b'RwandaExtraordinary Rwanda: Primates and Big FiveEmbark on the ultimate safari through Rwandas National Parks, for an unforgettable safari through the enchanting landscapes, vibrant cultures and diverse wildlife that makes Rwanda the gem of East Africa.Nyungwe Forest National Park, one of Africas oldest and most well-preserved rainforests is a hotspot of biodiversity, home to over 300 bird species. The lush vegetation and diverse flora and fauna that includes rare orchids and giant lobelias is a haven for primates: The park is home to thirteen different species of primates, including chimpanzees, colobus monkeys, and mangabeys. The opportunity to walk alongside chimpanzees during guided treks is an extraordinary and memorable opportunity to observe these intelligent and social creatures in their natural habitat.Akagera National Parks diverse ecosystems of savannah, wetlands and lakes provides a unique blend of wildlife, scenery and cultural experiences. Home to the iconic Big Fivelions, elephants, buffalos, leopards and rhinoceros, and over 500 bird species, the park showcases Rwandas commitment to wildlife conservation. Game drives on land are complemented by wildlife and birdlife along the shoreline, viewed by boat on Lake Ihema, Rwandas second largest lake. Visit the nearby village for interactions with the local community. The lush greenery and mist-shrouded peaks of Volcanoes National Park in the Virunga Mountain range, are a dramatic backdrop for the unparalleled and humbling experience of up-close observation of mountain gorillas. In addition to gorillas, the park is home to the rare and endangered golden monkeys. Your journey through Rwanda promises not only thrilling wildlife encounters but also a deep immersion into the soul of this remarkable nation.ITINERARY10 nights| Arrivals Kigali, 1 night; drive to Nyungwe Forest National Park,2 nights; drive to Kigali, 1 night; drive to Akagera National Park, 2 nights; drive to Volcanoes National Park, 3 nights; drive to Kigali; 1 night; departures.Optional Extension: Pre-tour in Kigali rest and recovery nightFly Qatar Airways and add a stopover in Doha, see page 9HIGHLIGHTSChimpanzee & Colobus monkey trekking in Nyungwe Forest National ParkEncounter the Big Five on land and lake in Akagera National ParkChoose to include one or two gorilla trekking experiences in Volcanoes National Park Prices Upon Request Search for the elusive Golden monkeys in Volcanoes National Park Group Size: 6-12 travelers Engage with locals, learn Rwandas history and experience vibrant culturesSeason: June-Decemberdetails, intricate reliefs and stunning artwork Accommodations: Choose from mid-range to luxury accommodations Birding Culture NatureConservation History Wildlife 4 Conservancy Travel|conservancytravel.org'