5 Places to Visit on Wildlife Safaris Tour in Rwanda

Akagera National Park

When you are talking about Rwanda, gorilla trekking is the first thing – comes to mind. But there is a lot more to do in Rwanda other than just trekking gorillas.

However, Rwanda is home to three national parks and lots of sightseeing attractions to choose from while on a wildlife safaris tour in Rwanda. Here are a few of them discussed below:

  1. Volcanoes National Park –

Although Volcanoes National Park is well-known for the mountain gorilla species, you can able to see a wide array of golden monkeys in their natural habitat. Remember, the golden monkeys are considered as endangered species and can be found hiding in the bamboo forests of the national park.

  1. Akagera National Park –

Akagera National Park

Akagera National Park is one of the best sightseeing places to visit the wildlife safari tour in Rwanda. This park has a great concentration of wildlife and bird species, including elephants, zebras, lions, giraffes and the rare to find shoebill stork.

  1. Nyungwe Forest National Park –


Nyungwe Forest National Park is one of the largest and oldest rainforests around Rwanda and Africa. It supports a huge array of wildlife, like the chimpanzee and 13 other primate species including the L’hoests monkey, red-tailed monkey, vervet monkey and olive baboon, Nyungwe Canopy walk way. Therefore, take a visit to Nyungwe for a worthwhile experience.

  1. Kigali –

Kigali is by far one of the cleanest, safest most laid-back African cities. The capital city of Rwanda is also a lively paradise blessed with a lot of bars, restaurants, hotels and welcoming, friendly locals. However, you will find several places to visit around the city, like the Genocide Memorial Centre, Hillywood ( the film industry of Rwanda), the diverse Nyamirambo neighborhood, local markets, and many other landmark sightings offering an authentic slice of the local lifestyle.

  1. Lake Kivu –


Lake Kivu is the largest and most scenic lake in Rwanda. It’s the sort Rwandan Indian Ocean Coast of Kenya as well as the Zanzibar in Tanzania. Aside from this, there is no better place to bring an end to your wildlife safari tour in Rwanda than Lake Kivu. You can enjoy swimming here without any danger from hippos, crocodiles or you can even lounge on sandy beaches and take a dip in the lake to enjoy a refreshing swim like nowhere else around the world.

Even, it’s a lovely paradise where Rwandans, expats as well as visitors to Rwanda love to relax and chill out for a few days. This means if you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of your busy lifestyle, visiting Lake Kivu is a must.

Conclusion –

Planning a holiday in Rwanda? If yes, then book your wildlife tour in Rwanda with Hermosa Life Tours and Travel. We are a competent tour operator in Rwanda, offering travel enthusiasts fully enjoyable Rwanda safari vacation trips and one-on-one experience with endangered mountain gorilla species and locals. If you are after an unequaled safari experience in the land of beautiful hills and friendly wild, please contact us as soon as possible.

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