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There is no experience that quite compares to gazing into the soulful eyes of a mountain gorilla in its native Rwanda home. The photographs from your Zegrahm Expeditions Rwanda safari will tell the tale of a wondrous journey to Nyungwe and Volcanoes national parks, where expert-led treks will take you up close and personal with these gentle giants, as well as their neighbor chimpanzees, L’Hoest’s monkeys, Rwenzori colobus monkeys, bushpigs, spotted hyenas and more. Your Rwanda gorilla trekking experience includes luxurious stays at iconic safari lodges and tented camps, local guide expertise, scenic drives in the shadows of 15,000-foot volcanoes and visits to park villages. This is the ultimate Rwanda safari journey, one that will forever change your appreciation of the world’s other mammalian residents.

Upcoming Rwanda Expeditions

  • Plains & Primates: Zambia & Rwanda

    Plains to Primates: Zambia & Rwanda

    September 6September 22, 2018

    A brand-new expedition, this overland adventure travels from the vast savannas of Zambia to the dense rainforests of Rwanda. In open 4x4 vehicles, by boat, and on foot, you'll search for the once nearly extinct red lechwe, leopards, and mountain gorillas, as well as over 300 bird species.

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More Options for Exploration

At Zegrahm we offer a unique line-up of expeditions each year. Please let us know if you'd like to be notified the next time we add a departure to this region and we will be sure you are the first to know.

Interested in a personalized adventure to this region? Visit our Private Travel page to read about the unique journeys our Private Travel team can create, then request a customized itinerary of your own.