Once considered by many an add-on tour destination to Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya, Rwanda has gained a significant position as a hot tourism destination in Africa. Its main attraction is the mountain gorillas found in Parc National Des Volcans which has seen a significant increase in the number of tourists visiting the Country over the last couple of years.
Despite being a landlocked Country, it has great tourism potential with many tour attractions.
Its capital city is Kigali and is bordered by the four East African Countries of Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo. This country is known as the “Land of thousand Hills” with an average elevation of 1700m above sea level. It has the Virunga mountain ranges in northern region of the country.
This is a combined mountain gorilla tracking tour taking you to Bwindi in Uganda and Rwanda's Parc Des Volcanoes. It involves wildlife safaris in Uganda's Queen Elizabeth national park, chimpanzee tracking in Kyambura Gorge, a tour of Lake bunyonyi in Uganda as well as a few trips in Rwanda.
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Lake Kivu located on the border of Tanzania and Rwanda is great place for those interested in birding and wildlife safaris in Rwanda. This 4 days safari package involves other activities such as mountain gorilla tracking in Parc Des Volcans, boat rides, sunbathing and tour of Kigali city.
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Nyungwe is one of the few national parks in Rwanda where you are sure to find plenty of attractions from rare bird species to a great concentration of primates especially chimpanzees rivaled only by Kibale forest nantional park in Uganda. Activities of this tour include mountain gorilla trekking, chimpanzee tracking, Kigali city tour ....
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