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RWANDA

The “Land of a Thousand Hills” is the most magical of places in Africa to visit

Rwanda’s endless mountains create the most impressive scenes throughout this little country but nowhere are they more majestic than the Virunga volcanoes in the northwest. This misty region, filled with bamboo forest, is home to some of the world’s last remaining mountain gorillas. Other attractions include chimpanzees and Rwenzori Colobus in the Nyungwe Forest, the surprisingly beautiful beaches of Lake Kivu as well as Akagera, a small reserve in the east. Each year in June, the country celebrates Kwita Izina (The Baby Mountain Gorilla Naming Ceremony) and people arrive from all over the world to participate in this unique event.

At The SAFARI Company, we have lots of different itineraries that promise you incredible adventure among Rwanda’s beauty and we’ve listed out our favourites here. If you would like to do something else, we would be delighted to work on an itinerary that’s perfect for you.

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Gorilla Treks

Arguably the most magical of experiences on the African continent is trekking through the misty and mountainous terrain of Rwanda or Uganda to see the families of habituated gorillas.

Singita Kwitonda

Singita Kwitonda Lodge and Kataza House sit lightly on 178 acres of breathtaking land right on the edge of Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park,

Sabyinyo Silverback lodge

Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge, situated in the foothills of the mighty Virungas, the chain of 15,000 ft volcanoes stretching through Rwanda,

Enquire with our team of specialist travellers and
book this trip-of-a-lifetime.

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