Rwanda

Discover Rwanda with Ujuzi African Travel

Welcome to the “Land of a Thousand Hills.” The lush mountainous terrain of Rwanda, with ancient volcanoes towering above surrounding foothills, is home to endangered mountain gorillas, chimpanzees, and rare golden monkey. Rwanda’s emerald-green rainforests have a truly magical air.

Care for the environment is an integral part of Rwanda’s ethos. The capital, Kigali, was the first city in Africa to receive the United Nation’s Habitat Scroll of Honor Award for its cleanliness and commitment to conservation.

Top Attractions in Rwanda

Rwanda Safari Itineraries

Visit with mountain gorillas, search for golden monkeys, enjoy incredible birdwatching, and admire Rwanda’s many native floral species—the country is particularly known for its orchids. Plus, enjoy traditional safari activities like viewing elephants and giraffes.

Let these sample itineraries provide inspiration for your own Rwanda safari—then contact Ujuzi African Travel for a trip tailored to your dreams!

A mountain gorilla chews a leaf while sitting against a backdrop of lush greenery.

A mountain gorilla enjoys his lunch at Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda.

Gorilla Trekking Rwanda Extension

Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park is one of the few places on earth where humans still have the opportunity to encounter our evolutionary cousin, the endangered mountain gorilla—and it can easily be reached through air and land transfer from most African countries. Ujuzi African Travel is happy to add a Rwanda gorilla trek extension to any safari itinerary.

On your gorilla trek extension, you will spend one to three days at a comfortable lodge on the edge of Volcanoes National Park. Each morning, you will wake up early to meet your guide and trek into the mountains to find mountain gorillas in their forest home.

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Rwanda Golden Monkey

Rare golden monkeys are easily recognized due to the colorful patches on their faces and backs.

10-Day Nature and Culture Rwanda Safari

On this Rwandan safari, you are likely to spot giraffes, zebras, many of the Big 5, and a diverse number of primates. Nyungwe Forest’s thriving troop of Ruwenzori black-and-white colobus is the largest community of monkeys not just in East Africa, but the entire continent. And beyond being home to mountain gorillas, the Virunga Mountains on Rwanda’s northwestern border are the only place in the world to see the endangered golden monkey.

With its mix of mountainous terrain, rainforest, and savanna, Rwanda is a delight for birdwatchers. You will have unparalleled opportunities to spot some of its 670 feathered species.

This sample Rwanda safari itinerary connects you with Rwandan culture through visits to historical sites, villages, and the chance to make classic Rwandan dishes with a local chef. Contact us for a Rwanda adventure designed just for you!

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