If you want to see mountain gorillas, some of the closest relatives to humans, then choose a Rwanda holiday. There are not many more amazing wildlife experiences than sitting within a group of gorillas.
Rwanda’s Gorilla trekking in the Volcanoes National Park usually starts in the early morning. You head off in small parties to one of the known mountain gorilla groups, where the animals are used to the presence of humans. Typically most will just continue their natural interactions, whilst some might watch you with curiosity.
After a few days of Gorilla trekking, most Rwanda holidays will pass Lake Kivu, with its breath taking scenery, and head to the southwest, to Nyungwe Forest – which is hoe to chimpanzees and a wide range of other primates.
Have a look through our trip ideas and information about Rwanda and give us a call to discuss your Rwanda holiday.
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Golden Monkey Safari
| 13 days|Individual trip
This privately guided safari using a private 4WD vehicle is a grand tour of the gems of Rwanda: visits to the bustling capital city of Kigali, hiking to observe the majestic mountain gorillas of the Volcanoes National Park, admiring the glistening Lake Kivu and ... More about Golden Monkey Safari
Gorillas and Maasai Mara Safari
| 10 days|Individual trip
This exciting safari to Rwanda and Kenya combines two fantastic wildlife experiences – hiking to visit the mountain gorillas in Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda, an overnight stop in Kigali, and onwards to game viewing in the Maasai Mara in Kenya. More about Gorillas and Maasai Mara Safari
Gorillas and Serengeti Safari
| 11 days|Individual trip
This privately guided safari combines some incredible wildlife experiences - the mountain gorillas in Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda and game viewing in the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania. It also includes an overnight stop in Kigali which is ... More about Gorillas and Serengeti Safari
L'Hoest's Monkey Safari
| 8 days|Individual trip
This private guided safari is designed for primate lovers – it incorporates 2 nights in Nyungwe Forest National Park where chimpanzee tracking is a huge attraction and which also gives you the chance to see L'Hoest's monkey, Ruwenzori colobus monkey, grey-cheeked ... More about L'Hoest's Monkey Safari
Mona Monkey Safari
| 10 days|Individual trip
This privately guided tour of Rwanda takes in all the main highlights the country has to offer…starting in the colourful capital city, Kigali, before continuing to the Volcanoes National Park where you'll visit the habituated mountain gorillas. Move on for a bit ... More about Mona Monkey Safari
Mountain Gorilla Safari
| 5 days|Individual trip
A short 4 night in country safari, led by a private guide using a private 4WD vehicle, focusing purely on the stunning Volcanoes National Park, tracking the agile golden monkeys and spending two mornings tracking the famous mountain gorillas (more than half of ... More about Mountain Gorilla Safari
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