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Impressive Gorilla Treks in Africa

Rwanda Gorilla

A travel taste of everything is offered rightly in the land of superb views, from impressive wildlife to interesting history and culture. While on a visit here, you can catch up with beautiful views, Hike Mountains, meet locals in love with their culture, view chimpanzees and also Track the Mountain Gorillas. One   of Rwanda’s prime popular tourism spot, Volcanoes National park can be found north of Kigali in Musanze village formerly known as Ruhengeri. Many travellers to the park base from several locations, Kigali Rwanda’s Capital, Uganda the pearl of Africa, Congo the magical land of beautiful volcanoes and also Gisenyi the blessed destination with the only Rwanda adorable lake –“Lake Kivu”. Travelling to experience the largest Gorilla built fully park is a great opportunity to explore the wild and the tribal culture grounds and Battle grounds of the Rwanda Genocide memorials.

Indeed the country is perfect for sole, group, honeymoon & family holidays any time of   year. Combined with other travel destinations   Kenya, and Uganda makes Africa the only exclusive adventure destinations in the whole world. Besides the countries adventure doesn’t begin the day you head out on a safari tour   but immediately as you set your foot at Kigali international airport. For a while now Rwanda has developed many new tourism products with help of the Uganda tourism board and people from all over the globe travel to discover its beauty and attractive attractions. Those who seek pleasing escapes find Rwanda the best travel destination in Africa since Gorilla tracking alone can make their travel dream come true. Also Nyungwe a home to 13 primates and a well known park for both Golden Monkey & Gorillas is a place where you will find more exciting tour activities the Canopy walk, Bird watching and rare forest walks. However for true Africa beach experience head to Lake Kivu a place for sunbathing, boat rides, chilling and relaxation. Hiking and Mountain Camping is something you shouldn’t leave out while here try Mout Karisibi & Bisoke or cross Rwanda to Congo and catch up with the Nyiragongo volcanoes hikes and Nyinamulagira.

The best times to do gorilla tracking in Rwanda are June through October and December to March during the dry season with less rains but even other months are good but expect some rain showers during day or night. if you decide t visit during the high season be prepared to pay for all your trip essentials in time, Gorilla permits, lodging, because the demand is always too high and some travellers book a year before. Sometimes you can find tour deals at last minute the lodging availability and permits if lucky during the high season though usual. Remember you need a stable vehicle either for hire or from your travel planners to move you from Kigali to the park since no public transport means is available to take you to the Gorilla headquarters the day for tracking. Therefore public transport in Rwanda to the Gorilla park is unreliable. Don’t forget your Gorilla tracking permit and valid passport on the day for tracking since they are the only legal documents you got to present for the tracking all else you might mess your trek up if you happen to forget them. Check on your Gorilla tracking check list and carry the right staff for the trek on the Gorilla tracking day. Stay close to the lodge in order to keep time and also remind your driver to pick you up a little bit early if you’re starting you Gorilla safari from Kigali in order to be on time.


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