Frequently Asked Question About Rwanda : Is Rwanda a safe country for tourists? Rwanda is considered one of the safest countries in not only Africa, but the world as a whole.

 Where to stay at Akagera National Park?

Akagera National Park is one of the most visited game parks on Rwanda Wildlife Safari or African Safaris. With no worry, the park boots with quite number of excellent game lodges, tented camps and a few camping areas.

Lodges in Akagera include; Akagera Game Lodge, Ruzizi Tented Lodge, Karenge Bush Camp and much more.

Lacation of Akagera National Park is famous for its rich bio-diversity in flora and fauna species. furthermore, the is home to wide number of wildlife species such as the Big5, comprised of Lions, Savannah elephants, buffaloes, rhinos and leopards among others. Akagera covers an area of about 1,122square kilometers and it is located in the eastern part of Rwanda in Kayonza and Nyagatare districts.

When is the best time to visit Rwanda for a gorilla trek?

The best time to visit Rwanda for a gorilla trek is during the long dry season of June to September or during the short dry season that happens in the Mid-December to early February.  During this season of the year, it offers easier hiking conditions to your successful tour.

What are the highlights when visiting Rwanda?

The highlight of the Rwandan experience is closely getting to the glimpses of the endangered and famed mountain gorillas. However, Rwanda a home to the thousands of hills as well as a beautiful green area that boosts forests and a vast array of birdlife, thus making it a remarkable country to visit along your African Safari.

Which is a more recommended country to go gorilla trekking, Uganda or Rwanda

Trekking for gorilla in Uganda or Rwanda is very similar experience and offers the same kind of life changing experience. Although, the cost for the permits matters a lot; Rwanda gorilla permits are too expensive as they double Uganda’s price, that makes many visitors to do gorilla trekking in Uganda. Moreso, Uganda vibes with more of gorillas, so there is a better chance of not being disappointed as you are likely to have more adventure in Uganda.

Rwanda’s Gorilla Trekking Permit costs USD1500 per person.

Uganda’s Gorilla Trekking permit costs USD700 per person.

Where is gorilla trekking done in Uganda and Rwanda?

Mountain gorilla trekking in Uganda -Uganda is blessed with two national parks that is Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park both located in southwestern region of Uganda, estimating 9 to 10-hour drive from Kampala or Entebbe. You can use a domestic flight Aero link Uganda from Entebbe Airport to fly you to Kihihi Airstrip ‘’1:15hours’’.

Frequently Asked Question About Rwanda
Gorilla Trekking

In Rwanda gorillas can be spotted in Volcanoes National Park, which can be accessed within 2 hours drive from Kigali to the park.

What is the best time to go for gorilla trekking in Africa?

Gorilla trekking in Africa, can be done all year round but the best time without destruction of heavy rain in hiking into slippery and mud trails starts from the month of June to September and December to February yearly.

What are some of the more remote areas to see game in Africa?

Some of the game parks have become quite overrun with visitors during certain times of the years, yet, there are still more remote and unmatched areas to watch games in Africa. For example; the Northern Mozambique and Uganda.

What is the main highlight adventure on holiday in Rwanda?

Rwanda is quite awesome country to go for holiday, because it boosts with many highlights that leaves visitor’s mind behind the scene of Rwanda Safari, include Gorilla trekking in the Virunga Mountain – Volcanoes National Park, Chimp tracking in Nyungwe National Park and canoeing on the Mukungwa River among others.

Time is now! Just get started planning for a safari to a land of thousand hills ‘’Rwanda Safari Tours’’. You can combine it with a visit to Kenya’s outstanding national parks like Masai Mara National Reserve, Amboseli National Park for perfect game drive viewing or Lake Nakuru National Park.

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