Located in central Africa, Rwanda is ranked to be among the top 10 best destinations in Africa where one can go and have a magnificent adventure especially nature lovers. Different organizations for the past six years have been coming up with diverse ratings of the most ideal countries where tourists can go and have exciting experience worth their money and Rwanda has always been among them. In 2014, Bloom Consulting, a Madrid-based firm ranked Rwanda among the based 10 destinations to visit this called many tourists to this country to be part of the experience when it comes to real tourism experience and this came after other different rankings by different organizations which also put the country in the best position compared to other countries.
When in Rwanda you can can’t even believe that it suffered much from the 1994 genocide war which affected the country economically socially and the most painful over one million people were registered death this contributed to population decline, however this is now history the country recovered from all that and it’s now considered one of the safest countries in the world and economy steadily improved. This landlocked country harbors numerous hard-to find incredible wonders some of which can’t be found elsewhere in Africa. The beauty one is bare to on a safari to Rwanda is a life-changing experience and trusts me, no one will leave this small country without long listing memories and many will leave un-wanting.
Commonly referred to as the land a thousand hills due to very many hills around the county, this country crowds one of the highest number of visitors from different countries and most of these are tourists who go to different national parks in the country to have a live look at some of the attractions they hear or read about. Some of tourists make repeat visits every year simply to have more of its natural wonders.
The most activities that have made this Small country known world wild is the Gorilla tracking/trekking. Rwanda is known as the lucky few countries in the world for housing the endangered mountain gorillas about 900 mountain gorillas are said to be left in the world, Rwanda houses almost a half of the world’s population and more so, it’s known as the best gorilla safari destination in the world. Most of the visitors to Rwanda come mainly to track mountain gorillas in their natural habitats of volcanoes National Parks. Over 80% of travelers to Rwanda go gorilla tracking, this has helped the government of Rwanda to acquire a lot of revenue for tourism industry each permit cost USD$ 750 per person and in each gorilla group eight members are only allowed to track out of 10 gorilla families that offers gorilla tracking experience. A day spent with the gorillas is an exciting adventure which is breathtaking and full of astonishing feeling. For primate lovers, Rwanda is certainly the best country to go to because a gorilla safari is a guaranteed success and chances of seeing these apes is over 97% and viewing is fantastic. While on a trek, tourists may encounter other primates like the squirrels, buffaloes, monkeys, bird species and other mammals.
Not only gorilla tracking/trekking, there are other fascinating activities which have steadily attracted tourists from different corners of the world including, chimpanzee trekking in Nyungwe forest national park, the park is a home to over 13 species of primates others include the black and white colobus monkeys, baboons, civet monkeys, grey checked magbay and many others, cultural tours for those who want to know more about the life of Africans this activity is very superb, wildlife viewing in Akagera national park in the eastern park of Rwanda for chance to view various species of mammals like elephant, buffaloes, giraffe, zebra, lion, hippos and many more, bird watching Rwanda is sometimes known as a birders paradise with over 1032 species of birds over 20% are endemic Albertine Rift species, nature walks, hiking adventure, boat rides on lake Ihema and lake Kivu, city tours, and many more. Your safari to Rwanda is regarded as a unique experience.