The East African Republic of Rwanda is already known to many as one of the most interesting and beautiful natural areas in Africa. In its often hilly and rain forest-covered landscape, there is a large population of gorillas and other great apes, which are very special to travelers. Gorilla trekking is the main attraction for many visitors to Rwanda, but it is not the only reason why Rwanda travel is becoming more and more popular. Particularly interesting, for example, are the country’s social diversity, the large number of nature reserves and the insight into the life of the population. Talk to us if you want to discover Rwanda, it is worth it!!
At the majesties Mountain range of East Africa lies at the most hidden secret travel attraction in the world. Gorilla, Chimpanzees and Golden Monkeys are three of the Primates you will discover up close with an extraordinary experience which will remain for your entire live. The hilly Landscape is one of the reasons which kept the Nature unspoiled til now.
All the highlights of Rwanda and Uganda combined in one trip, that's what we have achieved here. Immerse yourself in the worlds of Rwanda and Uganda, enjoy the diverse impressions of these interesting countries. Experience the "other Africa" in Kigali, enjoy fascinating landscapes in the land of a thousand hills and experience the unique animal world in the national parks of both countries while visiting the Golden Monkeys and enjoying an unforgettable gorilla tracking. The ride in a comfortable off-road vehicle and the evenings in the comfortable lodges make this trip a unique experience.
The high plateau with the Virunga volcanoes is located in the north of Rwanda. This area is especially popular with tourists - also because the very rare mountain gorillas can still be observed here in the wild. Also interesting is the Congo-Nile watershed in the west with Lake Kivu and the Nyungwe Forest, a cloud forest which is characterized by its special richness of species, both in animals and plants. And finally, the dry depression in northeastern Rwanda, which is home to the wildlife-rich Akagera National Park. Afromaxx offers Rwanda trips and guided tours with gorilla trekking.
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In the heart of Africa is the small republic of Rwanda. Its fame is certainly due to its population of gorillas. The animals inhabit nature reserves and have become the focus of public attention through the work of the American researcher Diane Fossey. For traveling Rwanda offers many attractions that promise a high degree of variety.
A country shaped by hills and gorillas
Large parts of the country consist of an evergreen hilly landscape, this topography has given Rwanda the name “land of a thousand hills”. The country is situated about 1,500 meters above sea level and can be divided into different landscape areas. Apart from the high plateau in the centre of the country, the mountainous region of the Virunga volcanoes in the north is particularly noteworthy – this is also where the gorilla reserves and the habitat of the golden monkeys are located.
The country is crossed by several rivers, of which the Akanyaru and the Nyabarongo are the most important. So if you explore Rwanda, you are sure to get a lasting impression of a diverse country.