 Days Rwanda Gorilla Tour; safaris involves chimpanzee trekking and Canopy walk in Nyungwe forest National Park, gorilla trekking and Dian Fossey hiking in Volcanoes National Park.

5 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking

5 Days Rwanda Gorilla Trekking; At arrival you will be picked from the airport by our company representative who will transfer you to Parc Nationale des Volcanoes.

6 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari

6 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari; includes gorillas, cultural encounters, Recreation, Chimpanzee trekking and canopy walk in Nyungwe forest. You will encounter Kigali.

7 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari

7 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari; safari exposes you the rich wild game of Akagera National Park including Giraffes, Elephants, Buffalo, Zebra, Antelopes among others.

8 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari

8 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari; gives a cross sectional encounter of Rwanda as a safari destination. It involves exploring the city of Kigali – one of the fancy cities in the region.

9 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari

9 Days Rwanda Gorilla Safari; is designed to enable you explore the wildlife, culture, primates and scenic offerings of Rwanda as a safari destination. This 9 days Rwanda safari involves…

10 Days Rwanda Gorilla Amazing Safari Tour

10 Days Rwanda Gorilla Amazing Safari Tour; 10 Days Gorilla Trekking Tour is a comprehensive Rwanda safari taking you to all Rwanda national park and cultural places.

Rwanda Gorilla Facts

Mountain gorillas in Virunga massif that comprises of Uganda’s Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park and Congo’s Virunga National Park (480). They are listed as critically endangered by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature.

The gorilla facts give a summarized insight into the gorilla lifestyle and allow you to know about them like never before.

What illnesses do Gorillas in Rwanda suffer from?

It has been noted that Rwanda gorillas can acquire many human diseases and it is upon this background that those on gorilla trekking safaris in Rwanda have to keep a minimum distance to reduce this risk.

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Rwanda Mountain gorillas tend to inhabit the areas with a wet and cold climate which in turn tend to cause respiratory tract diseases especially Pneumonia thus claiming some of the Mountain gorilla lives.

Gorillas of Bwindi, Volcanoes, Mgahinga, and Virunga hardly develop teeth cavities. It has been noted that Mountain Gorillas rarely suffer from this disease because they take fewer fruits thus take in low sugar content.  However, the bad tartar of Mountain gorillas causes Periodontitis which dissolves the Jawbones and eventually causing the loss of teeth.

The Mountain gorillas also have parasites mostly intestinal parasites (worms or Protozoans) which are also experienced among human beings. However, some of these specialize in these critically endangered mountain gorillas which are normally sought for on gorilla safaris in Uganda.

Since gorillas are under the poaching threats, they normally experience hurts when they land their foot or hand in snares. Gorillas sustain wounds which in turn get infected that gorillas end up losing their lives in the process.

Gorillas are not very far to be attacked by viruses like Ebora. Such Viruses can be transferred from humans to gorillas and vice versa. Thus it is important for gorilla trekking undertakers to prove their health status first before going for the gorilla safari in Uganda and Rwanda.

Where do Rwanda Gorillas live?

Gorillas in Rwanda like most of their primate colleagues, sleep in nests which they patch in the trees or on the ground in consideration of various variables like vegetation and the security conditions. On your Rwanda Gorilla safari you will be note that every evening, gorillas construct new nests – something that is evidenced on your gorilla trekking safari in Uganda and this cannot be avoided even if it is very close to the nest that slept in the previous night. Another thing to note is that, Infants or call them baby gorillas are the only ones exonerated from the task of making nests as they spend overnights with their mothers.

Rwanda Gorillas in Volcanoes mountains enter into their nests at least one hour before the dark however on rare cases they also build nests for midday rests.

The process of building a gorilla nest is not an easy task. Building ground nests involves pulling bush branches and other plants into the center where they are layered and anchored to each other. The other plants are then bent in to create a nest rim. This is in contrast to tree nests which are built-in branch forks and other related structures. What is mainly considered with tree nests is that the nest has to be designed to accommodate the gorilla weight that’s why it’s common for young gorillas and female gorillas to spend their overnights in trees because of their relative lightweights compared to the heavier Silverback. These nest dynamics are always seen while carrying out gorilla trekking in Bwindi and Mgahinga in Uganda or Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda.

How much space does a Rwanda gorilla group need?

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Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park Rwanda

Gorilla groups do not necessarily require distinct territories and neither do they defend such areas against conspecifics. Gorillas roam in what is called the home ranges whose size is dependent on food availability. The home ranges are always larger where the food sources are widely dispersed. In case of an abundance of nutritious and high-quality food plants, the distance between the feeding sites reduces. However, the more members the gorilla family possesses, the further will it roam and the extension is the home range which at times causes variation in gorilla trekking times among different gorilla groups and the distance you are likely to trek looking for a gorilla family during your Rwanda gorilla safari trek partly depends on how much space that particular family has. Interestingly, the home ranges have various vegetation zones that are seasonally utilized and they always stretch between 4 & 8Sq.km though they can extend in less fertile areas to about 30km2. It should also be noted that the home ranges sometimes overlap and the home range of one gorilla group could wholesomely be within that of the other.

Rwanda Gorilla trekking families move averagely 0.5 – 1km to forage daily which also depends on food availability. Gorillas can also stretch to extended distances to visit trees with, particularly cherished food. This also tends to determine the gorilla trekking hours on travelers’ gorilla safari tours in Uganda and Rwanda.

How do Rwanda gorillas sleep?

Gorillas like most of their primate colleagues, sleep in nests which they patch in the trees or on the ground in consideration of various variables like vegetation and the security conditions. It should be noted that every evening, gorillas construct new nests – something that is evidenced on your gorilla trekking safari in Rwanda and this cannot be avoided even if it is very close to the nest that slept in the previous night. Another thing to note is that, Infants or call them baby gorillas are the only ones exonerated from the task of making nests as they spend overnights with their mothers. Gorillas enter into their nests at least one hour before the dark however on rare cases they also build nests for midday rests.

The process of building a gorilla nest is not an easy task. Building ground nests involves pulling bush branches and other plants into the center where they are layered and anchored to each other. The other plants are then bent in to create a nest rim. This is in contrast to tree nests which are built-in branch forks and other related structures. What is mainly considered with tree nests is that the nest has to be designed to accommodate the gorilla weight that’s why it’s common for young gorillas and female gorillas to spend their overnights in trees because of their relative lightweights compared to the heavier Silverback. These nest dynamics are always seen while carrying out gorilla trekking in Bwindi and Mgahinga in Uganda or Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda.

Do Gorillas in Rwanda have enemies?

This is a question to contemplate deeply about especially when it relates to the critically endangered mountain gorillas which are mostly sought of on Uganda gorilla safaris. It should be noted that apart from humans, the gorillas do not certainly have enemies. Among the animals that have been registered to have an influence on life gorillas are Leopards. This predator has been recorded in Virunga Volcanoes to have an effect on the lives of gorillas. For example, Walter Baumgärtel came across the remains of a range of gorillas that had lost their dear lives at the hands of dangerous leopards in the area. A similar case was recorded in Gabon where a leopard killed a sick young gorilla. Upon being threatened, the behaviors of gorillas change and the family members behave differently. The Silverbacks – which are very amazing to encounter on gorilla safaris in Rwanda release a concentrated smell with distinguishing sounds. Other gorillas congregate in one place and share hugs or sometimes congregate around the silverback. Since it the responsibility of the Silverback to defend and offer protection to the whole gorilla family, they normally stand in between the group and the attacker. However, most of the time, the youthful male gorillas take on this task and they eventually take the group away or attack the enemy at the same time.

Are Rwanda gorillas afraid of water?

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Rwanda Gorilla swimming in water

Gorillas like other apes including humans find it hard to swim naturally which prompts them to desist from expanse water masses like Lakes and Rivers. It has been recorded however that both adult and young gorillas like to play around with water. While in quest of their food, gorillas tend to walk through swamps on their two legs keeping water levels up to their waists. In the case of the heavy downpour, gorillas tend to stay in a static position waiting for it to settle down. Assume there is a shelter nearby in the form of a cave or any related feature, gorillas will approach it and sit below it until the rain is done. However, interestingly to note that these endangered apes usually encountered on Gorilla trekking safaris in Uganda and Rwanda cannot use branches or large leaves to cover themselves, unlike their counterparts orangutans and bonobos which tend to apply this tactic.

Do gorillas in Rwanda often climb trees?

Primarily, gorillas dwell on the ground and can only spend 5 – 20% of their daytime in trees in contrast to their primate counterparts – Chimpanzees which spend 47 – 67% of their time in trees and Orangutans spending close to 100%.

Yes, Gorillas tend to climb to take advantage of fruits or play around in the tree branches as you may witness on your Rwanda gorilla tour. Gorillas tend to climb quadrupedally and they rarely jump from branch to branch or brachiating.

It should be noted that because of the great weight that is normally possessed by Silverbacks and other mature male gorillas, it is very hard for them to get off the ground to climb high to the fruiting trees which have branches that cannot bear their weight.

What do Gorillas in Rwanda do all day?

Gorillas are always active from 6 am to 6 pm. Gorillas tend to have daily routines and events seem to follow each other chronologically. Even on your gorilla safari in Uganda and Rwanda, you have a chance to be part of this routine. Gorillas move out of their nests early in the morning to commence their foraging consuming as much vegetation as they can before resting in the late morning and midday. Gorillas forage again in the afternoon until they rest at night. Unless it is cold and overcast which prompts gorillas to stay longer in their nests, they tend to depart their nests at dawn at 6 am. Mountain gorillas in Bwindi and Mgahinga in Uganda, Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda and Virunga National Park of Congo where gorilla trekking safaris are always conducted spend almost half of the day foraging while the periods of rest consume almost a third of the day. Gorillas use about 6.5% of their available time for moving from point to the other and about 3.6% of their time to engage in social activities. The social activities of gorillas normally occur mostly in their rest periods which are mostly around midday. The midday period is very significant in the social lives of gorillas since it the time for them to interact with their partners and time for young ones to play without any interruption.

One day in a lifetime of a Rwanda Gorilla.

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Mother Gorilla with her baby

An ordinary day in the life of a mountain gorilla starts at sunrise, around 6 am. They wake up and begin looking for food which covers a great part of the morning. In general, a gorilla spends about 30% of the day feeding, 30% traveling and 40% resting. In contrast to many primates, the gorilla lives mainly on the ground. They travel not more than a kilometer per day within their home range of about 20 square kilometers.

The afternoons are mainly spent with resting and playing. This last activity is very important in social life, especially for young gorillas, as it determines their integration into the group. They hug each other, bite, and hit or wrestle till one is pulled down on the ground.

At the end of the day, just before dusk, the great apes start constructing a nest where they will spend their night. Every single gorilla has its own nest, except for the infants who sleep next to their mothers. Nests are built on the ground or in trees and are carefully constructed by branches of bushes and other plants

Gorillas are vegetarians, though occasionally they may eat ants and other insects. Their daily meal consists of roots, leaves, stems and pith of herbs, vines and shrub, and some fruits. During certain months of the year bamboo shoots supply a major part in their diet as well. A male adult can even eat up to 20 kg per day! Because the gorillas receive a large quantity of water from its diet, they rarely have to drink.

 How much is Rwanda Gorilla trekking safari permit price?

Rwanda increased their gorilla permit price was increased to $1500. Our offices are always open to advise you on the price of gorilla permits. Bwindi Gorilla permits for Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga National Park costs USD 700 per person per trek sold by Uganda Wildlife Authority.

Refunds / Cancellation Guidelines for Rwanda Gorilla trekking safari permits.

The Rwanda Development Board (RDB) charges the $100 when the date for gorilla trekking earlier specified is altered.

Visitors on Rwanda gorilla safari receive 50% refund if the show the illness signs. As the gorilla trekking rules, the visitors are not allowed to track gorillas of they are declared not fit by the Warden in Charge.  This applies to those guests who have travelled all the way to the park.

Rwanda Gorilla trekking Permit booking info.

To track gorillas in Rwanda on a Rwanda Gorilla tour, one requires a gorilla trekking permit and these gorilla permits in Rwanda are solely issued by Rwanda Tourism Office (ORTPN). The gorilla permit in Rwanda costs $1500 per person for the foreigners and then 30,000 Frw for the Rwandan Citizens.

Gorilla trekking safari permits in Rwanda are usually on high demand and are given out on first come first serve with the determining factor being payment. Therefore, it is advisable to book a gorilla permit far in advance to avoid disappointment.

A traveler intending to do a gorilla safari in Rwanda can purchase the gorilla permit directly through Rwanda Tourism Office or indirectly through a tour agent.

When the permit is booked and the money for the permit is paid, the date specified can hardly change. The move to alter the tracking date comes along with cancellation fee which is $100 for every permit whose date has to change.

The direct gorilla permit booking through the Rwanda Tourism Office involves inquiring about availability on the dates that you intend to track on. If the permit is available on the preferred date, you go ahead and book and if it is not available, you might be advised on the nearby alternative like a date close to the specified one. You then request a tentative hold as you work on the money transfer which is supposed to take about three (3) days and Rwanda Tourism Board requires can only hold the booking for 7 days waiting for the transfer to go through.  Do not forget to e-mail the copy of the money transfer form immediately after transferring the money as an assurance that you have indeed wired the money. Also important to note is that the money should be sent with transfer charges otherwise the amount will arrive on the Rwanda Development Board account less and then the permit fails to be booked.

However, it can be noted that at times the procedures of the government structures become challenging prompting the Rwanda gorilla safari undertakers to book through tour agents. The Rwandan tour operators tend to secure gorilla permits at a small commission that range from $20 – $60 for each permit. Wild Gorilla Safaris does not charge the Rwanda gorilla permit booking if other items like transportation are booked through it.

What to pack for a Gorilla trekking safari in Rwanda?

You might need to carry the following in order to have a convenient gorilla trek;

  • Hiking boots

Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park needs hiking therefore tourists need to have some light boots to enable them pass through the forest. Firm shoes are suitable for steep muddy slopes.

  • Garden Gloves

As you hike in the forest looking out for the gorillas you will need to hold on the plants, soil and the gloves will protect you from the germs.

  • Rain Jacket

Volcanoes National Park is in the Virunga Mountains and therefore it rains some times, tourists carry jackets in case it may rain.

  • Long-sleeved shirts/Brouse

Tourists are advised to put on long sleeves because there are always thorns in the forest and insects therefore the sleeves can save you.

  • Energy giving snacks and drinking water

Since gorilla tracking takes 2 to 8 hours tourists needs to carry snacks and a lot of water so that they may get energy to track the gorillas. Enough drinking water is also necessary to carry along with you.

  • Cameras and Extra Batteries

You need the cameras because you will take photos of these gorillas together with other primates. However, carry zoom lens which does not scare away gorillas.

  • Hat and Sunglasses

You will carry these because sometimes the forest is too hot and tourists may need them

  • Pair of Binoculars

These will help you have clear views of the forest, wildlife attractions and also animals like the buffaloes, lions, leopards and so many others.

  • Walking sticks

These can be hired at the park and can help you walk through the forest and support you through the challenging landscapes.

  • Potters for your trek

The potters are community members and thus by taking them, you are contributing to community development.

  • Put on earplugs for those who feel uncomfortable with the jungle sounds
  • Insect repellant

What are the Rwanda Gorilla trekking safari rules and regulations

Before leaving for Gorilla trekking in Rwanda

In Rwanda a maximum of 8 tourists may visit a group of habituated mountain gorillas in a day. This is done to ensure minimal behavioral disturbance to the gorillas and the risk of their exposure to human-borne diseases.

  1. Make sure that you wash your hands before your tracking exercise

On the way to the gorillas during your Rwanda gorilla safari:

  1. Keep your voices low. You will also be able to observe the great birdlife and other wildlife in the forest.
  2. DO NOT litter rubbish in the park. Whatever you bring into the forest should be carried back out with you.
  3. You will be taken to where the guides observed the gorillas the day before. From there you will follow the gorilla’s trail to find them. Look out for the gorilla’s nesting sites along the way!
  4.  The guides will inform you to get ready when you approach the mountain gorillas,

When you are with the gorillas after trekking and finding gorillas in Rwanda:

  1. A 7 meter (21 feet) distance should be observed at all times from the gorillas. The further back you are, the more relaxed the group will be.
  2. You must stay in a tight group when you are near the gorillas.
  3. Keep your voices low at all times. However, it is okay to ask the guide questions.
  4. Do not smoke, drink, or eat when you are near the gorillas. Probably eating or drinking inevitably will increase the risk of food/drink morsels/droplets falling, which could increase the risk of transmission of diseases.
  5. Sometimes the gorillas charge. Follow the guides example (crouch down slowly, do not look the gorillas directly in the eyes and wait for the animals to pass). Do not attempt to run away because that will increase the risk.
  6. Flash photography is not permitted! When taking pictures move slowly and carefully.
  7. Do not touch the gorillas. They are wild animals.
  8. The maximum time you can spend with the gorillas is one hour. However, if the gorillas become agitated or nervous, the guide will finish the visit early.
  9. After the visit keep your voices down until you are 200 meters away from the gorillas.

General health rules: Remember that mountain gorillas are very susceptible to human diseases. The following rules are ways to minimize the risk your visit might pose to them:

  1. Respect the limits imposed on the number of visitors allowed to visit the gorillas each day. This minimizes the risk of disease transmission and stress to the group.
  2. If you are feeling ill, or you are carrying a contagious disease, volunteer to stay behind. An alternate visit will be arranged for you, or you will be refunded your money.
  3. If you feel the urge to cough or sneeze when you are near the gorillas, please turn your head away and cover your nose and mouth in order to minimize the spread of bacteria or viruses.
  4. Always stay 7 meters (21 feet) away from the gorillas. This is to protect them from catching human diseases.
  5. Do not litter rubbish (e.g. food wrappers) in the park; foreign items can harbor diseases or other contaminants.
  6. If you need to go to the toilet while in the forest, please ask the guide to dig you a hole with his panga. Make sure the hole is 30 cm deep and fill it in when you are finished.

General Rwanda information for visitors on Rwanda Gorilla Safaris.

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Gorilla family in Rwanda

Rwanda is also known as the Republic of Rwanda is found in central and East Africa. The country borders countries like Uganda, Burundi, Tanzania and DRC. The country lies a few degrees in the southern part of the equator and it is a landlocked country, with Kigali as a capital city. Rwanda covers an area of 26,338 sq. km therefore can accommodate a number of people and in the larges countries, it takes the 149th position in the world. The country has two rainy seasons the first staring from February to June and the other one from September to December. There are also two dry seasons which are from June to September and December to February.

Rwanda has a population of over 10 million people and she has 3 groups of people that are the Hutu, Tutsi and Twa. The origin of the Hutu and Tutsi and still is still a disagreement however some scholars say they derived from the tribal indifferences that occurred, others say they derived from social classes. The Twa are the early pygmy inhabitants of Rwanda who used to live in the forests and may Rwanda gorilla tour visitors. The best languages spoken in Rwanda are Kinyarwanda, French, English, and Kiswahili. There different religions in Rwanda and these with their percentages are Roman Catholic 56.5%, Protestant 26%, Adventist 11.1%, and Muslim 4.6%. The current leader of Rwanda is President Paul Kagame.

Rwanda has different cultural attractions such the Genocide Memorial Site where many innocent people were killed in 1994, Dian Fossey Tombs where Dian the primatologist used to conserve gorillas from and this has graves for gorillas and Dian Fossey, National Museum where you will find the traditional items of Rwanda, different National Parks such as Nyungwe Forest National Park, Volcanoes National Park, Akagera National Park, and so many others. Rwanda gives tourists on Rwanda safaris the opportunity to carry out gorilla trekking, chimpanzee tracking, boat cruise, birding, and so many other activities.

Rwanda Culture & History.

On all major Rwanda gorilla safaris, you will discover that Rwanda is one of the stronghold countries in Africa with a deep linguistic coherence among its people. It entirely consists of three main tribes; the Tutsis, Hutus, and the Twa but all speak the same language called Kinyarwanda. These three tribes can be identified probably basing on their physical build but they have a strong coloration in terms of values of religion and are averagely spread in the entire territory. However, they have deep political differences that are believed to have resulted in the 1994 Rwandan genocide. Rwanda’s culture is not only shaped by the settlers of the land but also the refugees in the diaspora more especially in the adjacent countries of Uganda and Congo who still draw much of their attachment to their mother country – Rwanda.

Commonly described as the land of a thousand hills as you will witness when you book Rwanda gorilla safaris, Rwanda is naturally endowed with a rolling mountainous landscape. It shares border posts with Uganda, Tanzania, Congo, and Burundi. Rising averagely from the open plains stretching from the western Tanzania border to the sharp highlands in the west along the Congo – the Nile divide continuing to slope steeply to the Lake Kivu shores with a number of volcanic highlands shaping its northwestern part, the most of the inhabitants can happily identify themselves as Rwandan.

The nation Rwanda draws her origins from the minor kingdoms that rose in the central African region over 500 years ago. Population pressure and a decrease in land availability forced the cattle keepers to push for the establishment of a centralized political system that would regulate the activities of people and create harmony among the three indigenous communities that had a different economic background. This later culminated into a strong kingdom and other semi-autonomous chiefdoms that later provided a ground for European colonization and rule.

Rwanda is one of those African countries whose cultures are still alive as many who visit Rwanda gorilla tours discover. They have the remarkable traditional Intore dance that brings people of all backgrounds to appreciate the richness of their culture – something interesting to encounter on your Rwanda gorilla safari.

Flights to Rwanda for you to use as you safari to Rwanda.

Flights in Rwanda arrive and depart from the largest Airport that is Kigali Airport

From Nairobi 5 major airlines serve the Kigali area and from Dubai 1 major airlines serve the Kigali area.

Flights from Nairobi to Kigali start at 8:35 am and the journey is 1 hour. From Dubai to Kigali the flight starts at 6:30 am and it takes 6 hours.

The closet flight to Rwanda is Gregoire Kayibanda Airport and that is in Kigali and it flies to 17 cities and a week it arranges 14 domestic flights and 469 international flights.