This is the perfect one week adventure visiting both Rwanda and Uganda. After 2 nights at Lake Kivu we head to the Volcanoes National Park to visit a troop of Golden Monkeys. Hereafter we cross the border to Uganda where we will spend 3 nights at the beautiful Lake Mutanda which will include a day […]
Rwanda has long been seen as the premiere destination for gorilla tracking, but today more than ever there are dozens of reasons to extend your stay, starting with the 13 species of primates and East Africa’s only canopy walk, all to be found in the dense rainforests of Nyungwe Forest National Park. Still, it’s hardly a surprise that Rwanda developed its reputation for Gorillas. Experts estimate that there are only 780 mountain gorillas still in existence anywhere on earth, and one third of these majestic creatures can be found in Volcanoes National Park alone. With the recent re-introduction of lions to Akagera National Park in the east, Rwanda has truly come into its own as a full-fledged safari destination, and to top it all off, it’s not even a day’s drive between each of these world-class attractions.