The land of a Thousand Hills(Le Pays des Milles Collines) , Rwanda is a green undulating landscape of hills, gardens and tea plantations. Home to one third of the world remaining Mountain Gorillas, one third of Africa’s bird species, several species of primates, volcanoes, game reserve, resorts and islands on the expansive lake Kivu. Place of visit while in Rwanda include: Tracking Mountain Gorillas; tracking mountain gorillas in the Parc National Volcans and it is well worth the trip, add on extra days to see the golden monkeys and trek to Dian Fossey’s grave site.
Kigali; A safe, friendly capital city. Highlights include the Genocide Memorial Center, the fruit market and a ride on a motorbike taxi through town. Akagera National Park; see elephants, hippos and crocodiles in this attractive, recently rehabilitated, national park. Nyungwe National Park; home to 13 species of primate, this huge montane forest is where you can see chimps, colobus monkeys as well as lots of birds.