Best Places to Adventure in East Africa

5 Days Murchison Falls Delta Cruise & Chimpanzee Tour

Best Places to Adventure in East Africa : East Africa is a great place to explore with its diverse landscapes, cultures and wildlife. Here are some of the best places to adventure in East Africa: Rwanda is one of the most beautiful countries in Africa and has some of the best nature trails to trek. Mountain gorillas can be found in the Volcanoes National Park and the Gishwati Forest Reserve is home to other primates and birdlife. Lake Kivu is …

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Top 8 Uganda Luxury Lodges

Top 8 Uganda Luxury Lodges: Uganda, commonly referred to as the ‘Pearl of Africa’, is one of the continent’s most underappreciated safari spots. It is most renowned for its mountain gorillas, which may be monitored in the national parks of Bwindi Impenetrable and Mgahinga Gorilla. Less well-known is the fact that Uganda’s bio-diverse network of parks also provides superb chimp trekking and a good chance of seeing all five of the Big Five. Other attractions include some of Africa’s most …

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Best Time to go for an African Safari

Best Time to go for an African Safari : There are many reasons to travel to Africa, and one of the best times to visit is during the dry season, between November and March. The climate is temperate and the landscape is lush and green. During the dry season, there is plenty of wildlife to see, particularly during game drives in the national parks. It is also the best time for bush walks and hiking in remote areas. However, during …

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6 Amazing waterfalls in Rwanda

6 Amazing waterfalls in Rwanda : There are more than 350 waterfalls in Rwanda, a country with an area of only 12,000 square kilometers. Waterfalls are one of the natural wonders of the world and are a valuable source of water that can be used for human consumption and other agricultural purposes. Although they can be found in many different parts of the world, the most beautiful ones are in Rwanda and are worth viewing by anyone who enjoys learning …

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The Tale of Lions in Rwanda

The Tale of Lions in Rwanda  : Rwanda is one of the most dynamic tourist sites in the world and it’s clearly a wonderful country on the African continent. a must-stop for the big five lovers on Rwanda Safari tours. And perhaps Rwanda’s most popular story is the tale of lions in  Akagera national  park. For a long time, Rwanda has not had the “king the jungle” as part of her wild life population. These great creatures saw a tragic …

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Rwanda’s Mega Mammals

Rwanda’s Mega Mammals : The hippo and the rhino are two of the biggest terrestrial mammals. They share numerous significant attributes yet in addition vary in important ways. It is conceivable that these two huge creatures would confront each other in the wild, yet they commonly don’t associate themselves. In the event that they got into a battle, there are a few elements to consider who is probably going to win. Hippos are more forceful and are accustomed to battling …

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Watchlist for a Birder Touring Rwanda National Park

Watchlist for a Birder Touring Rwanda National Park :  Birdwatching is rewarding everywhere in the country, and a well-planned two-week itinerary is likely to result in a trip list of 300-plus species. Nyungwe National Park is a tropical montane rainforest that is home to 322 bird species as well as 13 species of primate and numerous endemic plant species. So far 29 are bird species have been found here. The star attraction is undoubtedly the Red-collared Babbler and Rwanda is the only …

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Map of Uganda

Map of Uganda : For a number of travellers interested in having an amazing African safaris, you will get to visit a number of rewarding destinations in the country. The country is also known as the pearl of Africa because of a number of rewarding attractions that can be seen when you visit the different destinations. It should be noted that the national parks in Uganda are the most famous destinations which are scattered in a number of districts all …

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Facts About Rhinos in Rwanda

Facts About Rhinos in Rwanda  : In Rwanda, rhinos are only found in Akagera National Park, northeast of the country. Previously known to be extinct in Africa, southern white rhinos flourish in safeguarded safe havens and are sorted as close compromised, as per the World Wildlife Fund. Rwanda is a new land for an old species. On 27th November 2021, 30 white rhinos were translocated to Akagera National Park in Rwanda from a private game reserve in South Africa. This …

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Rwanda Wildlife Safaris

6 Days Virunga & Volcanoes Gorilla Trekking safari

Rwanda Wildlife Safaris : Akagera National Park, Rwanda’s sole wildlife park is named after the Kagera River that passes through it. Akagera National Park is one of the highlights of a wildlife safari in Rwanda. Visitors arriving at Kigali International Airport for tourism usually intend to go on a mountain gorilla safari, but combining a primate safari in Rwanda with a visit to the savannah park is an unrivalled experience. The savannah park has a shrub region, high terrain, and …

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Rhinos Thriving in Rwanda

Rhinos Thriving in Rwanda : The rhinoceros is one of the world’s most prehistoric creatures, they are literally living dinosaurs. Their existence on this planet supersedes most of the earth’s wildlife. The rhinoceros family diverged from the tapir family some 55-60 million years ago.  These African armored iconic giants are teetering on the edge of extinction mainly due to poaching an encroachment of their natural habitat. There are five rhino species in the world and two of these are African …

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Rwanda’s Most Endangered Mammals

What to expect on a gorilla trekking in Rwanda

Rwanda’s Most Endangered Mammals : An endangered species is a type of organism that is threatened by extinction.  Among these species are mammals that are in a serious state of vulnerability that could result into extinction if we do not work towards their protection. Africa is home to thousands of species, some of which are facing chances of extinction to thrill while on Rwanda wildlife Safaris. BLACK RHINOCEROS The scientific name of this critically endangered mammal is Diceros bicornis, one …

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Tourism in Rwanda During High Season

Tourism in Rwanda During High Season : Rwanda is a great destination with varying tourist attractions and if you are planning to have a trip to the land of a thousand hills, then you are in for a good time. Rwanda is a utopia for primates, especially the famous Rwanda gorilla family groups. However, for certain activities, you may want to wait for a particular time or season of the year when it is opportune to partake in these activities …

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Nkuringo sector of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Nkuringo sector of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park : Do you still remember the childhood kind of places you wanted and dreamt to visit Bwindi Impenetrable National Park has the capability to fulfill those childhood travel dreams Visit Bwindi and track gorillas in the Nkuringo sector. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Uganda is a thick, well-endowed and most visited destination for gorilla tracking in Uganda. Mountain gorillas trekking remains unrivalled as far as filling your soul with beautiful memories and experiences is …

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Chimpanzee trekking permit in Rwanda

Chimpanzee trekking permit in Rwanda : Chimpanzee trekking in Rwanda is among the memorable experiences that you should not miss out on during your primate safaris in Rwanda. it should be noted that chimpanzee trekking in Rwanda is carried out in Nyungwe National Park a park famous for housing over 1000 chimpanzees in Rwanda. for travellers interested in chimpanzee trekking, you will get the opportunity to observe the habituated troops in either cyamudongo forest or Nyungwe forest that you can …

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Hiking Tours and Guided Nature Walks in Bwindi Impenetrable N.P

Hiking Tours and Guided Nature Walks in Bwindi Impenetrable N.P : Aside from gorilla trekking, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park provides another intriguing activity: hiking/nature walks, which allow travelers to see numerous sights in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The hike usually begins in the north and ends in the south of Bwindi. You can remain overnight and then proceed the next day to Lake Mutanda, where you can paddle across in a wooden dugout to Kisoro. Lake Mutanda also offers boat …

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How to prepare for a Uganda Safari

How to prepare for a Uganda Safari : Travellers interested in visiting Uganda are in for a treat participating in a number of safaris in the country which will give you the opportunity to take part in a number of safaris like the primate safaris which will give you access to a number of primate species like the mountain gorillas in Africa that can be seen in Bwindi impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga National Park as you participate in gorilla …

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Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi National Park Vs Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi National Park Vs Mgahinga Gorilla National Park: One of the most exciting wildlife encounters is gorilla trekking. This popular activity among primate enthusiasts is only available in four national parks: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda, Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda, and Mgahinga Gorilla Park in Uganda. Uganda is unique in that it is home to half of the world’s remaining mountain gorilla population in two …

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September 2022 Kwita Izina Gorilla Naming Ceremony in Rwanda

September 2022 Kwita Izina Gorilla Naming Ceremony in Rwanda: Prepare to witness one of the world’s most significant natural festivities and meet Rwanda’s new-born baby gorillas. The 18th Kwita Izina gorilla naming ceremony in Rwanda will be held on Friday, 2nd September 2022. The event will be held with the aim of celebrating the country’s dedication towards sustainable and responsible tourism, Rwanda Gorilla Tours. Kwita Izina is based on a centuries-old Rwandan ritual in which children are named in the …

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Map of Murchison Falls National Park

Map of Murchison Falls National Park : Murchison falls national park is the largest national park that has over 69 mammal species, over 350 bird species and a number of landforms like the powerful falls in the world, different vegetation zones that make the park one of the different national parks in Uganda that you should not miss out on your Uganda wildlife safaris.  for travellers interested in visiting in the park you can either access the park by road …

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Things to do in Lake Mburo National Park

Things to do in Lake Mburo National Park : Lake Mburo national park is among the national parks that you should not miss out if you’re interested in the Uganda wildlife safaris in the park. The park is famous for its herbivores that can be watched when you visit the park, however once you visit the park you will get to watch that there are a number of rewarding attractions from over 350 bird species, the water sources which a …

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August 2022 Covid 19 Updates For Travelers in Rwanda

August 2022 Covid 19 updates for travelers in Rwanda: According to the latest August 2022 Covid 19 updates in Rwanda, tourists arriving or departing Rwanda no longer need to present a negative Covid test. However, all the respective national parks in the country still require a Covid 19 Test. Visitors can take a PCR or Rapid test depending which activity you will be doing during your visit to the park. Despite the Corona virus epidemic in 2019, Rwanda continues to …

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How you can spend your day in Kigali

Kigali City on 15 days Lockdown

How you can spend your day in Kigali: Though Kigali city in Rwanda   deserves much more than 24 hours, this travel guide will take you through the highlights of Rwanda’s city. Eat brochettes, see modern Rwandan art, and traverse the cleanest streets in East Africa. Visit Kimironko Market Begin your day by bartering for avocados, Kitenge cloth, and baskets in the tight passageways of Kimironko market. Begin on the market’s right side, at the bright fabric stalls, and marvel at …

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Kyambura gorge

The Kyambura gorge in Queen Elizabeth National Park is a wildlife wonder. The place is encased with jagged rocks, running water streams, numerous tree species that form a green canopy in the gorge and unique pieces that make the beauty of this gorge just off the shelves. The gorge is located in the north eastern part of Queen Elizabeth National Park. This gorge is popularly known as a buffer zone between the park and encroachers hence it protects the animals …

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Rwanda Bird List

Rwanda Bird List  : Rwanda – the land of a thousand hills is a great Rwanda tour destination found in the East African region, though Rwanda is famously known for mountain gorillas, it is also a fascinating birding site boasting over 707 confirmed species of birds including 2 species of globally threatened species, 2 introduced species and 29 Albertine Rift endemics, Rwanda Bird List . Bird species recorded in Rwanda include common species, very scarce species, breeding resident species, and …

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Touring Kimironko Market in Kigali-Rwanda

Touring Kimironko Market in Kigali-Rwanda: Rwanda, like the rest of East Africa, is known for its vibrant, colourful, and unusual marketplaces. Kimironko Market, in Kigali’s Kimironko area, is the busiest market in town. Locals from all over the city come here to stock up on fruit, vegetables, fabric, clothing, shoes, and general household necessities. Vendors sell produce from Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, while locals from all over the Kigali city shop here for fruit, …

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Travel Tips for Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda

Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park

Travel Tips for Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda : While choosing to participate in gorilla trekking in Rwanda, there a number of tips that you should consider before and during your participation in the activity this is because of the nature of the activity and the different rules and regulations that you should follow during your gorilla trekking experience in Rwanda. Gorilla trekking in Rwanda is carried out in volcanoes national park the park that is home to half of the …

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Tourism in Rwanda

Virunga Mountains Hike

Tourism in Rwanda: Rwandan tourism is substantially developed, with numerous luxury resorts in game areas. The government has gone to considerable efforts to promote its tourism assets. Most people on a safari in Rwanda, however, are drawn by the potential of seeing mountain gorillas in the Volcanoes national park. The park became famous as a result of research activities that culminated in the film “Gorillas in the Mist.” The park itself is a lush green area teeming with birds, butterflies, …

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Ellen DeGeneres Campus of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund in Rwanda

Ellen DeGeneres Campus of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund in Rwanda: The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund’s actual name is The Ellen DeGeneres Campus, and was opened in February 2022. The Ellen Fund was established to assist in the establishment of a permanent home for the Dian Fossey Fund. The Fossey Fund has been working for 55 years to help protect wild gorilla populations and to support the people who share the forest with gorillas. Dian Fossey set up two tents …

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Combine a Coffee Tour with Chimpanzee Trekking in Nyungwe Forest National Park

Combine a Coffee Tour with Chimpanzee Trekking in Nyungwe : Coffee tours in Rwanda are perfect for guests visiting the country to include in their safari itinerary since the crop to cup experience gives them with a lovely sensation and one-of-a-kind memories to take back home. Tourists travel to Rwanda to find some of the finest coffee that can only be found in the country of a thousand hills, and while on this trip, you will see the entire process …

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Rwanda After the Genocide

Rwanda After the Genocide : When one thinks of Rwanda they connect it to the Rwanda genocide, it is associated to the 1994 Rwanda genocide which will give you the chance to understand a number of rewarding safaris in the park. the 1994 Rwanda genocide, was quite a devastating time in the country where a number of Rwandans lost their lives. The Rwanda genocide focused mainly on the hutus and the tutsis however the batwa another tribe although not as …

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Trekking Mountain Gorillas in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

Trekking Mountain Gorillas in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park : Mgahinga Gorilla National Park’s gorilla safaris in Uganda are the most popular primate tours in the park and the country as a whole. It is well knowledge that gorilla excursions, or gorilla safaris, are among the top foreign exchange generating tourist activities in Uganda. The majority of the country’s tour operator firms cannot overlook having gorilla trekking trips in their tour/safari packages that they provide to diverse clients/travellers. Mgahinga National Park, located …

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Rules and Regulations for Chimpanzee Habituation in Uganda

Rules and Regulations for Chimpanzee Habituation in Uganda  : Chimpanzee habituation in Uganda is among the most memorable primate safaris in Uganda that you should not miss out on. Currently chimpanzee habituation is carried out in kibale national park, a park famous for a number of rewarding attractions that is 13 primate species like the red tailed monkey, silver monkey, the Hamlyn’s monkey, dent’s monkey, a number of bird species like Pockefellers’s sun bird, Chapin’s flycatcher, Rwenzori Batis, strange weaver, …

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Hot Air Balloon Safaris in Rwanda

The hot air balloon safaris in Rwanda are among the different tourism activities that have been introduced to Akagera national park as the bid to boost tourism in Akagera national park and Rwanda as well.  Akagera national park is among the most famous national parks in Rwanda that have a lot of rewarding attractions to offer to the different types of travellers interested in having an amazing experience and among the different tourism activities like the game drives in Akagera …

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Interesting Facts About Uganda

Interesting Facts About Uganda  : While choosing Uganda as the perfect destination to visit, where you can take part in a number of famous activities while participating in the different tourism activities like; gorilla trekking in Uganda in Uganda which will give you the opportunity to observe the behavior of the primates in the wild, during your gorilla trekking experience in Uganda you can also participate in gorilla habituation which will help you observe the authentic experiences of the primates …

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Game drives in Uganda

Game drives in Uganda  : For travellers interested in watching a number of memorable attractions in the pearl of Africa which has a number of rewarding attractions that you will get to observe a number of rewarding attraction.  Over the years, the country has been famous for its primate safaris in Uganda where travellers can watch the mountain gorillas in Africa that can be seen when you participate in gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable national Park and gorilla trekking in …

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Map of Rwanda

Map of Rwanda  : Rwanda is the most rewarding destinations in Africa that will cater to the different needs for the travellers this is because the country has a lot to offer for the different types of tourists for an amazing safari experience. While participating in the Rwanda safari, you will get to participate in the different tourism activities for instance for travellers interested in the primate safaris in Rwanda, you can participate in gorilla trekking in Rwanda which will …

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The ishasha sector in Uganda

The ishasha sector in Uganda is known for the tree climbing lions in Uganda which is among the most rewarding attraction that can be seen when you participate in the wildlife safaris in Uganda. while participating in a number of activities in Queen Elizabeth National Park like the game drives in Queen Elizabeth National park, the boat cruise in queen Elizabeth national park on the Kazinga channel, chimpanzee trekking in the Kyambura gorge, you can also get to participate in …

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Tipping Custom in Rwanda during your Safari

Tipping Custom in Rwanda during your Safari: Most visitors on safari wonder if tipping is mandatory. How much should I tip? How much should I leave as a gratuity? At Explore Rwanda Safaris Safaris, we remind you that tipping is not mandatory, even if most of our safari guests do tip, especially when they are pleased with the service provided. We are aware that the majority of our employees provide exceptional service and are frequently willing to go above and …

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Visit Rwanda on Rwanda Tours

Visit Rwanda on Rwanda Tours : Visit Rwanda is the tourism slogan for Rwanda which is being used as a marketing technique to attract a number of tourists interested in exploring the land of 1000 hills. The slogan is used to attract tourists to visit Rwanda and participate in a number of activities that will open up a world of numerous attractions that can be seen during your Rwanda safari.  As part of the marketing strategy for Rwanda to receive …

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