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Attractions

Attractions

Chimpanzee tracking

Chimpanzee tracking in Rwanda is done in Nyungwe forest National Park which is located South west of Kigali capital of Rwanda.The forest is home to about 400 chimpanzees and represents one of the last intact populations in the area.In addition to several wildchimpanzees,there are currently two groups of habituated chimpanzees which are open for visitors to track.One in cyamdungo and the second one at the Uwinka section at the Mayebe point. A third group located in the northern section of the park at Gisovu is un...

Canopy Walk Nyungwe

The Canopy walk in Rwanda is found in Nyungwe National park South west of Kigali town the Capital of Rwanda.It is a 2.1Km trip found at the Uwinka visitors center in the Nyungwe forest.The canopy walkway was bulit in 2010 by the Green Heart NGO group supported by U.S.A.I.D.The walk way has a 160 Meter stretch divided in 3,sections.The first is a 45Meter stretch,followed by the longest at 90Meters and the shortest at 25meters.The highest point from the 90 Meter walk way is 70meters from ground. The canopy walk is...

Golden Monkey Tracking

Golden Monkeys are one of the most attractive yet less known primates which share habitat with the famous Mountain Gorillas in Volcanoes National Park, north of Rwanda. They are endangered species and are endemic to the Albertine Rift region, hence, other than Rwanda, the Golden Monkeys are also found in the neighboring countries of Uganda (Mgahinga Gorilla National Park) and the Democratic Republic of Congo (Virunga National Park). The Golden Monkeys live in the lower zones of the Virunga Volcano Mountains wher...

Gorilla Tracking

Gorilla tracking is done in the Volcanoes National Park North west of Rwanda about 2 hrs of drive time from kigali the main Capital.Booking a gorilla trip requires an advance arrangement of atleast 6 TO 3 months before gorilla tracking to secure a Gorilla Permit. There are very few Mountain Gorillas remaining in the world for several reasons despite several efforts by government and researchers like Dian fossey  who was an American zoologist who undertook an extensive study of gorilla groups ov...

Congo Nile Trail

The congo Nile divide trail is a spectacular multi-day trek that winds along the ridge that separates two of the world's greatest river basins,the Congo and the Nile.The Rwanda and Burundi trails tend to be mountaineous at some sections and the souhern section of the trail which is basically the east of the Albertine rift valley.This challenging hike allows you to be part of the legend of the search for the source of the White Nile,taking in the stunning views of the wild wonders along the Congo Nile trail which go...

Ibyiwacu cultural village

The Iby'Iwacu Cultural Village is found in Musanze district of Rwanda in Ruhengeri on the out skirts of the Volcanoes National Park.The cultural village offers a community walk to all visitors coupled with many activities in the region.Visitors are engaged and shown the different cultural behaviours of the Banyarwanda people. Farming activities,mock hunting,banana beer making, millet grinding on a flat shaped stone,cattle raring,potatoe growing and the traditional food preparation. The iby'iwacu village also en...

Mount Karisimbi

At 4507m Mountain Karisimbi is the highest of the eight volcanoes in the Virunga Mountain Range, and the sixth highest in Africa. It is located in Volcanoes National Park, north of Rwanda along the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo. The name “Karisimbi” is a Kinyarwanda (local dialect) term which translates as “white shell” in reference to the snow which covers the summit of the mountain during some months of the year. The mountain slopes are covered with different layers of v...

Mount Bisoke

Mountain Bisoke (3711m) is a dormant volcano situated in the north of Rwanda on the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo. It is part of a chain of lush volcanoes of the Virunga mountain range that spans three neighboring central African countries of Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Five of the eight major Virunga volcano mountains are shared on the Rwandan side in Volcanoes National Park – Rwanda’s prime tourist destination. “Bisoke” is a local term that tran...