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Let A&S Signature Journeys plan your custom vacation to Rwanda with a phenomenal and once in a lifetime experience of a gorilla trek in Volcanoes National Park. Call us now to help you plan a truly memorable and meaningful visit to ‘the Land of a Thousand Hills’.
Rwanda is a landlocked country situated in Central Africa. Also known as ’the Land of a Thousand Hills’, Rwanda has five volcanoes, twenty-three lakes, and numerous rivers, some forming the source of the Nile River. Rwanda is bordered by Uganda to the north, Tanzania to the east, Burundi to the south and the Democratic rRepublic of Congo to the west. Anyone visiting Rwanda is in for a multitude of surprises. The beauty and the lush variety of the landscape in this ’green country’ is dominated to the north by volcanoes and bordered by Lake Kivu to the west. In Rwanda, animals living in the wild the great animals of the wild are protected from poachers and roam free in the vast national parks. The Volcanoes National Park, situated in the Virunga Volcanic Mountains, features high altitude forests teeming with wildlife both large and small. It is world famous for its mountain gorillas, the family oriented giants which are timid/ and passive. family oriented giants. Lake Kivu, to the west, offers beautiful beaches, jutting multitudes of peninsulas, and an archipelago of islands.
One of the amazing things that differentiates A&S Signature Journeys is their customizable guided tours to Rwanda. With 35 years of experience backing up their extensive and intimate knowledge, they develop tailor-made tours to meet specific needs and exceed expectations combined with competitive pricing. With a true understanding that these tours are a once in a lifetime experience, they go above and beyond to ensure you have the best possible and most rewarding experience in Rwanda.
A&S Signature Journeys has long-standing professional partnerships in Rwanda with a continuing effort to support cultural and habitat preservation. English-speaking qualified and professional guides that are native to the destination are provided to ensure delivery of in-depth knowledge throughout the tour. With these qualifications, A&S Signature Journeys provides a meaningful tour with once in a lifetime experiences.
Rwanda lies 75 miles south of the equator ion the Tropic of Capricorn, 880 miles ’as the crow flies’ west of the Indian Ocean and 1,250 miles east of the Atlantic Ocean - literally in the heart of Africa. Blessed with an abundance of natural beauty and breath-taking scenery, Rwanda has three main conservation areas: the Volcanoes National Park, Akagera Park and Nyungwe Forest.
Situated in the Virunga Mountains is Volcanoes National Park, the oldest park in Africa, and Rwanda offers the best access routes for to visiting the gorillas. About 740 mountain gorillas still remain in their natural habitat and are protected within the park. Currently there are 8 habituated gorilla families that can be visited: Sabyinyo, Amahoro, Agashya, Susa, Kalisimbi, Umubano, Hirwa and Kwitonda. In addition to the gorillas, Volcanoes National Park also includes other species such as the golden monkey, 200 bird species, buffalos and elephants. Akagera supports a typical savannah fauna dominated by a variety of antelope and plains predators. Nyungwe offers visitors a good chance of viewing chimpanzees and 400-strong troops of colobus monkeys - the largest arboreal primate troop in Africa today.
Extending your African experience from Rwanda to Tanzania allows for a true African Safari with a great chance of viewing the ‘Big Five’!
Professional and thoroughly planned itineraries are a very important part of the travel experience, and A&S Signature Journeys excels in their services of providing itineraries of the highest quality. Itineraries include memorable and meaningful adventures, unique and out of the ordinary experiences, comfortable accommodations and lots of opportunities to explore all the destinations A&S Signature Journeys has to offer! Itineraries can be planned for 2 days to 15 days or much longer. There is a wide selection of itineraries which can be customized to suit each and every need and desire. Itineraries typically include airport meet and greets, accommodation, meals, transfers, charter/domestic flights, English-speaking guides, equipment used if necessary on excursions and entrance or activity fees that are part of the tour.