Are you planning a primate trek in Rwanda? Here at Mumwe safaris one of the leading companies in organizing safaris in Rwanda, we pride in designing tailor made tours to visit the endangered primates in their natural habitat. Book with us a dream life gorilla trekking safari experience, the golden monkey tracking tours. Chimpanzee trekking adventure trips in Rwanda.
Rwanda is a small landlocked country hosting the highest number of primates which all together is combined to enjoy an exception primate trekking safari. It is also important to note that primate trekking in Rwanda is one of the great key attractions in the country that has led to increasing number of travelers from all over the global to visit Rwanda. chauffeur hire in Rwanda is one of the best options to visit the close relatives to human beings in the wilderness such as chimpanzees nyungwe forest national park and gorillas in volcanoes national park. Most of the primate animals in Rwanda are listed as one of the endangered species and rare or difficult to encounter else where in the world.
Here are some of the wonderful destinations in Rwanda to enjoy primate trekking safaris;
Volcanoes national park.
With our self drive car rental in Rwanda, explore amazing Volcanoes national park situated in the northwestern region of the country. The park offers unforgettable primate trekking adventure experience in jungle and it is one of the key favorite destination for primate safaris in the country. It hosts about 12 habituated Mountain gorilla families ready for gorilla tourism and the only place in Rwanda to encounter with the endangered mountain gorillas.
Volcanos national park in Rwanda together with other few national parks in Uganda and DR-Congo are the only places in the world that are home to the endangered mountain gorillas. In Uganda you will find the mountain gorillas in Bwindi impenetrable forest national park and Mgahinga gorilla national park while as in DR-Congo, mountain gorillas are found in Virunga national park.
Rwanda prides in offering the exceptional luxury gorilla tours. This is as result of the cost of its gorilla trekking permit that is slightly higher than that of Uganda and Congo. The Rwanda Development board allows a maximum of 8people to visit the mountain gorillas in their natural habitat. The park also houses the mesmerizing endangered Golden monkey species that will give you an insight to a glimpse sight experience as the juveniles enjoy running from tree to another. Grab a chance for a close encounter of these unique creatures in the natural environment. The golden monkey trekking permit in Rwanda costs 100 USD per person.
Enjoy hiking the graveyard of Dian Fossey who is an American primate researcher who lost her life after 18 years of conserving endangered mountain gorillas that ran extinct in the Virunga Massif. On the other hand, there are numerous attractions to enjoy in volcanoes national park such as Musanze caves, Buhondo lakes, Bulera, Mountain trekking at Bisoke or Karisimbi among others.
Nyungwe Forest National park.
Hire a car driver guide to explore Nyungwe forest national park home to impressive populations of chimpanzees. The park is must consideration among the primate destinations in Rwanda. Grab a chance to encounter with the lively and welcoming Juvenile chimpanzees as they jump from tree to another call upon each other. Chimpanzee trekking experience is the major activity in nyungwe forest with over 500 individuals. Here chimpanzees live in groups of around 30-40 troops. For all travelers interested in enjoying chimpanzee trekking experience, Rwanda charges 100 USD per person. Chimpanzee trekking in Nyungwe forest is done is experienced in only two sections such as Cyamudongo forest as well as the main forest reserve.
The chimpanzee trekking experience in the park starts with briefing at the park receptions in the various areas of Gisakura, Uwinka and Kitabi. Chimpanzee trekking doesn’t require moving for long hours to find a chimpanzee family like the mountain gorillas. Chimpanzees are found of making loud screams, cracks, hoots thus making it easy to spot them. Delight in other activities such as; guided canopy walks, bird watching experience which can be customized in safaris for the extraordinary lifetime adventure in the land of a thousand hills.
Gishwati Mukura National park.
Grab a chance to explore the newly opened national park in Rwanda that is situated in the western region of the country. It is shared by Rutsiro and Ngororero districts. Gishwati Mukura National park is home to majestic numbers of colobus monkeys, the blue monkeys, L’Hoest monkeys as well as a small population of the Chimpanzees. All primate trekking tours begin with a briefing early in the morning to learn more about the trekking rules and regulations and to be grouped in groups of 8 with a park ranger guide who takes you through the activity.
If a you are searching for which safari company to use on primate trekking safari in Rwanda, feel free to contact our reservation team for formation and inquiries. We offer pride in offering the most authentic, affordable and remarkable primate safari experience. Our tour packages are inclusive of an experienced and professional driver guide, trekking permits as well as other extra offers. Enjoy a tailor-made itinerary designed by our team allowing you to enjoy the off beaten attractions on your safari. Send us an inquiry at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on +256-700135510 or Tel +256-414699459.