Rwanda is one of the countries which has got mountain gorillas, these are found in Volcanoes national park which is located in North West of Rwanda. This park is also a home to five of the eight volcanoes of the Virunga mountains and these include; Karisimbi, Muhabura, gahinga and Bisoke. All these have helped at increasing the number of tourists who come for mountain gorilla trekking safaris to Rwanda.
This park is best known for mountain gorilla tracking safaris, since many visitors travel from outside countries to come for gorilla trips to Rwanda. There are also other mammals which are found in this park and these include; golden monkeys, buffalos, black –fronted duiker, hyena, bush buck, .elephants, bird species and many more. These animals have also attracted many Rwanda safaris.
The volcanoes are known to be a rain forest and also covered by bamboo; the canopy of the trees provides the right habitant for the mountain gorillas it’s also a park which is well known to have accommodated the late American Primatologist Dian Fossey who spent most of her time conserving and preserving the mountain gorillas. This tomb has also been visited by many tourists who come for gorilla tracking safaris to Rwanda.
Gorilla safaris can also be carried out in Bwindi impenetrable national park which is found in Uganda and also in Virunga national park in Congo, these gorillas have got unique characteristics which are liked by the visitors these include; spending most of their time feeding and sleeping, living in mountains and many more.
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Prime Uganda Safaris & Tours updates 2013