Top Activities in Rwanda 2022 : Rwanda is one of the fastest growing tourism destinations on Africa today due to a number of their marketing techniques that have created awareness among the people in the wild. The country is famous for housing half of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas but once you visit it you will get to understand that there’s more to the park than just the mountain gorillas because of a number of eye catching attractions that can be seen when you visit a number cities and participate in city tours like the Kigali city tour where you will get to see a number of historical sites that hold a lot of relevance in the history of Rwanda for tourists interested in cultural tourism in Rwanda that will open a new world of not only knowing about the cultures of the people of Rwanda but also have the chance to visit a number of destinations that will give you a variety of experiences for the most memorable Rwanda safari.

Hike the Virunga mountains

For adventure tourists that visit Rwanda, hike the Virunga mountains as part of the top activities in Rwanda 2022 for rewarding adventures. The Virunga mountains are a chain of 8 volcanic mountains that can be found in Virunga national park, Mgahinga national park and volcanoes national park. Rwanda boosts of five Virunga mountains namely; mount muhabura, mount gahinga, mount bisoke, mount karisimbi and sabyinyo that can be hiked at any given time of the year because of the favourable climate of Rwanda.

While participating in the Virunga mountains hike, you will get the chance to see a number of primate species like; the black and white colobus monkey, the dent’s monkey, Hamlyn’s monkey, Mona monkey, vervet monkey and a number of rewarding primate species. Have the most rewarding views that are worthy of taking pictures for instance as you hike mount muhabura, you will get to see the twin lakes in Rwanda, lake Burera and lake Ruhondo, you will watch lake kivu, you will get the opportunity to watch a number of bird species like Ruwenzori turaco, common moorhen Ruwenzori night jar, grey throated tit, the dusky crimson wing, red-faced woodland warbler, a number of crater lakes at the top of the mountains for an amazing experience in Rwanda.

Top Activities in Rwanda 2022
Twin lakes of Rwanda

Participate in dian Fossey hike

You can’t have the gorilla trekking experience in Rwanda without participating in the dian Fossey hike. The hike will give you an insight about dian Fossey’s works and her contribution on gorilla trekking in Africa. Dian Fossey was an American primatologist that was killed and buried in volcanoes national whose grave is visited as part of the activities in volcanoes national park in Rwanda a place she carried put her research on the gorillas in the country.

Dian Fossey ensures that the mountain gorillas were protected as she carried out a number of campaigns and measures against gorilla poaching in Rwanda which was a major threat to the mountain gorilla numbers in the world. With the establishment of the karisoke research station dian Fossey was able to habituate the mountain gorillas which made gorilla trekking in Rwanda, gorilla trekking in Uganda and gorilla trekking in Virunga national park, gorilla trekking in Kahuzi biega national park quite possible because of her research results and this has helped to increase the numbers of gorillas especially destinations where mountain gorillas can be seen. 

Primate safaris

Participate in the primate safaris as part of top activities in Rwanda 2022 and get to see a diversity of primate species that the country boosts of. In volcanoes national park, participate in gorilla trekking in Rwanda which involves trekking through the forests along the Virunga mountains in Rwanda to access the habituated gorilla families in Rwanda, participate in chimpanzee trekking in Nyungwe national park which involves tracking the habituated chimpanzee troops in either Nyungwe forest or cyamudongo forest and still in volcanoes national park, you can participate in golden  monkey trekking in Rwanda which involves you tracking the golden monkeys an endangered primate species endemic to the Albertine rift. The primate safaris in the country will give you the chance to spend time with the habituated gorilla families, chimpanzee and golden monkey troops observing their different behaviours in the park for an amazing safari experience in the different national parks in Rwanda.

Top Activities in Rwanda 2022
Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes

Track the big five animals

 Visit Akagera national park and participate in tracking the big five animals in Rwanda that can be seen when you take part in the different activities in Akagera national park among the top activities in Rwanda 2022. Akagera national park is the only place in Rwanda where you can see all the big five animals and these include the leopard, the buffalo, the rhinos, the elephant and the lions and these can be seen during the boat cruise on lake Ihema,  morning game drives in Akagera national park where you will also get to see the different herbivores like the gazelles, the elands, the oribi, catching their first bite of the day and during the evening game drives you can see the leopards, hyenas, lions hunting for their prey among other fascinating views that you will get to see when you visit Akagera national park in Rwanda.

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