The best safaris in Rwanda 2024 : Rwanda the country that never disappoints, a country that ceases to motivate nature lovers, adventure hunters and very one in between. As a must- visit safaris destination for tourist, the land is known as “Land of a thousand Hills” with an area of approximately 26,338km2. It lies 75 miles southwest of equator, 880 miles west of Indian Ocean and 1,250 miles east of Atlantic Ocean . Rwanda borders with Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Its capital city, Kigali Rwanda is a country full of surprises. It’s become one of Africa’s most sought after wildlife destinations- here you have an opportunity to sight the endangered mountain gorilla in the volcanoes national, as well as the big 5 animals like buffalo, lion, elephants, rhinos, and leopards as well as other wildlife species in Akagera national park, endangered chimpanzees at Nyungwe forest national park, and unique bird species in Albertine rift endemics. The unspoiled nature is not the only thing Rwanda will amaze you with. The Genocide Memorial, build to honor the victims of the horrific genocide that happened 25 years ago, provides a lot of food for thought. The country has however embarked on a new path of social, political and ecological development ever since and it’s obvious by its infrastructure and the local’s everyday life.  This article presents to you the best safaris in Rwanda in 2024-2025 and here are the amazing safaris in Rwanda.

Mountain gorilla trekking in Volcanoes national park

Safaris in Volcanoes National Park are so amazing and a traveler will get an opportunity to encountering the park and its 12 habituated mountain gorilla’s families of the country through rocky territories and rooming mountainous scenery.  Volcanoes national park is one of the most important tourism safari destinations in Rwanda famous for its Virunga Mountains that are shared by the other two national parks that is Virunga National Park and Mgahinga National Park. The volcanoes that can be seen in Volcanoes National Park such as Mount Sabyinyo, Mount Bisoke, Mount Muhabura, Mount Karisimbi, and Mount Gahinga and . The park is known for its primate species which include the endangered mountain gorillas, 178 bird species where you will sight  some of the  Rwanda and Virunga mountains endemic bird species, in the park, you will also spot  a number of wildlife species, butterflies, wildflowers and van different tree species . Travelers on their Rwanda safari will have amazing wildlife safaris in volcanoes national park where you will have a chance to see a number of amazing attractions and participate in a number of safari activities while in volcanoes national park such as Mountain Gorilla Trekking, Golden monkey trekking and bird watching

Safaris in Akagera national park

Exploring the bio diverse Akagera national park only savannah protected area found in the North Eastern country’s border, while in the wildlife safari here you will get up-close with a variety of wildlife species. The park is also known as a paradise of bird species with 60% of the all the known bird species in the country can be found here, its savannah grassland, woodland, wetlands , lakes and forest balconies are the habitants of this fascinating birds species  like pink-backed pelicans, kingfishers, grey crowned cranes among others . Akagera national park is the only park with rich savannah jewel which supports a big huge animals like Big Five animal’s lion, leopard, forest elephant, Cape buffalo, and rhino and other wildlife such as roan antelopes, zebras, Masai giraffes, black and white colobus monkeys, jackals, topis, waterbucks, serval cats, Oribis among others.

Chimpanzee trekking in Nyungwe national park

Rwanda is also known as precious primate’s destination with one of the uttermost outstanding venerable region with prime rival Nyungwe rain forests found in Nyungwe National Park. Here two habituated chimps communities are habituated for trekking, its every visitors wish to trench the safari vehicle and discover Akagera national park on –foot to look for the endangered chimpanzees that call the forest the home. Walking with an equipped park ranger and guides, you will come across this closed relatives of mankind playing, jumping and even carrying their young ones on the tress branches, masticating or chewing on the vegetation or resting. The best safari experience in Rwanda. while chimpanzee trekking are the stars in Nyungwe national park, there others activities such as Canopy trek experience, colobus monkey trekking and other primates trekking, tropical waterfalls matching, nature treks in the heart of Nyungwe forest, nocturnal trek trips, and bird watching, among others offered to travelers to embark on their safari experience in Nyungwe national park .  Besides chimpanzee , the park also boast with other wildlife species such as Angola colobus monkeys forest elephants, vervet monkeys encountered through on of the 13 hiking trails.

The best safaris in Rwanda

Bird watching

There over 700 bird species in Rwanda alone but over 20 species of birds that are endemic to the Albertine rift valley.  Rwanda is blessed with four amazing national park that is Akagera, volcanoes, Nyungwe and Gishwati-Mukura national parks, lakes, rivers and wetlands among others are the excellent birding sport in the country. The bird species in the forest have forest birds and endemic Albertine rift valley species that include but not limited to Rockefellers sunbird, Chapin’s flycatcher, red collared mountain babbler, Rwenzori Turaco, white tailed flycatcher, Rwenzori batis, Rwenzori night jar, Rwenzori hill babbler, Congo bay owlet and many more.  Visitors   have an opportunity to have guided birding tours in the old Nyungwe forest to sight and witness the several birds in the park, learn more about them as they enjoy their marvelous noises. Book your Rwandan safari with us for the opportunity to visit off-the-beaten track destination

Experiencing the cultural of the people

Rwanda safari is not complete without exploring the cultural heritage places, the best places to explore in Rwanda is completes without the different Genocide centers across the country. The scary 1994 Rwanda reign of terror led to the loss of over one million victims and the displacement of roughly 2million victims in the country. The different memorial genocides in Rwanda commemorates those that lost their lives during the genocides over 100 year’s age. Visitors in Rwanda are also advanced to visit some this genocides like Kigali genocide memorial site, Gisozi, Bisesero, Murambi, and Gisenyi among others. There is nothing refreshing and interpreting in Rwanda safaris like experiencing the Rwandan culture as well as rich heritage of the local people.

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