Rwanda

Set just below the equator on the western arm of Africa's Great Rift Valley, Rwanda is an intriguing land of volcanic mountains and dense equatorial jungles. Blessed with lush landscapes, rare wildlife and the resilient spirit of its people, Rwanda has risen above its dark history, offering travellers a safe and unparalleled wilderness experience.

With Rwanda's mountainous terrain earning it the title of "The Land of a Thousand Hills", the lush, mist-shrouded forests that cloak the country's volcanic peaks provide safe haven for rare mountain gorillas, golden monkeys and chimpanzees. This is, quite simply, one of the best places on Earth to meet some of mankind's closest relatives.

Enjoy an incredible once-in-a-lifetime wildlife encounter, trekking with expert local guides and trackers through the mist-shrouded forests and bamboo thickets of Volcanoes National Park in search of Rwanda's famous primates. The privilege of observing these gentle giants in their natural habitat is a bucket-list experience you'll never forget!

Search for lions and abundant birdlife in Akagera National Park, Rwanda's only protected savannah; spend a day at beautiful freshwater Lake Kivu, one of African's Great Lakes; and trek the stunning Bisoke Volcano, where you may be lucky enough to spot a silverback in the wild.

Finally, reflect upon Rwanda's tragic past at the moving Genocide Memorial; and support sustainable tourism initiatives with local handicrafts, cultural performances and village visits. Join us as we explore beautiful Rwanda!


 

Leaders in responsible travel

Responsible travel practice is at the heart of our Rwanda programs. Our adventures provide a true wilderness experience by viewing wildlife in their natural habitat and supporting the protection and sustainability of diverse environments, rare and endangered species and local communities.

Authentic experiences

Our programs are packed with bucket-list items that provide a realistic experience of Rwanda's beauty. From trekking in search of Mountain Gorillas and an exhilarating ascent of Bisoke Volcano to spotting lion in Akagera, even the most experienced traveller will find inspiration within our range of itineraries.

Ultimate value

Our Rwanda adventures offer phenomenal value for money by providing comfortable accommodation, private vehicles and fascinating touring options. Additionally, we aim to incorporate as many inclusions as possible into the tour cost such as most meals, transfers, excursions, permits and national park fees.

Experienced local guides

From our experienced driver-guides to the national park rangers and local trackers, all of our staff go the extra mile to ensure an awe-inspiring and unforgettable experience, sharing their extensive knowledge on Rwanda's history, culture and natural wonders.


 

Animal welfare focus

We do not go off track on our wildlife viewing drives to ensure that wildlife are given the required space. We support anti-poaching efforts in partnership with Uganda Conservation Foundation.

Cultural preservation

We include unique cultural experiences on our itineraries such as visiting local homes for traditional meals and bark cloth making projects. Additionally, our guides have vast knowledge about native cultures and traditions that they pass on to travellers.

Support of local economies

We employ our office and field staff from local communities and partner with many locally owned accommodation facilities.


Safari lodges

In game parks, national parks and rural locations we use 3 to 4 star comfortable properties that reflect the character of the area. Some may have extra facilities such as a swimming pool or private balcony.

Hotels

In cities or large towns you will be accommodated in 3 to 4 star, twin share properties that are centrally located, comfortable and reliable.

Permanent safari camps

Like a tented hotel room, this is the perfect way to experience the African wilderness. We use 3 to 4 star comfortable properties that reflect the character of the area.



A custom made itinerary is the ultimate way to see the world how YOU want. They are created especially for you, giving you complete freedom to choose what you want to see, where you want to go and when you want to do it. If you love our current itineraries but want to customise it privately as a couple, a group of friends, family, club, business or school, you have the freedom to add or remove as many elements as you like to suit the interests of your group. Alternatively, you can start with a blank canvas and create a new and exciting itinerary from scratch! Our well-travelled consultants can give you firsthand suggestions and eliminate any uncertainty with trip planning to ensure you maximise the quality of your experience and get truly off the beaten track. Simply email, phone or visit us to start planning your dream adventure.



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