PRIMATES OF THE GREAT LAKES REGION
This safari brings you to some of the most interesting places of the Great Lakes Region. . In Rwanda, in Butare you will be in contact with the country’s history and customs, in the lush rainforest of Nyungwe with its unique primates, and you will track the endangered mountain gorilla on the slopes of the dramatic Parc National des Volcans. . Congo opens slowly to tourism again and trekking to the rare eastern lowland gorilla in the tropical forest of Kahuzi-Biega is a must. The rugged shore of Lake Kivu and the spectacular Virunga range belong to some of the most dramatic landscapes of this big country. HIGHLIGHTS . Discover on foot the primates of Nyungwe Forest . Discover on foot the eastern lowland gorilla (g. g. graueri) . Discover on foot the mountain gorilla (g. g. beringei) . Lake Kivu and its islands . The unique landscapes of the Land of a 1000 Hills . The hospitality and joie de vivre of the Congolese population PRATICAL ASPECTS About 900 km of tracks and roads on board of comfortable vehicles. 7 nights spent in good hotels, nicely located guesthouses. Cold lunches, warm and varied diners. Equatorial type of climate (25 – 30°C). Some nights can be fresh, mostly at high altitudes. Risks of rains in the Virunga region. Experienced, English speaking guide during the whole safari.
- 8 Days
- 1 Stars
- Nature & Adventure Travel