Rwanda is often affectionately called the ‘Land of a Thousand Hills’. In this absolutely charming little country, visitors can explore a spectrum of habitats and eco – types that range from the dramatic Virunga volcanoes to the quintessentially African savannah, light woodland and plains of Akagera National Park.
There is also the impressive and very beautiful Nyungwe Forest National Park, which protects the largest remaining swathe of tropical montane forest in East and Central Africa. Scenic, high-altitude Lake Kivu is one of the 20 deepest Lakes in the world.
Among Rwanda’s many other scenic highlights are pretty Lakes such as Burera, Ruhondo, and Karago, which are ringed by steep hills; there are many waterfalls, and in often intensively cultivated rural areas, villages punctuate the farmlands, with the stunning Virunga’s providing a breathtaking backdrop.
Rwanda’s is main visit place is the Volcanoes National Park located in the Northwest of Rwanda. It is a home to the famous primates known as mountain gorillas and the rare golden monkeys. The park is one of the Africa’s oldest park and famous for primate viewing.
Therefore, for all travelers plan to visit Rwanda think of the Volcanoes National Park where gorilla tours are mainly experienced on all level of stay. Previously, the destination has been pulling in so many mid-range and budget travelers but today, Rwanda turning into a luxury destination the park receives so many luxury travelers and they always experience the park in the newly established luxury lodges and camps.
Among the new established international and local luxury lodges and camps include the Singita Kwitonda Lodge and Kataza House, One & Only Gorilla’s Nest Lodge a sister lodge to Nyungwe House in the Nyungwe Forest National Park and all managed by the One & Only Resorts Rwanda, Bisate Lodge managed by the wilderness safaris and then it is much easy to combine Rwanda gorilla and wildlife safari in Akagera Park and stay in the sister exclusive camp with nice hospitality services and none other than the Magashi Camp.
Well, for travelers interested in deluxe luxury safaris in Rwanda we have other class of lodges to stay and you will leave the destination with extraordinary memories and among the lodges include the Sabyinyo Silver Back Lodge, Virunga Lodge, Bishop’s House, Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel among others.
It also harbors some of the active and dormant volcanoes that are part of the Virunga Mountain chain of Uganda, Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo.
Gorilla trekking experiences in the Volcanoes National Park offers an equally memorable experience and is just as challenging. If you have opted not to trek today, take a hike to Dian Fossey’s grave or enjoy forest walk with golden monkeys.
Nyungwe Forest National Park is one of the oldest rain forests in Africa and a home to the amazing primates called the chimpanzees. Nyungwe is rich in biodiversity and spectacularly beautiful worth for you film production while in Africa, Rwanda.
There are a population of chimpanzees as well as 12 other species of primate, including the L’Hoest’s monkey endemic to the Albertine Rift. There are two chimpanzee communities habituated for visitors and more crew members are allowed to go in the forest rather than the strict gorilla number.
While Rwanda is still known for a bloody civil war – the ‘genocide’ – that lasted 3 months in 1994, the country has since returned to near normality; it is a peaceful place where the democratic government promotes harmony and a tangible optimism. Today, Rwandese are keen to share with the world what happened in 1994, so as to prevent it from ever happening again.
Today’s Rwanda is regarded as a fine adventure and eco – tourism destination, with its capital, Kigali, being one of the most advanced hi-tech, cleanest, and orderly of African cities.