Rwanda Wildlife Tour

Rwanda Wildlife Tour

Rwanda Wildlife Tour

Rwanda Wildlife Tour is an experience of great nature visiting the well-stocked Akagera national park which is well endowed with different species. Akagera National Park is one of the 3 national parks that are found in the land of 1000 hills Rwanda. Other national parks include Volcanoes national park and Nyungwe Forest national park.  Rwanda which is nicknamed as a land of thousand hills is one of the smallest countries found in East Africa but its scenic beauty is over welling. Travelers who seek a unique African wildlife experience, please do not miss the Rwanda Wildlife Tour. You will enjoy lifetime wildlife experience which is accompanied by the best hospital people with diversified cultures. Rwanda is gifted with stunning rolling hills that is why it was nicknamed the land of thousand hills.

With only 3 national parks in the country but this should not make you lose the moral of visiting the country. The three national parks are inhabitants of diversified wildlife with each park habiting different animal species. The Rwandan parks is not like other countries where every park is about lions here in Rwanda each park has a different Rwanda Wildlife Tour experience. The Rwanda Wildlife Tour experience ranges from the African big five in Akagera national park to the rare Mountain Gorillas in Volcanoes. The Rwanda Wildlife Tour is a highlight of the traveler’s thirst for nature. You will enjoy a wide range of activities from game drives to the tracking of Mountain Gorillas.  Game viewing, Gorilla trekking, Chimpanzee trekking, canopy walk, waterfall hike, and others are some of the highlighted activities that can be done during your Rwanda Wildlife Tour

The Rwanda Wildlife Tour presents a great memorable Rwanda tour experience that is exclusive of the Mountain Gorillas.  The Rwanda Wildlife Tour takes you to different Rwanda’s wildlife safari parks that offer memorable Rwanda Wildlife Tour. Below are the three national parks found in Rwanda

Akagera national park: This is the only gazette park in Rwanda where guests can do game drives in. The park inhabits all the African big 5 (Lions, Elephants, Buffaloes, Leopards and Rhinos). The park presents a great open savannah grassland that habits Myriad of wildlife and different flora. Its an ideal spot to have the best game drives that takes you close to the wildlife like Elephants, Buffaloes, Lions, leopards, Rhinos, Eland, Waterbuck, Duiker, oribi, Antelope, Impala, and others. Akagera national park is located in the East of Kigali along the border of Rwanda and Tanzania. It was named after the Akagera River which is the sole source of water to the wildlife. It is only in Akagera national park where boat cruise can be done in all the national park.

Volcanoes national park: Volcanoes national park is a key for your Rwanda Wildlife Tour, Rwandan wildlife safari tour without visiting Volcanoes is more of incomplete. The park is the most famous national park not only in Rwanda but in entire Africa. It’s a home of more than half of the mountain Gorillas alongside the golden monkeys and several hikes done at the park. Volcanoes national park has 10 gorilla families that are fully habituated. 

Nyungwe forest national park: Nyungwe national park is one of the oldest national park in Rwanda habiting the oldest rain forest in Africa. This is home of chimpanzees in Rwanda, the chimpanzees are half habituated and give a true picture of the wild chimpanzees. Its located on the South Western part of Rwanda in Rusizi.

Rwanda’s wide range of attractions makes your Rwanda Wildlife Tour more exciting and enjoyful as you mix big five with primates. You only need to have enough time to enjoy the best of Rwanda Wildlife Tour. Its only Rwanda that you can spend one week and you explore all the country attractions. Our experienced tour consultants have developed great Rwanda Wildlife Tour packages based on our long-time experience. We have highlighted the key activities that the country offers. We are also flexible with tailor-made packages that fit the interest of the guests. The Rwanda Wildlife Tour packages cater for all budgets from budget safaris to luxury safaris and can be done at any time of the year. All our Rwanda Wildlife Tour packages are private safaris though we give discounts.

The Rwanda Wildlife Tour comes with a wide of activities that make your safari more experience.

Game viewing: The most famous African safari activity is Game viewing, this is the only way guests can encounter the Rwanda Wildlife Tour in the wilderness.  The game viewing activity is done only in Akagera national park. The park is endosed with a wide range of wildlife especially the African big 5 like Lions, Leopards, Buffaloes, Elephants, Rhinos. Other plain animals available at the park are Gazelles, Zebras, giraffes, waterbuck and others. Enjoy the best of the true African wilderness with your tour to Akagera national park.

Mountain Gorilla trekking: Mountain Gorilla trekking is a highlight of Rwanda Wildlife Tour. The country hosts half of the remaining mountain gorillas and the balance are shared by the other two countries those are Uganda and the Democratic republic of Congo. Gorilla trekking is a unique world experience that takes you close to meet eye to eye with the gentle eyes. The young ones are playful and the leaders which are silverbacks always lead the team. Gorilla trekking starts early in the morning with a briefing by the park rangers before your escorted into the dense bamboo forest at the slopes of Volcanoes. 

Guests are advised to book their gorilla permits in advance as the competition for the Gorilla permits are high. The Rwandan gorilla permit costs 1500$ which can be paid directly to Rwanda Development Board or through a reputable tour operator. Gorilla trekking takes from 1 to 8 hours depending on the movement of the gorillas and the gorilla family they have allocated you. Each Gorilla family is only allowed a maximum of 8 guests. The whole activity lasts for only one hour after meeting the gorillas. Gorilla trekking is a key activity in Rwanda Tours.

Rwanda Wildlife Tour
Gorilla Trekking – Rwanda Tour

Golden monkey tracking: The pride of volcanoes national park, the park where you can do more than one activity in the same park. Our Rwanda Wildlife Tour gives you the opportunity to enjoy the two different activities at the same park. Do Gorilla trekking on one day and the second day enjoy the Golden monkey swiping on the bamboo forests. The activity is interesting and you pay a different fee which is 100$ per person. 

Chimpanzee tracking: Chimpanzee trekking is done in Nyungwe forest national park. They are semi habituated and this will give you enjoy the true wild chimpanzees. The chimpanzee trekking in Nyungwe forest national park is the key activity at the park. You have to secure your Chimpanzee trekking permit in time. You can book your chimpanzee permit through RDB or directly from your tour operator who is organizing your Rwanda Tours.

Canopy walk: This is another activity that can be done in the Rwanda Tours. It is done in Nyungwe fores national park. The bridge-like suspended canopy swings o the canopy of the trees. Its 60 meters above the forest making it easy and clear to have an aerial view of the forests. Its unique activity that gives you cool breeze experience of the forest.

Other activities that can be done during your Rwanda Wildlife Tour include: Hiking to the waterfalls in Nyungwe, Hiking to Bisoke, Visit dian Fossey tomb, Cultural tours, and others. Get the best of Rwanda Tours with the best local tour operator that gives the best value for money.