Known as the land of 1,000 hills, Rwanda has made a remarkable recovery from the outrages in 1994. In the valleys are great sweeping tea plantations, rice fields and coffee groves.The country is now leading the way in using tourism for sustainable development and conservation. The bamboo and mid-altitude forests of the Volcanoes National Park in the north are home to the rare mountain gorilla and the high-altitude Nyungwe Forest in the south, one of the largest remaining rainforests in Africa, is home to 13 primates, including chimpanzees and colobus monkeys, rare orchids and nearly 300 different species of bird.
Mountains and rainforest are the last remaining sanctuaries of the primates and wild animals. You will find several options for hiking and trekking, with spectacular views over the magnificent National Parks.
The rare mountain gorillas are keeping their paradise in the rainforest of the Virunga Volcanoes, wish to meet them?
This week-long program tours you round Uganda and Rwanda in luxurious comfort. Travelling between two eco-luxury lodges you will also experience a variety of African primate safari activities and wildlife-spotting opportunities, including gorilla and chimpanzee tracking, boat cruise, community encounters.