Rwanda, land of a thousand hills
Rwanda is also known as the Switzerland of Africa. A small country with a truly amazing nature. Mountains, volcanoes and tropical rainforests characterize this country. But the turbulent history is also important in this country. Due to the genocide that raged in 1993/1994, the population consists out of a relatively young people who are very friendly and hospitable. Rwanda is a very clean and well-organized country and mainly known for the mountain gorilla but, this small country has so much more to offer!
Highlights of Rwanda
• Face-to-face encounter with the mountain gorilla
• Boat ride on Lake Kivu
• Canopy walk in Nyungwe Forest National Park
• City tour though Kigali and surrounding areas
• Chimpanzee tracking
• Beautiful volcanic Virunga Mountains
• Spot the Big 5 in Akagara National Park
• Golden monkey tracking
Activities in Rwanda
Are you a lover of primates? Rwanda is the ultimate destination for you! Besides the chimpanzees and the famous mountain gorillas found in the country, there are many more primates in the tropical rainforests. Like the black and white Angolan colobus monkey, the endangered golden monkey, gray-cheeked mangabeys, crowned monkey and the red-tailed monkey. A real primate paradise!