Entries tagged: Volcanoes National Park

Rwanda's Mountain Gorillas in the Mist

Rwanda’s Mountain Gorillas in the Mist

Rwanda’s Mountain Gorillas in the Mist is a four-night itinerary. It offers one of the rarest and most sought-after safari opportunities:  visiting the habituated mountain gorillas of northwestern Rwanda. Add this experience to any custom African safari with Ker & Downey.

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Rwanda Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park

Rwanda Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park

It’s Rwanda Week here at Ker & Downey. We’re taking an in-depth look at the ins and outs of traveling to Rwanda. Today, it’s all about Rwanda gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park – the country’s biggest tourism draw. Each year Rwanda draws thousands of visitors to Volcanoes National Park to see the gorillas at home in the mountains. The park is home to half of the world’s wild gorilla population. It is also where legendary primatologist Dian Fossey spent 20 years studying these gorillas. For the lucky few who are fortunate to snag one of the tracking permits dispersed by […]

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A Day With Gorillas

A Day With Gorillas

Sara, one of our Africa specialists, and her husband Robert just returned from a trip to Tanzania and Rwanda where they had the opportunity to trek gorillas in Volcanoes National Park. She recounts her experience below. The day started fairly early with breakfast and a warm cup of Rwandan Coffee. Depending on where you stay in the Volcanoes area the procedure for the morning departure will be a bit different but at Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge, we were fitted with gaiters and handed a snack to pack in our backpack before setting off to the Volcanoes Park Gate, a drive of […]

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