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Rwanda

Rwanda

In the heart of Africa, Rwanda is a land of diversity and beauty, famous for gorillas. It shares the natural riches of both the Congo Basin and Great Rift Valley, resulting in unsurpassed biodiversity.

Among its many and enduring attractions are the primates, in particular the Mountain Gorillas; one of the most awesome wildlife interactions in the world. Nyungwe Forest National Park is the largest ancient jungle in the south of east/central Africa, dating back to the last ice age. Nyungwe Forest National Park is the largest ancient jungle in the south of east/central Africa, dating back to the last ice age. The capital city Kigali is located at Rwanda's geographical heart. Kigali is blessed with a moderate high altitude climate and is conveniently located within three hours’ drive of Parc National des Volcans, home to the Mountain Gorilla.
Rwanda

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Parc National des Volcans

Parc National des Volcans

Situated in the far northwest of Rwanda in the Virunga Mountains – a magnificent chain of dormant volcanoes in the north of the country – the park forms part of the extension of the Congo-Nile divide, separating two of Africa’s most important watersheds. The park is a haven to numerous mammal and bird species, the most notable being the endangered Mountain Gorilla.