A visit to Rwanda or Uganda offers an epic and unforgettable adventure in their national parks, lakes and forests. Enjoying a pleasant tropical climate, they are the only two countries in the world where it is possible to track mountain gorillas, as well to encounter rare and endangered primate species. Rwanda and Uganda have a range of excellent accommodation options that offer activities to make your experience even more memorable. Booking the gorilla trekking in advance is essential due to the limited daily number of visitors.
Queen Elizabeth Park
If you are in search of wildlife such as the Big 5 and endemic climbing tree lions, Queen Elizabeth Park is a must-see destination. It offers diverse landscapes, including game drives, nature walks and boat cruises.
Impenetrable National Park of Bwindi
Africa’s most unique experience – gorilla and chimpanzee trekking are considered life changing experiences. Being so close to these incredible creatures will change your perception of how we connect with nature. The Impenetrable National Park of Bwindi is where you will be able to encounter the gorillas, as well as other primates.
Go trekking for chimpanzees in the Kibale Forest, home to Africa’s most diverse range of primates, as well as other wildlife
Murchison Falls National Park
Murchison Falls National Park is a must-see destination, the largest and most visited park in the country. Witness the majestic Murchison Falls and and explore its diverse wildlife on 4×4 and boat safaris.
Volcanoes National Park
Volcanoes National Park is home to a population of approximately 400 gorillas, half of the world’s population. It offers the best opportunity to see the gorillas in their natural habitat. The forest also houses many other species, including monkeys, hyena and elephant.
Nyungwe National Park
In Nyungwe National Park, you will be able to encounter chimpanzees in one of Africa’s oldest forests. Other species of primates such as colobus, golden monkey, owl-faced monkey and vervet monkey can also be seen.
Relax by Lake Kivu, Rwanda’s largest. Its sandy beaches offer visitors the chance to enjoy many activities such as boat cruises, swimming and water sports. A perfect and peaceful way to end your trekking adventure.
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