RWANDA NATIONAL PARKS.
Rwanda National parks : Rwanda lies south of the equator in east-central Africa, famous for its breathtaking scenery, which is often referred to as ‘’le pays des mille collines’’ in French which means the ‘’ land of a thousand hills’’ because of several mountain ranges including the volcanic and misty Virunga mountains. Rwanda has beautiful weather prevails, making the country a pleasant spot to call home. Locals are also some of the friendliest, most open and welcoming people in Africa. And, although Rwanda has a tumultuous history, the situation today is much more stable, with expats reporting feeling extremely safe. The biggest safari activity in Rwanda apparently is gorilla tourism.
Rwanda has four national parks, as they are protected wildlife reserves and ecosystems and include the Akagera National Park, Nyungwe National Park, Gishwati-Mukuru national park and Volcanoes national park, and Gishwati-Mukuru national park was created in 2015 and is the youngest national park created. And Nyungwe Forest National park resides as the country’s largest and most important area of spectacular biodiversity.
Akagera national park is well known for the big five animals that includes (lions, buffalos, elephants, leopards, rhinos) the park has got the chimpanzees which can be found in the park and a quite number of the bird species.
Nyungwe national park.
Nyungwe national park is the most beautiful and pristine mountain rain forests, covering over 1000km2, the park is well known to be home for chimpanzee species and other 12 primate species, the park is well known as important birding areas in Rwanda with over 300 bird species.
Volcanoes national park.
Volcanoes national park is well known to be ‘’ home of the endangered mountain gorillas and golden monkeys, with over 178 bird species.
Mukuru-Gishwati national park.
Mukuru-Gishwati national park is known for a wide range of flora and fauna, including the flora and fauna, including primates, chimpanzees, and mammals and among others.
Rwanda has got other unique attractions like the Nyungwe forest which is a great place for the chimpanzee, the country also has Lake Kivu which is for great breathtaking views for the tourists during their safari in Rwanda and Lake Kivu is Rwanda’s largest lake and the sixth largest lake in Africa.
The various national parks in Rwanda also provide various activities to the tourists during the Rwanda Safari that includes the biking safaris, hiking the beautiful terrain, chimpanzee trekking, gorilla trekking, canopy walking, game driving safari, bird watching, city tour, golden monkey trekking, visiting the grave of Dian Fossey,touring the lakes Ruhondo and Burera. Rwanda has the basic transport that is used in the country this includes the road transport, air transport, water transport.
Rwanda has got the official languages that includes English, French that helps Rwanda to communicate with the East African countries, also the tourists can be able to communicate with the locals by using English language, also communicating with the park guides it can also be easy through using English at times French can be used to the guests who understand it. Rwanda also provides a variety of local cuisines from different cultures as well as an assortment of organic tropical fruits and food available in restaurants and hotels around Rwanda. Tourism accommodation, Rwanda a particular destination is avery important step in travel which the best accommodations that are clean, well suitable and comfortable to provide accommodation to the guests that range from Budget, Mid-range and Luxury also there is camping option that is divided into the special and private campsite that gives the tourists the nature of Rwanda. The Rwanda currency is in Rwandan franc which is used in the country and the Rwanda is in central Africa time which is (GMT+2).
Rwanda is known as the land of a thousand hills, Rwanda’s stunning and warm, friendly people offer unique experience in one of the most remarkable countries in the world, it is blessed with extraordinary biodiversity, with incredible wildlife living throughout its volcanoes, montane rainforests and sweeping plains.