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Why Rwanda

Visiting Rwanda, “the land of a thousand hills,” is one of the great wildlife adventures on the planet. The star attraction is the highly endangered mountain gorilla. An encounter with a silver-back gorilla can be a hair-raising experience and one you will never forget! The welcoming people, lush landscapes and other wildlife attractions make it an ideal addition to any African safari.

Rwanda is mountainous, green and lush, and home to over 670 birds, a variety of primates and 100 orchid species – a paradise for bird watchers, conservationists and botanists alike. The majority of tourism is focused on a visit to the Parc National des Volcans in the north.

Quick Info

Accommodations: Comfortable city hotels, safari camps are small and cozy, though not luxurious, with a focus on respecting the delicate environment.

Gameviewing: Trekking to view gorillas, hikes to view chimpanzees.

Getting Around: Minivans and 4×4 safari vehicles.

Other Attractions: Chimpanzees, golden monkeys and a variety of orchids and unusual birds can be found in the wetland and savannah of Akagera National Park.


HI/LoF Rainfall
JAN 80/65 3.68"
FEB 81/66 2.83"
MAR 80/66 7.46"
APR 79/66 10.27"
JUN 78/65 4.56"
JUL 77/64 3"
AUG 78/64 2.83"
SEP 80/64 3"
OCT 80/65 5.23"
NOV 80/65 6.48"
DEC 80/65 4.91"

Rwanda Tours

Add-on $6,850

Rwanda in the Mist

5 days from $6,850 per person





Follow in the footsteps of late activist Dian Fossey and observe the “Gorillas in the Mist” on this extraordinary journey into Rwanda’s Virunga Mountains and Parc National des Volcans.

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Add-on $24,895

Discover Rwanda

11 days from $24,895 per person




Come on an adventure in the land of a thousand hills. Rwanda’s friendly people will welcome you as you explore the open plains, woodlands and lakes of Akagera National Park before continuing your safari to track wild chimpanzees in Nyungwe National Park and the mountain gorillas of Volcanoes National Park.

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Add-on $25,695

Ultimate Tanzania and Rwanda

13 days from $25,695 per person

Rwanda Tanzania




This journey has all the ingredients required to create a safari masterpiece. Unparalleled service at intimate properties, pristine locations devoted to preserving Africa’s wildlife, photographic opportunities galore, all perfectly paced and ready to be enjoyed.

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