Primate Safaris in Rwanda 2022 : Are you interested in having the most rewarding adventures in during your Rwanda safari as you visit the land of 1000 hills you will be fascinated by the fact that wherever your eyes look, you will be mesmerized from the rolling hills, the beautiful smiles the people of Rwanda wear to a number of historical sites that you will get to see but among the attractions that are seen in the country, the primates are by far the most fulfilling attractions that you will set your eyes on  and you shouldn’t miss out on visiting for the most relaxing and memorable adventure.

Where Are Mountain Gorillas Found?

This primate safari in Rwanda 2022 will ensure that you have the most rewarding experience in Rwanda visiting a number of destinations where you will get to see the different primate species from the mountain gorillas which are the most famous tourist attractions in the country that have attracted tourists from all over the world to visit the country to watch half of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas, the chimpanzees that can be seen in Nyungwe national park, the golden monkeys that are also another endangered primate species in the park that can also be seen in  volcanoes national park where you will get to spend time with the primates  observing their unique features as you participate in the different activities that you can take part in to ensure you have a memorable primate safari experience. For the most rewarding primate safaris in Rwanda 2022, here are some of the activities that you should not miss out on taking part in to ensure you have the most rewarding primate safaris in Rwanda.

Golden monkey trekking

Golden monkey trekking in Rwanda is among the rewarding attractions that can be carried out during your primate safaris in Rwanda 2022 which will give you the chance track the endangered monkey species that are endemic to the Albertine rift. The activity in the park will give you the opportunity to hike the Virunga mountains in the park that will give you access to the habituated chimpanzee troops. Interesting about the monkey species is the fact that they have a number of rewarding facts for instance the fact that the males weigh up to4.5- 7 kilograms and the females 3.5-4.5 kilograms, you will also be attracted by their gold and black fur that makes them the most beautiful primates that you will get to see when you visit Rwanda, volcanoes national park.  Other interesting features will be seen when you spend one hour with the habituated golden monkey troops which can have about 20-60 members which is quite fascinating.

Primate Safaris in Rwanda 2022
Golden monkey trekking

Gorilla trekking

Visit volcanoes national park and take part in gorilla trekking in Rwanda which involves tourists hiking the Virunga mountains mount muhabura, mount gahinga, mount sabyinyo, mount karisimbi, mount bisoke where you will have the chance to spend time with the habituated gorilla families in Rwanda which you will spend one hour with observing the behaviour of the primates in the wild.  During gorilla trekking in Rwanda the guide will inform you about dian Fossey who ensured that the activity was made possible. As you hike to the gorillas, you will be shown the karisoke research station where she carried out her research on the gorillas and also habituated the gorillas to get accustomed to human presence and this can be seen when you participate in gorilla habituation in Uganda. While participating in gorilla trekking you will get to see a number of attractions like the twin lakes in Rwanda, lake kivu, a number of bird species like the long-crested eagle handsome Francolin, Rwenzori Batis Dusky turtle love, paradise flycatcher, archer’s ground robin, African Rwenzori, double collared sunbird, marsh harrier, Ruwenzori turaco, common moorhen Ruwenzori night jar, grey throated tit, the dusky crimson wing, red-faced woodland warbler and many other attractions.

When you get to the gorillas, you will spend one hour with the gorillas, observing their behaviour in the wild like how they co-exist with one another with the dominant silver back who is the general overseer of the group who protects the infants, protects the gorilla family from both internal and external attacks, the adult females of the group have the role to teach the infants basic skills like harvesting food, they are responsible to multiply the gorillas in the group through reproduction and this can be seen when they initiate sex with the dominant silverback in the group. Among other interesting features about the gorillas to make the primate safaris in Rwanda 2022 quite memorable.

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Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda

Chimpanzee trekking

Chimpanzee trekking in Nyungwe national park should be among the top activities in Rwanda that you shouldn’t miss out on during your primate safaris in Rwanda 2022 for an amazing experience.  Chimpanzee trekking in Nyungwe national park can be carried out in Nyungwe forest or cyamudongo forest in the park. Just like your gorilla trekking experience in Rwanda, you will get to spend one hour with the chimpanzees observing their behaviour in the wild as you also film them, take pictures to make your experience quite rewarding. Interesting about chimpanzee trekking is the fact that you will get the opportunity to see a number of attractions like the numerous primate species like the dent’ monkey, Mona monkey, silver monkey, black and white colobus monkey, Hamlyn’s monkey and a number of primate species  the baboons, given the fact that the park is the primate hub of Rwanda where you will get to see 13 primate species in large numbers.

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