Rwanda - The Land of a Thousand Hills engulfing the sought after Gorillas and Chimpanzees..
Located a few degrees south of the Equator, is Rwanda, one of the few countries in Africa that is home to the highly guarded Mountain Gorillas and Chimpanzees, providing a lush preserve of these rare breed of species in the Country’s Parks. Volcanoes National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park provide an African Safari like no other. Nyungwe Forest with ancient montane rainforest is a habitat for chimpanzees and other primates. Rwanda is also known for its resilient culture after enduring one of the world’s most gruesome genocides In history. The Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre preserves and documents the 1994 mass killings in Rwanda, associated with the civil war that ended the same year. Kigali Genocide Memorial In the northeast, bordering Tanzania, is sprawling Akagera National Park and its savannah – uncommon in Rwanda – which shelters wildlife including zebras, giraffes, hippos and elephants. Deep, crystal-clear Lake Kivu sits on the country’s western border with Democratic Republic of the Congo. On the lake’s northern shore is Gisenyi and its beach resorts. Continue your cultural discovery and see photo worthy sights in the country’s, mountainous roads and hills providing the viewers a panoramic view of the beautiful Country. You can’t miss Rwanda’s meticulous traditional dances by the tall Rwandese young women graciously moving to their vernacular songs and drums being played by the men.