Primate Safaris in Rwanda 2021
Primate Safaris in Rwanda 2021: Primate safaris are one of the rewarding safaris that tourists from a number of destinations visit the country in order to participate in order to get the ultimate safari experience in Rwanda. The country is a home to two national parks that offer the best primate experience namely Nyungwe national park where you will get to see a number of different primates from monkey species like black and white colobus monkey, grey cheeked mangabey, Hamlyn’s monkey, vervet monkey, dents monkey and many other monkey species and over 1000 chimpanzees that will make your safari quite memorable. You will also get to visit volcanoes national park a home to the endangered golden monkeys and the mountain gorillas in the country. as you visit Rwanda to take part in primate safaris you will also be mesmerised by the beauty of the country that comprises of a number 1000 hills of the country, the people that can be seen taking part in a number of daily activities as you visit a number of sites like the Kimironko market, Butare market as part of your added activities on your safari.
However during your primate safaris in Rwanda 2021, you can also choose to take part in a number of other activities like tracking the big five in akagera national park, hiking the virunga mountains in volcanoes national park, birding in Rwanda in order to explore the best of Rwanda 2021 which is all possible with the help of the positive government policy that has made Rwanda the safest country in Africa to visit amidst the global pandemic with the best standard operating procedures to minimise the spread of corona virus to the tourists that visit the country.
Nyungwe national park
Nyungwe national park is known for housing the most concentrations of different primate species which has attracted a number of tourists to visit the country. during your primate safaris in Rwanda 2021, you should not miss out on visiting them for an amazing experience given the fact that the a variety on primate species like black and white colobus monkey, grey cheeked mangabey, Hamlyn’s monkey, vervet monkey, dents monkey and many other monkey species and over 1000 chimpanzees that will cater for your different needs.
During your safari in Nyungwe national park you will take part in chimpanzee trekking which is quite a rewarding activity that involves understanding more about the primate species as you take part in hiking through the cyamudongo and Nyungwe forests to access the habituated chimpanzee troops, during the activity you will have the chance to observe how they carry out their daily activities like their grooming patterns, how they care for their infants, how they construct their nests for overnight stay. Additionally you can also carry out colobus tracking one of the most amazing activities in Nyungwe national park that involves the tracking of the black and white colobus monkeys in order to understand their behaviour in the park.
After your rewarding primate safaris in the park you can choose to take part in other activities in the park like canopy walk where you will get to see a number of exceptional views of the park like the numerous monkey species swing from one tree branches to another, birding given the fact that the park is a home to over 300 bird species like. You can also hike the different trails in the park in order to discover the hidden treasures of the park like the Isumo waterfalls when you take part in hiking the Isumo waterfalls hike, numerous bird species along the karamba birding trails, Kamiranzovu trail which leads you to the Kamiranzovu swamp that killed a number of elephants in the park.
Volcanoes national park
As part of your primate safaris in Rwanda 2021, don’t miss out on taking part in gorilla trekking in Rwanda, volcanoes national park the most famous activity in the park because of the fact the park house half of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas that you can observe when you take part in gorilla trekking. During the activity, you will have the opportunity to understand the diet of the gorillas that comprises of fruit bamboo shoots, stems, wild celery; you will also get the opportunity to observe how they construct their nests for their overnight stay. It should be noted that the gorillas sleep in a different nest every night among other rewarding features during gorilla trekking.
Still in volcanoes national park you will take part in golden monkey trekking an interesting activity just like gorilla trekking in volcanoes national park that involves tourists hiking the different virunga mountains in the park in order to access the habituated troops. The activity will give you the chance to understand the behaviour of the primates in the wild which will make your safari quite rewarding.
To make your primate safaris in Rwanda 2021 quite memorable, after taking part in golden monkey trekking and gorilla trekking in volcanoes national park, you can take part in other activities in the park like dian fossey hike which will give you the chance to know more about the woman that spearheaded the conservation of the mountain gorillas in Rwanda, in the park you can also visit the Musanze caves that are also important toi the history of Rwanda, you can also hike the virunga mountains like Mount Muhabura, Mount Gahinga, Mount Karisimbi, Mount Bisoke, Mount Sabyinyo that will lead you to a number of rewarding views like the twin lakes of Burera and Ruhondo, a number of primate species for amazing primate safaris in Rwanda 2021.