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Gorilla tracking and Golden monkeys in Rwanda

Rwanda Safaris & Gorilla Trekking Holidays

Rwanda is a tiny east-central African country, famous for the sanctuary that the Virunga Mountains provide to the endangered Mountain gorillas. You can track these magnificent primates on foot in Volcanoes National Park. Gorilla permits are limited so advance booking is always recommended.
 
Known as the land of a thousand hills, Rwanda is a lush, green and undulating country terraced with tea plantations and, despite its size, it is home to a third of all Africa’s bird species. Lake Kivu is a magnificent Rift Valley lake in the west of the country, and in the south Nyungwe National Park is home to a host of mammals including 13 primate species and many birds, butterflies and orchids.
 
We offer a range of Rwanda safaris & gorilla trekking holidays, all of which can be tailor made to meet your requirements. Call us on 01582 766122 or email us for wonderful ideas on gorilla trekking in Rwanda.
 
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Volcanoes National Park is the most accessible place to see Mountain gorillas, as the park is only a two-hour drive from the capital of Kigali. This park in the majestic Virunga Mountains was created with the express aim of protecting these critically endangered primates. Comprising a chain of mostly extinct volcanoes covered by rainforest, the park runs along the border with Uganda and the DRC.
 
The survival of Rwanda’s Mountain gorillas was ensured by the heroic work of Dian Fossey, a researcher who dedicated her life to these magnificent creatures and is buried at her research centre. The gorillas are located within a relatively small area where they can be tracked on foot. You need to be reasonably fit as you may need to walk two to four hours to find them.
 
Coming face to face with a gorilla troop, presided over by the dominant Silverback male, is without doubt one of the most moving wildlife experiences of all time, and tourism directly contributes to their survival. You must be over 16 and it’s important not to trek if you have a cold or other infectious illness, as the gorillas have little immunity to human germs. Make sure you wear long trousers, gloves and sturdy shoes, and don’t forget your camera, although we advise that you spend most of your time simply taking in this magical experience.
 
Nyungwe National Park in the far south of the country, is Africa’s largest protected mountain rainforest, and hosts one of the continent’s greatest concentrations of wild chimpanzee, as well as a dozen other noisy and acrobatic primates such as Ruwenzori colobus, Grey-cheeked mangaby and L’hotse’s monkey. For birders there are endemic regional species such as Handsome francolin and Rwenzori turaco. It’s well worth adding Nyungwe to your gorilla itinerary.
 
On Rwanda’s western side, Lake Kivu is one of a string of huge freshwater lakes that lie along Africa’s Great Rift Valley. The lakeshore is bustling with activity and here you can try local delicacies, relax on the beach, visit the hot springs or take boat trips to the nearby islands. Above Lake Kivu you can visit Kibuye’s genocide memorial church, with its brightly coloured stained-glass windows which, despite a tragic history, is now a place for peaceful contemplation.
Serengeti Flying Safari + Gorillas of Rwanda
TVB7J
6 NIGHTS
FROM £3,995
International flights quoted separately
A once in a lifetime opportunity to not only experience the Big Five on a fly-in safari in incredible Tanzania, but also track endangered mountain gorillas. Trek through the tropial rainforests of Rwanda to see these magnificent primates. Light aircraft flight, all game drives, transfers, gorilla & golden monkey permits included.
Gorilla Tracking Safari Serengeti Tanzania Holiday Vacation
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Arusha
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Serengeti Migration
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Lions
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Elephants
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Rhino
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Buffalo
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Kigali
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Mountain Gorillas
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Golden Monkeys
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Volcanoes National Park
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Arusha
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Serengeti Migration
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Lions
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Elephants
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Rhino
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Buffalo
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Kigali
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Mountain Gorillas
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Golden Monkeys
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Volcanoes National Park
Beautiful Rwanda: Nyungwe + Lake Kivu + Gorillas
UPW9K
9 NIGHTS
FROM £4,995
International flights quoted separately
Explore the rainforests, lakes & mountains of Rwanda in depth, with your own private guide. Travel to the pristine forests of Nyungwe to see chimps & white colobus monkeys in their natural habitat & a vast array of tropical bird life. Relax on the shores of Lake Kivu, before tracking endangered mountain gorillas on foot in Volcano National Park. English speaking guide, transfers, gorilla & chimp permits included.
Mountain Gorillas Rwanda Lake Kivu Nyungwe Rainforest Birds
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Kigali
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Nyungwe Rainforest
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Colobus Monkeys
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Chimpanzees
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Olive Baboons
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Bird Watching
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Volcanoes Park
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Gorilla Tracking
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Golden Monkeys
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Lake Kivu
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Kigali
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Nyungwe Rainforest
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Colobus Monkeys
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Chimpanzees
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Olive Baboons
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Bird Watching
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Volcanoes Park
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Gorilla Tracking
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Golden Monkeys
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Lake Kivu
Gorillas in the Mist - with Kenya Safari
KVR10N
10 NIGHTS
FROM £5,495
International flights quoted separately
This luxury fly-in holiday combines a Big Five safari in the vast plains of the Masai Mara with the incredible opportunity of tracking the severely endangered mountain gorillas in the tropical rainforests of Volcanoes National Park. The relax on the shores of eautiful Lake Kivu. All light aircraft flights, game drives, park fees & gorilla permits included. Early booking recommended as gorilla permits are limited.
Gorilla Safaris Rwanda Gorillas Masai Mara Safari Holiday Vacation
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Nairobi
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Masai Mara Game Reserve asai Mara
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Lions
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Elephants
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Big-5 Game Drives
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Kigali
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Volcanoes National Park
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Silverback Gorillas
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Pristine Rain Forests
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Golden Monkeys
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Nairobi
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Masai Mara Game Reserve asai Mara
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Lions
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Elephants
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Big-5 Game Drives
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Kigali
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Volcanoes National Park
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Silverback Gorillas
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Pristine Rain Forests
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Golden Monkeys
Primate Safari: Uganda + Rwanda
UPR11K
11 NIGHTS
FROM £6,295
International flights quoted separately
View over 10 different primate species on this magnificent private safari that travels through Uganda & Rwanda. Track chimpanzees on foot in Kibale rainforest, view the river-based wildlife of Queen Elizabeth Park & trek to see endangered mountain gorillas in both Bwindi Impenetrable Forest & Volcanoes National Park. English speaking guide, all game viewing & wildlife permits included.
Primate Safari Uganda Rwanda Photo Gorilla Chimps Chimpanzees
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Entebbe
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Ngama Island Chimp Sanctuary
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Kibale Rainforest
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Chimp Tracking
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Queen Elizabeth National Park
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Boat Ride on Kazinga Channel
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Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
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Gorilla Trekking
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Volcanoes National Park
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Golden Monkeys
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Entebbe
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Ngama Island Chimp Sanctuary
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Kibale Rainforest
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Chimp Tracking
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Queen Elizabeth National Park
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Boat Ride on Kazinga Channel
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Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
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Gorilla Trekking
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Volcanoes National Park
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Golden Monkeys
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