TOP TOURIST ATTRACTIONS IN RWANDA
Top Tourist Attractions in Rwanda : After filling in your passenger locator slip, presented your covid-19 vaccination certificate or presenting your covid-19 negative results for tourists that have not got the vaccine, which are some of the necessary requirements for people interested in participating in the ultimate Rwanda safari tour. For travelers passionate about travel, they will not be disappointed when they visit Rwanda because there’s a lot for them to do to ensure that they do not miss out on the amazing adventure of watching a number of attractions as you participate in the different activities on your Rwanda safari.
The country has a variety of activities that can cater to the different needs of a tourist from the wildlife species that they can get to see in the different Rwanda national parks, historical sites they will to see when they participate in the cultural tours in Rwanda to a number of other attractions that will ensure that all the time you spend in the country is worthy of all the money you’ve spent.
Gorilla trekking in Rwanda is on top of the bucket list for travelers interested in to have the ultimate primate safaris in Rwanda where they will get to understand the different attributes of the gorilla species in the park. The mountain gorillas in Rwanda can be seen when you take part in gorilla trekking in volcanoes national park where you will have the chance to understand the different behavior of the species in the wild. The park is home to half of the world’s remaining mountain gorilla species that can be seen when you participate in gorilla trekking in volcanoes national park which involves tourists hiking the Virunga mountains where you will access the habituated gorilla families along the different slopes of the bamboo forests within the bamboo trees where you can also get to see the habituated gorilla species as you observe their different behavior in the wild to ensure that you have an amazing experience.
There are about 600 gorillas in the park of which there are 18 habituated gorilla families in the park that will give you the chance to understand a number of rewarding features like their social hierarchy where the dominant silverback is the overall seer of the gorilla family whose role is to protect them from the external attacks, the male has all the rights to mate with all the females of the group, the females are responsible of taking care of the infants, grooming them until they can take care of themselves, you will also have the chance to see how they co-exist with one another, their feeding patterns as you also observe their diet, you will get to see them feeding on bamboo shoots, edible celery, fruits and many more interesting features if the primates.
It should be noted that during the hike to the gorilla families, you will get the chance to observe a number of rewarding attractions like the numerous primate species like the vervet monkey, dent’s monkey, Hamlyn’s monkey, numerous bird species rewarding views of Rwanda’s twin lakes, you will get to see lake kivu Rwanda’s largest fresh water lake among other attractions
The golden monkeys are also another rewarding species that can be seen when you visit volcanoes national park to take part in the primate safaris. tourists can participate in golden monkey trekking in Rwanda where they will get the chance to observe the endangered monkey species that are endemic to the Albertine rift that can only be found in Mgahinga national park, volcanoes national park and Virunga national park in Rwanda which will give you the opportunity to understand more about the endangered species as you observe their behavior in the wild, you will take pictures of the primates, film them to have an amazing experience while you spend time with them.
The chimpanzees of Nyungwe national park should not miss out on the top 10 tourist attractions that you will get to see when you visit Rwanda given a number of rewarding experiences you will get to see for an amazing experience in the park. Chimpanzee trekking in Rwanda will give you the chance to visit one of the two habituated chimpanzee troops in Rwanda in either cyamudongo or Nyungwe forest in order to observe the different rewarding features of the primates in their social structure. To be different from a gorilla family which has about 7-9 members or less, a habituated chimpanzee troop can have about 150 members or more which consists of the adult females and males, you will get to understand that the chimpanzees can have sex all year round and during ovulation you will get to see the adult females have swollen bottoms that you will get to see and also get to observe their behavior and also get to take pictures of the primates for an amazing experience.
Kigali genocide memorial museum
The Kigali genocide memorial museum will ensure you get an insight of the 1994 Rwanda genocide and the events that led to the unfortunate time in the history of Rwanda. The museum is one of the very many sites that were established that tourists can visit to understand more about the period at the museum, you will visit the different exhibition areas like the children’s exhibition area where you will see a number of killing methods that were used by the extreme hutus kill the children a number of confessions from the ex-murderers and a number of children that were left as orphans which is quite heart breaking but also will give you the chance to see how the country became more unified than ever. You can participate in the Rwanda genocide tour where you will visit the different genocide memorial sites which will give you different versions of the Rwanda genocide and also get the chance the different facts about the Rwanda genocide.
The king’s palace
The king’s palace is also among the top 5 tourist attractions in Rwanda 2022 you should not miss out on visiting to have an amazing activity. There are a number of eye catching attractions in at the site like the dressing code of the people that invite you to the palace depicting the way the people of Rwanda presented themselves during the 15th century but the star at the palace are the inyambo sacred cow that will attract you with their long horns that are lulled by the traditional singers as they sing to them and reading poems to them that are believed to understand whatever is being sung to them.
Big five animals
The big five animals are also among the top 5 tourist attractions in Rwanda 2022 to have an amazing experience during your Rwanda safari. You will get to see the big five animals in Rwanda. For tourists interested in watching the big five animals in Rwanda, they can be seen when you participate in a number of activities in Akagera National park like the boat cruise on lake Ihema where you will get to see the buffalos and elephants quenching their thirst from the shores of the lake, you will also get to see the rhinos taking dips in the water among other rewarding attractions as you track the animals in the park.