Top Primate Safaris In Rwanda : Are you a traveler interested in watching several different primate species in Rwanda? In this article, we are going to help you understand the different activities you can embark on to access the primates in their natural habitat. Continue reading below to know what you can embark on.

Gorilla trekking

Gorilla trekking in Rwanda will lead you to the habituated gorilla families in Rwanda for a notable safari experience. gorilla trekking in Rwanda is carried out in Volcanoes National Park where you will get to hike the Virunga mountains in Rwanda like Mount Gahinga, Mount Sabyinyo, Mount Bisoke, Mount Karisimbi, and Mount Sabyinyo where you will have to hike to access the habituated gorilla families.

 Gorilla trekking will give you access to the species for an hour but the gorilla trekking experience takes between 2-7 hours you will have the chance to hike through the different vegetation covers in the park for a rewarding safari experience during the experience you will also get to watch several different species like the bird species like; long-crested eagle handsome Francolin, Rwenzori Batis Dusky turtle love, paradise flycatcher, archer’s ground robin, African Rwenzori, double collared sunbird, marsh harrier, Ruwenzori turaco, common moorhen Ruwenzori night jar, grey throated tit, the dusky crimson wing, red-faced woodland warbler.

You will also get to watch a number of primates like; the Hamlyn’s monkey, vervet monkey, Mona monkey, silver monkey, and black and white colobus monkey for a rewarding safari experience. With gorilla trekking in Rwanda, you will have access to a ranger who will ensure you have a safe safari experience and a knowledgeable guide to ensure you have all the relevant information about the species in the wild as they go about their daily activities in the wild.

Golden monkey trekking

For travelers interested in watching the endangered Albertine endemic species, you can participate in golden monkey trekking in Rwanda which will lead you to the habituated golden monkey troops that can be seen in the higher elevations of the Virunga mountains in Rwanda.

Top Primate Safaris In Rwanda
Golden monkey

Golden monkey trekking involves hiking the Virunga mountains in Rwanda which makes the activity quite challenging but worth the time you get to spend while you visit the golden monkey troops. Travelers will get to spend an hour with the species observing their behaviour with the help of the knowledgeable guide who will take you along the safe trails and the ranger to ensure you have a safe safari experience.

Other activities you can pair with the primate safaris in Rwanda to make your ultimate safaris in Rwanda are;

Chimpanzee trekking in Rwanda is carried out in Nyungwe National Park and this involves travelers hiking through the forests following the habituated chimpanzee troops to observe how they go about their day in the wild.

Still in Nyungwe National Park, you can take part in the canopy walk in Rwanda and hike the different trails in Nyungwe national park all of which will lead you to several attractions in the wild like the Isumo waterfalls when you participate in the Isumo waterfall hike and many other attractions.

You can also visit Akagera National Park and get to participate in the game drives in Akagera National Park which will lead you to the big five animals in Rwanda which are quite fascinating to watch. You will also get to participate in the boat cruise on lake Ihema, in the park you will also get to participate in the park watching the king fishers catching their prey, the sunrise and many other attractions.

Whatever you are interested in about the primate safaris in Rwanda, let us customize the itineraries to your liking, and enjoy the time you spend in the wild.

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