Journey to Rwanda, “a country with a thousand hills”, also being home to the endangered Mountain Gorillas. The tour begins in Kigali which is among the most attractive cities in Africa. Visit the National Museum and the Kings Palace.
Meet with the gentle giants on Volcanoes National Park, Visit Nyungwe Forest which is among the oldest tropical rainforests in Africa, home to about 13 primate species including the black and white colobus monkeys, red-tailed monkeys, chimpanzees, and many more. End this mesmerizing adventure with shopping and lunch before departing for Kinigi.
Trek the gorillas and hike to Dian Fossey’s grave. This is at the Karisoke Research Centre on the slopes of the Bisoke Volcano where she spent close to 20 years habituating, studying, and conserving the endangered mountain gorillas. She was murdered on the 27th of December 1985 at the Karisoke Research Centre and buried near Digit, her favourite gorilla. You will also have the chance to go gorilla trekking at Virunga amongst the lush volcanic slopes. This excursion is an incredible experience and very inspiring to learn about someone so dedicated to her work. This tour will start off in Kigali where you will visit the Genocide Memorial Centre and then on to the foothills of the Volcano to start your trekking adventure, visit the famous Dian Fossey Memorial and then a visit to the Iby Iwacu, a traditional village to learn about the local community’s way of life. This tour will end with a trip to the Genocide memorial centre, a truly emotional experience.