The highlights of Rwanda are always a secret unless or until you unfold them personally. You might have heard about the famous Gorilla trekking at Rwanda but you might not have heard about the vervet monkeys and the history of the city from the mouth of the survivors? Explore all this on your next trip, a tour to Rwanda.
Day 1: Entering Kigali - a hotel with a scented history
Day 2: Spending a day with the survivors of the city
Day 3: Exploring the land of the Nyanza kings
Day 4: Have a captivating Chimpanzee trekking at Nyungwe Forest National Park
Day 5: Experience the thrills of Gorillas at Volcanoes National Park
Located in the heart of the city, Kigali is a hotel which has a deep and scented history. It has been glamorized in a movie and book about the genocide and hence deserves to be your first priority to stay when on a Rwanda tour. So, land to the Kigali hotel while touring the city and stay glamorized during your stay.
There’s nothing better than listening to the survival stories of the city from the mouth of survivors. Spend your second day exploring the city and interacting with the real survivors who were lucky enough to survive the disaster. Listen up the haunting tales, stories of destruction, the brutality, and the silence of the world. Visit the memorials and see real human bones stacked, rags hanging from rafters, blood stains on the walls, and battered skulls that show the method of murder. The day second of your tour will add some solid chunks to your brain and make you aware of the devastating history of Rwanda.
On day 3, start your journey from Butare to Nyungwe Forest National Park. Know about the land of the Nyanza kings and get amazed by its beauty. Butare is the old-world Rwandan capital, wherein you will get to know about its incredible past through the Rwanda Ethnographic Museum. It is halfway to the Nyungwe Forest National Park and is full of magnificent past insights. While spending an afternoon at Butare, you will be aware of the incredible history of the city.
Nyungwe Forest National Park is a home to Baboons, red-tailed monkeys, and L’Hoest’s monkeys and hence make it a beautiful place to visit on a Rwanda tour. You can spend your entire day at Nyungwe Forest National Park for a captivating Chimpanzee trekking and capture some incredible wildlife memories to be cherished for the rest of your life. At the beginning of the trek, you might feel everything running smoothly and quietly but as you will proceed, you will get to see baboons climbing, walking, and even playing with their families. While exploring baboons, in no time, you will notice hundreds of vervet monkeys in a troop coming your way. Though harmless, they will be desperate to steal any food you may have in your hands.
Get to see the colorful and the playful golden monkeys on the last day of your Rwanda tour. Visit the Volcanoes National Park and experience the thrills of Gorillas. On your trip, you will be seeing blue-faced gorillas who are used to human faces and hence won’t cause any harm to you. At first, they may stare at you and they will look for some food you may have in your hand. In either case, they won’t be causing any harm to you as long as you are behaving right to them. Spend your last day in Rwanda in exploring the world’s most endangered species and get amazed by their presence.
Rwanda is a great place to spot Gorillas and golden monkeys. If Gorilla trekking is what you are looking for, Rwanda should be your next safari destination. Hope this itinerary on Rwanda safari help you.
The Gorilla Trekking Safari prices are based on the type of services you avail. Basic services including travel expenses, accommodation, and food will be included in your package but services like game driving, sightseeing, entry tickets to the park, etc will be charged separately. To know more about the price, inquire for a custom quote.
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