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Rwanda National Parks

The unique diversity of Rwanda National Parks is second to none. With the rainforest of the Virunga Volcanoes in the west, the montane forests of Nyungwe National Park in the southwest, and the savannah plains of Akagera National Park in the east; Rwanda Safaris are central Africa’s most thriving destinations.

Nyungwe National Park

This spectacularly beautiful Rwanda Safari Park is one of the oldest rainforests in Africa. Don’t miss this mountainous region teeming with the wildlife population of chimpanzees as well as 12 other species of primate, including the Albertine Rift to the endemicL’Hoest’s monkey along with various other activities.

Highlights: Wildlife population of chimpanzees, 12 other species of primate, including the Albertine Rift to the L’Hoest’s monkey.

Volcanoes National Park

This popular Rwanda Destinations presents an unforgettable image of a magnificent chain of volcanoes stretching off into the distance. The entire park is surrounded by jungle forests and the gentle mountain gorilla giants that inhabit with-in. Meet the Agashya gorilla family, get up close and spend some time with them in their natural home.

Highlights: Gorilla trekking & bird watching

Akagera National Park

The relatively warm and low-lying plains of Akagera comprise savannah, woodland, and wetland along with dozens of lakes. In 2010, African Parks conservation took over the management of Akagera National park. Since then, the park has gone from strength to strength. In partnership with African Parks, we’ve further added rhino and lion to the already healthy populations of zebra, giraffe, hyena, and more.

Highlights: big fives, savannah, woodland, wetland, and dozens of beautiful lakes.

In addition to 3 national parks, Rwanda also houses several forest reserves and protected areas.

Forest Reserves

  • Cyamudongo
  • Gisakura Gallery
  • Gishwati
  • Mukura
  • Nyungwe

Other Protected Areas

  • Akanyaru wetlands
  • Mutara
  • Nyabarongo River Wetlands
  • Rugezi Marsh

UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserves

Parc national des Volcans

Cloud Forest Sites

  • Gishwati
  • Mukura
  • Nyungwe
  • Volcans

Rwanda National Parks are a testament to the wildlife authorities, being well managed with fixed park fees, beautiful infrastructure, and a selection of camping accommodation. Experience the best of Rwanda Safari experience Gazelle Safaris Africa. Visit our website today and choose from various Rwanda Safari Packages. Also, get the best option to explore Rwanda Travel Guide.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, Rwanda is the safest country in Africa. Even though the country has seen its fair share of violence and bloodshed but now the country is back on its feet again. Crime is relatively low, and locals are welcoming, friendly and hospitable. However, to avoid pickpockets and petty crime, you must be cautious and vigilant all the time.

You can track mountain gorillas throughout the year in Uganda and Rwanda. However, June to October is the best time for gorilla trekking. This is the dry season of Rwanda which allows perfect conditions for trekking.

A gorilla permit is a card/ document issued by the Rwanda development board to allow you to spend an hour with the mountain gorilla in Volcanoes National Park. Currently, the cost of a gorilla permit can come up to 1500$ to 1700$ including permit, private transport, English-speaking guide, accommodation, and meals.

We always advise our clients to book a permit at least 3 months in advance. Due to high demand especially in the peak season, the permits tend to sell out quickly. Contact Gazelle Safaris Africa for more information.

Rwanda is considered one of the safest countries in the world. All tourists are escorted by armed rangers while tracking the gorillas.

For gorilla trekking, you’ve to hike through difficult terrain, water bodies, thick vegetation, hills, and valleys. The activity can possess some initial challenges but in the end, it’ll be rewarding.

Rwanda is a much smaller country in comparison to Uganda. Uganda has more Gorilla Families and habituated gorillas group. Also, the permits are more easily available.

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