Rwanda - What to do

Activities to do in Rwanda

1. Gorilla Trekking

Given the opportunity to trek the endangered Mountain Gorilla, and there is no doubt to have a direct encounter with these great apes. In order to participate in a gorilla trek, viewing permits must be obtained in advance, and they are extremely limited in number, so advance booking is essential to ensure permits can be obtained. The mountain gorilla is perhaps the World’s most endangered ape, with approximately 700 animals, and they are only found in small portions of protected afro-montane forests in north-west Rwanda, south-west Uganda and the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. Gorilla trekking is tightly controlled and regulated for the safety of the visitor and importantly for the safety of the Mountain Gorillas. A maximum of 8 visitors may visit a group of habituated Gorillas on any given day; this minimizes behavioral disturbance and the risk of their exposure to human-borne diseases.

2. Chimpanzee Tracking

The Rwandan Chimpanzee population is believed to be confined to Nyungwe National Park. Throughout the rainy period, a troop of chimps regularly gets into Uwinka plus the coloured trail further, and it’s equal to you to choose whether to pay off more to track them. You will here them earlier than you see them; from someplace deep in the jungle, an excited hooting, basically a single voice at the start, and then numerous, rising in volume with momentum and pitch to a fanatical united increasing, earlier than stopping unexpectedly or fading away.

3. Sight Seeing

Rwanda has a range of exciting sites for sightseeing trips and excursions. These include Lakes and Rivers such as Kivu, beautiful undulating hills, national parks and game reserves, forests etc, We offer several sight seeing tours in Rwanda. These range from a simple guided city bus tour to escorted adventure treks.