A safari to Rwanda will always aim at taking a glance at the incredible mountain gorilla, scenic landscape of Volcanoes National Park home to more than 280 habituated mountain gorillas is one of the best places in the world for gorilla trekking.
No matter how many times you picture coming face to face with the majestic silver back, nothing can prepare you for the feeling of both terror and wonder as its hazel eyes stare straight at you; the hairs standing up on the back of your neck as it permits you to enter its territory.
Rwanda is not only a home to the mountain gorillas but also other wildlife like the forest elephants, kobs, zebras, hippos, giraffes in the Akagera National park east of Rwanda, plus chimpanzees, colobus monkeys and birdlife, can be found in the dense rainforests of Nyungwe National Park, rich in flora and fauna and with spellbinding views.
When you opt for Self drive in Rwanda then take time to visit the southern part of Rwanda where you will visit the Nyungwe forest that hosts thousands of primates and is said to hold the biggest number in the central Africa region. Besides Rwanda’s tropical rainforests, are green terraced hills, freshwater Lake Kivu has a secluded inland beach and pretty towns lining its shores. Rwanda is home to interesting cities, too. Cultural Butare hosts the former King’s Palace and several museums, whilst a visit to Kigali offers a chilling reminder of Rwanda’s troubled past with historical sites including the Genocide Memorial Site.