Rwanda Safari is very interesting because you get to visit one of the smallest countries with a lot of attractions and a big history. Rwanda is located in the East and Central parts of Africa. It is called the land of a thousand hills, and its a landlocked country just as Uganda. Rwanda and Uganda are neighbors with Uganda in the north, Burundi in the south, Tanzania in the East and Congo in the West.
The capital city of Rwanda is Kigali and this city is located within the heart of the country where the business center and all entry points are located.
Rwanda country has a big number of tourist attractions, filled with the biodiversity of wildlife such as Nyungwe National park, Volcanoes National park, and Akagera National park. Other tourist attractions include Lake Kivu, National Genocide memorial site, the old palace at Nyanza Museum in Butare, Craft Village and many more to engage in Rwanda tourism sector.
On your Rwanda Safari, you will visit places like the Volcanoes National Park for Gorilla trekking where you have a chance of seeing a number of mountain Gorillas of Rwanda. The number of mountain Gorillas has increased and a permit costs $1500 per person. You will encounter over 80 mammal species including Buffaloes, Giant hog, bushbucks and many more. Visit the Dian Fossey burial site for a humble experience.
Nyungwe Forest reserve is also among the top tourist destinations when you go on a Rwanda Safari. Nyungwe Forest is a primate haven, that can be added to all your activities in Nyungwe Forest reserve. You will enjoy the famous canopy walk in Nyungwe National park of East Africa. It’s one of a kind to encounter during your Nyungwe Forest Rwanda safari. You will enjoy viewing bird species such as the clown headed Rwenzori Turaco and mammals within a wide range of plant species.
Akagera National park Rwanda offers game viewing safaris and over 800 animals such as Bushbucks, Zebras, Hippos, Giraffes, Oribis, elephants, Lions, Hyena, Leopards, and over 600 bird species, that inhabit the best for tourists.
There are a number of safari companies that offer Rwanda safari tours including Gorilla trekking experiences, wildlife and culture encounters. Always check to see whether the company belongs to a professional organization or if it’s under the umbrella of Rwanda Tour Operators Association, Africa Tour operator, Africa Travel and Travel association?
The best time to go on a Rwanda Safari is from June to August a number of tour activities are done in the dry seasons. You’re advised to carry your rain jacket because it rains every now and then. For bird lovers, December and March are the best time to enjoy a tour.
There are a number of accommodations to stay in when you go on a Rwanda Safari ranging from Budget, backpackers, luxury hotels and lodges.
A tour company will offer the best prices to where you can stay as they guide you on the best accommodation. The transport is very excellent and you will travel around safely and comfortable to all tour safari destinations.