Discover the land of thousand hills and its beauty by booking a Rwanda safari to any of the best attractions in the country. Rwanda has many attractions in every corner but your holiday program depends on your interest and holiday duration. Those with much time spend more than thirty days around the country and others only explore the country’s beauty for a few days. The beauty of Rwanda is hard to believe unless if you visit the country and explore it in depth.For years now, Rwanda tourists demand for particular tour activities that make trip planers never to miss out any step when designing Rwanda safari programs.
Rwanda is the bridge between the forest ecosystems of the Congo basin along with the great rift valleys of the east. It shares in the biological riches of both worlds, offering a concentration of biodiversity found nowhere else in Africa.
Things to See in Rwanda
There are lots of things to see in Rwanda. From the endangered mountain gorillas in Volcanoes National Park to chimpanzees in Nyungwe, there are many attractions in Africa;
The Virunga Volcanoes
The country’s natural assets include six volcanoes, twenty-three lakes and numerous rivers. The spectacular volcanoes and dense tropical forests dominate the north of the country, while there are hills and valleys, lakes and rivers, and savannah as well as tropical vegetation in the rest of the country.
The Parc National des Volcans in northern Rwanda is home to the world’s largest number of endangered mountain gorillas, who live in a protected area and can be viewed in their natural habitats at a fairly close range.
670 different bird species have been recorded in Rwanda, as have 100 orchid species in the Nyungwe Forest National Park. Akagera National Park is a savannah park with typical wildlife-lions, giraffe, elephant, hippopotamus, hyena, impala and gazelle.
There are also water bodies ideal for water sports and fishing particularly Lake Kivu in the west and Lake Muhazi in the east. Lake Kivu also offers beautiful beaches, jutting peninsulas and islands.
Other tourism products include canopy swings in Nyungwe National Park, Cave Tourism, New city tours in Huye and Rubavu, Mountain biking that offers riders just the perfect terrain to be enjoyed, Fishing in Lake Kivu, and Trekking which includes mountain Gorilla trekking that gives tourists the opportunity to observe the gorillas from a very close distance, see them rest, sleep and feed.